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In this course we discuss how to make the strategic connections between the organization’s business strategy and its learning and development strategy. We begin with a review of how linking L&D processes effectively to support the organization can drive strategic value.

We then discuss how to develop L&D’s influence at the senior level in the organization and transform the L&D function’s effectiveness.  Then we work through the key aspects of L&D strategy from identifying organization needs and priorities and defining situation specific, integrated L&D strategies that drive value for organizations in key areas.  This is followed by an exploration of how to approach the execution of the L&D strategy. 

This course serves Learning and Development professionals who need to develop their strategic thinking and translating their learning into practical plans for implementing an L&D strategy in the workplace.  Key Concepts: Learning and Development, Learning and Development Strategy, Strategic Thinking, Integrated Learning and Development, Strategic Value

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the key L&D issues and external/internal strategic context for organizations 
  • Explore the key steps to developing an effective L&D Strategy that is suitable for the organization
  • Discover situation specific integrated L&D strategies that drive value for organizations in key areas.
  • Recognize the activities required to translate learning into practical plans to implement the L&D Strategy in the workplace.
Last updated/reviewed: June 25, 2021

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Anonymous Author
A well paced webinar on Learning and Development and the impact of this regarding how to produce a strategy


Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
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Course Syllabus
  11:31Introduction to Developing a Learning and Development Strategy
  11:25Key L&D Issues
  12:07Developing an Effective L&D Strategy
  15:41The Learning and Development Cycle
  12:26Situation Specific Integrated L&D strategies
  9:58The Third Dimension
  8:37Translating Learning into Practical Plans
  1:29:45Developing a Learning and Development Strategy
Supporting Materials
  PDFSlides: Developing a Learning and Development Strategy
  PDFDeveloping a Learning and Development Strategy Glossary/Index