SoftServe University Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Unique learning ecosystem equips associates with in-demand technical, leadership and business competencies needed for IT industry

AUSTIN, Texas—November 16, 2021SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, celebrates the 15th anniversary of SoftServe University, its corporate learning hub. SoftServe University was established in 2006 with the mission to enable SoftServe to achieve its strategic business goals by ensuring a pipeline of exceptional new talent and developing existing associates by providing professional learning solutions. Today, SoftServe University is a fully-fledged corporate education ecosystem that designs and delivers more than 3,000 learning solutions annually to support the company’s now over 12,000 current associates globally.

“SoftServe University is a true differentiator in our industry,” said Galyna Datsiv, VP of Learning and Development at SoftServe. “The ability to learn, gain new competencies, develop the needed skills, and grow within the company makes SoftServe an employer of choice among job seekers.”

SoftServe University helps advance associates’ personal and professional growth in seven learning areas: technology and development, project and program management, business and management, business analysis and product management, personal effectiveness and leadership, language and cross-culture communication, and professional certifications. Its key components include the Talent Acceleration Center (with SoftServe's own IT Academy), Tech School, Business School, Cross-Cultural Communication Center, E-learning Team, and Certification Center. A dedicated Center of Learning Excellence is driving continuous improvement and bringing the best learning management practices, effective tools, global trends, and innovations in cooperation with internal subject matter experts, Learning Partners, and Learning Solutions Architects.

All SoftServe University curriculum is tailored to develop and deliver learning solutions based on company needs, comprehensive job descriptions, and competency models. The learning solutions are available in over 20 different formats, including training, long-term, conventional, and e-learning programs. The company encourages its associates to share their knowledge, skills, and experience through mentoring and coaching initiatives. According to its Annual Report, in 2020 SoftServe University featured over 160 people designing and delivering 3,258 learning solutions worth 244,116 of training hours, with over 10,000 unique learners and an impressive 76 net promoter score (NPS) for its learning solutions.

In recognition of its efforts in creating learning and development opportunities for associates, SoftServe won the Excellence in Practice Award in the ‘Learning and Development’ category in the 2021 Association for Talent Development (ATD) Excellence in Practice Awards. The company has also won Gold in the Best Advance in Coaching and Mentoring nomination at the 2021 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Leadership Development Awards for its mentoring and coaching practices that help associates grow, gain new competencies, and hone their leadership skills.

SoftServe’s position as the employer of choice has been continuously acknowledged by reputable global and local organizations. Ernst & Young has recognized SoftServe as one of Ukraine’s most attractive employers among Ukrainian students and experienced professionals. The company currently ranks second as an employer brand among Ukraine’s IT companies.

About SoftServe

SoftServe is a digital authority that advises and provides at the cutting-edge of technology. We reveal, transform, accelerate, and optimize the way enterprises and software companies do business. With expertise across healthcare, retail, energy, financial services, and more, we implement end-to-end solutions to deliver the innovation, quality, and speed that our clients’ users expect.

SoftServe delivers open innovation, from generating compelling new ideas, to developing and implementing transformational products and services. Our work and client experience is built on a foundation of empathetic, human-focused experience design that ensures continuity from concept to release.

We empower enterprises and software companies to (re)identify differentiation, accelerate solution development, and vigorously compete in today’s digital economy. No matter where you are in your journey.

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