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Westminster academic Józefa Fawcett receives second award for Global Training and Development Leadership

Human Resource Management 7 March 2017

Józefa Fawcett, Senior Lecturer at Westminster Business School and an international speaker and trainer, was recognised by the World HRD Congress, a platform celebrating excellence among HR leaders on a global level, for the second time.

Today the World HRD Congress is recognised as one of the leading and pioneering Human Resources professional events in the industry. The aim of World HRD Congress is to create a global platform which will help HR professionals across the world to hear from the best leaders in their field. The event is recognised as a great platform for networking and evolving in the profession.

The International Excellence Awards recognise individuals who are doing extraordinary work, which is measured by their strategic perspective, training effectiveness and innovation, as well as their integrity and ethics at the workplace.

Józefa Fawcett joined the University of Westminster in 2005, bringing with her a wide range of training and learning experience from across private, public and charity sectors having worked in many different HRD, training and organisational development roles.

With a career that extends over 35 years, she now divides her time between her academic life as a Senior Lecturer and Module Leader on the Human Resource Management MA and International Human Resource Management MA courses, and her business life working internationally as a trainer and facilitator of master-class workshops.

She works with business leaders in corporate, private, public and charity sectors, Government Civil Servants in the United Kingdom as well as European Development Agencies, Intergovernmental bodies such as the European Commission, European Patent Office and with Directors of Public Administration at the European Union Council.

Józefa runs her own business learning consultancy that aims to combat complacency and waste of workplace training, using it instead to drive change, increase productivity and improve quality through the provision of training and learning courses and voice-over for online learning tutorials as well as promotional films.

 Speaking of the recognition, Józefa said: “Last time I won an International Excellence Award was in 2009. This award means everything to me and I am very grateful and humbled to accept it.”

The World Training and Development Congress, part of the World HRD Congress, took place at Taj Lands End, Mumbai with the theme of the Congress being ‘YouWeCan’.

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About Westminster Business School:

Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, is one of London’s leading centres for professional business education. The School offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes, including the AMBA accredited MBA.

All of our degrees are professionally focused and prepare students for working in their chosen careers. Alongside our quality courses, students have opportunities to enhance their practical experience through internships, professional placements and study abroad. Our central London location provides strong links with the business and government communities enabling us to bring practitioners and experts into the classroom on a regular basis.

We have a diverse student population which reflects London’s demographic variety and every year we welcome hundreds of students from Asia, Australia, continental Europe and the United States. We also have visiting scholars and researchers from all over the world. Although we are a school with a strongly international outlook, we also offer a range of part-time qualifications for working professionals.


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