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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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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

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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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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

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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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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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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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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.

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.

Origin Learning Gets Shortlisted at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards

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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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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. This episode is also brought to by O’Reilly Media. You were the first CLO at Children’s Health, a brand new position. Centralization.

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THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

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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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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

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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

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. Add-on selling can be seen as a pushy sales approach, said Corin Birchall, founder of retail and marketing consultancy Kerching!

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

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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. Although Airbnb and Uber garner most of the media’s attention, the gig economy is impacting all sectors. The Imperative for CLO Agility . The results of the assessment serve as the pre-workout physical for a CLO’s agility fitness plan.

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Career Advice: Jesse Jackson

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My role as a CLO for JPMorgan Chase, specifically with our consumer community banking business, is a bit nontraditional. I spent time in our consumer community banking group as a general manager moving through various roles, predominantly for our branch banking business. Additionally, I supported the business, specifically the commercial bank, as a client service manager for our global network. What will the CLO role look like in five or 10 years? Jesse Jackson.

A learner and a teacher at heart

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But by the end of her four years at Vanderbilt, she had become more interested in the corporate world and wondered what a career in business might look like for her. A Consultative Approach. Her vision and communication skills, which contribute to her success in managing such a global team, were likely honed during her past experience as an L&D consultant, Luck said. And I knew how to do that because I’d been a consultant for years,” Sullivan said.

2019 LearningElite: Embracing Change

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Of the hundreds of companies to apply to this year’s program, just 57 met our qualifying benchmarks in learning strategy, leadership commitment, learning execution, learning impact and business performance results. Each capstone consisted of a 45-minute presentation on the topic, followed by a Q&A session with Chief Learning Officer editors and members of the Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Group. Disruption is one of the biggest threats to any business.

Chief Learning Officer: Moving Forward, Looking Behind

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In the ensuing time we grew from primarily a magazine publisher into a full-fledged media company with events, conferences and original research serving the largest audience in the human capital management industry. Chief learning officers, who in some cases were a glorified trainer in chief, continued to develop into full-fledged business executives. We documented your stories as learning executives took on ever-growing roles and responsibilities at the forefront of business.

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

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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. Consultancies and think tanks have made it clear: To compete today, companies must rely on critical-thinking experts sharing insights. Measuring Business Value.

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Video: Positioning remote learning for diversity, equity and inclusion

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The shift to remote work, and therefore remote learning, presents a number of different challenges and opportunities in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion, says Charlie Chung, vice president of business development and solutions consulting at NovoEd.

Career Advice from Miya Maysent

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My father was a therapist, so it was sort of like the family business. I followed that academically and then went into consulting for about 13 years. The foundational consulting was all in leadership selection and also in change management. I was working for a consulting firm, Personnel Decisions International. The reason I said no was because I was able to negotiate in the consulting world a three-day workweek.

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Megan Torrance shares her career journey

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After getting a bachelor’s in communication and an MBA, I joined Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), learned Authorware (an early e-learning authoring tool) and how to write training guides … then was never staffed on a project where that was my role. I was managing projects for large shared service center implementations and working my way through the back office functions that nearly every business shares: payroll, personnel admin, payables, receivables, billing, reporting, etc.,

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

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ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. Charles has deep experience in both the business and learning practitioner sides of performance improvement and effective learning solutions. It also involves using a performance consulting approach to identify root causes of performance problems.

Making the ask: securing a learning budget during economic hardship

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In our session, poll results indicated that a fear of fracturing the relationship that learning leaders have with business leaders and/or those with budget authority within their company led the way, understandably, as these are important internal stakeholders you are trying to influence. Consider leveraging this Boston Consulting Group graphic or others from previous recessions to help support your case by showing real hard evidence.

Listen: Booz Allen’s Lisa Doyle on leadership and learning

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She’s been a public servant, consultant, a Fortune 100 executive, as well as recipient of the CLO of the Year award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. In order to teach people you have to meet people where they are – where they’ll hear you, understand you and make it their own” said Lisa, now vice president of global learning at Virginia-based management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. There is no single path to becoming a leader. Lisa Doyle is a case in point.

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Congratulations to the 2020 LIP Award winners!

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The winners and their final rankings were announced during a virtual awards ceremony Tuesday, October 20, during CLO’s Virtual Fall Symposium. They do so through a combination of qualities including leadership, vision, business acumen and strategic alignment.

Congratulations to the 2020 Learning in Practice Awards finalists

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Finalists will win a gold, silver or bronze award during a special virtual awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 20, during CLO’s Virtual Fall Symposium. At the same time, the prestigious CLO of the Year will be named! THE BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP AWARD.