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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.

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. This strategy involves a significant use of outsourcing, offshoring, temporary contract employees and sometimes hiring fully competent individuals so that no additional training and development is needed.

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CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

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Conversely, performance consulting seems to be declining in importance. Combined with mentors and job rotations, leadership development increases retention among mid- and senior-level executives, and helps enterprises ensure the talent and experience they require will be available when needed. Outsourced learning services: After several years out of favor, outsourcing of learning services continues to recover.

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Combat Content Overload

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The responses showed that today’s workers turn first to their peers, bosses or mentors before searching the internet. The last thing they do is consult their learning organization. Given the digital landfill bombarding today’s work environments, people know that consulting Google in order to learn something will give them millions of options — and that the top results might not be the best for them.

The Tale of a Job Hunt

Allison Rossett

A bit more time was spent reaching out to a network of colleagues and mentors. You write a blog for CLO?! Marci Paino, CPT , has been in the workplace learning and performance industry for several years, working in instructional design and learning consultant roles for companies including Intrepid Learning Solutions, S2 Learning, Karl Storz Endoscopy, and Bank of America, with clients that include Mercer Outsourcing, Microsoft, Yahoo!,

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Whose learning are you responsible for?

Jay Cross

CLO Magazine, October 2009. Furthermore, a company that doesn’t tap its community elders as coaches, mentors and guides is missing an important trick. They are temps, specialists, consultants and service providers. Perhaps they work for an outsource provider. Whose Learning Are You Responsible For? by Jay Cross.

Change or die

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

And it is going to be shared with workers and this group of people we don’t have a name for—the people who used to be on the payroll: outsourced, or consultants, or some other thing. LXB: Come next year, what trend or advice should the CLO ignore at his peril? Cross: The biggest thing for the CLO to do is to stop focusing on programs. This involves making mentoring and coaching de rigueur. LX Briefing.

How Learning Can Regain Relevance

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On the other hand, talent development is all about learning and strategy — workforce planning, learning and training, team development, change management, leadership and succession strategies, career development, coaching and mentoring, and competency development. It could be argued that this choice makes little sense since many transactional activities can be outsourced while the strategic ones are endemic to an organization’s success.

Learning During Times of Growth

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The role of learning in supporting rapid organic growth can be seen in several initiatives being taken by Mike Barger, CLO of JetBlue Airways. And we’re pursuing learning outsourcing where it makes the most sense to provide key elements of our learning capabilities to our consumer finance business.”. They are also paired with a buddy or mentor to ensure the training is personalized and contextualized.

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Listen: Parexel’s Greg Friedman shares how learning benefits from an organizational development spin

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But learning how to do so effectively is one of the most critical skills a CLO can learn. Mike: How much experience did you have with OD when you were doing CLO gigs? The structure side of it is OD, the learning side of it is obviously the CLO. What can a CLO do when it’s not there? Every CLO believes in their heart of hearts that they are experts at change management and many probably are. It can be hard to say no.

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