Principles of Learning

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Principles of Learning

  1. 1. Forum’s Principles of Learning<br />2011<br />
  2. 2. Today’s Presenters<br />Simon Fowler, Senior Research and Development Associate<br />Elizabeth Griep, <br />Vice President, Advanced Workplace Learning, The Forum Corporation<br />
  3. 3. Imagine<br />
  4. 4. “Everything starts with your people.”<br /> Jeff Bezos <br /> CEO, Amazon.com<br /> from Uncommon Practice<br />
  5. 5. Agenda<br />Trends and best practices impacting the effectiveness of learning in today’s organizations<br />Strategies for success<br />Q&A<br />
  6. 6. Poll<br />What is the major role you play?<br />Employment and Recruiting<br />Benefits<br />Learning and Development<br />Strategic Planning<br />Consultant<br />Other (in chat, type in your response)<br />
  7. 7. Poll<br />What industry are you in?<br />Services (e.g. financial, insurance, healthcare)<br />Sciences (e.g. pharma, biotech)<br />Technology<br />Education (k-12, higher)<br />Government<br />Other – in chat, type your response<br />
  8. 8. What is the most important question you would like to have answered today?<br />
  9. 9. Increasing Value<br />Increased value over time<br />Noise/ Value line<br />VALUE<br />Reduced time to value<br />TIME<br />
  10. 10. Poll<br />What is the most pressing business issue that learning needs to address in your organization?<br />Employee Performance<br />Employee Retention<br />Revenue<br />Costs<br />Agility<br />
  11. 11. Poll<br />To what extent are you achieving this result?<br />To a great extent<br />To a very good extent<br />To a good extent<br />To a fair extent<br />To a poor extent<br />
  12. 12. Workplace learning <br />“The learning must be contextual, a way for individuals to see theirwork in relationship to the wholeorganization.” – George Siemens, Athabasca University<br />
  13. 13. “The learning must be contextual, a way for individuals to see theirwork in relationship to the wholeorganization.” – George Siemens, Athabasca University<br />Workplace learning <br />
  14. 14. Workplace learning <br />
  15. 15. Workplace learning <br />
  16. 16. Workplace learning <br />
  17. 17. Connecting Learning to Strategy<br />Business Strategy<br />Development Priorities<br />
  18. 18. Connecting Learning to Strategy<br />Business Strategy<br />Development Priorities<br />Learning Solutions<br />HR and Performance Support Systems<br />Integrated Strategies<br /><ul><li>Experience-Based Learning
  19. 19. Classroom Learning
  20. 20. Technology-Based Learning
  21. 21. Action Learning
  22. 22. Feedback and Assessments
  23. 23. Executive Coaching
  24. 24. External Education
  25. 25. Performance Management
  26. 26. Succession Planning
  27. 27. Recruitment and Hiring
  28. 28. Compensation
  29. 29. Knowledge Management</li></li></ul><li>Who Owns Learning?<br />
  30. 30. Who Owns Learning?<br />
  31. 31. Who Owns Learning?<br />I have an intent to learn, on my own and with others<br />We model and encourage learning<br />We drive and enable learning<br />
  32. 32. Business Strategy<br />Development Priorities<br />Learning Solutions<br />HR and Performance Support Systems<br />Integrated Strategies<br /><ul><li>Experience-Based Learning
  33. 33. Classroom Learning
  34. 34. Technology-Based Learning
  35. 35. Action Learning
  36. 36. Feedback and Assessments
  37. 37. Executive Coaching
  38. 38. External Education
  39. 39. Performance Management
  40. 40. Succession Planning
  41. 41. Recruitment and Hiring
  42. 42. Compensation
  43. 43. Knowledge Management</li></ul>Effective Actions<br />Results<br />Connecting Learning to Strategy<br />
  44. 44. The Objective<br />Increased value over time<br />Noise/ Value line<br />VALUE<br />Reduced time to value<br />TIME<br />
  45. 45. 6 Principles of Workplace Learning<br />Link learning to value for the individual and the organization<br />Connect action and reflection in a continuous cycle<br />Address learners’ attitudes and beliefs in addition to their behaviors<br />Provide learners with a balance of challenge and support<br />Create opportunities for participants to teach as well as learn<br />Design and cultivate learning communities as well as learning media<br />
  46. 46. 6 Principles of Workplace Learning<br />Link learning to value for the individual and the organization<br />Connect action and reflection in a continuous cycle<br />Address learners’ attitudes and beliefs in addition to their behaviors<br />Provide learners with a balance of challenge and support<br />Create opportunities for participants to teach as well as learn<br />Design and cultivate learning communities as well as learning media<br />
  47. 47. 6 Principles of Workplace Learning<br />Link learning to value for the individual and the organization<br />Connect action and reflection in a continuous cycle<br />Address learners’ attitudes and beliefs in addition to their behaviors<br />Provide learners with a balance of challenge and support<br />Create opportunities for participants to teach as well as learn<br />Design and cultivate learning communities as well as learning media<br />
  48. 48. 6 Principles of Workplace Learning<br />Link learning to value for the individual and the organization<br />Connect action and reflection in a continuous cycle<br />Address learners’ attitudes and beliefs in addition to their behaviors<br />Provide learners with a balance of challenge and support<br />Create opportunities for participants to teach as well as learn<br />Design and cultivate learning communities as well as learning media<br />
  49. 49. 6 Principles of Workplace Learning<br />Link learning to value for the individual and the organization<br />Connect action and reflection in a continuous cycle<br />Address learners’ attitudes and beliefs in addition to their behaviors<br />Provide learners with a balance of challenge and support<br />Create opportunities for participants to teach as well as learn<br />Design and cultivate learning communities as well as learning media<br />
  50. 50. 6 Principles of Workplace Learning<br />Link learning to value for the individual and the organization<br />Connect action and reflection in a continuous cycle<br />Address learners’ attitudes and beliefs in addition to their behaviors<br />Provide learners with a balance of challenge and support<br />Create opportunities for participants to teach as well as learn<br />Design and cultivate learning communities as well as learning media<br />
  51. 51. Poll<br />Which of these principles presents the greatest challenge for your organization?<br />Link learning to value for the individual and the organization<br />Connect action and reflection in a continuous cycle<br />Address learners’ attitudes and beliefs in addition to their behaviors<br />Provide learners with a balance of challenge and support<br />Create opportunities for participants to teach as well as learn<br />Design and cultivate learning communities as well as learning media<br />
  52. 52. Poll<br />Which Principle is missing in your learning solutions?<br />Link learning to value for the individual and the organization<br />Connect action and reflection in a continuous cycle<br />Address learners’ attitudes and beliefs in addition to their behaviors<br />Provide learners with a balance of challenge and support<br />Create opportunities for participants to teach as well as learn<br />Design and cultivate learning communities as well as learning media<br />
  53. 53. New Generation Leaders Program<br />Various topics linked to competencies<br />Elective<br />Elective<br />Elective<br />Elective<br />One Day<br />Two Days<br />Senior Leader Briefings<br />Learning Event: Session Two<br />Group Learning Event: Session One<br />360° Online Competency-BasedAssessment<br />Learning Team Reconnects<br /><ul><li>Senior Leader Presence
  54. 54. Accountability
  55. 55. Results
  56. 56. Lessons
  57. 57. Future Planning</li></ul>Acceleration Team Process<br />Accelerated Application of<br />Tools on Critical Projects<br />Learning Teams<br />Learning Teams<br />Coaching <br />On-Line Collaboration Site with: topic discussion threads, expert blogs, links to resources, connection to coaches<br />
  58. 58. 1. Link learning to value for the individual and the organization<br />Various topics linked to competencies<br />Elective<br />Elective<br />Elective<br />Elective<br />Two Days<br />Group Learning Event: Session One<br />360° Online Competency-BasedAssessment<br />Accelerated Application of<br />Tools on Critical Projects<br />Learning Teams<br />Learning Teams<br />
  59. 59. 2. Connect action and reflection in a continuous cycle<br />Sr. Leader Briefing: Generates Action and Reflection<br />Tool Application to business issues: Action and Challenge<br />Tool Application to business issues: Action and Challenge<br />Coaching: Reflection, Support and Challenge<br />
  60. 60. 3. Address learners’ attitudes and beliefs in addition to their behaviors<br />Immersion/ Simulation<br />Presentation<br />Large Group Discussion<br />Example<br />Small Group Discussion<br />Real Play<br />Application Planning<br />34<br />34<br />
  61. 61. 4. Provide learners with a balance of challenge and support<br />Tool Application –Communication – Support<br />Coaching <br />
  62. 62. 5. Create opportunities for participants to teach as well as learn<br />One Day<br />One Day<br />Acceleration Team Process<br />Learning Event: Session One<br />Learning Event: Session Two<br />Learning Teams<br />Learning Teams<br />Learning Team Reconnects<br /><ul><li>Senior Leader Presence
  63. 63. Accountability
  64. 64. Results
  65. 65. Lessons
  66. 66. Future Planning
  67. 67. Focus on Critical Leverage Points
  68. 68. Supported by Manager Coaching
  69. 69. Concentrated Application of Tools</li></ul>Accelerated Application of<br />Tools on Critical Projects<br />Ongoing Line Manager Coaching and Follow-up<br />On-Line Collaboration Site with: topic discussion threads, expert blogs, links to resources, connection to coaches<br />
  70. 70. 6. Design and cultivate learning communities as well as learning media<br />New Generation Leadership<br />On-Line Collaboration Site with: topic discussion threads, expert blogs, links to resources, connection to coaches<br />
  71. 71. 6 Principles of Workplace Learning<br />Link learning to value for the individual and the organization<br />Connect action and reflection in a continuous cycle<br />Address learners’ attitudes and beliefs in addition to their behaviors<br />Provide learners with a balance of challenge and support<br />Create opportunities for participants to teach as well as learn<br />Design and cultivate learning communities as well as learning media<br />
  72. 72. The Shifting Role of Learning and Development<br /><ul><li>Develop leaders as “leaders of people”</li></ul>Develop “leaders of learning” and as “cultivators of experience”<br />
  73. 73. The Shifting Role of Learning and Development<br /><ul><li>Develop leaders as “leaders of people”</li></ul>Develop “leaders of learning” and as “cultivators of experience”<br />Enable knowledge sharing and access, and the distribution of expertise<br /><ul><li>Build learning solutions</li></li></ul><li>The Shifting Role of Learning and Development<br />Develop “leaders of people”<br />Develop “leaders of learning” and as “cultivators of experience”<br />Enable knowledge sharing and access to expertise<br /><ul><li>Build learning solutions</li></ul>Promote learning as a critical tool for addressing strategic business issues<br /><ul><li>Deploy curricula and training programs</li></li></ul><li>Final Thoughts<br />Today’s business speed and complexity requires more workplace learning<br />Learners and leaders as well as L&D have an increased role in learning<br />Forum Principles of Workplace Learning apply more than ever<br />Technology provides new ways to deploy and increase the effectiveness of learning over time<br />
  74. 74. Your Questions<br />43<br />
  75. 75. Strategy. Accelerated.<br />Forum mobilizes people to embrace the critical strategies of their organization and accelerate results. When you need to swiftly align your people to tackle an opportunity or tear down a roadblock, Forum is an essential business asset.<br />www.forum.com<br />800.FORUM.11<br />Elizabeth.Griep@forum.com<br />Simon.Fowler@forum.com<br />

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