Aligning leadership with organizational development: Corporate L&D Summit in Amsterdam

Event Annika Willers · 2 years ago

Corporate L&D Summit – an important event for HR, training industry and innovative leaders. We took part with a 30 minute talk on new corporate training possibilities with Software-as-a-Service and a mind shift from traditional to modern learning. A great gathering with experts from ING, Carslberg, Tesco Bank and many more.

Corporate L&D Summit in Amsterdam Align Leadership Programs with Organizational Development: This year’s theme by Connexus Events L&D Summit

Smarter customers require smarter employees

Connexus introduced the event as follows: “To ensure customer satisfaction, profitability and maximum productivity, employee engagement and high-performance must be kept high. As HR departments are becoming strategies partners, successful L&D programs and trainings are the key to boost your Leadership Programme and offer your workforce the top notch benefits in eLearning and mLearning solutions. The ecosystem of Corporate Learning is changing rapidly – even emerging technologies are sharing everyday life – tech-based L&D is the future. Learn at our Corporate L&D Summit about latest trend on Metrics, Employee Engagement, Generation Gap, Leadership Development and Employee Training Curriculum in Corporate Education.

The Corporate L&D Summit is a cross-industry event on 17 and 18 november 2016 in Amsterdam, that brings together learning and development professionals and eLearning experts from FMCG, Energy, Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Telecom, Finance and Technology sector. The conference offers a unique opportunity to network and benchmark with key decision makers of L&D, and grants an excellent platform which will provide you with particular tools, how-to’s, technologies and case studies to get you ahead of the game in Corporate Learning.”

Discussion at Corporate L&D Summit Engaging discussions at Corporate L&D Summit

Factors of success in corporate training

After an interesting introduction by the Chairman and by Cornelia Kunert from Zurich Insurance, Mujibor de Graaf held an engaging presentation on key success factors in corporate training. According to Coursepath’s co-founder and CEO, three main factors are to be considered to deliver relevant training to employees and partners:

  • Acknowledge that people learn differently nowadays
  • Prevent learner procrastination
  • Do not forget course developers’ needs

Learning at work does not follow the traditional way any more, where a concept of “More information = more motivation” was followed. This holds not true, especially nowadays where people are overwhelmed with information already by daily mail, social networks and chat. Today, the approach consideres bite-size chunks and sub-goals, as well as progress indicators and social interaction.

Learn more about an approach called “Employee-led learning”:

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