Dudley College Double Award winners at Black Country Chamber of Commerce Award Ceremony

Dudley College Double Award winners at Black Country Chamber of Commerce Award CeremonyDudley College is delighted to have won two awards at the prestigious Black Country Chamber of Commerce awards dinner last night.

The college won the International Trade Award for demonstrating massive growth with a clear strategy and proven delivery. The judges were pleased to see a really wide business spread, with an impressive range of international business cultures that the college is working with as well as a clear and professional commitment to international development. The college’s success in exporting by increasing international sales, entering new markets and overcoming difficult trade barriers were fundamental in achieving this award. These developments have included the delivery of contracts in countries as diverse as India, South Africa and Saudi Arabia as well as expansion into new European markets.

Dudley College Double Award winners at Black Country Chamber of Commerce Award Ceremony1Secondly, the Service Firm of the Year Award was awarded for clearly reinvesting in order to make the college a truly outstanding business. The judges were impressed by the college’s clear vision of where it wanted to be, supported by a clear delivery strategy. The judges recognised that this strategy has on many occasions turned opportunities and challenges into growth.

These awards come hot on the heels of Dudley College winning the New Skills Partnership of the Year Award, at the British Council’s Bringing the Learning Home event on Tuesday. This recognised the college’s support for Elangeni College in South Africa.

Vice Principal for Business Development, Sanjeev Ohri, said “We are delighted to have been honoured three times in one week for the work that we do both at home and overseas. The Black Country Chamber and British Council have made us very proud of what we have achieved for the local, national and international students that we serve”.

About Association of Colleges West Midlands

AoC West Midlands promotes and supports the interests of 38 general further education, sixth form and specialist colleges throughout the West Midlands region. The West Midlands is a diverse region and our colleges reflect this diversity. From small specialist colleges in rural locations to large inner city establishments, colleges reflect the needs of their local environment. Working closely with employers, learners and the local community, our 38 member colleges offer a broad range of flexible learning opportunities for individuals at all levels. They aim to give local people the skills they need for success and prosperity, tackling barriers to learning and providing opportunities that meet the needs of individuals and employers
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