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HBC International Awards

Harvard Business Council International Awards is one of the international prestigious awards, developed on the concept of total quality management assist the organizations in achieving organizational strategies, adopting best practices, providing quality services/ products and meeting customer’s needs & expectations.

Harvard Business Council awards is offering the best opportunity to organizations to tell their success stories. We are focused on building on our reputation for having the fairest process for deciding awards winners.

To participate in our journey towards excellence or to relive the excitement of our latest ceremony, click on Apply For Awards  for application details or watch the video above from our memorable event at the Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers.

Our Framework

At the heart of the Harvard Business Council International Awards, our jury and experts have crafted evaluation criteria that reflect international best practices and excellence models. Our comprehensive criteria encompass Leadership, Human Resource Management, Technology Management, Customer Results, Societal Impact, and Corporate Achievements. We aim to be your partner in constant development, focusing on evaluative over performative measures to ensure customer satisfaction, investment improvement, and the secure delivery of goods and services.

 
An Important Approach

Business excellence is not just an ideal but a practical necessity for entities aiming to satisfy stakeholders and navigate the complexities of regulatory compliance and market competitiveness. At Harvard Business Council, we prioritize business excellence, recognizing it as the cornerstone of quality management, adopting efficient practices, fulfilling applicant needs, and achieving strategic goals. 

An Excellence Framework

Our approach to evaluating market success is inclusive and multifaceted, targeting start-ups, corporations, individuals, and technological partnerships. Our objective is to facilitate exceptional programs and awards in a flexible, straightforward, and equitable manner. By emphasizing total quality management (TQM), we align organizational objectives with business targets, establish metrics for success, and ensure the delivery of superior products and services, guided by a coherent framework focused on achieving business excellence. 

Total Quality Management in Harvard Business Council Evaluation

Successful requirement delivery hinges on a systematic improvement framework. Our philosophy integrates corporate objectives with specific business targets, employing metrics and processes to gauge achievements and recognize progress towards those goals. Through TQM, we commit to delivering the outstanding products and services necessary for entities to realize their ambitions, structured around a cohesive set of procedures dedicated to fulfilling organizational strategies.

OUR AWARDS

Elevate Your Achievements

Explore the renowned HBC International Awards and select the categories where your excellence will shine brightest.

Human Resources Award

Recognizing excellent Human Resources practices and their positive impact on organizational goals, employees, work environment, society, and best practices, study Human Resources contribution to overall business performance and identify improvement opportunities.

Supply Chain Award

A supply chain award is a recognition given to an organization for its contributions to the field of supply chain management. Winning a supply chain award can be a prestigious accomplishment and can help to raise the profile and reputation of the recipient within the industry.

Artificial Intelligence Award

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Award recognizes and celebrates excellence in the field of AI. This award can be given to teams or organizations that have made significant contributions to the development or application of AI. The AI Award is an opportunity to recognize and highlight the important work being done in the field of AI and to inspire others to pursue excellence in this rapidly evolving field.

Innovative Idea Award

An Innovative Idea Award is an award that recognizes and celebrates innovative ideas that have the potential to make a positive impact on an organization, economy & society. These awards are typically given to individuals or teams who have developed an innovative product, service, or process that demonstrates creativity, originality, and value.

Procurement Award

HBC Procurement Award is an award that recognizes and celebrates procurement excellent practices that have the potential to make a positive impact on an organization, economy, environment & society. These awards are typically given to individuals or teams who have developed a robust procurement framework or process that demonstrates an excellent, creative, and value-adding procurement management system.

Organizational Award

Provide Top Leadership guidance regarding overall organizational performance activities. Align the staff of the company with job priorities, risk reduction, and essential work practices.

Start-Up Award

Provide oversight, guidance, support, and transparency to start-up professionals in delivering and sustaining excellent services.

Business Resilience Award

Provide top management oversight, direction, support and accountability for the implementation and maintenance of the business resilience framework

Business Agility Award

Provide top management oversight, direction, support and accountability for the implementation and maintenance of the business agility framework.

Circular Economy Award

Rewarding & encouraging entries from organizations that have been specifically set up or adapted to offer a product or service that tackles a social or environmental problem and show case of restorative and regenerative by design to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value at all times, distinguishing between technical and biological cycles.

Business Sustainability Award

Recognizing excellent business sustainability practices, and actively encourage entries that have been specifically set up or adapted to offer a product or service that tackles a social or environmental problem.

Project Award

Provide strategic supervision, direction, assistance, and liability for the execution and maintenance of completed projects.

Information Technology Award

Provide top management supervision, guidance, assistance, and transparency for the application and sustenance of the IT services being provided.

Smart Application Award

Recognizing excellent smart applications and its positive impact on stakeholders, economy, society and best practices, study smart application contribution on overall business performance and identify improvement opportunities to promote best practices.

Innovation Award

Recognize innovation practices, accountability and support for the implementation and preservation of advanced innovation management practices, direction, and oversight.

Business Contribution Award

Recognize excellent businesses practices and its positive impact on stakeholders, economy, society and best practices, study business contribution on overall business performance and identify improvement opportunities to promote business practices.

Business Society Contribution Award

Improving the social responsibility performance and have new opportunity to promote business activities, enhance reputation, efficiency, productivity and success as leaders in achieving sustainability and to celebrate the important contributions that social responsibility practices make economy and society.

Business Communication Award

Recognizing excellent business communication practices, study communication contribution on business performance and identify improvement opportunities to promote business communication practices.

Customer Care Award

Recognizing excellent customer care practices and its positive impact on stakeholders, customers, economy, society and best practices, study customer care contribution on overall business performance and identify improvement opportunities.

Business Partnerships Award

Recognizing excellent business partnerships practices, study partnerships contribution on business performance and identify improvement opportunities to promote business relationships practices.

Green Award

Provide oversight, direction, support, and accountability to applicants for environmental practices to achieve excellence.

Health & Safety Award

Provide oversight, direction, support, and accountability to applicants for occupational Health & Safety practices to achieve excellence.

Professional Award

Provide oversight, direction, support, and accountability to candidates for individual practices to achieve excellence.

Executives Award

Provide oversight, direction, support, and accountability to candidates for Executive's practices to achieve excellence.

International Businesswomen Award

Provide oversight, direction, support, and accountability to Businesswomen candidates for their practices to achieve excellence.

Women Leader Award

Recognizing excellent Women Leaders across the globe, and actively encourage them to set up plans that tackles a social or economic issues.

Special Recognition Medal

Recognize best practices that has positive impact on society, economy, environment and excellence best practices.

Harvard Business Council International Awards continue to scale new heights in prestige and distinction with each passing year.

The HBC 2024 International Awards cycle is now welcoming entries from forward-thinking organizations and individuals. Seize the opportunity to display your expertise across any of our 27 diverse award categories and vie for esteemed recognition.

Mark your calendar:
the submission deadline is set for 15th August 2024.
Get ready to embark on a journey towards excellence — start your application today and join the ranks of esteemed contenders.
We take immense pride in the ever-escalating standards of excellence set by our illustrious participants, who redefine the benchmarks of success.

Should you triumph, an exclusive gathering awaits. Celebrate your victory with elite organizations and individuals, along with the HBC team, at the
grand HBC Convention and International Awards ceremony. This year's event, held under the patronage of the ruler of Riyadh, will be a memorable occasion in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on September 2024.

Begin your path to recognition by applying via our e-portal and acquaint yourself with the valuable insights from the HBC Guidance Booklet & HBC Criteria Guidebook.

Our Esteemed Judging Panel

MR. STEVE HARDING

DR. EMANUELE CERRONI

MR. JEAN BELANGER

KIM RIHAL

DR. EYAD MOSA

DR. AYMAN TAHA

MS. ELHAM MIRZAPOUR

SOFIA NOEL

MICHAEL FATHI – MENA REGION

HILLARY FRATTINI

MANSOUR FARHAT

DR. KANAK MADRECHA

JOE FADI

DONALD PILLAI

IGNACIO FOSSATI

MOHAMMAD MONTAZERI

ALEKSANDR GUZENKO

VASANTHAN RAMAKRISHNAN

MARIA CECILIA

MOHAMMED ASLAM

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How many specific contests are there at Harvard Business Council International Awards?

There are presently Harvard Business Council International Awards. These are: Start-Up, Project, People - Executives & Professionals, Information Technology, Organizational, Innovation, Dealing with COVID-19, International Businesswomen Award, Environment and Special Recognition. Harvard Business Council International Awards are available for all candidates from across the globe. All the applicants will compete but not against each other but for the level of activities and skills.

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During the selection process, all applications submitted to the Harvard Business Council International Awards earn average scores to enable Gold & Diamond Harvard Business Council International Award winners to be recognized if they reach the criteria of selection.

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