Why There is a Need for Ongoing Education - George Miller, American InterContinental University (AIU)


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Dr George Miller of American InterContinental University, a solution provider at the marcus evans Corporate Learning & Talent Development Summit 2013, on making sure organizations stay current with their educational needs.
Interview with: Dr George Miller, President & Chancellor, American InterContinental University (AIU)

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Why There is a Need for Ongoing Education - George Miller, American InterContinental University (AIU)

  1. 1. Why There is a Need for Ongoing Education How can they identify the missing with increased responsibility or skill sets and needs of their responsibility for a given project or task. organization? Also, if someone is in line for a promotion but lacks the relevant skill They need to engage with at least one set for the new job, that person would learning provider. The partnerships and clearly be a good candidate for collaborations that develop between an continuing education. organization and its learning providers, such as AIU, can greatly enhance the ability of the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) to address the ongoing learning needs within the organization. A company can self-identify or work withInterview with: Dr George Miller, us to identify their needs and custom-fit The exactPresident & Chancellor, American or match the correct educationalInterContinental University (AIU) content to address them. What we can bring to the table is a solution that is needs of consultative in nature, versus being“Everything in the business environment solely from the perspective of theis changing very rapidly, and change organization.almost always holds implications for personneleducation,” said Dr George Miller, Why do you consider education asPresident & Chancellor, American an ongoing need?InterContinental University (AIU). must beLearning and Talent Development Everything in the business environmentOfficers today must make sure that is changing very rapidly, and changeskill sets are up to speed with the almost always holds implications forchallenges of the business world, he education. Someone who took a course addressedadvised. on management techniques ten years ago would need to be updated on newDr Miller exchanges his ideas on techniques and management arrange- throughcorporate development ahead of the ments, otherwise their skills wouldmarcus evans Corporate Learning & probably be out of date.Talent Development Summit 2013,in Atlanta, Georgia, April 28-30, where In certain areas, such as business and educationAIU will attend as a solution provider. technology, there is an ongoing need to re-educate. Education is no longerHow could Learning Officers better situational. People need to learnaddress the needs of their continuously.organization? If their budget is limited, howThey have to make certain that people should they decide who gets thewith the proper skill sets are matched opportunity to develop extra skills?with the right roles. There are constantchallenges in the corporate envi- It depends on what the organizationronment. To ensure that skill sets are wants to focus on, and what it aims toup to speed with the challenges of the accomplish by developing the skills ofbusiness world the exact needs of its employees. It is very much thepersonnel must be addressed through decision of the CLO, who would need toeducation. refer the people who will be entrusted
  2. 2. About the Corporate Learning & Talent Development Summit 2013 The HR Network – marcus evans Summits group This unique forum will take place at the Ritz Carlton, Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia, delivers peer-to-peer information April 28-30, 2013. Offering much more than any conference, exhibition or trade on strategic matters, professional show, this exclusive meeting will bring together esteemed industry thought leaders trends and breakthrough and solution providers to a highly focused and interactive networking event. innovations. www.cltdsummit.com Contact Please note that the Summit is a Sarin Kouyoumdjian-Gurunlian, Press Manager, marcus evans, Summits closed business event and the Division number of participants strictly Tel: + 357 22 849 313 limited. Email: press@marcusevanscy.com For more information please send an email to info@marcusevanscy.com All rights reserved. The above content may be republished or reproduced. Kindly inform us by sending an email to press@marcusevanscy.comAbout American InterContinental UniversityAmerican InterContinental University™ is The Serious U™ for busy adults who don’t have time to waste. Our streamlined programsallow students to earn an industry-current degree as efficiently as possible. Within AIU, the Educational Alliances Center partnerswith your business to implement talent development solutions that align with company goals and deliver measurable results. AtAIU, we’re in business with your business.www.aiuniv.eduAbout marcus evans Summitsmarcus evans Summits are high level business forums for the world’s leading decision-makers to meet, learn and discussstrategies and solutions. Held at exclusive locations around the world, these events provide attendees with a unique opportunity toindividually tailor their schedules of keynote presentations, think tanks, seminars and one-on-one business meetings.For more information, please visit: www.marcusevans.comUpcoming EventsHR Technology Summit - www.hrtechnology-summit.comTo view the web version of this interview, please click here: www.cltdsummit.com/GeorgeMiller