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6 learning strategies to address pandemic-triggered trends

CLO Magazine

When COVID -19 shuttered offices, it’s no exaggeration to say learning and development professionals played a key role in assuring their organizations survived and thrived. Actively tending to burnout now and in the future is key for every learning professional.

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From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

CLO Magazine

In 2018, PepsiCo, the global food and beverage giant, was on the verge of major change. That led PepsiCo to hire Molly Nagler as the company’s new chief learning officer. That included rolling out new technology platforms and transforming the learning workflow.

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CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

CLO Magazine

She’s been at the forefront of corporate learning for a couple of decades, leading the learning function at companies like Lockheed Martin, Heinz, Sun Microsystems and SuccessFactors/SAP. And now, after years away, she’s a chief learning officer again. She took on the brand new role of global CLO at Visa in 2018. But what’s most important about this conversation is what she has to say about the future of the chief learning officer role.

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Corporate Learning’s Transformation in the Digital Age

CLO Magazine

Corporate academies or universities are entering their second century just as the businesses that created them are transforming themselves for the digital age. Full-fledged academies emerged much later: GE’s Crotonville leadership center in 1956; McDonald’s Hamburger University in 1961; and learning institutions for corporations such as Apple, Boeing and Danone in the 2000s. In 2014, we queried some 1,500 global executives about capability building.

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BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Bob has been an active and influential leader in the learning and training industry for over 30 years and is renowned worldwide for his pioneering role in new approaches to learning. Bob has also been the Learning Advocate for the Masie Center for the past six years.

CLO Podcast: Stephanie Speights of Children’s Health on Centralizing Learning

CLO Magazine

There’s a constant push and pull taking place in the learning function. In this podcast recorded live in front of an audience at the House of Blues in Dallas, the chief learning officer of Children’s Health shares how to navigate centralization conversations with executives, tips to overcome organizational skepticism and how important it is to focus on getting the right people on the learning team. Visit getbridge.com to learn more. Learn more at oreilly.com.

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Beyond the status quo: how enlightened CLOs can enable true employee readiness

CLO Magazine

There’s a massive shift underway in the world of learning and development. It’s a perfect storm of pressure, in which chief learning officers weigh ROI and manage digital disruption across industries as they pivot from the age of the customer to the age of the employee.

Scalable Learning Will Be the Strategic Differentiator in the 21st Century

CLO Magazine

At the 2017 Deloitte Chief Learning Officer forum, management consultant John Hagel said scalable learning is the new reason for large organizations to exist. It’s a big statement and it has profound implications for the role of corporate learning in the 21st century. Learning will no longer be an auxiliary function in corporations; rather, it will be the primary reason for large organizations to exist. Scalable Learning.

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Take a Cue from the Schoolroom

CLO Magazine

Disdaining terms that conjure the schoolhouse may be advantageous to corporate learning strategy. But learning leaders shouldn’t completely ignore what’s happening in that environment if they want their companies to excel, said Jim Leslie, CEO of Flipgrid parent Vidku. In the corporate environment, on the other hand, learning has historically existed for specific needs at the outset, to guide employees down a known path.

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There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

Roz Tsai’s fascination with learning is rooted in her history. He brought it home to his daughter, taught her how to use their dictionary, and she learned to read before finally getting to attend school at age 8. “If Paul, Minnesota-based Ecolab, a global water, hygiene and energy technologies and services company. Life has shown her that learning should not be taken for granted. A few key learnings emerged. Nobody sat down and said here’s your journey to CLO.”.

Targeted Training and Formal Education: Fitting the Pieces Together

CLO Magazine

” A learning strategy requires a comprehensive environmental scan. Consider two critical types of learning — formal education and targeted skills training. Both forms of learning are needed, but for very different reasons. There are several important forces that tend to push corporate learning expenditures toward this option. Corporations like targeted skills development for several reasons, the first being that it has a more rapid payback.

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

CLO Magazine

The “L&D Global Sentiment Survey 2021,” likewise, places reskilling and upskilling at the top of learning leaders’ agendas. 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.

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Is your leadership development breaking or making silos?

CLO Magazine

For more than twenty years, I’ve had countless meetings with chief learning officers and directors of leadership development as they’ve researched, explored and crafted their leadership development strategy. So, what do real-world silo-busting strategies look like?

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The future of learning is on the front line

CLO Magazine

This means learning professionals must be experts at dealing with uncertainty. Chief learning officers must enable ecosystems that help people get ready for whatever comes next. The future of learning isn’t a technology or strategy. Corporate learning went digital in 2020.

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Adults are Anxious about Technology

CLO Magazine

The global learning company conducted more than 1,600 online interviews with U.S. As the global economy and student population change, it’s clear we need new ways for people to access to higher education,” said Todd Hitchcock, chief operating officer for Pearson Embanet in a statement. But it’s not just higher education that needs to meet adults where they are with learning programs and services. Bravetta Hassell is a Chief Learning Officer associate editor.

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Exclusive: Arianna Huffington on the Importance of Wellness Training

CLO Magazine

I bought into the delusion that I was a founder, I had to be always on for my startup to succeed,” said Huffington, founder of the wellness startup Thrive Global, which launched late last year to help people and companies address stress and burnout in an increasingly connected culture. Tanya Staples, senior director of content and production for LinkedIn Learning, said the library jibes well with the company’s own goal to help professionals develop the skills needed for success. “In

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Our Top 10 Picks to Keep You On Top

Degreed

Harvard Business Review’s, “ Great Businesses Scale Their Learning, Not Just Their Operations ,” by Deloitte’s John Hagel and John Seely-Brown. Most learning strategies are built to share existing knowledge. LeapGen’s “ Digital Learning on the Road to 2020 ” report. RedThread Research’s “ Learning Technology Landscape: The Wild, Wild, West ” report. This report is a simple, clear analysis of what learning technology vendors are offering.

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10 Ways Experiential Learning Creates Long-Term Performance Impact

CLO Magazine

As a result, the importance placed on corporate learning and development is on the rise. As learning leaders work to develop new learning strategies, they are challenged to find the most effective methods to sustain training impact, while producing ROI. Considering 70 percent of job knowledge is acquired through experience, and the typical retention rate for traditional learning is just. It enables learning from mistakes without consequences.

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Creating Conscious Capital

CLO Magazine

The global ride-hailing service will now offer access to a fully funded college degree for Uber Pro drivers — and their families. Early in 2018, Uber announced a new corporate mission to “ignite opportunities that put the world in motion.”. “We Global corporations have supported employees pursuing secondary education for years. Indeed, when multinational corporations offer workers access to a free college education, it does win them a lot of publicity.

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What the Future Holds for Learning and Development

CLO Magazine

Learning and development is changing drastically, not only in the United States but on a global scale. The research and practices centered around technological advances are fascinating, including an emerging emphasis on automation, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and learning apps utilizing gaming elements. The rise in digitization is also transforming workplace learning and talent development. social learning, real time feedback, coaching) that already work.

Managing Changes with Start-Up Thinking and Employee-Driven Learning

CLO Magazine

According to global research and consultancy firm Gartner-CEB’s 2017 white paper, “Making Change Management Work,” an average organization has undergone at least five enterprise changes in the past three years. That will also mean rethinking conventional approaches to on-the-job learning. Gartner-CEB recommends a change management strategy that is open-source and employee cocreated. Impact on L&D: Employee-Generated Learning.

Learning In Practice Awards 2013

CLO Magazine

The 10th annual Chief Learning Officer Learning In Practice Awards recognized learning leaders, vendors and organizations that have made a substantive and measurable change in business, vision, strategic alignment or leadership. Senior learning leaders received awards in seven categories that had two divisions: Division 1 for companies with more than 10,000 employees and Division 2 for companies with fewer than 10,000 employees. Global Learning — Division 1.

A Look at Learning’s Future

CLO Magazine

A slow but steady economic recovery is driving optimism toward learning investments. Firm spending on learning and development has been volatile since 2008, declining and recovering in reaction to the global financial crisis and its abatement. But in 2012, the economic recovery combined with a rebound in learning spending appeared to drive learning investments. ” But the role of competencies extends beyond learning to talent management.

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From Three Days in a Class to 30 Seconds on a Smartphone

CLO Magazine

According to Bersin’s most recent “Corporate Learning Factbook: Benchmarks, Trends and Analysis of the U.S. Training Market,” published in August 2015, corporate learning investments have been increasing by 10 percent or more each year since 2010. Learning is now a board-level priority as organizations prepare their workforces for the digital future; leaders see learning as key to employee success and satisfaction in an increasingly competitive talent market.

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E-Learning Today: High-Tech and High Touch

CLO Magazine

The corporate world made e-learning popular in the 2000s, but the concept has been around since the early and mid-20th century thanks to inventions like the teaching machine created by psychologist Sidney L. For Skinner, the in-person classroom experience was flawed; students learn at different rates, and they need reinforcement, which can be hard to provide on an individual basis. Effectiveness is also tied to having a clear strategy, Anagnostopoulos said.

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Firms Make Strides: Putting Mobile to Work

CLO Magazine

began deploying a mobile learning strategy, and now roughly half of its e-learning content is tablet-friendly. began deploying a mobile learning strategy, and now roughly half of its e-learning content is tablet-friendly, said Steven Rath Morgan, the company’s manager of global learning process and solutions. The company took hourlong e-learning courses and broke them down into 20- or 30-minute modules for tablets.

IMD to Launch New Executive Education Programs

CLO Magazine

25 IMD, a global business school based in Switzerland, has announced plans to launch five new open-enrollment programs in 2013. The new programs are “The Leadership Challenge (TLC),” “The China Strategy Challenge (CSC),” “Organizational Learning in Action (OLA),” “Leading the Family Office (LFO)” and “Orchestrating Winning Performance (OWP) — Singapore.”

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UPS: Promoting Learning

CLO Magazine

A cornerstone of UPS’ development strategy is to promote from within — an approach its leaders consider successful because of the efficacy of its training. Global package delivery company UPS has three goals: create value for customers, transform to strengthen the company’s leadership position and invest in key markets to develop new business. The company’s learning vision is to provide and champion valuable development services to drive these business results.

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Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

Day two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer magazine Symposium continued with more innovative learning strategies in Amelia Island, Fla. Through these strategies and the company’s leadership development programs, AlliedBarton’s “Dare to be Great” culture links directly to customer service. He explained his own journey in the company and the corporate realization ten years ago of the lack of leaders within the organization.

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Use Culture to Pave the Way for Change

CLO Magazine

A culture-led approach to learning may be just what employees need to adapt to change and sustain change-motivated business results long term. where the authors work, conducted its Culture and Change Management Survey, with responses from more than 2,200 employees at all levels globally, to better understand perceptions about culture and its effect on change. Third, learning leaders can instill a sense of employee pride and commitment.

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Learning to Read Their Minds

CLO Magazine

New insights into how the brain works are changing how learning leaders structure programs and how the corporate learning industry thinks about knowledge retention and study habits. These advancements have allowed scientists to understand new aspects of memory, cognition and how we learn. Not only do employees need to be experts in corporate accounting and tax practices, but also they must keep up with constant changes to rules and regulations.

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A new recipe for learner engagement (and how to bake it)

Learning Wire

Despite an attractive learning offer, state-of-art learning technology and a corporate learning strategy, we hear that many CLOs are struggling with what really counts: learner engagement! Corporates can enable their employees to develop by offering relevant ‘lifelong’ learning & development activities, and studies have shown that both employees and the companies they are working for will benefit (Aguinis & Kraiger, 2009). Learning offer.

Learning and eLearning Conferences to Attend in 2018

Xyleme

2018 is upon us, and with the learning and eLearning conferences you will attend to further your education, evaluate products, and find out what will change in the coming year. This is a great opportunity to engage with speakers covering the topics in learning that matter, whether it’s strategy and implementing a new learning strategy or a specific topic like microlearning, social learning, or finding the balance between informal and formal learning.

What About the Future?

Jay Cross

Royal Dutch Shell, the fifth largest company in the world and a long-term player (Shell’s more than a hundred years old), has been learning from scenarios for forty years. At Online Educa Berlin in late 2011, Shell’s Hans de Zwart and Willem Manders led a scenario planning process to address these issues: How do different global and national trends shape the future of corporate learning? Informal learning thrives here. Get your mobile learning strategy together.

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.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 6 Ways Every Learning Leader Should be Using Video (Free for ATD members) Melissa is a rising star at your company. This session will explore six examples of how companies are improving their learning strategies with video. Chinese) (Free for ATD members) Because it’s short, available, and easy to understand, microlearning could be applied to most learning activities in the workplace. What Does It Mean for the Digital CLO?

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.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now.