Towards Maturity launches new programme to excel the business impact of learning technologies

by | Sep 27, 2011 | Articles

Book a Headstart Programme place before October 7th to receive a 10% discount 

LONDON, September 27 2011 – Benchmarking company, Towards Maturity today launches its Headstart Programme, especially designed to help organisations boost the impact that learning technologies are having in their companies.

This unique programme combines a tailored workshop and the use of innovative benchmarking tools to help improve business performance. The programme targets priority learning areas through a three step progress of review, compare and act.

Organisations on the Headstart programme will review their current implementation of learning technologies and results, compare their findings against established good practices and finally, identify priority action areas to help improve the company’s learning strategy going forward.

Towards Maturity research has found that 70% of organisations that just complete the review stage of this three step approach find new ideas to improve their learning technology strategy.

The Towards Maturity Implementation Model is at the heart of the Headstart Programme. The leading model is based on the UK’s largest learning technology benchmark, gathered by Towards Maturity over 8 years and includes the data of 1800 organisations. The model is based on six areas of good practice implementation that are proven to help improve the results of learning technologies.

Attendees of the Headstart Programme will find out their organisation’s unique Towards Maturity Index, the measurement of how mature an organisation’s learning technology implementation is and, more importantly how to improve it. Companies in the top quartile of the TMI scale engage twice the audience, save an additional 33% of cost and 50% in reduced study time. Their staff also reach proven competency 6 times faster as a result of using learning technologies.¹

The Headstart Programme also includes a year’s Premium membership to Towards Maturity innovative online Benchmark Centre. Worth £600, Premium membership provides participants with a detailed personalised benchmark report and a list of recommended actions tailored to their organisation.

The centre also allows an organisation to review their benchmark on an on-going basis and keep up-to-date with the latest benchmark research to help them improve performance. Through Towards Maturity’s online Benchmark Centre, members have access to leading learning technologies case studies, videos, hints and tips.

Laura Overton, Towards Maturity’s Managing Director comments, “Our years of research have shown that the range and complexity of learning technologies are growing. It’s a mind-field for organisations at any stage of implementing learning technologies. In this changing economic climate, business agility is growing in importance and our new Headstart Programme helps organisations use technology in learning to react to change and improve business performance”

Run by leading learning consultants, Towards Maturity’s Headstart Programme can help at any stage of a learning technology implementation, whether an organisation, has just started using learning technologies; need to fully engage staff to new way of learning; want to increase staff engagement or want to learn from common mistakes rather than making their own.

Designed for a team of up-to ten people, the five hour workshop can be run at a company’s premise for just £1500. As an introductory offer, Towards Maturity is offering a 10% discount off this price for enquiries before October 7th.

Towards Maturity has run similar workshops for major organisations in the private, public and not-for- profit sectors. For more information about the programme please contact [email protected].

¹ data from 2010 Towards Maturity Benchmark Study, www.towardsmaturity.org2010benchmark

About Towards Maturity
Toward Maturity’s is a benchmarking company that provides independent expert advice and support to help organisations use learning technologies to accelerate business performance. It leverages the data of its in-depth Benchmark Study, the UK’s largest learning technology benchmark, gathered by Towards Maturity over 8 years with over 1800 organisations.

Thanks to the support of Towards Maturity Ambassadors (fifteen leading learning organisations), annual benchmarking findings, case studies and resources are available to download for free on the website.www.towardsmaturity.org

To find out about our ambassadors visit www.towardsmaturity.org/ambassadors

To learn more about Towards Maturity benchmarking tools and models visit http://mybenchmark.towardsmaturity.org/

Press contacts:
Giovanna Puma
Toward Maturity
T: +44 (0) 7764 561 782
E: [email protected]

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