In-Focus: Aligning Learning to Business (2013)

Jun 10, 2013 | In-Focus Reports

A new In-Focus Report from Towards Maturity introduces the new Towards Maturity Alignment Index to help you Be the Best in supporting workplace priorities.

Find out your Alignment Index (and more) by taking part in  2013 Towards Maturity Benchmark Study – complete your benchmark by 12th July and receive your personalised report by August 2013.

The 21st Century L&D team has to become more business savvy – understanding, responding and meeting the needs of the business are essential components of success.

So what constitutes the ‘well aligned’ learning and development function? We have been digging deeper into the behaviour of the top learning companies within the Towards Maturity Benchmark to isolate 7 habits of highly aligned L&D teams.

We explore these in a new In-Focus Report just launched. In this report we introduce the new Towards Maturity Alignment Index to highlight how your organisation is performing against your peers.

Your Alignment Index, will be provided to all Towards Maturity Benchmark Participants and helps you understand how you compare against your peers, which in turn will help you to work alongside business leaders in your organisation more effectively.

This report highlights practical ways in which you can improve your alignment with business.

“Three factors underpin strong business performance in any organisation: an engaged workforce, the ability to continually implement change and finding and nurturing the next generation of leaders. Success will also be influenced by a forward thinking learning and development function, able to work alongside us business leaders as an integral partner in supporting continual change” – Richard Beaven, Customer Services Director, Lloyds Banking Group

Find out your Alignment Index

You can find out your Alignment Index by taking part in the 2013 Towards Maturity Benchmark Study. You will receive a personalised benchmark report outlining your performance against your peers in a number of areas including:

  • 12 Performance KPI’s
  • 7 Learning Take-up benchmarks
  • 21 Good practice benchmarks including your overall Towards Maturity Index, Alignment Index and Engagement Index.

Data for this report is drawn from:

This In-Focus Report is free to download thanks to the support of Towards Maturity’s Ambassador, Acteon.

Acknowledgements

We have drawn on the data from the Towards Maturity 2012-13 Benchmark and worked closely with Jonathan Kettleborough, author of Seeing Eye to Eye, in the creation of this new report.

This report is free to download, thanks to the support of our Ambassador, Acteon. By downloading this report, you agree for your email address to also be shared with our sponsor (Please contact us directly for a copy if you do not wish for your address to be shared).

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About the Benchmark

The Towards Maturity Benchmark Study is an internationally recognised longitudinal study on the effective implementation of learning innovation based on the input of 5,800+ participants and 41,000 learners gathered since 2003. Towards Maturity continuously surveys and studies how people learn at work and the impact this has on organisational performance. By turning data into insights and insights into action, this research is used to help L&D leaders assess and improve the appropriateness, effectiveness and efficiency of their learning provision.

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