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Learning & Development Council

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The Learning & Development Council is designed for Heads of Learning, People Development, and Corporate Universities. Members are based in EMEA and represent companies from different industries and geographies with revenues of min €1bn.

The Council provides a confidential and vendor-free environment where members are exposed to best practices beyond their sectors; members dictate the topics, share issues and seek advice from peers. The program aims to help our members stay ahead of their strategies and save costs, with 3 meetings per year hosted by members at their HQ across Europe.

Our members are learning & development leaders from:

  • A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S
  • Air Liquide S.A.
  • Anglo American plc
  • AptarGroup
  • Bayer AG
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • Deutsche Post AG
  • Ericsson
  • European Investment Bank
  • F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
  • Getinge
  • International Committee of the Red Cross - ICRC
  • LEO Pharma A/S
  • Merck KGaA
  • Munich Re
  • Novartis
  • SAP SE
  • Scania AB
  • Siemens AG
  • Sky plc
  • Solvay S.A.
  • Swiss Re Management Ltd.
  • Teleperformance
  • Tetra Pak International SA
  • ThyssenKrupp AG
  • TÜV Rheinland AG
  • UCB SA

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

  • Collective topic selection and problem solving that puts your issues on the agenda
  • Informal, real-time benchmarking of current approaches by member companies to the most challenging issues faced by product development
  • Multi-industry insights and best practices from non-competitive peers via in-depth discussions
  • Networking, reputation building and access within your peer community
  • Virtual communities that extend learning opportunities through a variety of online forums, webcasts, webinars, and other resources

Hot topics for discussion include:

  • Learning agility
  • The future of learning
  • Shift to a more learner/performance-centered environment - improve the learning experience
  • Onboarding - time to competence
  • Best practices - partnering inside and outside
  • Defining the learning operating model
  • Learning experience models - personalization, AI, UX, learning in flow, LMS - 2.0
  • Building Culture - Curiosity, Learning agility - the DNA of the company
  • Measuring the impact of learning

Members &candidates must have in-depth knowledge in Learning, Training Development and shall be the most senior person responsible for the Learning & Development function in their organization.

Kimo Kippen

Kimo Kippen

Program Director, Talent & Organization Development Executive Council
The Conference Board
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