How Northwestern University Built a Culture of Learning and Performance Excellence

by Paige Newcombe | Posted | Learning

How Northwestern University Built a Culture of Learning and Performance Excellence

If your organization is just beginning the first steps toward merging a learning culture with the supporting technology infrastructure, this talk from Samir A. Desai at CLO+ Symposium is a must-see resource, especially for education institutions.

As the Executive Director of Learning and Organization Development at Northwestern University, Desai paints a vivid picture of the renowned institution’s two-year journey to transform staff development with strategic planning and technology development. Samir takes us through the phased approach that was designed to engage the university’s 7,000 support staff in their career growth.

After analyzing the 70:20:10 model and finding it lacking, Desai said, “We had to figure out: What is the new formula for building this learning culture?”

Northwestern’s efforts—and its results—to crack the learning culture code are inspiring. Watch the video, below.

Check out the video to learn these key takeaways:

  • Learn creative approaches to building a talent development program with limited resources.
  • Get a practical framework for architecting the connection between learning, performance and engagement.
  • Gain new insight into how the learning function can turn the 70:20:10 model its head.
  • Understand how technology platforms can provide a foundation for personalizing the experience at scale.

We think you’ll find Samir’s learning management journey enlightening, educational, and inspiring.

What was your favorite takeaway from Samir’s presentation? Let us know in the comments below!

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