411 Getting Leaders to Own Their Role in Employee Training
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Thursday, October 24
One of the top challenges for learning professionals is getting managers to support learning. Effective talent development can positively impact employee engagement, innovation, and long-term growth. How can we make leaders own their role in employee learning? How are managers motivated to invest their time in developing their people, which often doesn't bring a return in the short run?
This session will help learning professionals show managers how to easily and naturally support learning. You'll discover 75 activities that managers can use to support employee learning, and you'll devise an action sheet to create a customized selection of these 75 activities. You will be able to inspire managers in your organization with practical tips to facilitate employees learning.
In this session, you will learn:
- What roles leaders and managers should take in regard to employee learning
- The three stages of learning where the support of leaders and managers are crucial
- To make a customized action sheet for a learning activity of your choice, so leaders will own their role in learning
- To motivate managers in your organization to own their role in employee learning
Laura van den Ouden
Laura van den Ouden is owner and trainer for Expert Trainers, a training company. With over 20 years’ experience, Laura designs and implements extensive eLearning programs for corporate universities and international organizations. She blogs frequently about talent development and transfer of learning and speaks at conferences on the subject. She has written three books:Successful Communication as a Trainer, Influencing Positively, and 100 Teaching Methods for Developers. Laura was named the Netherlands Trainer of the Year for 2019/2020.