The Upskilling Imperative: 5 Ways to Make Learning Core to the Way We Work (Hardcover)

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Make continuous learning part of your company's DNA--and growth, profits, and sustainability will follow

Keeping up with the pace of change may seem impossible, but it's not. The secret is to make continuous learning a top value for every person on the team so when change happens, everyone is prepared.

In The Upskilling Imperative, Shelley Osborne, Udemy's Vice President of Learning, reveals the methods she uses to help many of today's leading companies--from Adidas to PayPal to Barclays--build and sustain a culture of learning. With techniques supported by the latest learning science, she takes you through five steps for transforming your business into an industry powerhouse:

  • Create an environment of freedom, opportunity, and love of learning
  • Use honest, forthright feedback to fuel your new learning culture
  • Clearly communicate the rewards that come when we approach our job as a learning adventure
  • Build learning into the everyday workflows and operations
  • Manage your new learning culture in a sustainable way

With this new, evolved mindset, you and your workforce will approach the next inevitable workplace upheaval or technology with skill and confidence--not confusion and dread.

About the Author

Shelley Osborne, with fifteen years of experience in the education and corporate learning and development sectors, is vice president of learning at Udemy. Previously, she served as VP of Learning and Development at Farside HR Solutions. Thousands of learners in over one hundred countries are enrolled in her online courses.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781260466683
ISBN-10: 126046668X
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: August 25th, 2020
Pages: 224
Language: English