Degreed Unboxed:

Deep Skill Building with Academies

Welcome to the new era of Degreed! We’re expanding past the LXP and helping L&D Leaders deliver deep-skill building programs to their learners with Degreed Academies.

Degreed Unboxed is a new series where we’ll showcase a different part of our product to solve for a different use case on a monthly basis.

For our first event in the series, we’ll take a look at Degreed Academies - targeted programs built to address deeper skill-building through collaboration, discussion, and practice using a variety of learning resources and events that deliver impactful results.

What You’ll Takeaway:

  • Why L&D Leaders view Academies as mission-critical
  • The difference between Macro & Micro learning
  • How-to leverage Academies across your workforce

Degreed Unboxed Academies




About your speaker

Jen Collins

Jen Collins

Senior Director Client Experience, Academies at Degreed

Jen Collins is a learning strategist, consultant, speaker, and facilitator with a passion for talent development, in particular, skill-specific learning programs and academies. She has consulted and facilitated learning experiences on a variety of topics for all levels of employees across B2B and B2C businesses, drawing on her combined experience in L&D and marketing to understand learner motivations and drive engagement. Jen has over 20 years of Marketing and Business Management experience, with a focus on talent development for the past five years.

She lives at the Lake of the Ozarks and outside of work, Jen volunteers as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) and Fire Fighter for her local fire department.




“We see that academies is this opportunity to have cohorted and collaborative learning where there is genuine connection with peers and leaders.”

 - Jen Collins, Senior Director Client Experience, Academies at Degreed