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Damodar Padhi: A Global Leader in Learning

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2017 CLO of the Year Damodar Padhi, center, with Mike Prokopeak, left, and John Taggart of Human Capital Media. His work as a learning leader has been recognized with more than 30 national and international awards including recognition from the Association for Talent Development, the Brandon Hall Group, the U.K. His current position as global head of talent development for Tata Consultancy Services is no exception. Damodar Padhi is the 2017 CLO of the Year.

CLO Symposium Plus: Are You Ready for the Talent Economy?

CLO Magazine

At the fall 2016 CLO Symposium Plus, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine and held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, learning as an influential partner in talent management wasn’t just an idea, we saw it on the ground. Symposium Plus, a new version of CLO’s fall event, is a direct response to that. The CLO Symposium Plus ran from Sept. If you missed the live event, check out the CLO Symposium Video Library , releasing Oct.

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Are You Developing Global Leaders?

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To remain competitive in a global economy, organizations must determine the best way to position their business and people for success; that requires strong global leadership. Whether the organization is large or small, all companies are affected by global events and need leaders savvy in both business and cultural affairs. The Problem with Global Leadership. Goujon said there’s no getting around the impact of world events and conditions on business.

Becoming the Amazon of Training: Managing a Global Training Operation

Training Orchestra

Globalized workforces are the new normal, and so is global training. The data is clear: in 2010, 52% of global GDP was produced in developed economies, but by 2030, today’s developing and emerging countries will produce 65% of the global wealth! But the fast growth of emerging markets is shifting the global economic power structure. An expert in planning, logistics, and operations , delivering the right training, at the right time, on a global scale.

To overcome business disruption, take a front-line-first approach

CLO Magazine

You cannot run your business without your front-line workforce. They were a familiar way to let customers know businesses were open and ready to provide safe, efficient service. However, their sweeping business impact didn’t just begin this year.

Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. As they advance in their careers and seek roles requiring leadership and higher-level communications skills, their development needs will likely not be met by ESL or Business English programs. Leadership Development business english multicultural leadership

Are You Sharing Global Information?

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To broaden cultural intelligence across a global organization, build a knowledge management system that can gather, house and disseminate it. Organizational silos often inhibit employees from easily accessing global intelligence, and the larger the organization, the more likely it is that critical information is not being shared. This is problematic because CLOs are now responsible for helping to drive globalization in their organizations.

The Business Partnership Award

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that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. But when playing on a global level, the stakes are higher. To improve these soft skills, Bechtel University created an interactive, business-relevant program that works for all types of learners. With more than 37,000 patents in the telecommunications industry and 40 percent of global mobile traffic running through its networks, Ericsson Inc. Learning in Practice Awards 2016.

Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

Recently, we helped association leaders answer that question with a special “LMS Buyers Companion” post, filled with free resources for continuing education providers. Inside the “Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion” This free collection of LMS selection resources includes: PODCASTS – “Hot topic” interviews with business-minded learning practitioners and innovators on The Talented Learning Show. Business data is vital.

The Business Burden of a Better Economy

CLO Magazine

An astounding 71 percent of chief financial officers expect the business environment in the U.S. economy is on its way to cruising altitude, then why should business leaders and even their employees be worried? Global M&A volume in 2015 exceeded $5 trillion breaking the previous record by 9 percent. While scale offers new benefits, it also slows the business’s agility. businesses and the government will exceed $1.5 businesses.

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When Learning Meets the Business, Success and Revenue Follow

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But it is her business savvy, how she’s used her background in mathematics and her experiences in business and academia to strategically align learning with the business that makes her so instrumental in the story of learning at Ericsson. In 2014, for instance, the company saw a glaring business challenge within its North America market. The add-on sales program increased revenue for the business unit, which saw a 1,453 percent return on investment.

At Accenture, Truly Human Learning Pays Off

CLO Magazine

In 2017, the talent and learning organization of global management consulting firm Accenture aided the firm in its effort to help clients with the digital transformation of the world through a future-oriented strategy. In 2014, Accenture also won the CLO LearningElite award, when they had 305,000 employees and $30 billion in revenue. Accenture’s future-oriented strategy drives forward the firm’s own business and the businesses of its clients.

Embrace Learning As a Driver for Change, Inclusion

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Global Chief Diversity Officer Steve Pemberton. The Spring 2017 CLO Symposium officially began on Monday in Bonita Springs, Florida. The learning community is small, it’s intimate and it’s collaborative, and that’s part of the reason it works so well and has so much impact on business. We honored more than 60 global companies with awards of bronze, silver and gold, but Defense Acquisition University walked away with the top honor.

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

For CLOs, it has become a business imperative to develop agility and capability to meet the talent needs of organizations that are rapidly changing in such a turbulent environment. A 2016 McKinsey Global Institute report estimated freelancers comprise 20 to 30 percent of all workers in the U.S. The Imperative for CLO Agility . Generate confidence: Create a culture of confidence and engagement of all associates into effective and collaborative teams.

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Curated Insights: The Human Side of Extracting Business Value from Information

CLO Magazine

For decades, employees have attempted to collect and sort information, and management has sought to derive associated quantitative business value — largely to no avail. Insights have been referred to as the new currency of business, and today’s economy is often referred to as the insight economy. trillion by 2021, according to “Insights-Driven Businesses Set the Pace for Global Growth,” a 2017 report by Forrester Research Inc. Measuring Business Value.

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A Life of Learning

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He really lives learning,” said Kayvan Kian, a junior partner at global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., Kian has participated in a number of McKinsey leadership programs and co-facilitated one of the company’s flagship programs, the Young Leaders Forum, with van Dam, who joined McKinsey in 2013 as global chief learning officer. My personal mission is to advance the L&D profession and, as a consequence, to have an impact on people development globally,” he said.

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

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Paul, Minnesota-based Ecolab, a global water, hygiene and energy technologies and services company. Prior to it, she oversaw learning strategy and execution for one of the company’s largest global lines, the institutional business that provides clients with products and services like onsite employee training and inspections. The importance of performance management in business growth and success also bubbled up in the Destination Ecolab discovery process.

Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. If the dose of social learning can be tailored to meet the needs of a business then a learner’s participation graph is sure to reflect an upward trend. Recognition by Brandon Hall and the CLO forum is considered prestigious. Learning by force is passé.

GVTs — Necessary Evil or Strategic Tool?

CLO Magazine

Global virtual teams are a common reality for companies with global operations and partnerships. In spite of their presence as a tool for global commerce, few organizations claim GVTs as a core strength or competitive advantage. In fact, many companies approach GVTs as a necessary evil for conducting global business and/or as a strategy to reduce travel expenses. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Executive Education Excellence

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IESE Business School, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, consistently ranks on the Financial Times ’ annual twin rankings of executive education programs worldwide; the publication does separate rankings for open-enrollment programs and customized courses. Headquartered in Barcelona, IESE is the first European business school to establish a permanent residency in the U.S., Rocio Villaseñor is a Chief Learning Officer editorial associate.

2018 Learning In Practice Award Winners Announced

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2 at the Fall CLO Symposium in Houston, Texas. CLO of the Year. Brenda Sugrue, Global Chief Learning Officer, EY. THE BUSINESS IMPACT AWARD. Division 1: Gold: Chis Bower, Global Director, GM Center of Learning, General Motors. Silver: Brenda Sugrue, Global Chief Learning Officer, EY. Division 2: Gold: Parimal Rathod, Senior Vice President & Head, Business Impact Group and Learning & Development, Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Company Limited.

Recognition Separate from Rewards

CLO Magazine

A decade ago, Roy Saunderson issued a challenge to himself: to write consistently, because “writing causes you to think differently,” said the CLO of Canada-based Rideau Recognition Solutions. Each year, WorldatWork [a global association for HR management professionals and business leaders] does a story on trends in employee recognition. Of those that have one, 95 percent of them have that recognition strategy aligned with their business strategy.

Chief Learning Officer Announces 2018 Learning In Practice Award Finalists

CLO Magazine

Gold, silver or bronze award rankings will be announced during a special awards reception on Tuesday, October 2, at the Fall CLO Symposium Plus in Houston. THE BUSINESS IMPACT AWARD. Division 1 (for organizations with more than 10,000 employees): Chris Bower, Global Director, GM Center of Learning, General Motors. Brenda Sugrue, Global Chief Learning Officer, EY. James Mitchell, Vice President, Global Talent Management, Rackspace. THE BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP AWARD.

Design Thinking: Level-Up the Learner Experience

Bottom-Line Performance

Two years ago I was at a CLO conference in Austin, Texas. Or we become boxed in by the technical solutions that someone decided were going to become the “global” solutions for every learning in every situation (e.g. They may be viable from a business perspective and feasible from a technical perspective, but they completely miss the mark from the learner perspective. The keynote speaker asked a question that gave me pause then – and continues to drive me now.

3 C-Skills for the C-Suite

CLO Magazine

Influences like globalization and the rise of digital technology have deepened the complexity of today’s business environment, revealed areas of opportunity for industry disruptors, challenged traditional business models and transformed how work gets done. They’re often a by-product of how business leaders manage and express their priorities and behavior, and promote values like collaboration, continuous learning, risk taking, transparency and trust.

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Collaborative leadership: An antidote for a turbulent world

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On the current global stage, it is largely women who are standing out as effective leaders, praised by Forbes and other media publications for their handling of the pandemic. This traditional leadership model is often associated with what Carol Dweck labeled a fixed mindset.

Bionic learning: Promising Lazarus drug to revive the overdose of ineffectual D&I

CLO Magazine

The onset of COVID-19 only served as a trigger for heightened awareness and critical mass of global proportions. Let’s face it: The shift in global demographics, prevailing social movements, political undertows and customer demands are a cyclic phenomenon.

2016 Learning In Practice Award Finalists Announced

CLO Magazine

27 at the Fall CLO Symposium Plus in Scottsdale, Ariz. Finalists are listed alphabetically by category: THE BUSINESS IMPACT AWARD. Lori West-Worland, Director, Global Education Services, Interactive Intelligence. THE BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP AWARD. Value Offerings, Healthcare Businesswoman’s Association. Michelle Braden, Director, Global Learning Excellence, TELUS International. Julie Kline, Associate Vice President, Human Resources, Hamline University.

How to protect your learning budget amid current uncertainty

CLO Magazine

The global workforce has been evolving at a rapid pace for the past few years, but that pales in comparison to recent months. The pandemic and consequential global shutdown, and mass remote-work shift, has sped up digital transformation by years and placed more emphasis on the knowledge-based economy. It’s a big ask because many C-suite leaders are stuck in survival mode, making short-term decisions to ensure business continuity. Align With Business Goals.

Excellence in Partnership

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The Oncology Training & Development department at AstraZeneca, a global pharmaceutical firm, partnered with Scrimmage to create a modern learning technology experience for 1,600 learners that translated into 98 percent engagement, 50 percent shorter time to sales readiness and more than $1.35 The platform also exposes managers to different business leads and contacts across the company through virtual discussion boards and idea tournaments.

How to Gain Executive Buy-In for Your Learning Technology Project

OpenSesame

In order to convince them, you’ll need to understand their priorities and the challenges they need to overcome to achieve positive business outcomes. Building a Business Case for a New LMS. Your ability to deliver a compelling business case for a new LMS hinges on how well you structure your argument to resolve the key challenges and priorities of your audience. What’s your CEO or CLO’s biggest headache? CLO/VP/Director of Training. .

Lessons for learning leaders from COVID-19

CLO Magazine

Today, as many small businesses find themselves on the brink of financial insolvency, we are beginning to reopen the economy. PSJH CLO Darci Hall said that while COVID-19 hasn’t affected their thinking and strategy around learning, it has fostered innovation and speed to implementation.

How to Gain Executive Buy-In for Your Learning Technology Project

OpenSesame

In order to convince them, you’ll need to understand their priorities and the challenges they need to overcome to achieve positive business outcomes. Building a Business Case for a New LMS. Your ability to deliver a compelling business case for a new LMS hinges on how well you structure your argument to resolve the key challenges and priorities of your audience. What’s your CEO or CLO’s biggest headache? CLO/VP/Director of Training. .

2016 Learning In Practice Award Winners

CLO Magazine

The 2016 Learning in Practice Awards Winners are: CLO OF THE YEAR. THE BUSINESS IMPACT AWARD. Silver: Lori West-Worland, Director, Global Education Services, Interactive Intelligence. THE BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP AWARD. Gold: Value Offerings, Healthcare Businesswoman’s Association. Silver: Michelle Braden, Vice President, Global Learning Excellence, TELUS International. Gold: Julie Kline, Associate Vice President, Human Resources, Hamline University.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

This session will explore the business value behind learning ecosystems. You will examine how the Experience API enables new technologies for a next-generation learning and performance architecture that you can build and evolve to unlock business value and competitive advantages for your organization. You will explore the technology shifts, business drivers, use cases, and examples of business outcomes of learning ecosystem solutions.

Tight Cultures and Loose Cultures

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an American executive responsible for his multinational company’s Asia operations, sought a local partner for a major business enterprise in India. Given the critical importance of being able to build trust when doing business globally, it is important to understand and embrace national cultural differences and an individual’s ability to develop trust. Instilling trust was measured by means of our Global Leader Tucker Assessment Profile. Robert Z.,

CFOs Say L&D is Critical to Career Success

CLO Magazine

A July 2016 Accountemps survey reveals that in today’s economy — where what people know and how they apply it is more pivotal than ever for businesses — CFOs see a desire to learn as an employee’s most important asset. The 2002 results from a similar Accountemps poll show a transformation in perspective likely driven by a number of factors including market changes, globalization and rapid technological innovation. Bravetta Hassell is a Chief Learning Officer associate editor.

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Tight Cultures and Loose Cultures

CLO Magazine

an American executive responsible for his multinational company’s Asia operations, sought a local partner for a major business enterprise in India. Given the critical importance of being able to build trust when doing business globally, it is important to understand and embrace national cultural differences and an individual’s ability to develop trust. Instilling trust was measured by means of our Global Leader Tucker Assessment Profile. Robert Z.,

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | April 5, 2019

Mike Taylor

Microsoft’s AI Business School – A collection of free resource you can use to brush up on specific, practical knowledge about articial intelligence (AI). Videos from the CLO Symposium , (2019 videos will be released next month) You can cruise #CLOsym for more info. I’ve recently updated my global collection of L&D events with new 2019 dates. July 12: State of Ohio Training Association Keynote, Columbus, OH. “To attain knowledge, add things everyday.

Adults are Anxious about Technology

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The global learning company conducted more than 1,600 online interviews with U.S. As the global economy and student population change, it’s clear we need new ways for people to access to higher education,” said Todd Hitchcock, chief operating officer for Pearson Embanet in a statement. The study’s results suggest a vivid opportunity for learning leaders to leverage their corporate learning strategy to drive business performance, and in the process help employees improve their lives.