ATD Detroit 2019 January WEBINAR
"Putting Learners in the Driver’s Seat: Improve Business Outcomes by Supporting Employee Development"
Kiara Graham, Learning Strategy Consultant, D2L
David Horne, Director Enterprise Solutions Engineering, D2L
The world of work is undergoing transformative change. Skill gaps, lost organizational knowledge and experience from retiring baby boomers, digital disruption, and changing employee expectations mean that organizations need to rethink and reinvent how they approach learning and development to stay competitive in today’s market. Technology has empowered employees to take learning into their own hands and they increasingly expect their employers to enable continuous self-directed learning and development as a core part of the workplace experience. Investing in modern learning enables positive business outcomes and helps organizations stay ahead of the curve when faced with rapid, transformative change.
In this webcast, you’ll learn how to:
- Attract and retain talent by shifting to a learner-centric development model
- Improve employee performance and engagement by enabling continuous learning
- Create leadership pipelines through self-directed learning paths
About the Speakers
Kiara Graham is a Learning Strategy Consultant at D2L. Kiara has over seven years’ experience helping organizations foster innovation and growth by creating modern learning cultures through strategic investment in learning and development initiatives. Kiara has worked with Learning teams in Higher Education, Financial Services, Insurance, Health Care, and Hospitality industries on organizational transformation, change management, leadership development, onboarding, technical and soft skills training. Kiara’s experience has taught her that making learning a priority today can position organizations as leaders of tomorrow in this age of digital disruption. Kiara holds a Master of Arts from Carleton University.
David leads a team of pre-sales engineers focused on the enterprise learning market. He has spent over 8 years focused on online learning, product development and improving the overall learning experience. David has a Bachelor of Sciences degree from University of Waterloo, specializing in management science and product design. In his spare time he enjoys volleyball, movies and the outdoors.
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