Enhancing Organisational Capability through Learning & Development
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pmFree
Enhancing Organisational Capability through Learning & Development
12 May 2015 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, London
As the pace of change continues to increase, learning plays, or should play, a vital role in ensuring organisational success. Yet although fashions in learning support may come and go, one thing remains constant: organisations generally do a poor job of helping their people learn. Organisations also face a similar problem in helping people transform what they do learn into improvements within their job. Is it any wonder therefore if learning budgets remain under threat?
You may consider it to be yet another fashion but some organisations believe the solution is now in sight. Understanding of the brain and how individuals and groups learn and work are leading to wider deployment of new approaches, often supported by new technologies too. Organisations using these approaches are reporting significantly improved results in their peoples’ learning and in organisational performance too.
Attend this seminar to learn more about how learning works, in theory and in practice. Understand the approaches your organisation can implement to increase both the rate and amount that people learn, and ensure the effective learning of your organisation as a whole. Also understand how to justify your investments in learning and development, and ensure you are able to provide your people with the learning support that their current and potential contributions deserve.
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Plan ahead to catch the early bird discount of £50!
Book this event up to twelve weeks before hand and save £50.
Hurry! Offer expires 23 April 2015
By the end of the course you will:
Understand current problems with learning and development and how learning support can be made more effective
Be able to take advantage of new technologies to support learning
Be better able to demonstrate the value of the learning that is provided / supported now and in the future
Have developed an action plan to improve learning in your own organisation
Senior learning and development practitioner
HR practitioner responsible for managing training and development within your organisation
|9:30||Registration and Coffee|
|10:00||Welcome, Introductions and Objectives for the day|
What makes Learning Effective?
Enabling People to Learn more Effectively – and Perform Better
|12:45||Lunch and Discussion|
Supporting and Resourcing Learning
Evaluating Learning and Development
|15:45||Conclusions and Action Planning|
|16:00||Close of Course|
HR Strategy Consultant
Jon is a leading specialist in strategic people management and organizational development issues. He regularly speaks and provides training in Europe, the US, the Middle East and Asia and has also lectured on strategic management, change management and human resources on executive MBA courses across Europe.
He is the author of Strategic HCM: Creating value through people (2006) and is currently completing a second book called Social advantage. He also posts regularly to blogs with these same titles and has recently been recognized as the top global online influencer in talent management.
Before working with Symposium, Jon served as Director of Human Capital Consulting, Europe for Buck Consultants / ACS, as Head of HR Consulting for Penna and as International HR Director for Ernst & Young after working as an IT and change management consultant for Andersen Consulting. Jon delivers a number of Symposium training workshops on HR issues such as business partnering, workforce planning, business and HR process design, organizational design and development and HR innovation.
Jon has a BA in Psychology, a Masters in Engineering and an MBA. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
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