Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is a term used to describe programs and policies that encourage representation and participation of diverse groups of people.
Developing a plan for L&D requires learning and business leaders to understand the strategic goals, vision and mission of the organization.
SWOT, an acronym for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, is an analysis method used in many industries to assess business functions.
Training Industry’s research-based Leadership Development Model forms the foundation of its Leading Leadership Development certification program. The model identifies the top factors impacting leadership training outcomes.
Training alignment is a process of prioritizing the goals and missions of an organization’s training activities around the business needs of the enterprise, and ensuring that learning helps drive business...
Design thinking is an approach to problem-solving and creativity based on the field of design. It is especially useful for complex problems as well as developing products, such as training programs or content, that require creativity.
Soft skills are non-technical skills and behavioral competencies that enable someone to effectively interact and form relationships with others. Soft skills are critical to both employees and organizations and impact company culture and behaviors.
David Kolb is a psychologist who developed a theory of experiential learning that organizes the process, or cycle, of experiential learning into four stages.
A professional development plan (PDP) is a document outlining an employee’s path to career advancement. Essentially, it’s a working tool for career growth that employees and managers can adjust and build upon over time.
Career pathing is the process of matching employees’ skills and interests with internal job opportunities, whether they are lateral moves, promotions or even roles in a completely different function of the organization.