111 Lasting Impact! When Marketing Strategies Meet Learning Solutions
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Wednesday, October 25
Management and Strategy
St Croix A
As the lines between marketing, communication, and training are blurring, L&D is being asked to think “like a marketer” and develop or promote creative new learning solutions. So how do marketers engage their audience and change people’s behavior despite changing technology and consumer preferences? The secret is their strategy. How can L&D professionals apply these strategies to change learner behavior and engage participants?
In this session, you’ll learn relevant strategies to think like a marketer while accomplishing your L&D goals. Through team-based activities, you’ll explore real-life examples and principles that top marketing organizations use to resonate with their audiences. You’ll also uncover the role a marketing strategy has on your learning programs through revealing unstated audience needs, applying insights, and creating a learner persona. You’ll leave this session with practical tips to apply to your next training project.
In this session, you will learn:
- Why incorporating marketing principles into your learning strategy can create lasting learner impact
- How to uncover unstated audience needs to shape your training solutions
- How and why to create target audience personas
- How to integrate ideas from other industries into your learning program
Novice to intermediate designers, managers, directors, and senior leaders (VP, CLO, executive, etc.).
Beyond the Sky: Custom Learning
Danielle Wallace is an instructional designer and learning director at Beyond the Sky, a provider of custom learning solutions. Previously, as a marketing executive with Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo, she learned strategic marketing and advertising principles, which she applies to learning and development to create compelling breakthrough solutions. Danielle is also a certified training and development professional (CTDP).