Do You Know How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy?

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Part of the learning leader’s job is to develop organizational learning strategies. For one thing, organizations aren’t reviewing their learning and development strategies very often. The State of Learning and Development 2014: Coming of Age,” a study from Brandon Hall, revealed that less than 18 percent of organizations reviewed or revisited their learning and development strategies at least annually over the past five years and 28.8

Leadership Development in the Collaborative Era

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And it comes with bottom-line benefits — namely, increased quality, innovation, proactivity, resiliency and learning. They may learn the competency lists but may not find them applicable to the real problems back home. For the sake of learning, leadership development facilitators may accelerate the process by exposing them to problems or dilemmas to see if they can “learn their way out.” But how does the CLO manage this collective learning process?

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There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

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These programs provide little focus on the social, interpersonal and strategic aspects of leadership, and what’s learned is often difficult to apply. Action learning with a trained coach is a cost-effective approach that enables leaders to develop capabilities while working to solve urgent organizational or social problems. Essentially, leaders are learning while working, making it easy to see how learned skills apply on the job.

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Learning Your Way Out

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Joe Raelin holds the Knowles Chair of Practice-Oriented Education at Northeastern University and is principal of the firm The Leaderful Consultancy. At the same time, let’s consider how we might bring this focus on collaboration to a practice-based method of learning. Through conversation with trusted peers, learning dialogues allow the emergence of social, political and emotional reactions that may be blocking personal development and operating effectiveness.

Make Learning Learning Viral-Worthy to Make It Last

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Substitute learning for any number of ideas or causes an organization is trying to sell, and it’s easy to chuckle at the thought of something like, say, an operations management course ever breaking the internet. But the premium on making an impact through learning is high. By incorporating these and other characteristics into learning, Jones said organizations can increase the likelihood employees will remember what they’re taught.

OpenSesame Announces Partnership with KochaSoft to Expand IT and Cloud Services Training Software

OpenSesame

Measurable learning and development experiences for IT-focused enterprises to push their workforce into the future with the power of cloud training. This library will feature Office 365, Cybersecurity, Web Development, Machine Learning, and several other IT disciplines.

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More Than Just Fun & Games: How Gamification Works

eLearning Brothers

In addition to attracting new talent, developing strong leaders among your existing workforce is another critical need in today’s turbulent business landscape: leadership research and consulting firm Bersin by Deloitte shared data that nearly 90 percent of executives rated “strengthening the leadership pipeline” as an urgent issue. Gamification has been a buzzword for some time now and it’s not going away anytime soon.

40+ of the World’s Best Sales Training Programs to Get Your Team Into Shape

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Action Selling. The Harris Consulting Group. Wilson Learning. 1) Action Selling. Founded in 1990, Action Selling provides a broad range of training resources to hundreds of thousands of sales professionals. The company was among the first in the industry to incorporate big data into its learning infrastructure, focusing on critical selling skills and the best ways to reinforce these proficiencies. Consultant-led onsite training.

Time for a New Look at Learning: Or What I Learned from Reading “Informal Learning at Work”

Pract.us

Your team learns informally all the time. You can support those efforts for more learning bang for your buck. With a shift in your views about what learning is, you can still build a powerful learning organization and demonstrate the value to executives at the same time. A native of New Zealand, Paul Matthews has always applied the practical, no-nonsense approach he learned growing up on a farm to his work in the corporate world. So What is Informal Learning?

A Quest for Success

CLO Magazine

To help with the meta-design options for LQA’s development, Stroud brought in Pete Cuozzo, founder and president of Cuozzo Enterprises, a management consulting firm specializing in leadership development, individual and team coaching, and organization development. “In Senior management decided to adopt the one-week in-residence option with 42 participants per session, along with an action learning component focused on strategic, enterprise-wide business opportunities.”.

Corporate Training Trends 2020

Unboxed

The Future of Corporate Learning. Top 4 Learning and Development Trends in 2020. Now it’s time to talk about what you don’t know (but should) about workplace learning and employee development. Trend #1: Actionable Coaching. Action learning projects.

Special Report: Leadership Development 2011

CLO Magazine

As learning professionals know, leadership development is an essential competency for any organization hoping to persevere, both in the short and long term. According to a 2010 study by consultancy i4cp , while 75 percent of organizations responding to the study cited leadership development as important, only 23 percent said they were effective at developing leaders internally – an incredible disparity between companies’ priorities and capabilities.

Top E Learning Content Development Companies In India: The Smart Approach To Education.

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The trend of online education has spun the way to learn and gain knowledge. Recently the rise in the demand for e-learning courses in India, significantly during Covid-19 waves, has changed the scenario of academics and professionalism. Upside Learning: .

“Elearning” An Advance Approach: Learn Better With Top E-Learning Content Development Companies In India

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The trend of online education has spun the way to learn and gain knowledge. Recently the rise in the demand for e-learning courses in India, significantly during Covid-19 waves, has changed the scenario of academics and professionalism. Upside Learning: .

A useful checklist for realistic interactions

SmartBuilder

We pride ourselves at SmartBuilder Consulting on designing elearning that focuses on performance: helping learners do the right thing at the right time. At SmartBuilder Consulting, we use a formula we call S T A C K. We learned from our client that most of their employees work in cubicles. A” means Actions. Ruth Colvin Clark discusses learner scaffolding and the best times to provide “domain information” in her book SCENARIO-BASED e-Learning.

A useful checklist for realistic interactions

SmartBuilder

We pride ourselves at SmartBuilder Consulting on designing elearning that focuses on performance: helping learners do the right thing at the right time. At SmartBuilder Consulting, we use a formula we call S T A C K. We learned from our client that most of their employees work in cubicles. A” means Actions. Ruth Colvin Clark discusses learner scaffolding and the best times to provide “domain information” in her book SCENARIO-BASED e-Learning.

Output management « Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ The most beautiful office in the world! QMlive: The way software should be › January 31, 2010 Output management I am writing a series of post on my professional foundations both for (e)learning and managing. This training transformed me from a consultant into a manager.

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Make L&D Go Cha-Ching

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Learning and development organizations can adopt business metrics such as profitability, top-line revenue growth and bottom-line improvements instead of simply measuring correlations. ” but questions remain about how well-aligned learning activities are with overall business objectives — and how effective they really are. Proponents of strong program evaluation argue that learning goals must be aligned with key performance indicators, or KPIs.

Best articles on working smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. The Non-Training Approach to Workplace Learning - Jane Hart , November 23, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily.

Learning During Times of Growth

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Many CLOs and other learning executives are walking with a bit more spring in their steps these days, and perhaps smiling a bit more often. They are coming out of budget meetings feeling less like “executioners” ready to cut payroll and more like “executors,” ready to execute learning and knowledge management strategies in support of growth. The role of learning in supporting rapid organic growth can be seen in several initiatives being taken by Mike Barger, CLO of JetBlue Airways.

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Growing a Model for Leadership

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Mindtree, an IT consulting firm founded in 1999 in Bangalore, India, by a group of 10 IT professionals, now employs more than 16,000 workers who provide e-commerce, cloud computing and digital transformation services from 43 offices in 17 countries, including a U.S. From there, the model measures three dimensions: learning agility, leadership competence and self awareness. Anecdotal feedback from leaders who completed learning programs tied to the model has been positive as well.

See the Forest for the Trees

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The highest aspirations of the learning profession prescribe organizational development — a direct effort to increase a company’s effectiveness. This means strategically deploying learning to further a company’s mission — the goal employees work to accomplish. But focusing on this too much may mean learning leaders lose their grip on what is essential to the success of their companies: people. The best time to provide learning to people is when they need it,” he said.

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Partnering With the C-Suite

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Successful chief learning officers understand that business longevity is defined by an ability to innovate and adapt. They know that unless organizations can learn faster than the competition — and faster than the rate of change — they are destined to take a back seat in the marketplace. If the investment can be better spent in another area with more impact, then learning should gladly offer up the budget.

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E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

At the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference, I hosted a session designed for people just getting started with e-learning. In the first installment of this two-part series, we will look at some basic e-learning terminology and concepts questions that were asked during the session. An LMS is a learning management system used to launch and track e-learning courses. Some LMSs offer advanced features that support performance management and social learning opportunities.

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

Join Panopto to learn nine things you may be doing the old way, why they're no longer necessary, and how updating your approach to video learning will enable you to maximize its value. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos. About the benefits of peer-to-peer video-based learning. And you'll learn how to do it all using nothing but standard PowerPoint and a good story. Microlearning has nothing to do with learning.

2013 Innovation — Division 2

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GOLD: Adri Maisonet-Morales, Vice President, Enterprise Learning and Development, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina One thousand flowers are about to “bloom” at health insurance provider Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina. BLOOM, a new video-based learning system, stands for Blue Learning Opportunities On-demand Media.

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Eight Ways Learning Impacts Succession Planning

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Learning leaders are integral to the succession management process because so much of it depends on developing and preparing high potentials for future responsibilities. The Learning-Talent Connection “The partnership between learning leaders and those orchestrating succession planning is a critical element of success at General Mills,” said Kevin D. Further, their insights into talent group development needs can help shape better learning interventions.

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Power Up Your L&D Partnerships

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And Jim — the external senior consultant assigned to Peggy’s company — would quickly add that he wished more client engagements looked like this. In fact, as of March 2016, more than 50 percent of enterprises outsource at least some of their learning and development needs according to the International Data Corporation. With a strong, compatible relationship, an organization can enhance its learning function beyond its own in-house capabilities.

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Shining Light on The Dark Side

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In this case, if an individual wasn’t highly competent, very decisive, or willing to make bold demands and take bold actions, he or she wasn’t as successful as those who showed more constraint,” he said. Gregory said the most important way learning leaders can help with these dark side characteristics is to help leaders understand that how they think about themselves is not important — rather, the importance is how other people view them.

Cultivate a Culture of Customer Service

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But, as he partnered with Linkage principal consultant Madelyn Yucht, they realized that customer satisfaction scores would only go up when quality of process execution and delivery improved. To do that, everyone in the region needed to learn new skills, attitudes and behaviors. At the end of the training, all participants left with a customized action plan of what they would do to make a positive impact on quality and customer success when they returned to their jobs.

The Benefits of Creating a Leadership Legacy

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Effective leadership occurs when the leader strengthens others’ capacity to learn, to reflect and to extract meaning from their learning. Learning leaders may need to take responsibility to design efforts to reframe the notion of legacy as something that is not only passed on at the end of a career, but that is passed along throughout a career. An individual’s legacy is his or her ability to build new ways of thinking and learning in others.

Kevin Bruny: Man of the People

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For Kevin Bruny, chief learning officer for Chesterfield County, Va., According to Kevin Bruny, chief learning officer of Chesterfield County, Va., Chesterfield has received numerous awards — including seven consecutive years on the Training Top 125, the only local government to receive such recognition — due to the evolution of its learning and talent development initiatives. “You would have a hard time finding a better learning officer anywhere.

The Value of a Virtual Academy

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When Microsoft needed a more efficient way to deliver education to its global finance function, it tore down the classroom walls and created a flexible, Web-based learning model. Prior to 2008, when it came to employee development, Microsoft held a subsection of course offerings in person twice a year in a centralized location in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and one in Asia-Pacific called Learning Weeks. What they learn can be immediately applied to their work.