Awards & Recognition
Over the last two decades, Blue Ocean brand has achieved an impeccable position in the education market and is now synonymous with integrity, passion and empowerment. Our
sterling performance in the Education and Training industry has seen us win 25+ awards.
Dubai Quality Appreciation Award 2023 – Education sector
Blue Ocean Corporation won the prestigious Dubai Quality Appreciation Award 2023 (DQAA) in the Education sector at the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism’s (DET) 29th Business Excellence Awards.
The Dubai Quality Award is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the categories are aimed to honour best practices and commitment among businesses towards achieving organisational excellence in customer happiness.
Blue Ocean received the DQAA in recognition of its continuous endeavours for organizational excellence and outstanding achievements in offering top-quality services and creating value for its customers.
Superbrands UAE Award - 2022 & 2021
Blue Ocean Corporation is the UAE’s first home-grown professional education and training services organization to be honoured with the Superbrands Award.
The distinction by Superbrands, a global independent authority and arbiter of branding has been bestowed upon Blue Ocean Academy in recognition of its exceptional contribution and reliability to deliver consistently in the field of professional learning and development.
Superbrands operates in 90 countries and has worked with over 35,000 leading international brands.
Great Place To Work Award - 2023, 2022, 2021
Blue Ocean Corporation is a Great Place to Work®- Certified organization. This highly coveted recognition boasts of Blue Ocean’s commitment to building and upholding a company culture reflecting integrity, empowerment, and engagement.
Distinctions under this category include:
- Best Workplaces in the Middle East
- Best Workplaces in the UAE
- Top Ten Best Places To Work in the Middle East
- Best Places to Work in Asia
- Best Workplaces for Parents in UAE
‘Best Workplaces in the Middle East’
Blue Ocean Corporation won the Gold award in the Employee Reward and Recognition Strategy category at the prestigious Employee Happiness Summit and Awards (EHSA) 2023 at a gala awards ceremony held on 15th June 2023 at the Taj Hotel Business Bay in Dubai.
Blue Ocean received the award for its exceptional efforts in creating a profound impact on employee happiness through its rewards and recognition programs. The EHSA - Employee Happiness Summit and Awards honour companies with excellent employee happiness culture.
Logistics Consultancy of the Year by Logistics Middle East Awards 2022
Blue Ocean Corporation was awarded the Highly Commended status in the category of Logistics Consultancy of the Year by Logistics Middle East Awards 2022.
The recognition is a hallmark of our expertise and excellence in consultancy projects with regional and global brands. Our Consulting wing offers value-added consulting services to businesses by leveraging the vast knowledge base rooted in our training experience.
MEA Markets UAE Business Awards 2021- Most Trusted Corporate Training Consultancy – Dubai
Blue Ocean Academy became the ‘Most Trusted Corporate Consultancy-Dubai’ at the UAE Business Awards 2021 conducted by MEA Markets magazine.
The MEA Awards honours the businesses and individuals that innovate and have helped to establish the UAE as a global knowledge hub and the top destination for new initiatives.
Through these awards MEA Markets celebrate the best firms, teams and individuals, who have worked relentlessly throughout the year, offering the best products and services in one of the most prosperous and significant business regions in the world.
Aviation Business Awards 2020 - Pride of Aviation Award Finalist
In 2020, 𝐁𝐥𝐮𝐞 𝐎𝐜𝐞𝐚𝐧 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 earned yet another achievement for its remarkable efforts in providing aviation training even during the tough times. Blue Ocean became the 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐀𝐯𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐅𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐀𝐯𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐁𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟎.
The finalists were chosen as they demonstrated extreme steadfastness in the face of an unprecedented crisis.
Dr Sathya Menon honoured with CIPS Fellowship - 2020
In 2020, CEO of Blue Ocean Academy, Dr. Sathya Menon, was recognized as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (FCIPS). It is the highest grade of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) membership. With this esteemed qualification from CIPS, the UK recognizes individuals as procurement leaders.
The FCIPS certificate was presently awarded to Dr. Sathya Menon by Mr. Sam Achampong, Regional Head and General Manager of CIPS in the MENA region.
2020 Regional Top Performing ATC (Accredited Training Center)
In 2020, Blue Ocean Academy became the Top Performing ATC for its outstanding performance in delivering IATA training programs in the Middle East and Africa region in 2019. The academy was also shortlisted for 2019 Aviation Business Awards as the ‘Training Provider of the Year’.
Gulf Customer Experience Awards 2020 Finalist
Blue Ocean Academy was one of the finalists of the Gulf Customer Experience Awards 2020. The award recognizes the CX efforts of organizations and appreciates the progress made in Customer Experience over the last year. It celebrates the incredible work of CX professionals across the Gulf – and gives organizations a chance for recognition.
Global Forum for Education and Learning (GFEL) Top 100 Leaders in Education 2019
Dr. Sathya Menon, the CEO and Executive Director-Academics at Blue Ocean Academy was awarded as one of the “Top 100 Leaders in Education” at Le Meridian Hotel in Dubai on 18 December 2019.
Excellence in Training & Development Award
Blue Ocean Academy was awarded for Excellence in Training and Development at the prestigious Middle East Training and Development Leadership Award held at Address Hotel, Dubai Mall. Blue Ocean has always focused on the path of excellence. This in turn has helped in creating sustainable associations with corporations and individuals alike.
CEO of the Year Award
Our CEO Dr. Sathya Menon bagged the coveted CEO of the Year award at the Middle East Training and Development Leadership conference in Dubai. Dr. Sathya is a trailblazer in Logistics, Supply Chain, Procurement, Contracts and Transportation. Dr. Sathya Menon is evidently the driving force behind the success of Blue Ocean.
10 Best Six Sigma Training Institutes World Wide 2017
Blue Ocean Academy was recognized as One of the Best Institutes for Six Sigma Award by the Higher Education Review in 2017. The academy is part of the Higher Education Review 10 Best Six Sigma Training Institutes.
Outstanding Contribution to Global Learning 2017
Blue Ocean was honoured with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Global Learning at the Middle East Training and Development Leadership Awards at the Address Hotel, Dubai Mall in 2017.
Global Training and Development Leadership Award 2017
Blue Ocean Academy was honoured with the Global Training and Development Leadership Award 2017 at the silver jubilee edition of the World HR Congress presented by Times Ascent and CHRO Asia held at the Mumbai Taj Lands End on Feb. 15.