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The Trusted Learning Advisor

The Tools, Techniques and Skills You Need to Make L&D a Business Priority

Use this practical guide to develop the skills you need to become a trusted learning advisor to the business and make L&D part of the wider company strategy.
EAN: 9781398612457
Edition: 1
Format: 234x156
272 pages

About the book

How can I make learning part of the overall company strategy? How do I convince key stakeholders of the value of L&D? How can I develop a proactive approach to L&D rather than reactive?

L&D professionals can achieve all these things and more by becoming a trusted learning advisor. Written by an author with over 20 years' experience in the industry, this book explains what skills are needed by L&D professionals to become strategic partners to the business. Full of practical tips, tools and advice, The Trusted Learning Advisor covers everything from identifying the maturity level of an organization and connecting learning to the business strategy through to measuring the value of learning and communicating this impact to the organization. There is also extensive discussion of the key skills needed to be a trusted learning advisor and practical advice on how to develop them. These skills include evidence-based research, evaluation of learning, facilitation, virtual learning, digital and technology skills as well as data-driven analysis and decision making.

This essential guide also includes additional support on critical thinking, communication and influencing skills as well as advice on how to master a growth mindset. Full of examples and tips this is crucial reading for all L&D practitioners looking to develop their role as a strategic business partner and add true value to the organization.

About the authors

Keith Keating is the SVP, Chief Learning Office at Archwell where he is responsible for the global learning strategy. He has more than 20 years' experience in the Learning and Development (L&D) industry and prior to his current role, he was Head of Global Learning Network at General Motors. Based in Toronto, Canada, he is a frequent industry writer and global conference speaker.