Awards and Honors for New Horizons

New Horizons Minnesota awards and honors

New Horizons Minnesota has been recognized for many awards and honors as a top training provider.

2019 Outstanding Leader Award

New Horizons Minnesota named Outstanding Leader by CompTIANew Horizons Computer Learning Centers was honored with the 2019 Outstanding Leader Award at the Platinum Level from CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certification for the tech workforce.

The award recognizes CompTIA Partners who made a big impact in the effort to transform tech and support for the IT industry in the past year.


Five Star Center of Excellence Award

Five Star Center Award

In February 2017, New Horizons Minnesota was recognized as a top worldwide learning center with the Five Star Center of Excellence award.

In order for a center to achieve this prestigious award, centers had to post excellent results in five key areas of performance: Revenue growth, Market Penetration, Quality of the Learning Experience, Strategic Alignment, and a Commitment to demonstrating our network Values.

We are proud to receive such an amazing award solidifying the hard work our team puts forth in helping others achieve their educational goals.

Top 20 IT Training Companies for the 10th Year in a Row

Top 20 IT Training Company

New Horizons Minnesota is proud to be named as one of the top 20 IT training companies on’s annual Top 20 IT Training Companies List. We’ve been honored with this designation for the past ten years in a row!

This year, the Top 20 IT Training Companies List was based on the following criteria:

  • Breadth and quality of IT training content and courses
  • Leadership and innovation in IT training
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Quality and number of clients/users
  • Awards, recognition and competitive differentiation

VMware 2015 Training Partner of the Year

New Horizons Computer Learning Center of Minnesota received the Global Training (VATC) Partner of the Year Award at VMware Partner Exchange 2015

Recipients of a Global VMware Partner Network Award were acknowledged in 16 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2014. Categories included:

  • VMware partner of the yearConsulting and Integration Partner of the Year
  • Distributor Partner of the Year
  • Emerging Markets Distributor Partner of the Year
  • Enterprise Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • EUC Partner of the Year
  • Innovation OEM Partner of the Year
  • Marketing Partner of the Year
  • Renewals Partner of the Year
  • Rising Star Partner of the Year
  • Service Provider Partner of the Year
  • Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • Software-Defined Data Center Partner of the Year
  • Strategic Alliance Partner of the Year
  • Technical Partner of the Year
  • Training (VATC) Partner of the Year
  • vCloud Air Partner of the Year

VMware Partner of the Year

VMware Partner of the Year 2017We are pleased to announce New Horizons Computer Learning Centers has won the VMware Education Services North America Partner of the Year 2017 Award at the VMware Education Partner Day 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

New Horizons was chosen from a select group of VMware partners in recognition of achievements made in 2016 by their partners. Our close relationship with VMware means that we have access to the best training and the best products, which enables us to give you exceptional service and expertise.

Best Performance Award

New Horizons was named a top winner for Customer Education by KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest learning and talent measurement provider. KnowledgeAdvisors administers their evaluation tool called Metrics that Matter which assesses the effectiveness of training.

This Customer Education award was based on real world data that looked at:

  • Effectiveness of instructors
  • Coursework
  • Learning
  • Job impact
  • Business results and return on investment

Top IT Training Award

New Horizons is consistently on Training Industry's 'Top IT Training Companies' list. Selection of the top IT companies is based on:

  • Leadership & innovation in IT training
  • Breadth of IT training and delivery methods offered
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach

Cisco Awards

Cisco Fastest Growing Partner Award

New Horizons was recognized as a growth partner for Cisco in the United States and Canada. This Excellence in Acceleration Award proves that New Horizons is an important partner for Cisco education.

Cisco Award of Excellence for Collaboration

New Horizons was awarded Cisco's Worldwide Learning Partner Award of Excellence for Collaboration. This honor recognized New Horizons’s role as an outstanding Cisco Learning partner exhibiting:

  • Excellence in Acceleration
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Relevance

Cisco Partner of the Year

New Horizons was the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit theater award for Learning Partner of the Year. This award recognized New Horizons performance and accomplishments as a Cisco channel partner.

Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year Finalist

New Horizons was selected as a finalist (among nearly 3,000 submissions) for Microsoft's Marketing Excellence Partner of the Year award. This honor demonstrates:

  • Exceptional performance
  • Leadership in certification
  • Growth in training market share
  • Advanced adoption and deployment of Microsoft technologies
  • Commitment to solving student challenges