“In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety.” Abraham Maslow The pandemic has forced organisations around the world to
“In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety.” Abraham Maslow
The pandemic has forced organisations around the world to question, reimagine and pivot many of their core practices. Accelerated learning, greater experimentation and forced innovation have enabled us to adapt and continue to offer opportunities for learning and development despite this disruption. In this context of heightened ambiguity and uncertainty, the ability to be agile has become more relevant than ever before.
Over the past 18 months, EFMD, in partnership with London Business School, has led an Agile Learning Special Interest Group (SIG) to explore how learning embraces agile fundamentals. Together with the SIG’s members, learning professionals from AB InBev, AIA, Bank Indonesia, EDF, Erste Bank Group, LafargeHolcim, NLMK, Repsol, Sberbank, Siemens, Steelcase and SwissRe, the group explored and debated questions such as: what skills and capabilities will become more important post-pandemic? How will we develop them differently? How will learning frameworks and operating models adapt to maintain an agile approach?
To mark the end of our journey, we are delighted to invite you to participate in the culmination of our exploration, experimentation, research and findings at a half day virtual Corporate Advisory Seminar (CAS).
The CAS will offer an overview of London Business School’s journey of agility through the Covid pandemic as well as interactive sessions on the four areas of focus of the Agile Learning SIG:
- How can we anticipate and develop at scale new skills and capabilities
- How to foster a culture of learning and curiosity
- How to apply agile methods in L&D
- Which new L&D operating models will emerge
There will also be a guest panel discussion moderated by Martin Moehrle, Director of EFMD, with industry and academic experts including Kathleen O’Connor, Clinical Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Director of Executive Education at London Business School and Nico Barea-Vilas, Global Talent & Organisation HR VP of Unilever.
Target group: This workshop is by invitation only and is open to corporate learning and development practitioners from member companies and invited guests.
08:30 – 09:10 Welcome address and setting the scene
- Reimagining Executive Education: Opportunities and threats from the Covid-19 pandemic, by Helen Kerkentze, Associate Dean Executive Education, London Business School
- Introducing the Agile Learning SIG’s four focus areas, by Martin Moehrle, Director Corporate Services and CLIP, EFMD
09:10 – 09:50 World Café on focus areas round I
09:50 – 10:30 World Café on focus areas round II
10:30 – 10:50 Break
10:50 – 11:30 World Café round on focus areas round III
11:30 – 12:10 World Café round on focus areas round IV
12:10 – 13:00 Panel discussion and close
Head of Executive Education, London Business School
Clinical Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Director of Executive Education at London Business School
Director Corporate Services, EFMD
Global Talent & Organisation HR VP of Unilever
(Friday) 08:30 - 13:00 CEST