Alstom University is a learning powerhouse sharing knowledge and a means for its employees to continuously upgrade themselves, their skills and competencies.
Alstom University holds under its roof a variety of job-related academies (from Finance to Digital Mobility), adopting a complete and holistic approach towards corporate education, learning & development – leveraging its digital, classroom and blended learning curricula, that cover both technical & soft skills, as well as introducing new innovative VR technologies in its learning process.
Learning culture at Alstom
In an ever changing business environment, learning is the backbone to adapt and innovate at Alstom.
Alstom University is our award-winning learning and innovation catalyst, bringing employees an environment to continuously learn and share; to upgrade their profiles and extend their skills.
Employees, partners and customers can learn with Alstom University and can develop their credentials by obtaining certificates from our Academies (from technical to soft skills) and the most prestigious universities worldwide. In the FY 2022/23, the training budget was 21.9€ million.
Alstom University provides:
- A complete digital learning ecosystem
- Hybrid learning courses including digital, instructor-led, VR and other innovative formats
- Technical and soft skills
A learning powerhouse: Key figures
Alstom University has been recognised for its outstanding achievements as a corporate university and has won the following awards:
- Best unique or innovative learning and development program (Brandon Hall - Silver - 2022)
- Best advance in creating an extended enterprise Learning Program (Brandon Hall - Bronze - 2022)
- Best blended learning (Brandon Hall – Gold – 2021)
- Best advance in competencies and skill development (Brandon Hall – Silver – 2021)
- Best innovative learning and development program (Brandon Hall – Silver – 2021)
- Business impact & agility in uncertainty (Global CCU – Silver – 2021)
- Best learning program from an global organization (U-Spring – Gold – 2021)
- Best learning program (Brandon Hall – Silver – 2020)
- Best use of virtual technologies (Brandon Hall – Silver – 2020)
- Best launch of a corporate university (Brandon Hall – Gold – 2019)
- Best innovation (I Nove You – Alstom Internal Innovation Awards – Silver – 2019)
- Editor’s choice (U-Spring – Gold – 2019)
- Best strategic transformation (U-Spring – Silver – 2019)
- Best hard skills training (U-Spring – Silver – 2018)
All courses are structured by academies. These academies address the needs of functions such as commercial, finance and project management among others. There are also transversal academies which cover soft skills like leadership & management, as well as innovation and/or CSR. Finally, technical academies are the hard science section and include digital, engineering, industrial and many more.
Connect to yourself
The best way to develop your skills is to understand your unique starting point. Our platform offers Alstom employees a way to learn about their preferences, strengths and challenges. It also enables them to develop their skills with courses adapted for their needs, while working effectively with others.
VR for an immersive experience
Alstom University allows employees to learn faster and differently through virtual reality. Immerse yourself in the world of rail from anywhere around the globe.
Learn and share
At Alstom we all have something to share. Employees can create videos and share them with everyone on our platform. Let everyone know how good you are at what you do.
Get access to the most prestigious universities and education centers worldwide. Through our partnership with Coursera, employees can access certifying learning programs and share their successes on social media.
Always dreamed of speaking multiple languages? Alstom University provides language courses. Take one or take them all at your own pace. Language courses range from Polish, Italian, Turkish, Portuguese and Japanese to German, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese, English and Russian.
Dedicated to customers and partners
Alstom University also contributes to the development of skills and learning culture of its customers and partners.
Using our state-of-the-art learning ecosystem, we provide digital learning environments for them to learn anywhere, anytime and from any device.
Learning and solidarity go hand in hand at Alstom. The more you learn the more you can contribute to humanitarian initiatives in all regions of the world.
Would you like to advocate for children's well-being, or inclusion and education, or perhaps women's empowerment? Alstom employees can support these initiatives by learning with Alstom University.
Hear it from Team Alstom
Over the years, we've received numerous testimonials from employees about their positive experience with Alstom University. We've recorded a few of these testimonials on video to give you an idea of how our employees feel about our corporate University offerings.
Alstom University on social media
Minds move mountains, and at Alstom, #learning never stops. In October, #AlstomUniversity has launched a world challenge for #TeamAlstom. Just 2 months in, we have gathered more than 41,000 learners, with an average of 7 learning hours. Impressive! https://t.co/WyI5X4tu1S
When you learn, everybody wins! #AlstomUniversity launched the 'Minds Up World Challenge' where #TeamAlstom can collect points & contribute to making their country win in a global competition. They can also support humanitarian initiatives through NGOs. https://t.co/ADcw9MJi3k https://t.co/9AwS3IiIJi
#AlstomUniversity is happy that the French Government has selected our project "France Immersive Hub". The Deffinum consortium led by @i2l_France will help further develop immersive technologies like VR and a metaverse enabling our learn & share culture. https://t.co/JHRUIORIra https://t.co/ujEIOvVb2M
#TeamAlstom does it again! We bagged two more #HCM Excellence Awards for #AlstomUniversity from @BrandonHallGrp 🏆🏆Thanks to our partner @CrossKnowledge for these two victories! ▶️https://t.co/ADcw9N0TrU #learning #awards https://t.co/g6sfN4tF0O
We celebrated the launch of our #training centre with Azerbaijan Technical University, one of the main #educational institutes for training #railway specialists. It will provide engineering students with access to >140 hours of #AlstomUniversity courses. https://t.co/7olmt8uyvd https://t.co/lET9WMCPpe
We animated the annual event for @Alstom's learning community and shared our vision of #ImmersiveLearning with several hands-on workshops to 60+ learning professionals. So proud to be a stepping stone for Alstom’s ambition to become a fully transformed enterprise through #VR!🥽✨ https://t.co/LMGbUCZTkc
Today #AlstomUniversity launches its International Campuses in Bangalore, Paris, Charleroi and Montreal. We're celebrating this with our contributors during Learning Days hosted in @joinstationf, Europe’s largest #startup campus. https://t.co/d9lo45zOmp https://t.co/5Ls3IRRu9R
Join #AlstomUniversity’s experts at the prestigious Learning, Talent & Development Congress (@CongresLTD) in Paris on June 9. Learn from them about how to expand #digitaltransformation in #learning and how to engage learners. Find out more about the event: https://t.co/sTDGY7ZPH3 https://t.co/5dTXhFvlI5
What do #VR, the #metaverse & video learning have in common? These are the interactive elements incorporated into Malaysia’s 1st #digitallearning programme for budding #rail engineers. #TeamAlstom is excited to pilot this initiative for @UniKLOfficial. https://t.co/wlEW09WiJw https://t.co/mZPxxkmYTD
Join @FranckoGaillard #AlstomUniversity Director, sharing our experience in accelerating the adoption of #digitallearning tools using the #metaverse & cutting-edge immersive #technologies. He’ll share successful #bestpractices & lessons learned: https://t.co/84u5V48pK2 https://t.co/K1zBqqr62A
#AlstomUniversity celebrates the @WomenScienceDay. We're glad to boost the #inclusion of young women in the #digital world with our partner @creatica_ong, whose work helps girls improve their #digitalliteracy with #Tech4girls. https://t.co/VAXdlDtm6G #STEM #girlsintech https://t.co/LxGmihBawo
🙍♀️ Are your employees as engaged with your company culture as they could be? Explore the value of learning programs designed to improve employee engagement, with exclusive insights from @Alstom University’s corporate values initiative! Find out more 🡺 https://t.co/jsBqI0GHA2
#AlstomUniversity is proud to bring a very #digitallearning experience to our 51k users spread in over 70 countries worldwide. But don’t take our word for it, hear it from Vinod Aripirala, one of our most active learners. Learn more about it here: https://t.co/YjzMfjEeLE https://t.co/O6Cy98Phfq
Don't miss Franck Gaillard, our Global #Learning Director's presentation at @Stereopsia Europe. He will speak about #XR in the rail industry, its impacts & #AlstomUniversity’s position towards #learning technologies of the future. https://t.co/oKUYYbVNJW #TeamAlstom #metaverse https://t.co/oGTXT4VHSJ
Today #AlstomUniversity celebrates the world #DigitalLiteracyDay. We focus on our tools & strategy to prepare our learners for the jobs of tomorrow. By using XR technologies we enter into the #metaverse & share it with our learners, partners & customers. https://t.co/Zbsnqaz0sl https://t.co/QjWYjRa6O4
#AlstomUniversity leads the digital transformation in #learning and shares its #award winning experience through its experts: Eduardo Tapia will be sharing our learning strategy on November 30 at 11am CET. Join the livestream: https://t.co/Ihx2d7vtKL https://t.co/rSgHbJh0N6
#AlstomUniversity trainers are key promoters & catalysts of our learn & share culture. Alongside our instructional design team, our network of over 750 internal experts worldwide build powerful and engaging courses for #TeamAlstom. Watch this testimonial! https://t.co/kALUFuOS7c https://t.co/qs7SFkJwS0
Alstom celebrates the European day of languages and with it the #diversity within #TeamAlstom. #AlstomUniversity offers language #learning programs for all our users. You decide what you want to learn: #Spanish, #French, #Portuguese, #German - you name it. https://t.co/ADcw9N0TrU https://t.co/zMRfNffWvr
🏆 We are *so proud* to share these Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Learning wins with @Alstom and the teams who worked hard to make it happen. Let's #celebrate! 🥂 More details about the awards here 🡺 https://t.co/EsT7XyKxvP #congratulations #BHGAwards #teamwork https://t.co/7cxHpV1K53
Want to boost your profile by improving your soft or technical #skills? We've got your back. Learn all about #AlstomUniversity, our award winning #learning and #innovation program here: https://t.co/U9HLYuGlRi #TeamAlstom https://t.co/BIlYuIDE8M
Eduardo Tapia, Sales & Partnerships Manager at Alstom University will speak at the 6th Corporate University & Corporate Learning Summit about keeping learners connected during #COVID19 and why #digitalization is a must. Register for the event: https://t.co/Uq6E79C7Vb #learning https://t.co/L6awlwoUse
Immerse yourself in the future of #learning with Alstom University! Alstom’s learning powerhouse is an #award winning organisation that offers courses, combined with in-house expert knowledge & powerful partnerships to boost your skills. Find out more: https://t.co/TBYsZb2DGE https://t.co/Ju8JHILUpL
🏆🏆🏆 #TeamAlstom is humbled & proud to receive 3 #awards from the prestigious @BrandonHallGrp #HCM: 1🥇 Gold for best blended learning in #negotiation 2 🥈🥈 silver for best advance in skill development, plus best innovation in learning for our #powerskills program. https://t.co/Bj5NV9AGpS
Congrats to @Alstom and Martur Fompak International for winning a Silver in Best Advance in Competencies and Skill Development in collaborations with @CrossKnowledge! #BHGAwards https://t.co/kbfTd0cSRS
At Alstom, #learning and #solidarity go hand in hand through the “Discovery challenge” campaign, where our Alstom University transforms #TeamAlstom learning hours into charitable donations. https://t.co/BtHIqRLh87 https://t.co/2R41Q3Bk8r
Beyond the clichés: Afia Tak, Head of Digital Learning, explains how we engage 70,000 people in Alstom and why we launched the “Discovery Challenge” Learn more about #TeamAlstom at : https://t.co/wU1juIK4k4 #AlstomCareers https://t.co/mkp2QrhWqU
Today we celebrate #learning! We are thrilled to receive the prestigious @GlobalCCU silver #award on “Business Impact & Agility in Uncertainty”. This award puts #AlstomUniversity among the top ranked Corporate Universities worldwide. #TeamAlstom https://t.co/Cc2iDYGL9N
The @BrandonHallGrp #BHGAwards recognise strategic programs with measurable results & positive organisational impact through #learning and development. We're proud to receive 2 such prestigious awards in partnership with @CrossKnowledge & @uptale_io. https://t.co/sezNQuQRUJ https://t.co/bOYy8wKm05
At Alstom, #learning and #innovation never stop. And we certainly didn’t let #COVID19 do that! Thank you to our six interns from @NTUsg for embracing the challenges of a virtual internship. We can’t wait to see how you continue to change the #mobility world! #mobilitybynature https://t.co/KII3oM0ifu
Giving back to the community. "Challenge Accepted" is a virtual learning program by #AlstomUniversity. #TeamAlstom was able to learn & donate via @AlstomFondation. Congrats to our Top 5 NGOs @SOSVillageINDIA,@PlanGlobal, @FundacionHarena, @creatica_ong & @CJ_Boyce_Viau! https://t.co/QApytIxg3w
Proud to be awarded Gold by @BrandonHallGrp for the best launch of a corporate university. Kudos to #TeamAlstom! https://t.co/8IIEPy6qsU
We're thrilled to be awarded gold in @BrandonHallGrp 's prestigious #BHGAwards together with our partner @CrossKnowledge for the best launch of a corporate university ▶️https://t.co/ZcJRT38GcZ 🏆 #passionforlearning #award https://t.co/wEFtCzr7RB
Thank you @joinstationf for welcoming Alstom University for our awards awards ceremony & trainers day yesterday with @Klaxoon and @uptale_io . We have a strong network of 400 trainers, these are our best! #TeamAlstom #learning https://t.co/BoCydVXRCG
Well done team Alstom University for taking home two #awards at @U_Spring19 ! We are very proud to receive the Gold Award - Jury's prize & the Silver Trophy for Best Strategic Transformation! #USpring #learning https://t.co/pyB7FUpmsb