The Three Levers of a Successful CLO

Infopro Learning

With the increased ability to link learning back to the bottom-line, organizations are realizing that the ROI of training programs is on-par with, and often even higher than, traditional investments, such as new technology, plant upgrades, and other more “tangible” investments. In “The Three Levers of a Successful CLO” guide , we define these levers and why they matter most to the success of all leaders in the L&D organization. L&D Takes Center Stage.

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The First Lever of a Successful CLO: Performance Transformation

Infopro Learning

To read more see the whole guide “ The Three Levers of a Successful CLO ”. 27% of CLOs are deeply concerned that their learning strategies are not aligned with business objectives, according to a Chief Learning Officer survey. Most L&D organizations consist of people who have been rewarded on their ability to get learners to consume training, and as an added bonus, they create training programs that learners enjoy.

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Judy Whitcomb

CLO Magazine

CLO: How did you become interested in learning and development? CLO: What lesson(s) did you learn in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021? Consider pulse surveys to gauge employee sentiment and needs. CLO: How do you enjoy spending your time outside of work?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: David Vance

CLO Magazine

In 2006, he was awarded CLO of the Year. CLO: What was your official first job in learning and development? CLO: What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you plan on taking with you into 2021? So I think instead you’ve got to go to a quarterly, more general survey.

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Want to boost the development of underrepresented talent? Strengthen CLO, CDO partnerships

CLO Magazine

Although these endeavors are well-intentioned, research shows that over the decades, these programs at best fail to produce a more diverse workforce, and, at worst, negatively impact existing DEI efforts. Strengthen CLO, CDO partnerships appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

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. One of the first things she did was to simplify and standardize one indicator of the learning function’s performance: the feedback survey that participants complete after learning, often referred to as level 1 evaluation. Sugrue said they supplement surveys with interviews to document business impact cases.

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Upcoming webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs


Webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs with Brandon Hall Group. Are you enabling your sales team with a learner-centric, blended education program , or burdening them with outdated, boring training videos? His work has also appeared in Compensation & Benefits Review, T+D Magazine and CLO Magazine. David is also responsible for survey development and data analysis at Brandon Hall.

CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

That very question was asked in a recent survey by Chief Learning Officer magazine of executives who are members of its Business Intelligence Board. They agreed that the future CLO should have experience in: strategic management, general management, knowledge management, leadership skills, and learning methods and concepts. This includes both external (company products and services) and internal (projects, campaigns, programs) sales and marketing activities.

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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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Evaluating Sales Training Programs


But before you zero in on new training, consider the following when evaluating sales training programs. The more accessible a sales training program is, the more involved your team will be. A study by CLO Magazine reported 70% of employees surveyed felt more motivated to learn when they could access the training on their mobile devices, while 72% reported increased engagement with mobile learning. Consider gamification when evaluating sales training programs.

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. For the second year in a row, her research team conducted an in-depth survey and deep analysis of current and future learning executives to uncover the path forward.

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Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion

CLO Magazine

Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., The program, sponsored by Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) focused on applying technology as a tool for the L&D industry. Now, after coming on board as CLO for Kraft Heinz in Chicago last December, Bassey is reimagining the company’s approach to corporate learning. One of Bassey’s areas of focus as the company’s CLO is developing the framework for new academies in Ownerversity.

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Does L&D Have a Seat at the C-Suite Table?

Harbinger Interactive Learning

A recent survey by Degreed reveals similar insights – Six-in-ten respondents feel that Covid-19 and the resulting economic crisis has accelerated the need to acquire new skills. Shift in the Role of CLO and the Changing L&D KPIs.

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Does L&D Have a Seat at the C-Suite Table?

Harbinger Interactive Learning

A recent survey by Degreed reveals similar insights – Six-in-ten respondents feel that Covid-19 and the resulting economic crisis has accelerated the need to acquire new skills. Shift in the Role of CLO and the Changing L&D KPIs.

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Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training

Upside Learning

The Centre for Performance Development has released the results of their Learning & Skills 2011 survey – which was held both at the event and online. Read more about it on the survey page on their website. The survey asked people to put blue or orange m&ms in various jars representing the L&D activities they expected to do more or less in 2011. Other measures to manage this situation are apparently to do more coaching by line managers and more in-house programs.

Continuous learning with a purpose

CLO Magazine

Many L&D organizations, including those 59 being recognized as finalists in 2021 LearningElite awards program, were already equipped with strong alignment to the business long before the COVID-19 pandemic.

CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology

CLO Magazine

This month IDC surveyed Chief Learning Officer magazine’s Business Intelligence Board on CLOs’ investment portfolios, how companies are investing their training dollars, in what learning technology and learning services areas, and where spending will change between 2013 and 2014. Performance consulting: Survey results also reflect early stages of a trend toward spending on organizational performance. Cushing Anderson is program director for learning services at IDC.

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ChoiceU supports thousands of hotel franchises with an agile learning strategy

CLO Magazine

As a result of what they’ve been able to accomplish despite the challenges of 2020-2021, Choice Hotels International placed seventh in this year’sLearningElite program. ChoiceU’s learning analytics manager led the charge in administering surveys and anticipating trends in learners.

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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What Bothers Chief Learning Officers?

The Performance Improvement Blog

While not a scientific survey of Learning Officers, the 97 comments (to date) give us an indication of the kinds of issues that trouble learning leaders in organizations. Lack of organization-wide understanding of the purpose and intended results of a program. Managers not preparing learners and not following-up after the program is over. Inadequate design and delivery of learning programs.

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A Quick Survey Can Produce Long-lasting Leadership Results

CLO Magazine

It is up to learning leaders to set expectations for leadership development programs, and to establish a system for evaluating leadership development efforts that may not produce hard data, but will generate enough information to determine whether programs are making a difference or not. Ensure the leadership development program is multidisciplinary, including workshops, webinars, case studies, discussion groups, coaching and mentoring.

Can a Question Demonstrate the Value of Learning?


Surveying the participants is definitely the right move but not before, during or immediately after the training event. To learn more about this approach, take a look at our new article in CLO Magazine on the value of documentation: [link].

Technology choices need to be strategic

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer is uniquely situated to see all the new and interesting things organizations are doing with technology in their learning and development functions each year, thanks in large part to our LearningElite and Learning In Practice awards programs. At the CLO Symposium on Oct. However, the aforementioned organizations have been recognized for their programs for a reason: They represent the best of the best in learning and development.

The 101 on a Chief Learning Officer


In fact a survey by Robert Half found a strong learning culture led to a 30 to 50 percent higher retention rate in companies. You hire an individual who oversees this process, a Chief Learning Officer (CLO). 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.

5 things you should be doing for your virtual internship program

CLO Magazine

Although industries have found solutions for most of the year’s obstacles, in many cases, internship programs have been left behind. As these programs are essential to business owners and students alike, it’s important to have a clear transition for interns to work virtually in 2021. Here are five important things you can be doing to improve your virtual internship program. There’s no doubt the pandemic has drastically changed the way we work.

CLO Joe Ilvento is unlocking potential at Commvault

CLO Magazine

They created a role for me that didn’t exist,” said Ilvento, who became their first CLO and director of talent development in 2011. For his first act as CLO, Ilvento brought together the leaders of every business unit to agree on a single learning management platform. He also began meeting with the C-suite to discuss their vision for leadership development, which led to the creation of the Commvault Management Training Program. “We Joe Ilvento knows how to sell.

How CLOs are meeting the expectations of modern learners with VR training


Yet, CLOs are hamstrung by old technology and outdated training programs – even if they’re only a few years old. Download L&D ebook: How to provide engaging learning programs in VR. They’re able to collect quantitative data far beyond written test scores and employee satisfaction surveys. L&D CLO training immersive learning learner expectations training model vr learning vr trainingThe majority of today’s workforce was raised on digital technology.

Resources from Webinar, “Develop the Elearning Your Program Deserves”

The Learning Dispatch

We had a great turnout during our recent webinar, “Develop the Elearning Your Program Deserves—for the Training Results You Want.” 2016 CLO Learning Technologies Survey. The post Resources from Webinar, “Develop the Elearning Your Program Deserves” appeared first on Microassist. Elearning Development Resources. We’ll give this presentation again December 1. Watch for details, invite your colleagues, and come back with your questions!

Is Your Mindfulness Training Program Working?

CLO Magazine

So, you know global organizations are indeed deploying mindfulness programs to employees and key stakeholders. If you’ve already incorporated a mindfulness program in your company, or you’re considering doing so, it’s in your favor to measure and monitor the program’s effectiveness. Your mindfulness program needs to measure these variables to determine whether or not it’s affecting the bottom line. For instance, “If we deploy a mindfulness program at Acme Inc.,

Why companies must consider a strategic approach to employee education

CLO Magazine

Corporations spend nearly $180 billion annually on internal and external training programs to attract and retain talent, including tuition assistance programs, or TAPs. In recent years, companies have discovered a better way to approach their employee education programs other than TAPs.

Beyond Best Practices

CLO Magazine

What we hear most frequently in survey after survey and in conversations with leaders across the country is your desire for research and case studies on how companies and individuals are tackling their organization’s thorniest problems. Consider learning in practice — the focus of this issue of CLO — as a way to accelerate that movement. On one level, Learning In Practice is the name of Chief Learning Officer ’s annual awards program.

Moving on Up(ward)

CLO Magazine

In 2015, Tyson conducted an employee satisfaction survey of frontline plant workers at Springdale and discovered that many of them were interested in English language learning programs. In response, the employee social responsibility team rolled out a small pilot program offering English as a second language training at the plant. “We We realized the survey was trying to tell us something important,” he said.

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. Homepage Top Story - Left Column Strategy adaptation aeronautics Airbus Airbus Group Airbus Helicopter change CLO profile cultural change disruption innovation Louise Kyhl Triolo

Deloitte’s Learning Function Aims to be So Visible, It’s Invisible

CLO Magazine

To determine those needs, each CLO regularly consults with their respective chief talent officer to learn the business goals around client services, market growth, operational performance and talent. From there, the CLO determines the learning and development strategies for the year. To measure that success, Deloitte professionals receive a talent survey annually, which includes questions about engagement. Tags: LearningElite , CLO LearningElite Awards , Deloitte.

How to Use Employee Training to Increase Software Adoption Rates

Infopro Learning

77% of CLO’s in a recent survey shared that digital transformation is their number one priority for 2021 (1). Fortunately, quality employee training programs that focus on driving adoption can significantly improve the long-term success of an organization’s digital transformation.

HPI, Kaiser Permanente Flourishes in Face of Uncertainty

CLO Magazine

Also valuable is the Learning Strategy and Business Impact survey that HPI distributes to all its stakeholders, which allows them to provide their input on HPI’s communication/delivery methods, solutions and outcomes. Another significant program HPI has improved is its coaching program. Livingston is especially proud of a new program that has expanded the reach of the sales arm’s learning content.

Burgers and Basics

CLO Magazine

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. I’m not talking about using agile development techniques to design a course or evaluating the success of a program on the Kirkpatrick scale. The post Burgers and Basics appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Leadership Development CLO editor's letter Learning economy

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

A 2016 survey by the Freelancers Union estimated the number of U.S. From an employee development perspective, how prepared are CLOs to demonstrate the agility to lead the change in culture, programs, processes and policies that were originally designed for full-time employees to an expanded talent portfolio increasingly represented by contingent workers? The Imperative for CLO Agility . Tags: Agility Fitness , CLO Agility , gig economy , Nicholas F.

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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.

Training Industry Trends Alive at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

dVinci Interactive

I recently read an article on the 2015 outlook of senior training executives in Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine. Soon after, I was interviewing Clayton Lee a training leader at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) for our video blog and recognized connections with the survey results. Like the executives in the CLO survey, Clayton prioritizes HE&R’s training offerings to address the goals and needs of the business.