Redefining Leadership Development at the NHS

Redefining Leadership Development at the NHS

The NHS is meeting the growing demands of leaders with a wide range of initiatives, including real patients in the feedback process.  The National Health Service is a UK national icon and the world’s fourth largest employer – a single brand, but in reality some 450...

Are you Equipped to Lead L&D into the Future?

  Laura Overton will be speaking at the CIPD L&D show in May. Come and be challenged, inspired and equipped to lead your team into the future.        The session will cover:  L&D’s place in the VUCA world and it’s role in...
9 Fresh Insights for Modernising Leadership Training

9 Fresh Insights for Modernising Leadership Training

Check out these early insights from our current study on leadership development. Developing the skills of leaders and managers to work in an ever-changing, technology-enabled, virtual world is a constant challenge. The Towards Maturity Leadership study, in partnership...

New Study Launch on Leadership Development

Nurturing great leadership skills is critical to the future success of all organisations. In a bid to save both time and money, innovative online leadership development programmes have become increasingly popular – but how effective are they? Maintaining and...

New City & Guilds Kineo Learning Insights Report

Modernising learning means that we need to focus on learning outcomes, rather than inputs. It involves adapting to new ways of business, incorporating new ideas and methods and building on new opportunities offered by technology. In our 2014-15 Benchmark...

6 tips to ENGAGE Line Managers with learning

At the LSG Online conference this morning, we considered how the top L&D performers ( measured by the Towards Maturity Benchmark) engage with line managers to embed new ways of learning and improve learning transfer.  If you would like to find out how you...

Management learning goes according to Plan

Plan, one of the largest international development charities in the World, reports continuing success with its management development programme, with more than 250 staff now having entered the programme.  Crucially, in a recent survey, almost without exception...

Reinventing Leadership Development – A new TM Benchmark

Maintaining and building leadership skills is critical for high performing organisations across all sectors and all sizes of organisations. During April and May 2011, individuals responsible for developing innovative, e-enabled approaches to leadership and management...

The Informatology Peer awards and Conference

At Towards Maturity we are very committed to celebrating excellence and the informal benchmarking that comes from the awards process. We support a wide range of awards including the e-learning age awards, the Training Journal awards and the Institute of IT...

EU Skills reports ROI from soft skills development

Research by EU skills in their sector demonstrates that soft skills training improves productivity and performance and provides an investment return within 12 months. BackgroundIn 2006, Energy and Utility skills (EU Skills) completed research into the skills need in...

Effective Blends for Busy Managers

Last year, the Chartered Management Institute published their first research looking at how blended learning approaches can support managment development. One year on, the research was repeated with an online survey of over 1000 members of the CMI together with a...

7 Lessons on FE leadership

The Centre for Excellence in Leadership The Centre for Excellence in Leadership has a task to transform the provision of learning through the Further Education and Skills sector.  One of their strategic projects is to help leaders in FE manage and lead the new...

Distance learning for Strategic HR

Distance learning has consistently increased in importance for corporations over the last few years. After “the fad effect”, the time has come for more mature and better thought-out applications, based on the first successful experiments. Today, very few people...

Simulation and classroom teaching

Business Simulation and classroom teaching. Through Tyro training, its commercial division, Craven College has been testing the use of business simulation software alongside classroom teaching. They are using SimVenture (winner of the BETT 2008 award for post-16...

Coca-Cola- virtual Leadership programme

This case study looks at how Coca-Cola in Latin America developed a virtual programme to develop leadership capability that would help them to implement and manage virtual teams across latin America. Core competencies for working in this strategic environment...

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