Summary of Preparing for the Future of Learning
A Changing Perspective for L&D Leaders
Towards Maturity, 2016
Learning and development teams must embrace new educational approaches and focus on enabling corporate goals.
Towards Maturity is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping companies make the most of learning technologies. In this report, which is based on research involving more than 600 learning professionals, the company’s founder and CEO Laura Overton and its head of research Genny Dixon outline the evolving role of learning and development (L&D) professionals. More importantly, they offer abundant practical tips to help L&D professionals align their learning activities with business goals, encourage self-directed learning and continue to develop their own skills. getAbstract believes this report is a must-read for everyone in the learning department.
In this summary, you will learn
- How learning and development (L&D) professionals can align their activities with business goals
- Why they should embrace new learning approaches and leverage technology
- What skills they should seek to develop themselves
About the Authors
Laura Overton is founder and CEO of Towards Maturity, a nonprofit which helps organizations improve their learning and development performance. Genny Dixon is Towards Maturity’s head of research.
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