Learning & Development

Learning & Development

 

India learns the Value of the Chief Learning Officer
India Knowledge@Wharton, December 20, 2012: At a recent chief learning officer (CLO) summit in Mumbai, guest speaker Emma Cunis, executive director of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), was part of a panel that discussed the cost of not investing in executive learning and development (L&D). She quoted former General Electric CEO Jack Welch to make her case: “The Jack Welch of the future cannot be like me. I spent my entire career in the United States. The next head of General Electric will be someone who spent time in Bombay, in Hong Kong, in Buenos Aires…. We have to send our best and brightest overseas and make sure they have the training that will allow them to be global leaders who will make GE flourish in the future.”
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Aligning strategy, capability and the learning agenda
Human Capital Media: Recent research shows executives lack confidence in their companies’ execution of growth strategy. Learning leaders can play a crucial role in alleviating this.
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Getting value from training – get some ROI
The Work911.com supersite: Getting value from training isn’t magical. There are some general principles that you can adapt to ensure that training for yourself and your staff results in changes in the workplace. First, training that adds value tends to be integrated with other management systems. That is, training decisions and actions are carried out with reference to performance management systems, strategic planning processes, and career development initiatives. Training must be managed so that it is planned, and deliberately and clearly linked to workplace outcomes. When training is used as a reward, or its goals aren’t clear to all concerned, it is rare that it has any positive impact.
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