Special Interest Group on Workplace Learning



Many organisations are aware of the need to identify and implement the ‘right solutions’ to leverage workplace learning. With the increased focus on informal learning as a sub-set of workplace learning, there is now evidence to suggest that these approaches provide excellent opportunities to meet the challenges of rapidly changing business needs, tightening training budgets, and closer linkage to individual, team and organisational performance than many traditional formal learning & development approaches.

The 2010-2011 EFMD Workplace Learning Special Interest Group (SIG) initiative has been launched in 2010-2011 in response to these identified needs.

logo pdf Discover the 2011 “Workplace Learning” report conclusions.

Its focus was to identify the key levers, tools and solutions that can help build sustainable employee capability beyond the confines of formal training and development courses and programmes. Twelve companies addressed various approaches that could be used in a number of areas and shared their challenges and experience.

The SIG brought together:

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Global Focus magazine dedicated a logo pdf special issue of nine articles putting in perspective different aspects of social and informal learning and their impact on the workplace.

The outcomes of this SIG haven been shared within the wider network through the Future Series Webinars:


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