Making the Case for Learning and Development Investment

pauldrasmussen:

This is a great post with some ideas that really resonated for me, particularly the idea of social impact as a measurement of ROI rather than financial impact.

Originally posted on Thinking About Learning:

This first session is being presented by Kadisha Lewis-Roberts from Mitchells and Butlers (restaurants and food pub owners) and Ann Rivera of Trident Housing Association.

Kadisha helps to provide a way of starting to understand ghe business by doing a ‘scan the internal environment’. This means:
- keep your finger on the organisational pulse
- meet up with newbies
- develop a sixth sense
- be a data gatherer

Following from this she says we should also scan the external environment by:
- know what’s going on
- find out what your competitors are doing
- build your social capital
- develop yourself

She goes on to describe how to be the missing link between the organisation’s goals and what L&D/OD can deliver. This is done by connecting the two priorities together. I like the next piece about getting the biggest bang, where Kadisha talks about understanding which programmes are…

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One Response to Making the Case for Learning and Development Investment

  1. Sukh Pabial says:

    Paul I really appreciate the reblog, thank you. I too quite like the idea of social ROI and is something I will continue to think about.

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