The Aerospace Corporation Ranked as 2014 Learning Elite

El Segundo, Calif. (April 1, 2014) – The Aerospace Corporation ranked number 40 in Chief Learning Officer magazine’s 2014 Learning Elite. Aerospace was awarded in the silver category. The ranked list of Learning Elite organizations were scored using a banding or category system that clarifies the maturity of training practices among the organizations. These categories include: gold, silver and bronze. 

Chief Learning Officer magazine’s Learning Elite program honors organizations for learning and development. Aerospace was nominated for its workforce development activities performed by its corporate university, The Aerospace Institute. This year marks TAI’s 20th anniversary of delivering corporate training for technical and business education, and leadership development. The technical curriculum includes mission assurance, space systems architecting, acquisition, and technologies and engineering disciplines associated with space missions and systems. Additional information about TAI can be found here.

Chief Learning Officer magazine’s Learning Elite program is a peer-based program designed and judged by training practitioners. This program recognizes organizations that employ workforce development strategies to deliver business results that benefit their organization, industry and the learning and development field. The Learning Elite program is based upon five dimensions: learning strategy, leadership commitment, learning execution, learning impact (internal) and business performance results (external). The dimensions serve as an integrated framework for managing a learning organization. The program utilizes best practices in evaluation to establish those elite organizations based upon impact, size and industry served.

The Aerospace Corporation is a California nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has almost 3,500 employees. It provides technical guidance and advice on all aspects of space missions to military, civil, and commercial customers to assure space mission success. The Aerospace Corporation is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., with multiple locations across the United States.


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