The Three Levers of a Successful CLO

InfoPro Learning

For example, Learning and Development topics are now being mentioned in over half of the covers of the Harvard Business Review Magazine. In “The Three Levers of a Successful CLO” guide , we define these levers and why they matter most to the success of all leaders in the L&D organization. But, it is the job of the CLO to take a bigger picture view of their organization and to not solve for individual problems. L&D Takes Center Stage.

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The First Lever of a Successful CLO: Performance Transformation

InfoPro Learning

Recently, we’ve written several articles about the importance of connecting learning outcomes to business results (performance transformation), including a very popular article by our VP of Learning, Arun Prakash, published on TrainingIndustry.com, titled “ Flipped Kirkpatrick: Designing Learning Journeys for Business Impact ”. To read more see the whole guide “ The Three Levers of a Successful CLO ”. It’s Time For L&D to Own Business Transformation.

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This is Why Operational Efficiency Will Make You a More Successful CLO

InfoPro Learning

While other departments can streamline efficiency with software and machines, the L&D department is in the “people” business, which leads to highly manual processes. These people, processes, and technologies all have dollar figures attached to them and, as the CLO knows more than most, the dollars start to add up quickly. For the CLO who is continuously asked to do more with less, creating more operational efficiency is crucial to the success.

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Accidental CLO, Intentional Learning

CLO Magazine

A self-proclaimed “accidental CLO,” Jesse Jackson has served in numerous roles at the multinational banking and financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. ” About four years ago, Jackson moved into his current role as CLO of consumer and community banking. As CLO, Jackson is responsible for strategy and execution of the learning approach and delivery across the enterprise. ” The Business of Learning. Photo by David Lubarsky.

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Guide Three Levers of a Successful CLO

InfoPro Learning

With the spotlight on, these CLOs and other leaders of learning organizations will be measured across three core levers; transforming the business performance of learners, creating learning experiences that engage learners, and improving the operational efficiency of the organization. Align yourself with the three levers that businesses find most important for the Learning and Development organization and then stay tuned for the next guide that outlines how to improve these levers.

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CLO Summit Comes To India

Upside Learning

Upside Learning is happy to be associated with the inaugural CLO Summit India. CLO is a respected forum worldwide and it is exciting to see them initiate activities in India. The event scheduled for Nov 20th in Mumbai will focus on how organizational learning can impact business.

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Innovation and the CLO

CLO Magazine

The CLO Role. Given these conclusions, the CLO is in a great position to make a difference in innovation. During those hours, they are able to step away from day-to-day responsibilities and explore new skills and parts of the company’s business not directly related to their own work, according to Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner. So, what can the CLO do? The CLO should also sponsor programs such as innovation champions, innovation labs and innovation task forces.

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No Status Quo for the CLO

CLO Magazine

There’s no playbook for becoming a CLO, and if there’s one simple fact that shines through from the hundreds of formal interviews and countless more conversations I’ve had with learning leaders, that’s it. They worked in general management roles or business-facing jobs.

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Do You Need a CCO and CLO?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Should your organization have a CCO and CLO? I agree with Hebert and I have similar concerns with having a CLO (Chief Learning Officer). Don’t put all the emphasis on a course catalogue and don’t hire a CLO. Learning is everybody’s business whether at the individual, team, or organization level. Human Resource Development Leadership Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training CCO CEO CLO culture high performance learning training

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Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

In fact, before leaving his office the day before hopping on a plane to attend Chief Learning Officer ’s 2019 Fall Symposium in Chicago, where he would receive this year’s 2019 CLO of the Year award, he sent a note to his team about setting up the next step in evolution they will head at DAU.

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CLO Thinking (& Measurement)

Clark Quinn

I attended the CLO Symposium with my ITA colleagues Jay Cross and Jane Hart. A special lunch was held specifically around creating a standard set of measurements: effectiveness, efficiency, and business impact. While the latter is business specific, the other two could be handled. The ability to talk ‘business’ should be a pre-requisite for the job, and the strategic issues need to be culture and collaboration.

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Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

In her first few months as EY’s CLO, Sugrue presented her vision for learning at the company: to increase the alignment, effectiveness and brand of learning at EY. Sugrue said they supplement surveys with interviews to document business impact cases.

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How to Become a Digital CLO

CLO Magazine

They will fundamentally alter the CLO’s job and how their teams work. Companies were expanding into new countries, and the talent war began heating up, forcing executives to acknowledge the importance of learning and workforce engagement to their long-term business strategies. The combination of increased demand for training and new tools to deliver it set the stage for learning leaders to gain new authority in the business. Tags: digital CLO , engagement , LMS.

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Status Quo? Not This CLO

CLO Magazine

So he went to Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business to pursue a dual Master of Business Administration/doctorate in education — and it changed his life. By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We Daniel has been very successful stepping up into this role and after two short years, the organization cannot imagine a more suited CLO.”. These leadership skills and acumen are extremely important to be a successful CLO.”.

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The CLO Holiday Wish List

Litmos

Mike’s CLO Holiday Wish List for 2019: Automation and AI everywhere. The faster the pace of business, the more automation we need. The post The CLO Holiday Wish List appeared first on Litmos. It’s that time of year again, when we get to give and receive gifts. How festive and how fun, regardless if you’re four or forty! We love tearing those ribbons and wrapping paper off and enjoying the surprise of what lies beneath.

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Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

In fact, before leaving his office the day before hopping on a plane to attend Chief Learning Officer ’s 2019 Fall Symposium in Chicago, where he would receive this year’s 2019 CLO of the Year award, he sent a note to his team about setting up the next step in evolution they will head at DAU. Even before joining DAU, Woolsey already knew the defense acquisition business inside and out, thanks to positions he held previously. But his path was not entirely unusual for a CLO.

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Podcast 28: How Tasty Is Your Product Training? – With Mike Martin, CLO of SAP Litmos

Talented Learning

What led you to this current role as CLO at SAP Litmos? It’s unusual for an LMS company to have a CLO, but Litmos does. Interesting… So with a CLO behind the Dojo, there’s one person who’s responsible for training our staff in a way that’s really consistent with the training our customers get. The CLO position was intended as a sort of unifying position. How can you drive lasting business value through continuous customer education? .

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CLO Roadmaps: Collaborative Learning

CLO Magazine

Don’t wait for business leaders to come to you, said David Jackson, partner at Mercer. Use business leaders’ annual goals to identify what competencies will be most critical to help them achieve success. Invite business leaders to learning teamwork sessions. Use these meetings to get a sense of the perceived and measurable business value of current learning offerings and what you can do to improve, Jackson said.

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The Digital CLO Playbook

Degreed

The threats that come with being a chief learning officer (CLO), or working for one, are real. Say hello to the Digital CLO. The formula for success as a Digital CLO in learning and development (L&D) – which is essentially the algorithm for developing capabilities and driving business performance – is well-known : Alignment + Efficiency + Effectiveness = Outcomes. Digital technology is transforming just about everything, and fast. Yet just.

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CLO Q&A: Learning and the Performance Review

CLO Magazine

He sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event in Philadelphia in March and shared his perspective on the role of a learning executive, his background as an industrial-organizational psychologist and his advice for CLOs. For more on Orlando’s talk along with highlights from the event series, visit the CLO Breakfast Club library. For more on Orlando’s talk along with highlights from the event series, visit the CLO Breakfast Club library.

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CLO Q&A: Keeping the Outsider Perspective on L&D

CLO Magazine

She sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event in San Francisco in April and shared her perspective on the role of a learning executive, her career path into talent development and the best career advice she ever received. In the excerpt below, Hoare talks about why she made the transition from the customer side of the business to learning. For more highlights from the event series, visit the CLO Breakfast Club library.

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The CLO Succession Plan

CLO Magazine

Additionally, Willett has been putting together what she calls the “CLO’s notebook” that explains different aspects of the job in detail. What I try to do on a daily basis is turn everything into a leadership learning session, so that they’re thinking like a CLO as opposed to a project manager or program manager.”. Willett also emphasized the importance of allotting plenty of time to lay the groundwork for the next CLO to take over the role.

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The Business-Driven CLO

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Read more» The post The Business-Driven CLO appeared first on JOSH BERSIN. Content Development Enterprise Learning Organization & Governance Talent Management chief learning officer clo corporate learning emc extra space storage met life metlife textron training trinity healthThis week we talked with five top Chief Learning Officers representing training leadership at EMC, Extra Space Storage, MetLife, Textron, and Trinity Health.

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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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CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

CLO Magazine

She took on the brand new role of global CLO at Visa in 2018. It’s no secret that talent is at the center of the modern business agenda and it’s our hope that you’ll hear tips and ideas from this podcast that will help you succeed in business, whether you’re a long-time CLO with decades of experience, whether you aspire to the role in the future or maybe you’re just passionate about the future of learning in today’s organizations.

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CLO Symposium

Jay Cross

Along with my Internet Time Alliance colleagues Jane Hart & Clark Quinn and several hundred chief learning officers, I attended the Fall CLO Symposium this week. This is a framework for reporting the business results of learning in a rigorous, structured manner. It’s intended to underpin the dialog between CLO and executive management. It replaces the inward-looking mumbo-jumbo of Kirkpatrick and the Phillips with business measures.

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Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

CLO Magazine

There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role, with the future both uncertain and full of opportunity. In this conversation, Sarah unpacks the results to provide insights for the future of the CLO role. Show Notes: CLO Role of the Future Executive Summary.

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Transforming the CLO Role

CLO Magazine

It wasn’t really the information that would distinguish these businesses from each other in the competitive landscape, but their brand would get distinguished and highlighted depending on the skills and competence of the brand, which is essentially the people within those brands and the value chain of those businesses. The training function existed for hundreds of years in business, and their job was to leverage technology to reduce the cost of it.

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Learning to Be a CLO

CLO Magazine

Penn’s doctoral program is at the forefront of CLO education. The University of Pennsylvania’s CLO doctoral program is the only doctoral program in the world designed exclusively around enterprise learning, with 50 learning leader and CLO graduates since 2006. The three-year, at-work executive program through the Graduate School of Education also draws faculty from the world-renowned Wharton business school.

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Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

Despite the threat of an economic slowdown, the demand for people with exceptional abilities and transferable skills will exceed the supply for years to come, particularly in today’s dynamic and increasingly global business environment. The groups that succeed will be those who keep in mind not only the business’ demands for talent, but also the career demands of today’s workforce. What’s a CLO to Do? Do they reflect the dynamic business plans of your organization?

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Excited to win a CLO award for technology innovation!

Rustici Software

We are thrilled to share that Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine announced the winners of the 2017 Learning in Practice Awards and Rustici Software won a Bronze Award for Excellence in Technology Innovation ! Celebrating other clients who won CLO awards. In addition to our win, we were pleased to see that a number of other Rustici clients were also CLO award winners. The post Excited to win a CLO award for technology innovation!

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The CLO’s Guide to AI

CLO Magazine

AI, in particular natural language processing, or NLP, will revolutionize this area of the CLO’s role and help to achieve the results competency modeling has promised for so long. Organizations seeking to drive digital innovation should evaluate a number of business scenarios where AI and machine learning could drive clear and specific business value; consider experimenting with one or two high-impact scenarios.

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Take a look at the evolution of the CLO

CLO Magazine

It’s been almost a quarter century since the formalization of the position of chief learning officer: In 1994, Jack Welch made Steve Kerr the CLO of General Electric. This was more of an emblematic recognition of the importance of learning within a successful business. The Academic CLO.

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CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

That very question was asked in a recent survey by Chief Learning Officer magazine of executives who are members of its Business Intelligence Board. They agreed that the future CLO should have experience in: strategic management, general management, knowledge management, leadership skills, and learning methods and concepts. This focus on closing gaps is again rooted in the ability of the future CLO to think strategically. Metrics to monitor business impact are put in place.

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The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

CLO Magazine

The previous Business Intelligence column presented an instrument designed to assess the extent to which the CLO and the learning enterprise add value to the organization. The 30-question instrument detailed specific areas that define this critical role of the CLO. Aligning Learning With the Business. One of the most critical issues is to ensure that learning is aligned with the business. Managing Learning as a Business.

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Be a Triple-Threat CLO

CLO Magazine

Shifts in the economic and competitive landscape have not only brought about an evolution in the way the world does business, but also they are changing and intensifying the business of workforce development. Learning executives must have the business acumen to convincingly articulate their vision, justify development initiatives to the decision-makers who handle the corporate purse strings and demonstrate accountability for resource stewardship.

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Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion

CLO Magazine

Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., Now, after coming on board as CLO for Kraft Heinz in Chicago last December, Bassey is reimagining the company’s approach to corporate learning. One of Bassey’s areas of focus as the company’s CLO is developing the framework for new academies in Ownerversity. Bassey said this is a business imperative for the company because a leader can make or break employee excitement and engagement.

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