Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Judy Whitcomb

CLO Magazine

CLO: How did you become interested in learning and development? Regardless of the organizations I worked or roles I’ve held (including business functional roles), I’ve always led with learning. CLO: What lesson(s) did you learn in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Bob Mosher

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CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development? They came from the business, but they had a passion for learning and a passion for development. CLO: What lessons did you learn back in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Christyl Murray

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CLO: What was your first official job in learning and development? Upon graduation from the Wharton Business School, I worked as a management consultant with Accenture in their organization and change strategy practice. CLO: How do you enjoy spending your time outside of work?

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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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Meet the CLO Board: Kevin Wilde

CLO Magazine

We recently sat down for a conversation with Kevin Wilde, an Executive Leadership Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Business. In 2007, he was named CLO of the Year. CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Erv Lessel

CLO Magazine

CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development? CLO: What lessons did you learn in the past year in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021? CLO: How do you enjoy spending your time outside of work?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Molly Nagler

CLO Magazine

She joined the CLO Advisory Board in December 2020. CLO: What was your first job in learning and development? Director of academic planning at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. CLO: What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you’ve brought with you into 2021?

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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. Individuals should not necessarily be focused on a set of jobs as opposed to a set of skill sets and attributes needed to perform effectively.” ” About four years ago, Jackson moved into his current role as CLO of consumer and community banking. ” The Business of Learning.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: David Vance

CLO Magazine

Vance is the founding and former president of Caterpillar University and the author of “The Business of Learning.” In 2006, he was awarded CLO of the Year. CLO: What was your official first job in learning and development? Vance was awarded CLO of the Year in 2006.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: David DeFilippo

CLO Magazine

and an executive coach at Harvard Business School. DeFilippo has been in senior talent management and development for more than 25 years, and has previously served in numerous learning leader roles , including CLO for BNY Mellon and also for Suffolk Construction.

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Meet the CLO Board: Tamar Elkeles

CLO Magazine

She is the former vice president of Qualcomm Learning Center, and was named CLO of the year in 2010. CLO: How did you first become interested in learning and development? CLO: What lessons have you learned in 2020 that you plan on taking with you into 2021?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Adri Maisonet Morales

CLO Magazine

She has more than 29 years in the learning and talent development industries, and in 2016, she was awarded CLO of the Year. CLO: What was your first official job in learning and development? The team was incredibly talented, but lacked business acumen.

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From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

CLO Magazine

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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The future of leadership: Skills to look for in business leaders post-COVID-19

CLO Magazine

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically altered the business landscape. As we continue to grapple with disruptions to our businesses and personal lives, this perception has evolved, as managers who remain effective have noticed a shift in what new leadership requires.

Understanding Durable vs. Perishable Skills and How to Balance Them

Avilar

There are many ways to describe skills. Professional skills are needed by employees at all levels, regardless of their job role. Leadership skills are necessary for people to lead well. How do you balance durable and perishable skills in your workforce?

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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Why businesses need an internal career marketplace for skills, ASAP

CLO Magazine

But I had someone on my team with the necessary skills — I just didn’t know it. Imagine how little I knew — how little any of us know — about the hidden skills of people in other units throughout the organization. Making skills and opportunities discoverable.

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. Soft skills training as a hard requirement. I’ve been beating this drum all year and have led soft skills training for our Litmos team , but it makes my wish list because I think it’s still a bit undervalued at most organizations. It’s estimated that about 85% of workplace success comes from people skills, so let’s train to improve those.

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How to Get the Workforce Skills You Need for 2021

Degreed

And yet, six in ten workers say the ongoing global pandemic and resulting economic crisis are accelerating their need for new workforce skills, according to our report The State of Skills 2021. Assess skills. Map learning to skills. Measure skills progress.

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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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. 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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How to Become a Digital CLO

CLO Magazine

They will fundamentally alter the CLO’s job and how their teams work. Develop a New Skill Set. Technology has changed how quickly and efficiently learning leaders craft and deliver employee training to reach diverse learner populations, what skills they need to succeed, and what purpose they serve in the organization, said Tonya Corley, head of the global center of excellence on digitization and learning for McKinsey and Co. Tags: digital CLO , engagement , LMS.

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Prominent soft skills for the future of learning and work

CLO Magazine

Because they have not been taught or been able to develop soft skills — the intangible but impactful abilities that allow an individual to execute effectively in today’s collaborative and distributed workplace. Soft skills have always been significant — but now they are urgent.

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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Drop the hierarchy: Why people skills are more important than ever

CLO Magazine

The origins of “hard” and “soft” are muddy at best, but we cling to them regardless, applying them relentlessly to all the skills we expect our people to demonstrate. These are people skills. People skills are king. In the new skills economy, people skills are king.

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. This strategy accelerated the development of the skills needed to achieve the company’s Vision 2020 plan, which aims to make EY the leading global professional services organization by 2020. “I She said measurement can also show that the cost of training is less than the cost of hiring for particular skills.

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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. I lay out what I think the job involves, the skills and abilities they need to know to be successful and key relationship networks — the chain of command, key internal and external stakeholders and the ‘loyal opposition.’ I think any CLO worth their salt comes into the job with a plan to build and a plan to transition,” Willett said.

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Continuous Learning is strategic to business

Origin Learning

However, in a digitized world of doing business, people have to stay updated on a continuous basis. It’s a clear win-win for businesses and people (employees) as a single device is able to offer the ease of a seamless learning experience. As regards businesses,continuous learning has helped in strengthening the leadership pipeline, core competencies in people, and providing a progressive career path for performers.

Skill data: the secret to your 2021 L&D strategy

CLO Magazine

The demand for new skills cannot be greater. The pressure to learn is also felt by workers, with six in 10 stating that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased their need to build new skills. Even though the business case for maintaining upskilling is clear, cuts sometimes can’t be avoided.

2020 Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning study identifies global leadership gap

CLO Magazine

Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning recently published a study which revealed how the leadership requirements in all industries have shifted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Skills aren’t soft or hard — they’re durable or perishable

CLO Magazine

The term “soft skills” is often met with an eye-roll these days. There’s a distinction to be made between broad types of skills, to be sure. Never mind that the so-called soft skills are actually the hard ones — they are more challenging to obtain and require a deeper and more enduring commitment. Some organizations have kept the same simple bifurcation in their skills frameworks but rebranded soft skills as “human skills” or “power skills.”

Transforming the CLO Role

CLO Magazine

I felt that information systems were going to put companies at parity [and what] really would distinguish and differentiate companies and brands [is] essentially the skills and abilities of the people in those brands. It had a lot to do with my own self having gravitated to companies that have put a serious effort into developing and skilling their people. I see more and more people with the CLO title as important and transformative to those businesses.

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Skills Or Qualities A New CLO Needs

CLO Magazine

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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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. Leadership Skills.

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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. For some organizations, the shortage of skilled executives, middle managers and individual contributors in critical roles already is having quantifiable ramifications — from decreased production capacity to drops in customer satisfaction.

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