RALEIGH, N.C. — Nov. 16, 2023 — Training Industry has released its annual trends report, “Trends 2024: L&D as a Key Business Driver,” which identifies six corporate training trends influencing the future of learning and development (L&D).

The key trends for 2024 reflect the growing prominence of L&D as a key business driver. The trends highlighted in the report explore:

    • Leveraging learning to improve talent retention.
    • The impact of artificial intelligence on L&D.
    • Making content more engaging for today’s workforce.
    • Upskilling and the role of competency modeling.
    • Reinvestment in instructor-led training.
    • The L&D market outlook, with estimates on training spend.

“L&D has really gained momentum over the past few years, as more leaders realize the business value of training,” said Training Industry CEO Ken Taylor. “Our trends report highlights the growing role of L&D in helping organizations improve business performance. It is our hope that these trends help learning leaders maximize the impact of their training initiatives.”

“Training has never been more important,” said Michelle Eggleston Schwartz, editor in chief at Training Industry. “As the world of work continues to change and evolve, L&D will continue to grow in importance. This report highlights areas for learning leaders to consider as they plan their training strategy for the coming year.”

The full report can be downloaded here.

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