The New L&D Gameplan: How to Safeguard Against Uncertainty in Uncertain Times

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During a panel discussion with Nick Howe, Chief Learning Officer at Area9 Lyceum, and Fernando Sanchez-Arias, Chief People Officer at CLICK Institute, we gathered valuable insight and actionable tips on how to navigate the future for L&D. Discussion points included what COVID-19 and all the disruption of the last few months means for L&D, why […]

L&D Capacity Planning Checklist: 5 Steps to Effective Resource Management

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When your L&D team is under pressure to deliver on a mounting pile of training requests, the knee jerk reaction is to look at hiring extra resources to pick up the load. But justifying those extra resources sometimes takes some convincing and some hard data to prove the need for a few extra pairs of […]

Meeting Training Demand: 5 Benefits of Capacity Planning for L&D

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Launching a training program or taking on new projects without proper capacity planning often results in missed deadlines, an overworked team, and less effective training solutions for your learners. And with increasing pressure on L&D to deliver performance-driving learning experiences, it’s crucial to understand the exact availability of your resources (from budget to individual skills) […]

Spot the Difference: Capacity Planning Vs. Resource Planning in L&D

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Most learning and development professionals will have tales of training project nightmares. Whether it’s due to missed deadlines, a team that’s constantly overworked and under pressure, or struggling to say “no” to training projects for which there simply aren’t enough resources. When your team is constantly working well beyond capacity, it slows down all projects […]

The Strategic Importance of Training Intake to Corporate Learning

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As executive interest in the impact of the learning and development function grows, training teams are trying to find better ways to align their training programs with strategic business initiatives.  Where some teams are still lagging behind is the training intake process. From the moment your learners realize a need for training to the kick-off […]

Why Training Intake Processes Are Failing L&D

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Employees are more empowered than ever. They want to choose their own devices, physical work location, and other components of their work lives. They also want to choose their own training. But current training intake processes are limiting the potential for L&D to provide the best value possible to stakeholders. Traditionally, rank-and-file employees couldn’t make […]