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 But in 2018 she got a call from a headhunter looking for PepsiCo’s new CLO, and it was too good of an offer to resist.

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Innovation and the CLO

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Leaders want it, politicians cheer it, consumers demand it, investors reward it and media outlets promote it. 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?

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An Unexpected Road to CLO

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Kathy Gallo, senior vice president and CLO of Northwell Health, began her career as a staff nurse with an educational background in nursing and business. When she was offered the opportunity to become CLO for Northwell Health – the first CLO role in health care – she accepted. Read the full transcript of Gallo’s interview below : My background, my formal educational training, is both in nursing and business. Video production: Andrew Kennedy Lewis.

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No Status Quo for the CLO

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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. A few months back, our research team at Chief Learning Officer decided to conduct a first-of-its-kind survey about the CLO role, asking practitioners to share their career path, how they developed themselves, the scope of their responsibilities and how they work.

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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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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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CLO Roadmaps: Collaborative Learning

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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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Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

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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. When Sugrue presented the strategy to the company’s highest management body, EY’s Global Executive, she promised to run learning like a business. If learners are not feeling good about the learning experience, that can decrease learning, application and business impact,” Sugrue said. “We

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CLO Symposium

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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. Norm Kamikow, Mike Prokopeak, and their team at Human Capital Media have a tradition of hosting great get-togethers at dynamite locations. This is a framework for reporting the business results of learning in a rigorous, structured manner.

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

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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

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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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CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

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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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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., 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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Be a Triple-Threat CLO

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” “Today’s educators,” she said, “must wear multiple hats — entertainer, personal coach, emergency responder, gizmo wizard and social media guru — to be judged as informed and effective.” 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.

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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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Business Is Learning

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Now before we go too far, I am not saying corporate learning should ignore the business outcomes of what you do. Perform sophisticated statistical modeling, use a regression analysis and continue to do all the things a modern data-driven business function should be expected to do. What is the killer app for business in the 21st century? In an interview with Fortune about his new book, Hoffman emphasized that speed is more important than efficiency in building a business.

Take a look at the evolution of the CLO

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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. Of course, senior managers, often within human resources, had been responsible for workplace training for decades prior to the creation of the CLO role. This was more of an emblematic recognition of the importance of learning within a successful business. But what has happened to the CLO during this period?

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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.

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. In addition, each year one outstanding learning executive is singled out to receive the prestigious CLO of the Year honour — the industry equivalent of a lifetime achievement award. There’s no greater pleasure than to reap the fruits of your hard work.

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

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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.

The Business of Development

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With a bachelor’s degree in sociology and statistics, a master’s in organizational psychology and a work history rooted in operational development, Schlueter is able to take a decidedly business-first approach to L&D. Jesse is a very business-oriented leader,” said Christine Deputy, chief human resources officer at Nordstrom and Schlueter’s direct supervisor. When Schlueter joined Nordstrom, each business unit was handling its own training programs.

Why businesses need an internal career marketplace for skills, ASAP

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This lack of knowledge has long been a problem for all kinds of businesses. Businesses have vastly different needs during the pandemic. The post Why businesses need an internal career marketplace for skills, ASAP appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

The business of leadership requires love

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And yet here I sit attempting to explain that if you don’t love your people, you probably shouldn’t be in the business of leadership. People solve problems, run the business and execute the mission. It is the job of the leader to understand the goals and aspirations of their people and to align them with the goals and aspirations of the business. Maybe especially as you achieve business milestones. How do you start writing an article about leadership and love?

The Language of Business

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Its global presence means Campari employees often do business with clients in other countries, making language barriers a frequent concern. The program offered a combination of self-paced lessons and live virtual classes customized to the kinds of business conversations and contacts the learners were likely to experience on the job. The post The Language of Business appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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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Collaborating with colleges can help businesses gain a competitive edge

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The ETP has a multilateral governing structure, which appoints various members representing business, unions and state government. The ETP is a funding agency, not a training agency, which is why businesses will still need to work with colleges to determine their own educational needs and how to provide training. The post Collaborating with colleges can help businesses gain a competitive edge appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Technology choices need to be strategic

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In 2018, the company launched its Experience Disruptors and Trends Series, technology-enabled simulations that challenge teams of participants to perform in the role of their clients and navigate a shifting business landscape. At the CLO Symposium on Oct. The post Technology choices need to be strategic appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Upcoming webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs

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Webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs with Brandon Hall Group. Your people are busy, but they need relevant, timely learning experiences that enable their work, not interrupt it. He has contributed to several reports published by ASTD, including authoring Mobile Learning: Learning in the Palm of Your Hand, The Rise of Social Media: Enhancing Collaboration and Productivity Across Generations , and I nstructional Systems Design Today and in the Future.

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. Transitioning from a regional service delivery model to a global business services model is not one-size-fits-all.

How to make remote leadership development work for your business

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These are two affordable options that your business can use. As with anything in your business, it’s critical that you set clear expectations, both for yourself and the leaders who are still learning. The post How to make remote leadership development work for your business appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. The COVID-19 pandemic has sent millions of Americans home to clock in from their couches and join meetings via Zoom.

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. The framework’s elements were developed in consultation with a firm specializing in measuring the business impact of learning, and included business alignment, readiness, quality and consumption, according to the company application.

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.

Everwise: Mentoring Is Big Business

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Tags: Everwise , leadership , leadership development , learning delivery , mentoring , talent , technology The post Everwise: Mentoring Is Big Business appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Make a Credible Business Connection

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Few would dispute how important learning programs are for business results. That business connection must be there. Fortunately, there is credible business data available in any organization, government or business to prove learning’s impact. That particular business function has been doing this for years. Similarly, to measure business impact, learning leaders must take an extra step to show the amount connected to the program — always.

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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