The world is constantly changing, and demands for new skill-sets in the workplace are springing up like never before. From the need to incorporate top-of-the-line digitization to enhancing corporate training strategies, and improving employees’ mindsets, it is clear that developing a lifelong learning culture is crucial to creating lasting personal and professional success.

As you make your way through these articles, you will gain critical insights for personal and professional growth which you can use to propel your organization through the 21st century.

IE’s Center for Learning Innovation will provide the essential, cutting-edge tools you need to stay on the front line of an increasingly demanding and competitive world.

Liquid Learning on Times of Liquid Modernity

Dr. Nick van Dam and Dr. Noémie Le Pertel

Liquid Learning is a transformational, comprehensive, holistic and interactive educational experience that transcends single learning methodologies and platforms by blending together physical and digital learning ecosystems in innovative ways. This is how students obtain the highest quality of education no matter where in the world they are and what their current situation might be. Nick van Dam and Noémie le Pertel invite you to dive into the article and explore the 5 guiding principles of Liquid Learning: multi-channel, an experience created for the real world, with faculty excellence as an asset, designed with an active and social approach and a solid focus to get a personalized experience.

Learning & Development Keys For Businesses Post-Coronavirus

Corporate Learning and Leadership Development is changing at the speed of business deeply influenced by the COVID-19 outbreak. Find out the views of 60 CLOs and Senior L&D Leaders globally who analyze challenges and opportunities for corporate development on these challenging times. The article gathers the main conclusions drafted by the report: ‘Learning and Leadership Development During Times of COVID 19 Survey Report’ developed by Prof. Dr. Nick van Dam, IE University Chief Learning Officer and Director for the IE Center for Corporate Learning Innovation, and former CLO and HR Executive at McKinsey & Company. Corporate Learning and Leadership Development is changing at the speed of business deeply influenced by the COVID-19 outbreak.

How to turn in-person leadership programs into highly effective virtual classroom programs

In these turbulent times provide leaders with tools to react in the short, mid and long term proves to be essential. In order to do so, we need to keep in mind that converting leadership F2F programs is not about just digitizing existing in-person sessions. To be able to design and implement high quality virtual leadership programs Katie and Nick will address some of the most important challenges as: lack of methodology together with technology and expertise needs. Along the session they will provide attendants a 6 guiding principles model to successfully adapt traditional in-person leadership programs into these high quality virtual leadership initiatives. The session will be completed by a Q&A experience allowing the audience to pose their questions to both experts.

Report: Learning and Leadership Development During Times of Covid-19

From the IE Center for Corporate Learning Innovation we have reached out to over 60 Chief Learning Officers and L&D Leaders globally to learn about important initiatives and best practices. The report illustrates how, since Covid-19 outbreak, L&D functions have shifted their focus toward the most urgent priorities, like supporting employees in working remotely, personal wellbeing and finding the right balance on learning formats: going from Live (in-person) programs to blended or virtual ones. Exciting times are ahead for L&D functions, who work in an agile way to address the current and future development needs of their organizations.