Tag: Learning and Development

How competency-based learning helps bridge the skill gap

The reason for the skill gap that exists in India is the outdated curriculum that our educational institutions are following. Take the case of...

Make L&D invisible to create a better learning culture

One of the primary demands of a changing world is to continuous learning. If you have to stay relevant, you just have to keep...

Why lean learning is important for agile organisations

Toyota Production System (TPS) is a classic success story in manufacturing process, which enabled the Japanese automobile Company to eliminate seven kinds of wastes...

Five ways to ensure that employees learn continuously

With technology evolving faster than ever and job roles becoming more niche, career paths are just not linear anymore. Employees look forward to learning...

How can you promote a culture of digital readiness in your...

Culture eats strategy for breakfast, proclaimed Peter Drucker, the late management guru, many years ago. The aphorism holds true even today, as companies across...

IndiGo’s training academy awarded for best L&D practices

Ifly, IndiGo’s learning academy, has won awards yet again for its learning and development practices. The academy has been lauded for its significant contribution...

Amazon will invest $700 million on training

Amazon, the e-commerce company, plans to spend $700 million on retraining a third of its workforce in the US in new skills required to...

Why employees are wary of learning and development programmes

If you search for ‘learning and development’ on Google, you will see hundreds of articles emphasising the importance of training and development in the...

How to turn your managers into great leaders

While travelling for work, a delayed flight had forced me to wait at the airport. Rather than wasting time playing Candy Crush on my...

Domino’s initiates new learning programme for its US supervisors

When people think of Domino’s Pizza, they think about getting pizza in less than 30 minutes. Known for using technology and introducing concepts, such...

How does Capgemini do it better than others?

Last few years have witnessed a sea change in the way employees are cared for in their organisations. Amongst the companies that have taken...

Key markers in skills training for policy makers – Part II

The Indian workforce is highly stratified and segmented. A strong vetting system of key indicators of skills training is tremendously valuable for policymakers when...

Yes Bank partners Coursera for a future-ready workforce

Upon completion of the programme, employees will receive sharable e-course certificates from leading global institutes.

Skillsoft and Shine partner to enhance learning

Skillsoft’s high-quality learning content will help Shine Learning users close the skills gap in the rapidly evolving job market.

What’s in a mobile first learning platform powered by AI

Now that innovative learning solutions, with SAAS- and AI-backed systems, are on offer, organisations need to strategically plan learning interventions.

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.

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.

SumTotal offers talent, learning, recruitment, and workforce management in single suite

The expanded platform advances usability and functionality to enable employees to develop, lead, and achieve.

Kohler India redefines learning through Kohler Radio and Learning Wallet

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

L&D ready for big disruption: Guillermo Miranda, global CLO, IBM

Guillermo Miranda, chief learning officer, IBM is a seasoned executive with 19 years of extensive experience working in multinational environments across Europe, South America, Africa, West Asia and North America. A lawyer and business management graduate, Miranda is on his second stint with IBM with a mandate to reinvent learning and employee enablement for the digital and cognitive economy.

He speaks to HRKatha on how the landscape of learning is changing with the rapid digital disruptions.

Pokemon Go: Five lessons for the corporate

The globally popular game, based on augmented reality, has some important lessons for organisations too.

Accenture creates a platform to curate ideas from employees

Realising the importance of ideas that can come from employees, Accenture India has built a proprietary platform called ‘IdeaHarvester’.

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.

Accenture spends $840 mn on employees’ ‘learning and development’

A major part of this investment has gone into creating Accenture Connected Learning, a blend of classroom-based training and a digital learning environment to link its employees to professional content and world-class experts.  

New Year Special: Questioning the age-old practices in HR: 2016

Traditional, copybook HR practices are fast outliving their relevance and some of the HR beliefs and practices need to be shunned this year.

New Year Special: The Learning Zodiac: 2016

As the new year starts knocking on the door, there will be predictions galore. So, here is what Abhijit Bhaduri thinks could be the future of learning for each sun sign. Pun Intended, just read and enjoy!

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What do tech professionals expect from L&D programmes today?

Technology professionals have the luxury of being in demand in today’s world. All thanks to the fast- paced technological change happening across sectors. To...

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Invest in culture to ensure employee engagement

Engaged employees are highly productive, are able to maintain great relations with the customers, and remain loyal to the organisation. Studies suggest that engaged...

Is employee voice essential for employee engagement?

What is employee voice? It is the employees’ means of communicating their opinions and views to their employers. It is the means by which...

Good mentors can ensure employee engagement

We have all had mentors at some point in life — people whom we admired or looked up to for their success, accomplishments, expertise...

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How competency-based learning helps bridge the skill gap

The reason for the skill gap that exists in India is the outdated curriculum that our educational institutions are following. Take the case of...

Trade unions oppose Tata Steel’s layoff announcement in Europe

Trade unions have been up in arms ever since they heard of Tata Steel’s intention to lay off 3000 employees in Europe. The unions...

How to benefit from Apprenticeship regulations

Before we dive into the scope of how apprenticeships can benefit organisations, let us understand the correct meaning of the term. Vocabulary.com defines “Apprenticeship...

Square Yards to hire 1,500 fresh graduates from campuses

Square Yards, the technology-enabled real-estate transaction platform is gearing up to hire freshers directly from university and college campuses. It plans to add more...

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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...
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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...