In the past, training and development focused on individual competencies and talent building, but as new problems must be solved, learning must adapt to solve them. The trick is to develop individuals to execute strategy.
Ten years ago, organizations would send their top managers to executive education programs at places like the Stanford Graduate School of Business for training in a variety of core management skills (finance, leadership, marketing, etc.), with the desire
Whether you’re selecting a learning management system (LMS), a learning content management system (LCMS), online courseware or some other technology component to support your learning initiative, you know to look closely at the technology, pore over our c
Bringing together a group of talented leaders for a strategic retreat is an investment in the success of the organization. When done right, retreats provide a powerful environment to gain alignment, make decisions and increase commitment. When done wrong,
The standards debate in the e-learning industry has become a muddled topic. Many vendors have approached standards as a marketing tool, which has blurred the line between how standards benefit the end user and the provider.
Understanding your consumer is the obvious key to enhancing bottom-line results. And successful delivery of such an understanding is a tactic that will differentiate learning officers from all the rest and credential their departments as “best in class.”
Many organizations require industry certification as part of their learning strategies, particularly for IT professionals. Certification programs provide a means of verifying the knowledge of employees through a high-stakes assessment.