brandon hall announcement 2021 KNOLSKAPE

KNOLSKAPE along with Sony Pictures Honored with Bronze in the 2021 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards

KNOLSKAPE along with Sony Pictures Honored with Bronze in the 2021 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards

brandon hall announcement 2021 KNOLSKAPE
brandon hall announcement 2021 KNOLSKAPE

Bengaluru, India: The 2021 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards are given for work in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, Sales Performance, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Future of Work.

KNOLSKAPE Along with Sony Pictures Honored with Bronze in the 2021 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards 

KNOLSKAPE, a leading experiential learning company, and provider of gamified solutions for leadership, sales, digital and frontline transformation won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Bronze award for excellence in the “Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy” category. 

KNOLSKAPE’s win was announced on 19th Aug 2021. The winners are listed at Brandon Hall Website 

KNOLSKAPE received recognition for the program they designed for Sony Pictures Network India Private Limited. The team at KNOLSKAPE helped Sony Pictures develop a digital mindset to create exceptional customer experiences, become innovative in content delivery, and unlock new value through business model innovation.

Speaking on the occasion, Rajiv Jayaraman, CEO, and Founder of KNOLSKAPE said, “We are excited about the recognition we’ve received from the Brandon Hall Group. We are proud of the work we have done with Sony Picture Networks and the impact we’ve created. The award reinforces the importance of building digital fluency and readiness in organizations and further encourages us to help organizations and individuals become future-ready through experiential learning.”

KNOLSKAPE won a total of 5 Brandon Hall Group awards under the Human Capital Management (HCM) category.

Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in 2021 provide much-needed and well-deserved recognition to organizations that went above and beyond to support their stakeholders during the unprecedented disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Brandon Hall Group COO and leader of the HCM Excellence Awards Program Rachel Cooke. 

The awards provide validation of best practices in all areas of HCM at a time when they have never been more important to employers, employees, and customers.”

Entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts and executives based upon these criteria: 

  • Fit the Need
  • Design of the Program
  • Delivery of the Program 
  • Overall Measurable Benefits


Excellence Award winners are scheduled to be honored at Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Excellence Conference, Feb. 1-3, 2022, at the Hilton West Palm Beach, Florida. Select winners also will serve as presenters in breakout sessions, sharing their leading practices during the conference.

We added several awards categories this year to specifically address critical needs, including how organizations addressed the new dynamics of work and embedded the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion in their HCM practices, Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke said.  

“Winning organizations in all categories demonstrated a people-centric approach while driving superior business results under challenging and unprecedented conditions. Demonstrating HCM’s impact on the business is what sets our awards apart.”


KNOLSKAPE is one of the world’s best experiential learning platforms. Leveraging the world’s largest library of online business simulations, rich talent intelligence, and a cutting-edge learning experience platform, KNOLSKAPE helps leaders and organizations build current and future capabilities to take their businesses from 1x to 10x growth. With a direct presence in the US, India, Singapore, Malaysia, and partner offices in 45 cities across the globe, KNOLSKAPE serves a rapidly growing global customer base across 12 industries. More than 375 organizations across 25 countries have benefited from KNOLSKAPE’s award-winning new-age learning Methodologies.

A certified Great Place to Work® organization, KNOLSKAPE has also been recognized as a global top 20 gamification company and a leader in experiential learning by Brandon Hall Group, Frost & Sullivan, and Bersin by Deloitte.

About Brandon Hall Group

Brandon Hall Group operates the largest and longest-running awards program in Human Capital Management. As an independent HCM research and analyst firm, they conduct studies in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Talent Acquisition, and HR/Workforce Management. These benchmark studies help organizations by providing strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

Coupling the research studies with the best practice from the awards, Brandon Hall Group has helped more than 10,000 clients globally and more than 28 years of delivering world-class research and advisory. At the core of our offerings is a membership program that combines research, benchmarking, and unlimited access to data and analysts. Membership enables executives and practitioners to make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, coalesced with analyst advisory services which aim to put the research into action in a way that is practical and efficient.

Brandon Hall Group has also launched professional certifications for business and human capital management professionals to upskill themselves and gain credentials for career advancement. (

About Sony Pictures Networks India

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation, Japan. SPN reaches out to over 700 million viewers in India and is available in 167 countries. The network is recognized as an employer of choice within and outside the media industry. 

SPN is a recipient of several awards, including India’s Best Companies to Work For 2020 by the Great Place to Work® Institute, India, ‘Aon Best Employers India’ awards in recognition of SPN’s unique workplace culture and exceptional people practices, consistently ranking amongst India’s Top 10 Companies with Best Health & Wellness Practices by SHRM & CGP Partners and listed by Working Mother & AVTAR as one of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India.

Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited is in its 25th year of operations in India. It has a subsidiary, MSM-Worldwide Factual Media Private Limited, and an affiliate, Bangla Entertainment Private Limited in India.

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KNOLSKAPE is a global leader in experiential learning with a mission to help organizations and employees become future ready. Using a large award-winning portfolio of simulations aligned with 100+ competencies and cutting-edge talent intelligence, KNOLSKAPE produces stellar outcomes for more than 375+ organizations across 75 countries. Driven by research and thought leadership, KNOLSKAPE offers its products and solutions in a flexible subscription model powered by omni-channel delivery.

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