Must-have insights from relevant summaries to help you turn knowledge into action.

getAbstract Actionables offer a 15-minute overview of a business-relevant topic. The well-balanced mix of video-, audio-, text- and reflection components ends with a concrete call to action to apply the knowledge right away. Self-reflection tools and retrieval practices round off the learning experience.

What’s in it for you?

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Get up to speed on a given topic in 15 minutes.

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Receive guidance on applying the new knowledge right away.

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Reflect on and fortify your learnings with proven learning tools.

The Actionables Know-Do-Reflect Circle

How it works

Actionables are based on getAbstract’s Know-Do-Reflect loop. Read on to learn more about the loop's three components.


Absorb knowledge from summaries and experts

Step 1: Each Actionable starts with a course that offers a 15-minute overview of a business-relevant topic based on getAbstract summaries. The courses are highly engaging thanks to their well-balanced mix of video-, audio-, text- and reflection components.


Apply knowledge in a real-world setting

Step 2: A concrete call to action prompts you to apply the knowledge right away.


Reflect on your experience

Step 3: Report back on how you’ve applied the newly acquired knowledge and compare your achievements to peers on an anonymized basis.

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getAbstract shows that learning doesn’t have to be formal or take a large length of time. The whole concept of compressed knowledge is enormously powerful to me.

I love the fact that getAbstract content is consistent across the entire platform. Every abstract tells you exactly what you will get from it.

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Time constraints are among the biggest obstacles preventing people from taking advantage of the training resources we offer. The big advantage of getAbstract is that it provides quick and easy access to relevant content.

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