How to Upskill Your People in Fast-Changing Times (On Demand)

As entire industries redesign how they operate, it’s crucial that organisations understand what skills they need to survive. 

Businesses must find innovative ways to achieve more through their talent, and to take advantage of new opportunities on the horizon by ensuring they have the right people with the right skills in the right place. 

Upskilling has a critical role to play here. But to get the most value from this activity, businesses must not overlook the importance of nurturing a learning culture that inspires employees to take ownership of their development.

Join Kelly Palmer, CLO at Degreed, and Donald H Taylor, Chair of the Learning and Performance Institute, as they delve into how HR and L&D leaders can improve their mobility efforts while empowering lifelong learning that supports business goals.  

You will learn:

  • How to grow the skills your business needs the most in fast-changing times
  • Why a learning culture is so critical to the success of your upskilling efforts
  • How to help your people continuously engage, challenge and grow their skills to achieve both personal and business goals

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About Your Speakers

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Kelly Palmer, CLO @ Degreed

Kelly Palmer is on a mission to change the way the world learns. A well-known thought leader on learning, business, and career development, she is currently on the executive team of Degreed and was formerly the chief learning officer of LinkedIn. She is the co-author of the book The Expertise Economy: How the smartest companies use learning to engage, compete, and succeed which was named one of the best business books of 2019. She speaks regularly at companies and business conferences around the world, has been featured in Harvard Business Review, the Financial Times, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Inc, and Barron’s among others. Kelly lives in San Francisco.

Don Taylor

Donald Taylor, Chairman @ The Learning and Performance Institute

Donald has professional experience in learning and development, together with human capital and skills management. Currently, he is Chairman at the board of the Learning and Performance Institute, a leading international institute for the learning profession.

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