Online Learning and leadership development – CMI research October 2007

by | Jan 7, 2008 | Articles

Research from the Chartered Management Institute with 998 managers and a series of in-depth interviews highlighted how value can be released from online learning in the field of management development.

The research

  • highlights drivers behind e-learning and the barriers to e-learning in management development
  • Looks at trends in self directed learning and the steps companies are taking to engage managment through adding resources such as articles, videos and case studies to the management development tool box.
  • Future directions for e-learning in this area – including the development of richer content and more integrated blended learning approaches
  • Shows how we need to capitalise on the informal learning taking place over the web in this area

Many of the findings in the field of management development are backed up by our Towards Maturity research earlier last year.

This research is free of charge and can be downloaded directly from the CMI

Additional Case study examples:

Coca Cola – virtual leadership programme

The Towards Maturity project is interested in any case studies of organisations where they have started to use e-learning more effectively in this field.


This article was originally created by the Work based e-learning project at e-skills UK and is reproduced with kind permission.

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