From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

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Typically the company fosters talent over many years, so that when they move high performers into leadership roles they are familiar with the company culture and ways of working. Executive education is like consulting,” Nagler says. Illustrations by Jonathan Bartlett.

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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.

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How to Become a Digital CLO

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They will fundamentally alter the CLO’s job and how their teams work. It catapulted CLOs from operational support people to strategic leaders who played a crucial role in driving organizational strategy, but Johnson said not everyone could keep up. Accenture CLO Rahul Varma was one of the forward thinking learning leaders who lived through this transformation. As a CLO you need to consider where technology belongs and where it ought not to be.”.

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Status Quo? Not This CLO

CLO Magazine

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 Gandarilla’s rapid evolution from consultant to leadership required him to mature quickly into a leader who can command the respect and loyalty of his teams. 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

CLO Magazine

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. But his path was not entirely unusual for a CLO. Woolsey also helped launch the Services Acquisition Workshop Program that same year, a success for DAU’s overall business performance.

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Jim Woolsey is the 2019 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

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. But his path was not entirely unusual for a CLO. Woolsey also helped launch the Services Acquisition Workshop Program that same year, a success for DAU’s overall business performance.

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CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

CLO Magazine

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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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet.” Smaller organizations are emerging along with a movement toward generative business models where businesses build an ecosystem of mutually supportive relationships. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW! The CLO today has to be able to scan the emerging landscape and build her/his team in a way that will enable them to meet the future.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

Many organizations have tasked such groups to make strategic investments that put the best people in suitable roles at the right time to drive performance. What’s a CLO to Do? So what can a CLO do to influence the way in which career paths are defined, managed and applied by the business? To do this entails a performance consulting model used in collaboration with other HR executives — both functional specialists and generalists.

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How to make a transformational impact as CLO: 5 key takeaways (Ep13)

Elucidat

This week, we spoke to David DeFilippo about the role of a CLO and knowing when to push back to generate real impact. Today, David runs his own consultancy as well as being an executive coach in Harvard Business School’s executive education programs. Workplace support should give learners the same experience of being at-home – with learning at-hand, and at a point of need. “…how The performance management process is key to keeping the human connection at scale. “

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Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

CLO Magazine

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

CLO Magazine

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.

What’s the CLO’s Role in the Gig Economy?

CLO Magazine

To support their ongoing efforts to align workforce development with business goals, chief learning officers can do several things to maximize independent contractors’ value, for the organization and for the workers themselves. Team up with the CHRO to develop strategies that support independent contractors’ desire to work from home, or those that make it more flexible for them to achieve better work-life balance. Employees come. They go. Sometimes they come back. Often they don’t.

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CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

CLO Magazine

Conversely, performance consulting seems to be declining in importance. To do that, they will focus on key investments that support efficiency and relevance. Assessment and evaluation technologies continue to grow in importance as organizations seek to better evaluate training and to promote high performance. Enterprises are also increasing spending on performance support technologies.

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THE CHANGING FACE OF WORK AND WORKPLACE LEARNING

Learnnovators

On March 1, 2011, IBM announced the IBM SmartCloud framework to support Smarter Planet.” – Wikipedia. Smaller organizations are emerging along with a movement toward generative business models where businesses build an ecosystem of mutually supportive relationships. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW! The CLO today has to be able to scan the emerging landscape and build her/his team in a way that will enable them to meet the future.

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15 performance questions L&D should ask (before running)

Learning Wire

This implies aligning L&D strategy to business and learner needs: we need to ensure that there is a clear line of sight between L&D activity and organizational performance. However, it answered the question of scale, rather than performance. L&D professionals must recognize that a learning performance analysis is an essential part of effective learning programs and therefore must be able to understand and perform this analysis.

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

Learnnovators

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. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

How to Build a Learning and Innovation Performance Lab

CLO Magazine

The biggest challenges may not be cost, time or talent, but corporate preference for transactional rather than consultative support. Consider these 10 ideas on how to build a performance lab within a learning and development organization: Stay current with the industry. Benchmark and measure changes in motivation, expertise and performance over the course of the learner experience, but also strive for more detailed marketing-style analytics if possible.

Top Chief Learning Officer Conferences of 2019

Continu

The format for this year’s agenda kicks off with two pre-show workshops on internal consulting and strategic planning. CLO Exchange. The CLO Exchange is a yearly conference that is invitation only. The agenda for this Chief Learning Officer conference consists of thought-leaders from around the world at top corporations who will explain how you and your teams can support and develop your organization’s learning culture in the ever-evolving digital age.

Building a Performance Ecosystem

CLO Magazine

By combining the power of the human brain with technology in a way that facilitates work, collaboration and communication, leaders can turn learning into multifaceted performance support. Former Thomson Reuters CLO Charles Jennings highlights the 70:20:10 framework for thinking about organizational learning: 10 percent of what we need to know to do our jobs comes from courses, 20 percent from mentoring or coaching, and 70 percent is learned on the job through independent initiative.

Learning at Large Ep4: Decentralizing L&D to support a successful learning culture

Elucidat

We talked about how to demonstrate business value early on to control groups, identifying the right business problems to solve, knowing when to push back the role of a learning team, and how to decentralize learning and development to support a more scalable learning culture. Lars supports over 16 million learners and 1,700 organizations through technology solutions. Simon: And it’s really to pick apart the challenges of providing learning support engagement to lots of people.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 4: ROLE IN CORPORATE UNIVERSITIES

Learnnovators

In the same survey HR and talent executives graded themselves a C-minus for overall performance, citing a large capability shortfall, with 77% of respondents ranking the need to re-skill HR function among the top quartile of their priorities. Here’s an article on the 12 Success Factors of a CU published in the CLO magazine 10 years back but still relevant. The world has gotten complicated.

On the brink with mobile– what learning executives say

Allison Rossett

My point then was that mobile offers immense potential for learning and support but that it is not yet making much of a difference in the enterprise. Performance support and mobile devices only rarely appeared in the organizational playbook they described. As we look at more recent data, we find an uptick for performance support, in general, but not yet for mobile delivery. In no way did I select them for their expertise in mobile learning and support.

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The CEO and Me

CLO Magazine

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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Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

If you’re familiar with Talented Learning, you know we’re fiercely independent consultants focused on one goal – to help you choose the best extended enterprise LMS for your needs. But if you need direct guidance at any point, feel free to contact me to request a preliminary phone consultation at your convenience. 3) How does a modern LMS support franchise success? 1) How does partner education lift business performance for all?

The 101 on a Chief Learning Officer

Continu

You hire an individual who oversees this process, a Chief Learning Officer (CLO). He hired Steve Kerr, then a consultant for the company, to be the Chief Learning Officer overseeing employee development. A Chief Learning Officer is a senior level executive who oversees a company’s learning program and strategy by supporting its overall business goals. One of the CLO’s main goals is to develop key skills of the employees, but also to advance the company as a whole.

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

That last learning lever has three arms: performance management, career framework and formal learning investment, which Tsai said were identified through an in-depth discovery process with the executive team and the HR global council, which includes Ecolab’s CEO, COO, division presidents, region presidents and other function leaders. The importance of performance management in business growth and success also bubbled up in the Destination Ecolab discovery process.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. In 2010, Dan was acknowledged by CLO as a ‘Vanguard Award’ winner and is a 2-time winner by the Corporate University Best in Class Awards of the ‘Leader of the Year’ in both 2010 and 2011. ABOUT DAN PONTEFRACT (Author, Speaker, Chief Envisioner).

A Life of Learning

CLO Magazine

He really lives learning,” said Kayvan Kian, a junior partner at global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., 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.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities

Learnnovators

In the same survey HR and talent executives graded themselves a C-minus for overall performance, citing a large capability shortfall, with 77% of respondents ranking the need to re-skill HR function among the top quartile of their priorities. Here’s an article on the 12 Success Factors of a CU published in the CLO magazine 10 years back but still relevant. The world has gotten complicated.

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At Accenture, Truly Human Learning Pays Off

CLO Magazine

In 2017, the talent and learning organization of global management consulting firm Accenture aided the firm in its effort to help clients with the digital transformation of the world through a future-oriented strategy. In 2014, Accenture also won the CLO LearningElite award, when they had 305,000 employees and $30 billion in revenue. With that in mind, in 2017 Accenture globally introduced the flagship Accenture Mindful Performance program.

DAN PONTEFRACT – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. In 2010, Dan was acknowledged by CLO as a ‘Vanguard Award’ winner and is a 2-time winner by the Corporate University Best in Class Awards of the ‘Leader of the Year’ in both 2010 and 2011. ABOUT DAN PONTEFRACT (Author, Speaker, Chief Envisioner).

Career Advice: Jesse Jackson

CLO Magazine

My role as a CLO for JPMorgan Chase, specifically with our consumer community banking business, is a bit nontraditional. 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? The post Career Advice: Jesse Jackson appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Strategy Your Career career advice CLO focused goals learning tools lessons

Chief Learning Officer: Moving Forward, Looking Behind

CLO Magazine

It’s now increasingly a model that delivers learning and support at the moment of need in the flow of work using an array of sophisticated tools and technologies. That’s why the future CLO must be agile, responsive and open to new ways of working. Content expertise and mastery of the instructional domain are augmented by business savvy, sophisticated consulting and diagnosis skills and the ability to advocate and influence others across the company, not just in the classroom.

A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

A Consultative Approach. As head of talent and L&D at PerkinElmer, Sullivan is in charge of ensuring the company’s 12,000 employees are properly trained, engaged, supported and coached, as well as making sure the company recruits and retains the best and brightest individuals. 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.

Collaboration, Integration and Leadership at Nationwide

CLO Magazine

” Nationwide’s strategic priorities — Strengthen Our Foundation, Focus on Advantaged Growth and Activate One Nationwide — were unveiled in 2015, and in 2017, the organization debuted a learning suite called the NSuite, which focused on corporate values and four One Nationwide Culture Program behaviors (managing change, collaborating, leaning into new opportunities and conscious inclusion) that supported those priorities.

Rockstars on the Road: Hear Marty Rosenheck Speak at These Events

eLearning Brothers

Marty Rosenheck recently joined our team as the director of talent development consulting, enabling our Custom Solutions team to provide an even wider array of services to our clients. Marty brings a wealth of expertise in talent development, learning experience design, and learning technology ecosystem consulting. A thought leader and sought-after expert on the application of cognitive science research to learning and performance, he has over 30 years of experience.