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Learning & Development Executives Council

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The Learning and Development Executives Council explores learning, development, and performance related issues faced by organizations. This Council examines ways to foster a closer link between an individual’s job and the overall business vision and strategy, thus driving employee engagement and contributing to higher levels of organizational performance. Members discuss learning and development strategies that can be leveraged to increase competitiveness and improve business results, and topics include:

  • The evolution of learning: leveraging mobile technology, experiential opportunities and micro learning to create individualized and flexible approaches
  • The impact of social media in the workplace and its effect on employee engagement, collaboration and the learning culture
  • The use of customer focused learning to help the organization thrive and innovate in a disruptive world where speed is the new currency
  • Challenges associated with L&D metrics; finding the right measurements that make a difference in impacting business results
  • Deploying effective and efficient regional learning strategies in a global context
  • Integrating L&D processes with attracting, onboarding and retaining talent
  • The leader’s continuous role in developing a deep sense of engagement and belonging to drive organizational performance

The power of peer learning

Enduring relationships with trusted peers who become friends is the core of the council experience. Enhanced by our global, enterprise-wide reach, these relationships extend the value of council membership. Confidential, candid peer dialogue provides you with a broader perspective, as well as access to specific knowledge and best practices.

Council membership benefits

Collective problem solving that puts your issues on the agenda
Benchmarking through regular surveys of council members about relevant company practices
Multifunctional insights generated by over 100 councils (covering more than 50 functions) across geographies
Virtual communities that extend learning opportunities through a variety of online forums and other resources

Who should join?

Senior executives with enterprise-wide responsibility for their companies’ learning and development strategies, or those who have lead responsibility for learning and development strategies for a major corporate division

Program Director

John Messman

John Messman

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