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Elevate 27: L&D Benchmark Report – Strategic Business Alignment

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February 6, 2024
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32min 09sec
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Elevate 27: L&D Benchmark Report – Strategic Business Alignment
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Gent Ahmetaj and Dr Anna Barnett join Michelle Ockers to discuss a the 20th anniversary reports from the annual L&D benchmark research conducted by Mind Tools for Business. They discuss the key findings from analysing this year’s benchmark data, particularly focusing on the importance of strategic business alignment for high-performing L&D teams. They explain how their network analysis uncovered this insight and share examples from the data. The discussion provides useful perspectives for L&D professionals on analysing data, connecting learning to business priorities, and continually improving practices.

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2023 Annual L&D Benchmark Report Part Two – Unlocking Excellences. The Strategic Business Alignment Blueprint for L&D (the topic of this podcast conversation)
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Turning pressures into opportunities. Aligning learning to business critical priorities, in the real world not the ideal world. (Leadership insights from this report are discussed in this podcast episode)
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What is Network Analysis. A Brief Introduction with Examples. Article by Mind Tools for Business Research Reports landing page
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Michelle Ockers

An award-winning speaker, Michelle brings decades of learning and development experience as she interviews business leaders and learning professionals to uncover interesting stories, authentic conversations, and new insights.
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