LT - Workplace Learning and Training
Essential Skills and Behaviours of the New L&D
Things have changed in L&D. Whereas once, the role of Learning and Development was to create and provide training courses to a regularschedule, it is now much wider, going well beyond the creation of content to include performance support, the use of data and the provision ofstrategic advice to the business. What skills, knowledge and attitude do today's L&D teams need to prepare them for this new world
Andy Lancaster leads learning at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) where he is responsible for the vision and creation of innovative learning solutions to support the people profession worldwide.
He has more than 30 years’ experience in learning and organizational development in commercial, technological and not-for-profit organizations.
Andy leads the direction and delivery of CIPD’s new vision for learning and development. He was part of the team that developed CIPD’s new global L&D qualifications and is pioneering digital learning at the Institute. He also supports CIPD’s business consultancy services.
Andy has a Master’s Degree in Instructional Design and regularly speaks at conferences, writes and contributes to research. His latest book “Driving Performance Through Learning” won an award and was highly commended at the “2020 Business Book Awards” and is available through Kogan Page publishing.
Donald H. Taylor
Chair, Learning Technologies Conference Track,
Donald H Taylor is a 25 year veteran of the learning, skills and human capital industries, with experience at every level from design and delivery to chairman of the board. He has been chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute since 2010.
A recognised commentator and organiser in the fields of workplace learning and learning technologies, Donald is passionately committed to helping develop the learning and development profession.
His background ranges from training delivery to director and vice-president positions in software companies. Donald has been a company director and shareholder for three companies through start up, growth and acquisition.
He is an influential writer and speaker in the fields of the professional development of L&D and of technology-supported learning. He was the 2007 recipient of the Colin Corder award for services to training and has chaired the Learning Technologies Conference since 2000. He also chairs the Learning and Skills Group, hosting its bi-weekly webinar programme, and edits Inside Learning Technologies Magazine. He is a graduate of Oxford University and in 2016 was awarded an honorary doctorate by Middlesex University in recognition of his work developing the L&D profession.