Challenging the Learning & Development Status Quo with 70:20:10

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Improving performance in the modern workplace requires learning & development professionals to reinvent themselves. The 70:20:10 Primer, a paper published in collaboration between the 70:20:10 Institute and learning management system provider Docebo, is a call to action for the corporate training industry.

The 70 20 10 Primer Challenges L&D Professionals to Rethink Their Role

The 70:20:10 Institute and Docebo challenge L&D professionals to rethink their role in the 70:20:10 Primer

There is an urgent need for learning and development professionals to challenge the entrenched practices that still pigeonhole them as the managers and deliverers of formal training.

Improving performance in the modern workplace requires companies to reimagine what it means to be a learning & development professional in 2016, according to a paper published this week by the 70:20:10 Institute and Docebo, a leading learning management system provider.

The well-known 70:20:10 framework refers to the many ways that learning takes place within an organization. Advocates of the framework draw particular attention to the importance of informal learning that occurs through working and interactions with colleagues, as opposed to the traditional formal approach to learning that takes place in classrooms.

“Docebo is a leader in the industry, offering solutions that address all three parts of the 70:20:10 model,” says Charles Jennings, one of the co-founders of the 70:20:10 Institute.

A collaboration between Docebo and the 70:20:10 Institute, this paper addresses not just how informal and formal learning work together, but explores specifically which kinds of tasks result in impactful learning, corrects misconceptions about the 70:20:10 framework that hold companies back, and introduces the new mindset required to achieve high performance in today’s business culture.

There is an urgent need for learning and development professionals to challenge entrenched practices that still pigeonhole them as the managers and deliverers of formal learning. This paper argues that they must redefine their roles to support and encourage the learning that is taking place all around them.

Leaders in the industry should view this research as a call to action, spurring them to take responsibility for empowering their organizations to adopt a culture of continuous, pervasive learning.

Interested learning and development professionals are encouraged to download the 70:20:10 Primer, or sign up for a 14-day trial to discover how Docebo supports modern learning and the 70:20:10 model.

About Docebo

Docebo is a global SaaS enterprise Learning Management System (LMS) used in more than 80 countries and offered in over 30 languages. Established in 2005, Docebo (Latin for “I will teach”) offers a learning ecosystem for companies and their employees, partners and customers that is designed to increase performance and learning engagement. Docebo is a learner-centric technology, embraced for its ease of use, elegance and ability to blend coaching with social and formal learning. Docebo provides a scalable pricing model and a robust set of integrations and APIs, paired with reliable support available 24/7. It’s no wonder that Docebo has been heralded by as “the best online learning platform for business on the market.”

About the 70:20:10 Institute

The 70:20:10 Institute was established in response to widespread demand for information about what the 70:20:10 reference model involves and how it can be used. The Institute works collaboratively with organisations across the world to help exploit the potential of the 70:20:10 reference model as a robust approach that strengthens and aligns learning and development with organisational performance needs. Open, collaborative and inclusive in nature, the 70:20:10 Institute partners with businesses that are supporting 70:20:10, with organisations that are using 70:20:10, and with experts across the world whose work is leading the way to extend beyond formal learning.

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