The CLO is responsible for business results

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They come from functional areas and cycle through L&D because of their expertise. The biggest factor is the leadership at the CLO level. The only person who can bring this change to the entire team is the CLO.

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Meet the CLO Board: Tamar Elkeles

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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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From higher ed to PepsiCo CLO

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Nagler used her knowledge of the faculty’s expertise and interests to help executive education clients understand what value the university’s faculty could bring. “I I was talking to [large, global] companies who were looking for external expertise on learning and development,” she says.

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Skills Are the Currency of “The Expertise Economy”

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“Never has there been a time where so many changes are happening so quickly, and it is really hard for companies and employees to adapt,” said Kelly Palmer, co-author of the “The Expertise Economy: How the Smartest Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete and Succeed.”. CLO : What motivated you to write “The Expertise Economy”? CLO : What do you view as the most effective way to learn? CLO : What should universities and companies do to help skill the workforce?

The Digital CLO Playbook


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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Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

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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. The more we know about how the mind works and the best ways to build expertise, the more confident and successful we will be in designing systems and content to develop knowledge and skills in any audience.”. That is the role of the CLO,” she said. “To Learning Delivery CLO of the Year LIP 2018 Practitioners

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Transforming the CLO Role

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There’s a whole area of innovation in the area of expertise management [and] skills-based management and competency management. I see more and more people with the CLO title as important and transformative to those businesses. Saba CEO Bobby Yazdani discusses learning’s evolution and technology’s role in its future. As one of the early investors in the L&D market, Bobby Yazdani has seen a lot of change in the industry.

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Be a Triple-Threat CLO

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Achieving triple-threat status as a senior learning leader takes more than just core knowledge of the industry and training expertise. Today''s educators must wear mutiple hats. CLOs are no different. Readers of my monthly musings are well aware I’ve been an avid sports fan since childhood. Even in random conversations and totally unrelated contexts, I frequently turn to the athletic field when looking for an apt metaphor or story.

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

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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. Show Notes: CLO Role of the Future Executive Summary.

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Take a look at the evolution of the CLO

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It’s been almost a quarter century since the formalization of the position of chief learning officer: In 1994, Jack Welch made Steve Kerr the CLO of General Electric. But what has happened to the CLO during this period? How have the skills required to be an effective CLO changed?

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Developing a Well-Trained Workforce: Insights From Legendary CLO Steve Kerr


When someone with his expertise shares insights on how organizations are shifting their thinking around L&D and it’s impact on business—we take note! The post Developing a Well-Trained Workforce: Insights From Legendary CLO Steve Kerr appeared first on Everwise. As a legend in the world of Learning and Development, Steve Kerr has a storied career championing leadership development at companies like Goldman Sachs and GE.

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What's a CLO to do?

The Learning Circuits

Recently I've had the circumstances to discuss the role of a CLO in a couple different environment. With the new input I've discussed and pondered, I've come to a high level definition of what a CLO's responsibilities are. The Role of a Chief Learning Officer A CLO's responsibility is to create an environment in which all involved are meeting the company expectations for performance and are exceeding their personal value proposition. How does a CLO meet this responsibility?

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The Workplace Self-Training Paradigm

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Expertise was accumulated over years or decades as they moved up the ranks. Today, the shelf life of useful expertise is so short that even the best corporate L&D departments can’t reskill existing staff at the pace their organizations need. And with unemployment the lowest it’s been in decades, corporations can’t easily hire expertise from the outside, either. In this new expertise economy, skills are the currency of competition.

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Top Chief Learning Officer Conferences of 2019


CLO Exchange. The CLO Exchange is a yearly conference that is invitation only. The CLO Symposium is a bi-annual conference put on by Chief Learning Officer magazine, CLO Exchange, CLO Summit, CLO Forum and the Chief Learning Officer and Influencers Forum. By attending this CLO conference, you will collaborate with other learning, training, and development professionals.

Learning Your Way Out

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Leadership in the current knowledge era can no longer rely on a single source of expertise; rather, it needs to be a collaborative practice distributed across a range of individuals. Strategy Commentary & Opinion Homepage Commentary & Opinion Special Report Leadership Development - From the Magazine leadership expertise collaboration action learning collaborative learning learning dialogues practice-based leadership practice-based learning learning issues

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A learner and a teacher at heart

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If you know how to engage people in dialogue and actually make them a part of the solution and honor their expertise, it’s going to be a more impactful learning experience. Butters knew she’d found her CLO. Profiles & Case Studies CLO profile learning Lifelong learning

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning


Each member will bring their expertise to bear and share their knowledge and experiences. Diverse perspectives and subject matter expertise will have to come together to solve problems in the future. The best-fit team will work on the project, bringing to bear expertise and experiences from their different domains, and disperse once the project is complete. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW! I am not the kind to crystal gaze.



Each member will bring their expertise to bear and share their knowledge and experiences. Diverse perspectives and subject matter expertise will have to come together to solve problems in the future. The best-fit team will work on the project, bringing to bear expertise and experiences from their different domains, and disperse once the project is complete. The role of the CLO will be to drive this change NOW! I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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. What will the CLO role look like in five or 10 years? The CLO role in five or 10 years will continue to evolve in a way that allows the chief learning officer to work much more in an integrated fashion with our chief information officers and chief marketing officers. The post Career Advice: Jesse Jackson appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

HPI, Kaiser Permanente Flourishes in Face of Uncertainty

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HPI has the support of an engaged executive leadership team, which rewards and recognizes the importance of the sales department’s expertise. Uncategorized Learning Delivery Strategy LearningElite CLO LearningElite Awards HPITags: LearningElite , CLO LearningElite Awards , HPI. With the American health care environment in flux, for an insurance company to not only maintain but improve excellence over the past several years is truly an admirable feat.

Burgers and Basics

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Access to the world’s entire collection of knowledge and expertise is at the tips of our fingers and learning organizations will march ever forward with new initiatives and programs. The post Burgers and Basics appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Leadership Development CLO editor's letter Learning economyMike Prokopeak is vice president and editor in chief at Chief Learning Officer magazine.

A Dedication to the Craft

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Miller’s experience at a peer company along with his consulting expertise were strong selling points but it was his preparation and approach that sold Watson. “He As those treatments have matured, Gilead has diversified outside of its core areas of expertise into new areas such as autoimmune disease and cancer. “I’d Tags: Brian Miller , chief learning officer , CLO , Dedication , Gilead Sciences , Harvard Business School , Harvard University , profile.

Cornerstone acquires SumTotal, marking ‘the end of an era’

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The additional depth of expertise from SumTotal, particularly in high-consequence vertical markets, is an ideal complement to Cornerstone,” Palsule says in a news release. Today, Skillsoft Corp.,

Chief Learning Officer: Moving Forward, Looking Behind

CLO Magazine

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. Over the course of three days, we’ll dive deep into the CLO role and talk about the ideas and practices that are the keys to future success.

Growing leaders that last — the 5 core competencies for effective leadership

CLO Magazine

Much like in the world of sport, when a manager is an effective coach, their skills and expertise will enable others to reach their full potential. The post Growing leaders that last — the 5 core competencies for effective leadership appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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Cornerstone Announces EdCast Acquisition

CLO Magazine

EdCast is known for its expertise and innovation in aggregating, curating, targeting and delivering personalized and contextual learning to users. The post Cornerstone Announces EdCast Acquisition appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Hybrid learning for hybrid jobs: Reskilling for the digital age

CLO Magazine

Learners are beginning on a path to expertise. Ultimately, the goal of learning in the workplace is the development of expertise. On the other hand, defining and navigating the path to expertise takes more than just an expert trying to explain what they do.

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Damodar Padhi: A Global Leader in Learning

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2017 CLO of the Year Damodar Padhi, center, with Mike Prokopeak, left, and John Taggart of Human Capital Media. The melding of technology’s ability to reach and connect people anywhere at any time to a solid core of content and expertise has been key. Damodar Padhi is the 2017 CLO of the Year. Damodar Padhi is no stranger to awards.

Foster inclusion and belonging by involving all of your employees in company culture change

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Nominate employees who bring a range of experience levels, backgrounds and expertise. Also, advocate for trainers and facilitators who bring disparate backgrounds, expertise and points of view.

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Leveraging Your Seat at the Table

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The CLO’s role will remain viable as long as learning executives can continue to think and act as strategic leaders, build credibility among their executive peers and sponsor the initiatives that build organizational capability, employee competency and measurable performance improvement. Homepage Top Story - Right Column Strategy building credibility CLO planning strategic leadershipTags: building credibility , CLO , planning , strategic leadership.

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There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

The organization thrives on its expertise, its in-depth customer relationships and its genuine understanding. Nobody sat down and said here’s your journey to CLO.”. She’s also familiar with Ruth Clark’s study of expertise and theory on the amount of practice it takes be an expert, but that’s not what she’s going for. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Performance Management CLO Ecolab leadership developmentTags: CLO , Ecolab , leadership development.

Digital credential company Credly acquired by Pearson

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This exciting move combines Credly’s expertise in the skills economy with the global scale, learning expertise and financial strength of Pearson,” says Jonathan Finkelstein, founder and CEO of Credly, in the press release.

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Make a commitment to learn, grow, develop and advance in your career

CLO Magazine

This allows you to conduct a regular review of the goal and avoid tunnel vision or a one-track career mind, leverage your expertise for greater opportunities or pivot into a new industry. .

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Moving on up: Is vertical development missing from your L&D plan?

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In many organizations, leaders tend to rise within the ranks because they have expertise on a particular topic. They know how to accomplish vital organizational tasks and they have deep technical expertise, so they’re promoted to leadership positions.

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Creating a culture of caring means supporting non-native English speakers, too

CLO Magazine

They are learning that speaking a language other than English has little to do with an employee’s abilities or expertise. The post Creating a culture of caring means supporting non-native English speakers, too appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Simple truths of leadership

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Simple Truths of Service: 52 Ways to Be a Servant Leader and Build Trust” is a two-part compilation of our deeply held beliefs about servant leadership (my area of expertise) and building trust (Randy’s specialty).

Toward a data-driven learning strategy

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It embraces the science of expertise and the science of individuality. We would not usually equate engagement with effort, but we know that practice, particularly serial practice, leads to expertise.