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 ”. Transitioning from Trainers to Performance Consultants.

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From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

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So when she was offered a position as director of academic planning at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, it felt like a perfect fit. “It Executive education is like consulting,” Nagler says. The post From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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How to Become a Digital CLO

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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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Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year

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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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Status Quo? Not This CLO

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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. In 2012, he was hired as an organizational design consultant and was quickly promoted to manager and director. 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.”.

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

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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

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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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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. Sahana Chattopadhyay Senior Consultant at Zensar Technologies What does a Learning Consultant do? What are some of the primary and secondary functions that a business expects from a learning consultant? I am interested in finding out if there are any defined set of tasks that a learning consultant would do to enable organizational learning.

CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

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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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Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

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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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Your Career: Soft Skills and Consultative Capabilities

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It’s an exciting time to be in the L&D community, says Jesse Jackson, CLO of consumer and community banking at JPMorgan Chase. A CLO’s ability to arm employees to adapt to that change and deliver value through capability building is becoming a premium, as are effective soft skills and competence in working with the C-suite to understand, meet and exceed their objectives. Video production: Andrew Kennedy Lewis.

IAM HCM Consulting Names New Head of Education

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Alicia Gambrell joined iAM HCM Consulting as the first vice president of education and innovation on Nov. iAM HCM Consulting is a human capital management technology company focused on JD Edwards HCM applications. iAM CEO and founder Tammy Castro launched iAM University last year with knowledge gained during her 20 years of consulting and human capital management experience with JD Edwards software. “It Learning Delivery education iAM HCM Consulting iAM University innovatio

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

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Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., At Northwestern, she was selected to be an Andersen Consulting Corporate fellow, which was her introduction to L&D. The program, sponsored by Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) focused on applying technology as a tool for the L&D industry. As she progressed down her newfound career path, Bassey launched her own e-learning design and consulting company in 2003 called The Pamay Group.

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The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

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

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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. Key topics include what skills are rising and falling in importance, how CLO roles are structured and how learning and talent management fit together and whether or not CLOs are falling into an aspiration gap. Show Notes: CLO Role of the Future Executive Summary.

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Assess Blended Learning Programs to Improve Business Performance

Upside Learning

Well, the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) at a leading management consulting, technology […]. Did you ever imagine the day would come where you could use: A game of World of Warcraft to build leadership skills? Augmented reality to deliver dental training? Train online avatars to transform offline? It’s just like it is in the movies, right? Blended Learning

Coaching vs. Consulting: Find the Perfect Balance to Get Buy-in and Results

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Chief learning officers should consult as well as coach stakeholders while partnering with business units to develop learning strategies. But to improve their influence and results they’ll need to clarify the difference between coaching and consulting, and find the right balance for each initiative they lead. Both coaching and consulting begin with a well-defined problem, challenge or opportunity that is causing pain for the other party.

What’s the CLO’s Role in the Gig Economy?

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is changing business demographics around the world. Blame it on today’s dynamic business environment. The rise of the gig economy may present new challenges for businesses and learning leaders, but it’s also creating new opportunities to capitalize on the skills and perspectives transient workers bring to each project. This might mean facilitating job-shadowing days if, for instance, a contract writer needs to quickly develop a better understanding of the business.

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How to make a transformational impact as CLO: 5 key takeaways (Ep13)

Elucidat

This week, we spoke to David DeFilippo about the role of a CLO and knowing when to push back to generate real impact. Today, David runs his own consultancy as well as being an executive coach in Harvard Business School’s executive education programs. First of all, the business that we’re in, it is really rooted in science. They’re not really aligned to what the business wants.”. Where does learning really happen at scale?

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The Business Impact Award

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The Business Impact Award is for learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. Many companies are content with finding a positive correlation between learning delivery and business impact, but Liberty Mutual found a way to separate itself from the pack. The post The Business Impact Award appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Skills Or Qualities A New CLO Needs

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Take all of the skills that are important for success in any leadership role and add the following to make a good CLO: • Killer consulting skills along with insatiable curiosity. • Visionary leadership, strategic orientation and solid business acumen. • Courage mixed with sound judgment. • Being secure enough to ask simple questions without the fear of looking inexperienced or foolish.

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Origin Learning Gets Shortlisted at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards

Origin Learning

And it gives us immense happiness to share with you all that we have been announced as one of the finalists for the “Providers” category at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards by the CLO Magazine in Chicago. Provider awards recognize qualified service providers, vendors and consultants for their work on behalf of a client organization. The celebration will feature a keynote address from 2013 CLO of the Year Rob Lauber, former vice president of Yum!

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CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

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Conversely, performance consulting seems to be declining in importance. This month IDC surveyed Chief Learning Officer magazine’s Business Intelligence Board on CLOs’ investment portfolios, how companies are investing their training dollars, in what learning technology and learning services areas, and where spending will change between 2013 and 2014. Performance consulting: Survey results also reflect early stages of a trend toward spending on organizational performance.

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Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

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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

CLO Podcast: Stephanie Speights of Children’s Health on Centralizing Learning

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Since this episode was recorded, Stephanie took on the CLO role at Parkland Hospital and Health System, one of the largest health systems in Dallas. Plus, co-host Justin Lombardo talks about the three things to look for in a new CLO role and why he thinks centralization is the way to go for the modern learning function. She just landed a new gig, it’s still in Dallas, as senior vice president, talent management and development and CLO at Parkland Hospital and Health System.

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The Continued Evolution of the CLO

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Amid ongoing transformation of the CLO role, today’s learning leaders need to continue to hone their business acumen. As CEO of Korn/Ferry’s leadership and talent consulting practice, Ana Dutra has a window into the internal workings of many of the world’s largest companies. For the 10-year anniversary of the magazine, Chief Learning Officer asked Dutra how and why the role of CLO has shifted from order-taker in chief to a strategic business partner.

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THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW! I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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The Business Impact Award

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The Business Impact Award is for learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. In a highly competitive market, providing educational and motivational training is key to preparing sales consultants to discuss and compare the product to its competitors. The post The Business Impact Award appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

The Business Partnership Award

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The Business Partnership Award is for learning departments that have partnered in a progressive way with business partners or external organizational divisions and functions such as the sales and marketing department or external customer groups to develop and deliver a targeted employee development program that supports the partner’s goals. To accomplish this, GM had to develop successful partnerships with regional learning leaders and business partners.

The CEO and Me

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It goes without saying that the most important relationship a CLO has is with the CEO. After all, how the CEO defines, embraces and supports the role of the CLO will determine how much impact the CLO can have in the company and whether the role will be fulfilling. In the eyes of the CEO, the CLO may also be the executor of special projects, essentially serving as an internal consultant and a trusted advisor. Defining the CLO Role.

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Take the six-question CLO/togetherLearn Survey

Jay Cross

If you are a sole practitioner or consultant, please don’t take the survey. Tags: Business learning Management innovation Click here to answer six straight-forward questions about learning in your organization. In Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer , published in the May issue of Chief Learning Officer magazine, Clark Quinn and I wrote “The scope of the chief learning officer’s job is mushrooming.

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The Business Partnership Award

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that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. To improve these soft skills, Bechtel University created an interactive, business-relevant program that works for all types of learners. To advance consulting skills, improve customer service and increase business savvy, the company created Accelerating Business Savvy for Project Engagements. Learning in Practice Awards 2016.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

Companies take birth and vanish; business models come and go; technology appear, evolve and transform everything. The rise of mobile computing in the form smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices accompanied by ubiquitous Internet connection is creating unforeseen change–in how we work, learn, communicate, do business, conduct personal tasks, and myriad other aspects. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW! I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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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 current position as global head of talent development for Tata Consultancy Services is no exception. So far, business performance results have borne out the validity of that approach. Damodar Padhi is the 2017 CLO of the Year. The main benefit is the consolidation of learning and accelerated integration with business teams. “It’s