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Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

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. HR and L&D leaders will likely begin by considering what role communications coaching and language learning programs can play in helping to meet the development need. The following scenario is based on an actual coaching engagement.

Executive Education Excellence

CLO Magazine

IESE Business School, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, consistently ranks on the Financial Times ’ annual twin rankings of executive education programs worldwide; the publication does separate rankings for open-enrollment programs and customized courses.

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A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

She was immediately accepted into Vanderbilt’s master’s program in organizational development and leadership, and the rest is history. “I At the time, at least 90 percent of PerkinElmer’s L&D programs were classroom-based. Butters knew she’d found her CLO.

HPI, Kaiser Permanente Flourishes in Face of Uncertainty

CLO Magazine

Another significant program HPI has improved is its coaching program. People always coached, but they didn’t have a structured framework to coach consistently or effectively, and they did not have a way to receive feedback on what they were doing well and what they could improve on, Livingston said. Livingston is especially proud of a new program that has expanded the reach of the sales arm’s learning content.

Learning to Innovate

CLO Magazine

Photo by Brian Flaherty In 2000, Louise Kyhl Triolo was a fresh-faced, newly minted master’s program graduate in Copenhagen, helping fellow Danish citizens find jobs through her role as an outplacement consultant, when she made the decision to move to Paris. For example, in 2017 she ran an executive master class around agile leadership that brought together North American leaders to work on relationship building and tackle current business issues.

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

In this episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast, Jon talks about that “crucible of leadership,” how he rebuilt himself and his team in the wake of his failure and how they came to establish the Discover College Commitment, an industry-leading tuition assistance program that all Discover employees are eligible for starting on their first day. We also touch on his efforts at Discover to rethink and expand tuition assistance programs from a benefit to an asset.

A Life of Learning

CLO Magazine

Kian has participated in a number of McKinsey leadership programs and co-facilitated one of the company’s flagship programs, the Young Leaders Forum, with van Dam, who joined McKinsey in 2013 as global chief learning officer. Nick is the true depiction of what a ‘lifelong learner’ should be,” said Ursula Fear, an associate with talent consulting firm Catalyst Consulting South Africa and van Dam’s former colleague at Deloitte, where he was global CLO and director of human capital.

Combatting impostor syndrome through learning and development

CLO Magazine

Wilde typically invites his classes to choose a topic they want to research and present on it to the class. Coaching and mentoring can also provide a safe environment for an individual to have a conversation about their impostor syndrome, he added.

Is There a Gender Gap in Workplace Training?

CLO Magazine

To help companies address the underrepresentation of women in the C-suite, BTS launched the Accelerating Women Executives program. The program provides women with a six-month “leadership journey,” consisting of an assessment of their strengths and opportunities, executive coaching and sponsorship. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. New survey results suggest there is a gender gap in training in the workplace.

Thinking Beyond a Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

It’s time to take the CLO role to a higher level, not just on the organization chart, but in terms of influence and organizational accomplishment. Chief Learning Officer ’s “2015 CLO Measurement and Metrics Survey” indicated that 36 percent of CLOs are using business impact to show the value of learning to the broader enterprise. Also, the CLO is responsible for talent development. There are five potential areas where the CLO can move beyond earning a seat at the table.

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Excellence in Blended Learning

CLO Magazine

Excellence in Blended Learning recognizes vendors that have deployed a variety of tools in support of a client’s learning program that delivers engaging learning combining multiple modalities. It has a unique classroom methodology, where students do activities before class instead of homework.

Learning Professionals Must Be Learners

CLO Magazine

How often do we, as learning professionals, take complete learning programs, including our own, to make sure the learning “taste” is excellent? When I have asked groups of my learning colleagues these questions, the results are quite revealing: How often do you, as a learning professional, take a complete e-learning program? How often do you attend a complete classroom program? Do you currently have a coach to help improve your performance?

Permanente ?Elite Learning ?Performance

CLO Magazine

Responsible for designing and delivering the learning and development programs that support the marketing, sales and business development functions of Kaiser Permanente’s Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, HPI is led by Executive Director David Livingston, who has been guiding the institute’s direction for the past six years. Livingston attributes the success of HPI’s programs to the foundation on which they are set. Performance appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

It all starts with workflow

CLO Magazine

For years, we’ve been developing learning programs where the light is better — in the classroom, through an LMS and, more recently, even virtually. We’d take five days of training, reduce the classroom time to two days and cover the rest by designing e-learning and maybe a bit of coaching.

The 50:50 learning model

CLO Magazine

People, roles and responsibilities tend to change fast, and a default training program is not agile enough to keep up. Social Learning: Shadowing, Coaching and Knowledge Sharing. In our research with startup founders, we found a variety of social learning interventions being implemented by them, which follow: Mentoring: A mentoring program can help new employees learn more quickly about an organization and how to meet the expectations of their job.

2 communication pitfalls (and how to avoid them)

CLO Magazine

For example, you could say: “When I said we need to improve our annual training program, I did not mean you have to work weekends until you have completed the necessary training. Feedback mentors : The lines can blur between coaches, mentors, advisers and bosses.

Wal-Mart Jumps Firmly Onto the Employee Education Investment Bandwagon

CLO Magazine

Through the Career Online High School program, part of Wal-Mart’s already-existing Lifelong Learning Program, company associates can earn an accredited high school diploma then go on to earn a credentialed career certificate in a high-demand area. The program pairs each participant with an academic coach to help them create a career plan, serve as a mentor and connect them with resources needed to demonstrate they’ve mastered the course material.

Corporate Learning’s Transformation in the Digital Age

CLO Magazine

When pioneers such as General Electric began offering in-house training programs about 100 years ago, they focused on lower-level skills. We also visited best-in-class organizations and interviewed more than a dozen chief learning officers at some of the world’s largest, most successful companies. Corporate academies or universities are entering their second century just as the businesses that created them are transforming themselves for the digital age.

Excellence in Blended Learning

CLO Magazine

Excellence in Blended Learning recognizes vendors that have deployed a variety of tools in support of a client’s learning program that delivers engaging learning combining multiple modalities. Because leading more and managing less involves complex social behaviors, such as coaching, teaching and enabling others, they needed the learning to be more than a typical instructor-led class. The 2015 PLT program modeled the mechanics of how the railroad is run.

Colleges Can Help Bridge the Soft Skills Gap

CLO Magazine

Bembenista said the soft skills courses are introduced in the “foundations of excellence” classes. The post Colleges Can Help Bridge the Soft Skills Gap appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

A Quest for Success

CLO Magazine

Executive Director of Organizational Effectiveness Tovah Stroud and Jeff Shuman, former senior vice president and chief human resources officer, who is now retired, were tasked with developing LQA into a comprehensive, effective program. An early consideration was how in-depth the program was going to be. “I which designs and delivers business simulations and executive development programs. Pre-Program Assessment. Kiboro found the coaching session extremely helpful.

Welcome to Wichita

CLO Magazine

It’s an ongoing problem that city leaders have attempted to address through high school training programs, internship opportunities and scholarships to local students. But none of these programs have made a big enough impact. Instead of just offering scholarships, what if the city paid all of the relocation, academic and living expenses for students to come to Wichita and complete an Aviation certification training program — then helped them find jobs? “It

The Talent Management Award

CLO Magazine

The Talent Management Award is for learning executives who have developed a program that effectively integrates learning into broader talent management initiatives such as employee engagement, onboarding, succession planning, recruiting or performance management.

Immersive learning is changing the way leaders develop

CLO Magazine

That was the experience Alex Katzman had when he attended University of California, Berkeley’s three-day on-site High-Impact Leadership Program. Katzman hadn’t expected to spend so much time engaging and performing, and he was a little uncomfortable at first, but he’s glad he took the class. He’s now applying those skills on the job, and he feels like it has helped him develop his skills as a leader, mentor and coach.

Building A Talent Pool

CLO Magazine

The global technology services company has partnered with Per Scholas, a nonprofit IT training program in New York City, to provide adults from underserved communities with the training they need to fill jobs in the technology industry. “We Now we design programs through the lens of the employer,” he said. It’s a unique program in which the Per Scholas team partners with organizations like Cognizant to create specific curriculum to meet their hiring needs.

College Students Take a Swing at Running a Baseball Team

CLO Magazine

The game-day operators are students of Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, and the baseball season initiates their Sports Management class. Before purchasing the team, the university already had an internship program with the baseball team until it ceased operations in 2015. Tutka noted that classes are mostly comprised of freshmen and sophomores with upperclassmen like Conti participating as well.

One Voice, Many Hands

CLO Magazine

The Generation T movement aims to change the negative perception of fields like construction, masonry and utility services while connecting inquisitive students and potential workers to training programs and apprenticeship opportunities. While high schools advertise the percentage of graduates who attend university, shop and auto classes become a thing of the past, and thus, students are less and less likely to seek out blue-collar careers. The U.S.

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From the Vendor: Degreed on the Evolution of E-learning

CLO Magazine

Todd Tauber: For a lot of L&D teams, e-learning still means online courses, LMSs, virtual classes and maybe videos. CLO: What problem do CLOs come to vendors like Degreed to solve? People stitch together all sorts of learning experiences over time: courses and books here and there, articles, blogs, videos in between, reflection, feedback, coaching along the way, and then plenty of practice, trial and error on the job.

Deloitte University— What were they thinking?

Allison Rossett

Jayne Johnson, formerly at GE in Crotonville, and now leading the leader development process in Deloitte, invited participants to talk about their programs. My DU tour leader was Terry Bickham, CLO – Clients & Industries and Markets & Offerings. Our tour joined a class with two leaders and 50 participants clustered around tables, facing every whichaway. One mentioned the Cal Wick metaphor about extending the finish line of the class.

Deloitte University— What were they thinking?

Allison Rossett

Jayne Johnson, formerly at GE in Crotonville, and now leading the leader development process in Deloitte, invited participants to talk about their programs. My DU tour leader was Terry Bickham, CLO – Clients & Industries and Markets & Offerings. Our tour joined a class with two leaders and 50 participants clustered around tables, facing every whichaway. One mentioned the Cal Wick metaphor about extending the finish line of the class.

Where Have All the Learning Portals Gone?

CLO Magazine

Employees prefer a direct link or URL to a specific learning resource or class. Learning portals made sense when the primary objective was to manage access to a select set of syndicated learning programs, often mapped to certification or compliance requirements. This scorecard could serve as a coach or guide for an employee approaching their performance review or who is mapping their learning commitments for the quarter. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Ep10: Socializing your learning design to support global audiences

Elucidat

Tracy and his team support over 2,000 specialist sales staff in locations all over the world, with sales training programs to drive performance improvements. I think that’s really valuable, to stand up in front of a class and see the faces of the audience when they’re getting a concept and when they’re not getting it, when they’re bored and when they’re excited. We’ve rolled the program out in Korea, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia. It is not a week-long class.

The Power of Storytelling at Vi

CLO Magazine

At United she worked in a variety of roles across human resources including employer relationships and compensation and benefits, and she spent a great deal of time working on learning and development programs. Vi, which serves about 4,500 residents, is driven by a mission to provide quality environments, services and programs to enrich older adults’ lives. A few years ago, the company developed a nurse leadership program in response to the problem.

David DeFilippo: Building a High-Performance Team

CLO Magazine

BNY Mellon’s new CLO is building a university from scratch to help the global financial services firm succeed through organic growth. He’d spent much of his life in classrooms, and as he considered a career path, he reflected on the influence educators and coaches had on his life. and subsequently became a high school Spanish teacher and track coach. ” DeFilippo left teaching to work for global package delivery company UPS in its management training program.

Learning Never Ends at McKinsey

CLO Magazine

One highlight is a digital and analytics training program through McKinsey’s Partner University, which is a combination of online collaborative content followed by in-person training events at Harvard and Oxford, where partners build on what they learn. Ashley Williams, Deputy CLO and COO, Learning and Development, McKinsey & Co. This realization led to a new pilot program where learner cohorts follow a curriculum track together over time.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, you’ll learn: The truth behind what employers and employees each want and expect from a corporate learning program. How companies can implement programs that bring together the best of what employers and employees want and need from corporate learning. With the right tools and techniques, you can prove the value of training and garner the broad corporate buy-in your programs deserve. How to use group coaching leveraging high-performance sales talent.

Leadership Styles: One Size Does Not Fit All

CLO Magazine

Trying to label yourself with a single leadership style feels like ’60s-era thinking,” said Greg Githens, a strategic thinking coach with Catalyst and Cadre LLC in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. The most successful leaders are able to adapt their leadership style to the situation,” agreed Robyn Benincasa, CEO of World Class Teams and a seasoned firefighter in San Diego. MBA programs don’t teach much about how to be a leader.”.