Building a Global Learning Culture

Building a learning culture that impacts individual and business performance is the holy grail of most L&D leaders. How do we shift the mindset of business leaders and learners- especially when they are scattered around the globe? How do we transition from...
Leadership Excellence in Disaster Response

Leadership Excellence in Disaster Response

Leadership in response to humanitarian disasters is one of the most significant factors in helping rescue and recovery amongst traumatised communities, often in situations of considerable individual danger. But history shows that the admirable global aid effort is...

Global Learning: Sharing Opportunities and Challenges

Do L&D leaders around the globe share the same goals and aspirations about modernising workplace learning? Do the challenges we face differ as we move across geographies? Or do we have more in common than we think? I’m reflecting on some of these issues right now...
Evolving L&D at PwC

Evolving L&D at PwC

Towards Maturity and the CIPD have recently launched a new report L&D Evolving Roles:Enhancing Skills that considers the future direction of L&D and the skills that they need to get there. The report included a number of detailed interviews including this one...

Gaining Global Buy-in: New Learning Research Insights

  Read 6 tips for global L&D leaders and our latest findings on learning strategy in global organisations.    With businesses and brands becoming more global, teams are often dispersed around the world. Because the work environment is volatile,...

Towards Maturity Global Benchmark Briefing: Australasia

How does technology-enabled learning in Australasia differ from the UK, and what lessons can we learn from each other? This year, Towards Maturity’s Benchmark celebrates a decade of collecting data and practical insights that show how technology enabled learning...

Empowering communication skills in the workplace

An increasing number of organisations are beginning to realise that integrating learning technologies within the workplace can dramatically improve staff skills and organisational productivity. E-enabled foreign language learning – rather business communications...

How does communication effect global talent mobility?

With increased demand for languages, organisations that embrace new technologies in their learning will see the greatest results. Global organisations are seeing first-hand that language skills can help to enhance business efficiency and profitably. This is shown in a...

How to successfully implement elearning globally

 A new white paper for any multinational organisations looking to successfully implement learning technologies Towards Maturity has worked with CERTPOINT SYSTEMS – one of Towards Maturity’s Ambassadors, to create a new free white paper to help...

Rejuvenating Marketing Training at British American Tobacco

Rejuvenating Marketing Training at British American Tobacco What do you do when your highly successful global programme starts to get a bit tired? Tinker at the edges or take a more radical approach? British American Tobacco chose the latter and, together with their...

Towards Maturity announces new partnership with Elearnity

Towards Maturity announces new partnership with Elearnity New partnership to provide L&D departments with resources and toolkits to improve the impact of learning technologies in large organisations was announced at Learning Technologies 2010 today. Towards...

Breaking down walls at Online Educa Berlin!

2078 delegates from 92 countries convened at this year’s ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, the largest global e-learning conference. The event has been running for 15 years now but this year it seemed to have a different buzz about it – perhaps it was the fact that we were all in...

Centre for iso9000 Global Delivery of Quality Management

The Centre for ISO 9000 achieving world-wide delivery of quality management Achieving quality with proven quality management is always essential but never more so than when times are tough. This has led to a surge in business for a global provider of ISO 9000...

Introducing e-learning to SABMiller

Over the past 20 years SABMiller has grown rapidly from its original South African base into a truly global player. Today the organisation is the world’s 2nd largest brewer, with brewing interests or major distribution agreements in over 60 countries spread across six...

Next Generation Learning at work in British Airways

  Our latest interview with Wendy Stubbs, Learning Innovation Manager at British Airways looks at the  learning journeys that both she and BA have been taking over the last decade. Learning technology not only provided efficiencies (with projects saving over 80%...

Comparing attitudes of staff and training professionals

This great research from Cegos highlights the gap between what employees across Europe want from learning and what HR are delivering. In March 09, Cegos commissioned an independent study among 2355 employees and 485 HR and training directors from companies employing...

A Truly Global Innovative Blend by PLAN

This is the story of how a blended management development programme successfully improved the behaviours of managers, based around the globe, in developing countries. Anyone planning a management development programme can learn from this ingenious blend of pre/post...

Essential Learning – the employee perspective

In October this year, SkillSoft published their  first global benchmark study– in which they compared and contrasted employee attitudes towards learning and development across the US, the UK and Europe. The survey gathered views from employees from the private sector...

Driving change at Toyota Motor Europe

Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA (TME) oversees the wholesale sales and marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts and accessories, and Toyota’s European manufacturing and engineering operations. Toyota directly and indirectly employs around 80,000 people in Europe and...

BAE systems’ learning journey

Social networking, organisational capability, performance, competency are all in vogue at the moment but what practical steps must be taken to ensure that these promises deliver in the real world? Richard West, Head of Organisational and e-learning at BAE Systems has...

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