Several years ago Flight Safety International joined Boeing’s flight and maintenance training organization to create FlightSafetyBoeing (FSB), later renamed Alteon. The company’s goal—to be the leader in the development and delivery of aircraft-related tr
American Skandia is an innovative financial services firm that offers investment products to investment professionals, who in turn offer these products to their clients as appropriate. In this fast-moving industry, it’s an incredible challenge to keep the
According to a new survey released by Accenture, nearly half of middle managers in the United States are either looking or plan to look for another job.
CompTIA is collaborating with McDonald’s on an apprenticeship program that will help project managers take their classroom learning and apply it to their daily work, while reinforcing best practices in IT project management.
Leaders in business, government and nonprofit sectors face the constant challenge of cutting costs, improving customer satisfaction and productivity and retaining the talent to run their organizations successfully. These challenges make it critical for le
World-class practices can operationalize the objectives in your strategic game plan, which will improve your Balanced Scorecard (BSC) results: Internal Learning and Development Consortiums: When L&D is decentralized, establishing an internal L&D council can realize benefits, including getting volume discounts…
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Cathay Pacific Airways was founded in 1946 and since then has grown its business to encompass nearly 50 destinations in 29 countries. When Cathay Pacific Airways invested more than $250 million in e-business, a part of that change in the company’s strateg
Corporate learning serves the organization best when it ties in with company-wide goals and initiatives.
In the IT spending boom, CLOs and the like were inundated with software initiatives that “had” to be implemented. Many companies purchased these packages, not recognizing they were a “Trojan horse” of functionality and efficiency. Implementation after imp
Since the introduction of the first e-learning solutions in 1996, a lot has changed in corporate education and training. The first wave of e-learning started with self-paced learning followed by the fast growth of live e-learning. The next step in this ev
PTC develops and supports software solutions that help manufacturers automate product development processes, helping to decrease time to market and drive development costs down. With around 4,000 employees, PTC has maintained a siloed training organizatio
American Standard may be best known for its white porcelain toilets, but the Piscataway, N.J.-based corporation encompasses far more. In fact, plumbing products account for barely a quarter of the annual revenues of American Standard Cos., an organization
Never before in business has the need for employee education, training and change been so tightly entangled as it is today. With the explosion of the information technology age over the last several decades and the drive by businesses to constantly reinve
With around 50,000 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, Royal &amp; SunAlliance, a leading global insurer, faces numerous challenges in getting learning to its employees. In October 2002, Royal &amp; SunAlliance took the fir