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IE University launches the IE Center for Corporate Learning Innovation to promote the education of leaders in the digital era

The center, led by Nick Van Dam, Chief Learning Officer of IE University and a world leader in leadership development and corporate training, begins its activities with a webinar on the future of work.

IE Center for Corporate Learning Innovation - IE University

IE University has launched the IE Center for Corporate Learning Innovation, designed to promote the education of leaders in the digital era and develop the latest methodologies in learning and leadership. The center will run specialized programs, promote research projects and develop an international network of top executives in the HR field.

The IE Center for Corporate Learning Innovation is led by Nick Van Dam, Chief Learning Officer of IE University, and will organize a range of activities such as monthly webinars in which global experts will participate. The Center’s website will have information on the main projects that the institution will promote in this field, as well as training programs, publications and self-assessment tests in leadership areas for managers.

Leadership Webinars

The Center begins its activities with the first of 12 webinars on “Defining Work in the Future”, taught by the director of human resources of Ahold Delhaize, Nicholas Brassey.

Among the first topics to be discussed in the following webinars will be “How Google’s Culture Supports Learning and Innovation”, delivered by IE’s Senior Learning and Development Manager Lisa Kaufman, on October 25;  and: “Leaders In Development for the 21st Century”, taught by Joel Casse, Global Director of Leadership Development at Nokia, on November 12.

“The Fourth Industrial Revolution will require all organizations to undertake a digital transformation if they wish to remain relevant.”

Describing the initiative, Nick Van Dam said: “The Fourth Industrial Revolution will require all organizations to undertake a digital transformation if they wish to remain relevant. Recent research from the World Economic Forum, the World Bank, as well as McKinsey, suggests that all employees must be trained to continue in employment in the digital age.”