Building Strategic Business Partnership Through Extended Enterprise Learning

Brandon Hall Group is partnering with one of its Smartchoice® Platinum Preferred Providers LearnUpon to present a webinar that delves into the complexities of extended enterprise learning. We will look at the various benefits the approach can have, how to address challenges, and examples of L&D working with internal groups to provide effective external training that directly impacts the business.

Understanding the Power of Positive Disharmony in Teams

“A high-performing team is one that sets free the collective genius of its members to create something extraordinary together — and that genius consists of the unique contributions that each team member can bring to the mix,” said Atkins, VP and Leader of the Executive and Team Performance Center of Expertise for BTS. “Sometimes the mixing of individual contributions can feel messy, but that discomfort is necessary for a team to experience positive disharmony. Contrasting views and spirited debate make a team stronger, even while discord is part of the experience.”

OpenSesame is Bringing New Voices to Leadership Development

skills they need to develop across the entire organization. In a recent Brandon Hall Group study, nearly 70% of organizations said that leadership training is needed for every employee, and nearly 60% said that they are building a culture of continuous leader learning. Companies say that expanding the reach of leadership development can produce multiple benefits.

Gaining Organization-Wide Agreement on Leadership Values

reasons behind it so they can be mindful of it in their day-to-day interactions. Once consensus is reached and a model is forged or amended, it just can’t sit there as a document. Employers need to have very specific strategies not only to inform employees that there is a model, but to communicate — and demonstrate — how everyone must participate in building a strong leadership culture across the enterprise. 

Collaborative and Cohort-Based Leadership Development is Critical for Success

Leadership is the ultimate context-driven capability, requiring a blend of cognitive, empathetic and practical behaviors and competencies. Collaborative learning fosters a dynamic learning culture that engages learners, promotes accountability, and makes learning across the organization more scalable, applicable and dynamic.