How mobile and AI are redefining learning

Here is how mobile and AI ensure simplified, need-based, on the go and more impactful learning than conventional learning-delivery mechanisms.

How Shine Learning can help upgrade skill sets

The platform is aimed at bridging the skill gap that exists in the recruitment industry.

Meta-skills important to facilitate learnability in future

With six to eight million young people expected to join the labour force annually, foundational knowledge and meta-skills will be the need of the hour.

How this bot simplifies learning at Kohler India

KOHLER India’s Sales Training Academy, recently launched KOBOT on the Facebook Messenger platform to help people learn at their own pace, based on their needs.

Tech Mahindra to reskill 117,000 employees through edX.org

edX.org, is an open-source online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT.

Skillsoft to provide equal access to learning content for all employees

The Accessibility Programme Office will ensure that everyone within the workforce has equal access to its learning content and technology.

Volvo Eicher draws inspiration from movie characters to define competency levels

The automobile company has done away with redundant bookish terms and renamed the competency levels with comprehensive adjectives such as scientist, introspector, collaborator, executor, owner, strategist, magician and innovator.

Airtel gets Coursera to upskill its workforce for the future

Airtel staff will upgrade their skillsets in domains, such as emerging technologies, network technologies, cloud computing and leadership and soft skills.

Schneider Electric sets up Centre of Excellence in Bangalore

The CoE is to be set up following a tripartite MoU between New Horizon College of Engineering, Schneider Electric and The French Ministry of National Education.

Belbin Team Roles: what it means to team effectiveness

A powerful explanation of what constitutes an effective team and the various roles that team members may need to take up in various business situations

Virtual reality simplifies logistics training for Audi employees

The training can now be accomplished anywhere, and saves valuable space, time and money

Google and NSDC launch Android Skill Development Programme

A 100-hour course to train developers to create applications for the mobile platform.

Business in learning: How Kohler turned its dealer meet into a...

Kohler organised a 5-day campus residential programme at IIM Bangalore for its key dealers and channel partners.

Paytm Mall’s ‘Campus Icon’ to offer industry-focussed learning

As part of this six-week programme, student participants will be assigned a range of skill-enhancing tasks.

Magicbricks Leadership Academy: Empowering future leaders

MBLA works towards igniting personal transformation among employees and inspires them to become better future leaders.

Skillsoft’s Percipio: Redefining e-learning

Percipio is a cloud-based, content delivery and learning platform.

What’s in the Pepsi-HUL ‘Career JV’?

This one-of-its-kind JV promises to offer enhanced exposure and learning opportunities to employees of both the companies, but will it stand the test of time and offer more than the usual L&D programmes? Industry observers opine!

KPMG’s Learning Academy to help organisations upskill for future

The Learning Academy brings together the breadth and depth of KPMG’s subject matter expertise with its learning design and technology skills and capabilities.

Should professors get tenure?

Critics argue that while funds for tenured professors come from tuition fees, very few tenured professors actually teach.

Kohler India redefines learning through Kohler Radio and Learning Wallet

These new internal initiatives for interaction and effective learning have made news globally.

2017 HR Trends: Agile & micro learning will be trending: Hemalakshmi...

Some learning trends that we can anticipate in the New Year.

How PLP ensures learning stickiness

Although structures are said to hamper innovation, it is still very important to design a structured learning intervention with an unconventional approach.

SBI and Oracle India launch digital skills programme

‘D-Change’— one of the largest digital and joint employee-volunteer programmes— will support education and learning, women’s empowerment and rural skills development in the country.

Social learning: A brilliant workforce transformation

Organisations follow a structured way of learning, be it seminars or employee gatherings. While we are in no way discounting these traditional methods of learning, the impact of social learning is immense. 

Culinary craft: The new tool for learning and development

The team- building activities in a culinary setup allow participants to interact with each other in a non-threatening environment, with one of the most engaging, multi-sensory activities possible.

How to maintain the learning curve for Gen X

Gen X is unique in the sense that they have had hands on experience of the both the old and new world, which has enhanced their adaptability quotient and also makes them amenable to various tools and approaches for learning, rather than sticking to one way only.

Toyota transforms raw talent into world class skill champions

At the Toyota Kirloskar Motors Gurukul, raw talent undergoes structured training to become job ready and emerge as specialist skilled workers.

Training the managers, the Tesco way

An internal study reflected a gap in terms of deliveries, as the retail environment required leaders capable of working effectively across organisational lines and also contributing to customers and colleagues.

Leadership development: The new rule book

Companies across the globe are now realising the difference between managers and leaders, and also looking at different ways to groom leaders.  

Learn the science of competency mapping

Quick pointers on competency mapping framework for organisations to enhance the effectiveness of their processes manifold.

How role plays help learning in real time

Role plays can be powerful learning tools as they engage the participants and sustain their interest

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