Transforming the Learning Function

Harnessing learning to drive innovation and performance

Building sustainable performance means organisations have to be able to adapt at speed to changes in their environment. Therefore organisations’ capacity to learn and reinvent themselves is a critical capability today. 

This webinar explored the state of play in the learning function today, how well equipped it is for success in today’s business context, and where the opportunities lie for improving performance. 

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Listen to this CRF webinar to learn more about recent CRF research on the topic and to receive practical tips on transforming L&D function within your own organisation. 

A core challenge for the Learning function today is how to develop the capacity to learn at the organisational – and not just individual – level. At the same time, the design and delivery of individual learning is moving away from predominantly face-to-face programmes, towards virtual, mobile, just-in-time learning. Together with recent advances in our understanding of how adults learn, these forces combine to redefine the purpose and role of the Learning function.

This webinar explored how organisations are reshaping their learning functions to address these challenges, as well as trends and forces shaping the future of learning. Listen to the discussion to learn about the following:

  • How does the Learning function need to develop and rethink its role to meet the needs of organisations today?
  • How can we align L&D strategy with business strategy and organisational priorities to maximise impact?
  • How can we make the most of learning technology without being seduced by shiny new products that promise a lot but don't necessarily help us advance the business agenda?
  • How can your HR function evaluate the outcomes of learning activities?

A number supporting white papers and articles on the topic are also available for download from our resources section here


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Gillian Pillans Gillian Pillans Research Director Corporate Research Forum Bio
Tracey  Waters Tracey Waters Head of People Development and Comms Sky UK Bio
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