Getting results with Learning Technologies – Free event on 21st May

by | Apr 30, 2010 | Articles

Towards Maturity are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of free places to a unique Skillstories Live event:

Getting results with learning technologies, 21st May 2010 from 09:30 – 15:10, London

The Skillstories Live network, convened by Business in the Community and supported by Investors in People, brings together organisations to share best practice around issues of skills development, mobilise you to take action through collaboration and share your experience, knowledge, and best practice.

This event also marks the beginning of an exciting new relationship between Business in the Community and Towards Maturity, bringing together our mutual passion and expertise around advocating skills and innovation in the workplace.

Over the coming months, we will be finding creative ways of working together to achieve our common goals of supporting organisations in the use of learning technologies so that they are better able  respond to changing business skills needs. Together we look forward to raising the profile around the opportunities these technologies offer.

About the event – Getting Results with Learning Technologies

This event is a peer learning network for practitioners (HR, training, learning and development, in-house tutors/assessors, project managers etc).  The event will be hosted by Microsoft in London and is sponsored by Learn Direct, it will include sessions on:

  • How Microsoft are leveraging learning technologies to support their own staff development and  how they are building critical digital skills through Britain Works
  • Should we be demanding more? Controversial industry expert, Donald Clark will discuss new opportunities for learning innovation in business
  • Kirstie Donnelly from Learndirect will be looking at the technology tools that we have in our hands today and how to make them work for us.
  • Towards Maturity will be conducting a series of interactive workshops, based on our research and case studies, looking at practical solutions for addressing the challenges of implementing e-learning in the workplace . We’ll take a look at how to overcome objections, improve take up and get management buy-in.
  • Most importantly there will be plenty of opportunity for peer networking and learning from each other as well as the opportunity to quiz an expert panel.

 

If you are a learning practiioner supporting learning in your business*, you can reserve your free place at the event or for more information please contact Anita Powell on 0207 566 6617 or email [email protected]. There is no cost to delegates to attend, however a cancellation fee of £75 applies for non-attendance without 72 hours prior notice.

You can download more information below.

*regrettably this event is not open to learning providers and suppliers.

About  Business in the Community

Business in the Community mobilises business for good. Their members commit to take action on the key issues of today, be they people or planet, and create a unique platform for collaborative action. Business in the Community’s approach to responsible business provides a clear framework to address new challenges, improve business performance and benefit society. Their members recognise the relationship between responsible business practice, addressing social and environmental need and the role this plays in building confidence and creating wealth. BITC work across four areas of expertise in the workplace, marketplace, environment and community. By sharing knowledge and experience, and developing innovative solutions, we are a catalyst for change and demonstrate the positive impact business can have on society.

With more than 800 companies in membership, BITC represent 1 in 5 of the UK private sector workforce and convene a network of global partners.

The Skillstories Live network is a peer learning network for practitioners (HR, training, learning and development, in-house tutors/assessors, project managers etc) developed by Business in the Community after requests from companies wanting the opportunity to learn from the experiences of other organisations and to be informed and consulted on skills developments and policies. For more information please see http://www.bitc.org.uk/workplace/skills/our_networks_and_eve.html

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