310 The Learning Investments that Help You Keep Your Top Performers
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Wednesday, October 25
Management and Strategy
Losing a skilled employee can cost your organization up to twice the employee’s annual salary, making retention a critical cost-saving metric. In today’s economy, people expect more growth out of their jobs, which is evident in the mobility of workers between firms and industries. Giving employees the ability to expand their skills within a company is critical to not only attracting but also retaining the best talent.
In this session, you’ll find out which learning experiences will train your employees to improve productivity and motivate them to be their best. From best practices for engaging employees in social learning, user-generated content sharing, coaching and mentoring, portfolio sharing, social assessment, and game-based learning, you’ll learn how the synthesis of content creation, curation, and feedback can create a system for employee engagement that demonstrates how much your organization values learning and employees, as well as their personal growth and development. Come learn how to build a learning culture in your company to raise the bar for everyone.
In this session, you will learn:
- About high-impact learning experiences that can impact employee engagement and retention
- About learning experiences that Fortune 1000 companies (like MetLife and Walmart) are using to address employee engagement and retention
- How to build a culture of continuous skill improvement into your employee coaching
- How to tailor your learning experiences and find your star achievers
Novice to advanced managers, directors, and senior leaders (VP, CLO, executive, etc.).
discussed in this session:
Learning environments (such as Moodle and Brightspace) and content and tool providers (such as Pearson and Concentr).
Product Management Director
Koreen Pagano, a product management director at D2L, is passionate about technology for organizational learning, with an emphasis on performance improvement and behavior change. She holds an MS in curriculum and instruction from Penn State University. In 2008, Koreen founded Tandem Learning, where she pioneered immersive learning in organizations by leveraging virtual worlds, games, and simulations. As director, enterprise product at Lynda.com and LinkedIn, she led the product vision for self-directed learning. Koreen is on the advisory board for emerging tech companies SilVR Thread and HelloYello. She is author of the blog Learning in Tandem and the book Immersive Learning.