Recognize the need to align learning and development efforts with business strategy and discover how that's still not enough.
- The next level in the learning maturity model … moves beyond a reactionary focus … and starts to concentrate on putting standards into place. … This can be a difficult transition because … individual departments are used to doing their own thing … related to training. … This may result in resistance to the effort … of the training department to try … and control the training efforts. … This resistance is to be expected … but it also needs to be overcome. … The first step toward establishing the L and D department … as contributing a competitive advantage … is through this transition. … L and D organizations need to move … from a reactionary organization to one that is proactive. … A large step in being proactive is to put into place … standards and processes … for the development and delivery of training. … Let's look at some of the attributes of an organization … at level two of the Maturity Matrix. … Level two of the Maturity Matrix includes organizations … that have made a concentrated effort to offer …
- Building competitive advantage through L&D
- Meeting customer needs
- Adopting new technologies
- Rating your organization's L&D maturity level
- Aligning learning goals and business goals
- Monitoring L&D performance with analytics