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PowerED™ Wins Peer Choice Award at CMED Conference

On November 17, PowerED™ won the Peer Choice Award for the best online program at the 42nd annual Conference on Management and Executive Development (CMED) held in Austin, Texas.

CMED is an annual conference that brings together professionals from university-based executive education centres from all around the world. This year, there were 175 attendees from institutions across the United States as well as  Asia, Australia, Canada, and Qatar.

PowerED™’s brand new Digital Transformation Leadership Certificate in Cloud was recognized for its excellence, innovation, and alignment to industry.

This micro-learning digital credential includes five courses curated to help learners develop the technical and soft-skills needed to lead digital transformation within organizations through the adoption of new technologies, the formation of new strategies, and the conceptualization of new business models. These courses focus on the rapidly growing cloud computing space, including the ability to pursue industry-recognized Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certifications.

“The PowerED™ team was honoured to be recognized by our international peers for the 2019 Peer Choice award for Best Online Program. To be recognized for PowerED™’s innovative design, providing just-in-time micro-learning modules and our collaboration with AWS Academy – is a reinforcement that AU continues to be identified as a leader in digital learning! We have a bright future, providing online professional development to learners worldwide.”

– Jessica Scott, Director, PowerED™

About PowerED™ by Athabasca University 

PowerED, an entrepreneurial unit within Athabasca University, builds on the university’s rich history of online learning, flexibility, and accessibility. PowerED embraces innovation and next-level learning. The new unit also focuses on assisting organizations to develop and deploy their own digital learning strategies. PowerED is committed to providing tangible tools and training to inspire breakthroughs—for individuals, employees, and organizations—with immediate impact. Power for Business. Power for People. Power for Good. Visit 

To learn more about PowerED™’s industry leading courses and certificates, visit the program web page.

  • November 27, 2019