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: August 16, 2023
3 Reviews (5 ratings)

Reviews

5
Anonymous Author
This course provided a comprehensive overview of creating a robust and effective learning and development strategy. With recruiting and retention at the forefront for many organizations in today's competitive business climate, the content presented was extremely relevant and insightful.

5
Anonymous Author
This course is packed with applicable content but is a bit hard to follow due to wordiness and consistent use of theoretical terminology.

5
Anonymous Author
A well paced webinar on Learning and Development and the impact of this regarding how to produce a strategy

Prerequisites
Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  Introduction to Developing a Learning and Development Strategy11:31
  Key L&D Issues11:25
  Developing an Effective L&D Strategy12:07
  The Learning and Development Cycle15:41
  Situation Specific Integrated L&D strategies12:26
  The Third Dimension9:58
  Translating Learning into Practical Plans8:37
  Conclusion8:00
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  Developing a Learning and Development Strategy1:29:45
Supporting Materials
  Slides: Developing a Learning and Development StrategyPDF
  Developing a Learning and Development Strategy Glossary/IndexPDF
REVIEW AND TEST
  REVIEW QUESTIONSquiz
 FINAL EXAMexam