The demand for business alignment, the use of data and metrics, influences of neuroscience, the requirement for agile ‘in-the-flow of work’ learning, the use of digital-mobile devices, the place for socialised learning and the need for effective learning measurement place an unprecedented need for all L&D functions to transform.


This programme is split into eight webinar, research informed, fast paced sessions covering the foundations of each key shift in learning and development.

The sessions will be delivered through guided group discussions and give you the opportunity to explore, discover, challenge and discuss new practice and insights with other L&D professionals. 

The style of delivery is designed to ‘spark’ your own thinking, giving you future focused inspiration and ideas to take away.

Who's it for?

Whatever stage of your L&D or HR career, shifts in organisational learning are having profound implications on your practice. This workshop is a must for Learning and development leaders, managers and practitioners who want to gain insights and ideas to transform their learning practice and functions to embed future-focussed approaches.


Day 1
  • Shifting to business aligned learning
  • Shifting to measuring learning value
  • Shifting to data informed learning
  • Shifting to brain engaged learning
Day 2
  • Shifting to digital learning
  • Shifting to social learning 
  • Shifting to curated learning 
  • Shifting to self-directed learning  
Each session covers:
  • An introduction, overview and definition of the topic
  • A myth buster dispelling common misconceptions
  • Latest research evidence
  • Practical activities to transform practice
  • Personal reflective application

Your tutor - David Hayden

David has over 30 years of experience in L&D, from early days as a trainer, managing corporate training teams seeing the function evolve into L&D and embracing the concept of performance impact.  He has experience of wider HR roles such as recruitment and was a Lean Engineer for a couple of years.  

He has international experience working with L&D practitioners as part of his previous role at the CIPD. David co-authored the 4th Edition of the book "Learning and Development in the Workplace" with Kathy Beevers and Andrew Rea.  

He currently has accountability for the 11 L&D Factsheets the CIPD offer on their website and is currently involved in the design of learning material against elements of the CIPD Profession Map.  You can find David on Twitter @HaydenDavidhrd and via his blog Talent Delivers on Word Press.

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