or decades, instructor-led classroom training has been the most commonly used method to deliver learning in the corporate environment. In 2019, just before the pandemic, 95% of companies in Brandon Hall Group’s Learning & Development Benchmarking Study leveraged ILT to some degree. Even as companies have been exploring more informal and experiential learning, the majority of instruction still took place in the classroom. Then the pandemic took the classroom out of the equation almost overnight, forcing organizations to devise alternatives for a remote workforce.
mTotal, a learning and talent management software provider for approximately $200 million in a cash transaction.
with this vendor. Most importantly, the relationship should not end on the day of purchase but begin in earnest. A partnership is a two-way street. Be prepared to communicate clearly and often with your vendors. They cannot solve your problems if they don’t know what they are.
Businesses will be operating in a VUCA environment for the foreseeable future, juggling the evolution of the work environment with the impact of inflation and a possible recession. Leaders must develop and demonstrate a strategic mindset in tandem with a focus on inclusion and collaboration to steer their organizations to success.
enterprise workforce upskilling organization. On June 13, Skillsoft announced it agreed to sell SumTotal, a provider of human capital management software, to Cornerstone for approximately $200 million in cash.
Fully democratized leadership development is critical — and expand leadership training to all levels of the organization. Clearly, there are some challenges and obstacles, but they are worth addressing and overcoming.
The goal of fully democratized leadership development is to create a cohesive leadership culture transcending all levels and geographies. With everyone operating from the same set of leadership behaviors, a rich, inclusive collaborative culture can be built.
Employers should provide time for their leaders and high potentials to absorb what they have learned and apply it in a safe environment, such as peer groups and live or online simulations. In addition to formal training, at least half of organizations say their leaders will leverage videos, web-based training, job aids, infographics, podcasts, or tool kits to get additional information on leadership.
Two years after Ultimate Software and Kronos merged into UKG, the company prepares to march forward under a new leader and emerging culture while remaining fiercely focused on embedding its core values of diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging into its HR technology offerings.
Most organizations recognize that the best employees are those who fit the organization’s culture. Leadership is an important part of the culture, so why would leadership values and principles not be communicated at the earliest possible time?