STRS204 Developing a Learning Technology Strategy: Where to Start
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Thursday, October 25
Expo Hall: Strategic Solutions Stage
Do you find that the pressures of rapidly changing technology and the need to support a nontraditional, remote workforce require rethinking how work is done in your organization? Is it challenging for your organization to keep up with the needs of your audience due to restrictive, outdated procedures, tools, and skill sets? For the talent development function, emerging workforce needs raise important questions when it comes to strategic planning.
During this session, you will learn a practical, four-step approach to developing a learning technology strategy for your organization. You will also explore about common pitfalls to avoid. You will receive access to worksheets that may be used back on the job during specific stages of the strategic planning process.
In this session, you will learn:
- How to identify drivers for learning technology in your organization
- How to define the goals of your learning technology strategy
- How to analyze your current state
- How to develop an action plan
- How to ensure that you execute on your learning technology strategy effectively
Managers and senior leaders (directors, VPs, CLOs, executive, etc.).
Sarah Mercier, the managing partner at Learning Ninjas, has over 18 years of experience as a facilitator, instructional designer, and learning solution developer. Her primary focus is strategy, design, and development in the area of innovative learning technologies. Sarah is the founder of meLearning Solutions, a mobile learning consulting firm now operating as part of Learning Ninjas. She is a national facilitator for the Association for Talent Development (ATD) for the Master eLearning Instructional Designer and Mobile Learning Certificate programs and designed and facilitates both the Essentials of Mobile Learning and Essentials of Interactive eBooks programs. Sarah's work has been published in The Book of Road-Tested Activities, 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity, TD Magazine, CLO Magazine, and a variety of other training and workforce publications.