By building your internal consulting skills as a learning leader, you will be positioned to partner with stakeholders to deliver more effective training.
Internal consulting skills give learning and development leaders the tools they need to partner with business executives for more effective training.
Learning leaders are also business leaders in need of strong internal consulting skills. This episode of The Business of Learning offers insight on how to become an effective internal consultant for more impactful training.
As L&D professionals, we need to respond to digital disruption. This response requires that we align L&D to business and learner needs, which means ensuring that there is a clear line of sight between L&D and organizational performance.
Congratulations! You’ve convinced senior leadership to sign off on a central learning strategy. Now, how will you make sure the strategy is aligned with local business needs?
Have you heard the word “coachsulting” and wondered, “What buzzword will people come up with next?” You’re not alone! The term is new and refers to people who have skills of both consultant and coach.
Regardless of the form of the request, the most important predictor of your solution’s success or failure has nothing to do with the training itself. It’s how you manage the initial contracting for the engagement.