Business of Learning Program

Sessions during the Business of Learning Online Conference will explore the narrow and the deep topics related to managing functions of L&D in organizations.

DAY 1: November 6

101: Making Smart Decisions About Learning Technology

Jennifer Murphy, Quantum Improvements Consulting

8:15 AM – 9:30 AM PT

Advancements in technology appear almost daily. What's right now could be wrong tomorrow. In this session you'll learn better ways to make informed decisions about learning technology, examine the research, and explore various tools that can help you make data-driven decisions ahead of your next purchase. Learn more.

Steve Foreman, Marc Rosenberg

201: Navigating the Learning and Performance Ecosystem

Steve Foreman, InfoMedia Designs
Marc Rosenberg, Marc Rosenberg and Associates

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

The fast pace of change is driving us to provide approaches that support learning on demand, with less disruption to workflow productivity. In this session you'll learn a learning and performance ecosystem approach that will help your organization move beyond courses, and provide a framework to support this broader paradigm. Learn more.

Megan Torrance

301: Getting It Done: Leveraging Agile Techniques with SMEs, Sponsors, IT & the Organization

Megan Torrance, TorranceLearning

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

Agile has permeated every corner of business process; L&D is no exception. Whether you’re committed or still exploring your options, there’s a lot to be learned about Agile teams. Join this session and learn how Agile supports the relationship that L&D has with SMEs and IT. Learn more.

Jennifer DeVries

401: Crafting an Effective eLearning RFP

Jennifer DeVries, BlueStreak Learning

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

The RFP process can be a challenge if you don't prepare vendors to provide clear, complete, and consistent information. In this session, you'll learn eLearning RFP strategies and review best-of-kind RFP samples. Additionally, you'll explore a solid template for capturing just what your organization needs. Learn more.

DAY 2: November 7

Natalie Thibault

501: Take Back Your Time: How to Create a More Efficient L&D Function

Natalie Thibault, Multinational Corporation

8:30 AM – 9:30AM PT

With business changing rapidly, L&D runs the risk of becoming reactionary order-takers. In this session, learn how to uncover the root causes of excess time spent on administrative tasks and discover how to apply a simple process and identify solutions that free up time. Learn more.

Catherine Lombardozzi

601: Building and Developing Your L&D Team

Catherine Lombardozzi, Learning 4 Learning Professionals

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

The L&D function must adapt to changes. Join this session to learn about the competencies necessary to execute your vision, options for aligning or transforming your L&D team, and strategies to assess your team’s capabilities and up-skill for the work ahead. Learn more.

701: Getting your Investment Proposal Approved

Mike Simmons, Catalyst Sale

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

An effective proposal is less about you and the technology, and more focused on how the investment will impact the success of the organization. In this session learn how a storytelling framework can be leveraged to craft internal proposals that resonate well with the focus of the business. Learn more.

801: Creating an Effective Assessment Strategy

A.D. Detrick, MetriVerse Analytics

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

Organizations are expecting more insight into the impact of learning initiatives, and L&D is being asked to better align learning efforts with organizational metrics. Learn how to plan assessments that test applicability, competence, and transfer of knowledge, and avoid common mistakes in question selection and construction. Learn more.

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