Aviation Institute of Maintenance Wins Three Awards in the 2018 Brandon Hall Group Human Capital Management Excellence Awards

Brandon Hall HCM Excellence Awards

​The Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), a leading aviation maintenance school with 11 campuses in North America, has won three coveted Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards:

  • Gold:   Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy
  • Gold:   Best Results of a Learning Program
  • Silver: Best Advance in Competencies and Skill Development

The awards celebrate organizations that solved critical business needs and were able to show significant, measurable results on KPIs by successfully deploying human capital management programs, strategies, processes, systems and tools that have achieved dramatic measurable results:

"Excellence Award winners personify innovation that drives business results,” said Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group.

AIM won for its collaboration with partner Fulcrum Labs, a leader in AI-powered adaptive learning technology. Together, AIM and Fulcrum Labs developed a training and preparation program designed to help maximize the potential of aviation mechanic students preparing to participate in FAA certification exams. The program produced significant results, including:

  • An average 14% increase in pass rates on FAA aircraft mechanics certifications 
  • A dramatic 25% increase in the number of students who chose to sit for the FAA mechanic certification exams due to improved confidence resulting from the Fulcrum platform
  • A significant uptick in AIM certification program enrollments

“Over the course of the two-year training program, students often struggle to retain everything they learned at the beginning of the program in order to pass the exam,” said Joel English, VP at the Aviation Institute of Maintenance“The new review course is a three-week program that has resulted in a higher rate of exam participation (demonstrating a higher level of learner confidence) and an increase in exam pass rate from 79 percent to 90 percent.”

With an eye to even greater gains, AIM and Fulcrum Labs are already building upon their initial successes. Combining new success and performance data with Fulcrum’s abundance of learning data, the two companies are making refinements that will drive better student and business outcomes- increasing learner buy-in, improving the learner experience and creating new marketing opportunities to engage future students.

 “We’re an outcomes-driven company, so we’re quite pleased with the extraordinary results we’re seeing in our partnership with AIM,” said Patrick Weir, CEO of Fulcrum Labs. “Equipping people with the skills they need to perform their jobs with accuracy, integrity and confidence – as demonstrated by our project with AIM – is a key tenet of Fulcrum’s philosophy and something we strive to do within every client engagement.”

More information about this award-winning entry can be found at: the-fulcrum.com/blog/hcm-excellence-awards-2018/.


About Aviation Institute of Maintenance

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) is a network of aviation maintenance schools with campuses coast-to-coast across the United States and headquarters located in Virginia Beach, Va. AIM students are trained to meet the increasing global demands of commercial, cargo, corporate and private aviation employers. AIM graduates are eligible to take the FAA exams necessary to obtain their mechanic’s certificate with ratings in both Airframe and Powerplant. AIM’s campuses are located in the following major metro areas: Atlanta, Philadelphia, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., Kansas City, Mo., Oakland, Calif., Orlando, Fla., and Norfolk, Va. Learn more at: http://www.AviationMaintenance.edu

 About Fulcrum Labs

Fulcrum Labs enables companies to meet or exceed their learning and development (L&D) KPIs. It’s a cloud-based, SaaS business solution that is, first and foremost, outcome-driven, and arms L&D leaders with measurable, actionable data in order to objectively address performance and training needs at the C-level. Fulcrum’s mission is to turn students or employees into learners and turn learners into confident subject matter masters. Fulcrum’s 3.0 adaptive training platform leverages AI, Machine Learning and data-science-driven predictive analytics by correlating on-the-job performance data with learning data to reduce training times and costs, verify employee confidence and skills mastery, identify those at risk of not applying the training, and evaluate the integrity of course content. Fulcrum’s platform can also assess an organization’s training gaps and the efficacy of existing L&D delivery systems. Learn more at the-fulcrum.com

 About Brandon Hall Group

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 25 years of delivering world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the most well-known and established research organization in the performance improvement industry. We conduct research that drives performance and provides strategic insights practitioners responsible for growth and business results. Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources. At the core of our offering is a Membership Program that Empowers Excellence Through Content, Collaboration and Community. Our members have access to research that helps them make the right decisions about people, processes and systems, combined with research-powered advisory services customized to their needs. (www.brandonhall.com).

Source: Aviation Institute of Maintenance

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