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A Skills Strategy is Exactly What You Need Right Now with Janice Burns from Degreed

When you've got a skills strategy, you're planning for success. Why? Because skills are the key to driving learning relevancy and personalization. Join us to explore a holistic approach to boosting your L&D, no matter where your organization currently sits on the skills spectrum. In this session, you'll find out what it takes to build skills using a multi-layered approach — from choosing the best technology and using data in innovative ways to upskilling your people so they're exposed to new opportunities that keep your company competitive.

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About Your Speaker


Janice Burns, Chief Career Experience Officer, Degreed

As a human capital futurist and strategist, Janice Robinson Burns develops and implements talent management and development programs that drive business results. She recently joined Degreed as their first Chief Career Experience Officer. Prior to Degreed, Janice spent 27 years at Mastercard, with her most recent role as their Chief Learning Officer. As CLO, she led the design and implementation of employee learning experiences and development programs globally, as well as development of frameworks to advance managerial capabilities and effectiveness. In this role, Janice was also accountable for providing thought leadership for change management and business unit transformation projects while ensuring an effective linkage to Mastercard’s talent development platform.

Prior to the CLO role, Janice served as Group Head of Human Resources for the Global Products and Solutions organization, where she was responsible for setting and executing the human capital strategy and delivering human resources support globally to over 3000 of Mastercard’s staff. Prior to that, she served as Chief Diversity Officer and was accountable for developing and implementing the company’s integrated global diversity and inclusion strategy. In this role, she was focused on enhancing corporate image, increasing employee productivity and engagement, developing the company’s talent pipeline, and ultimately driving shareholder value.

Janice earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University and a Bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University.

“Learning, to me, is really the currency of the future. . . We didn't just want our people to be able to do the things that they needed to do to get through today. We wanted them to be able to do things to create the future." - Sarah Gretczko:  Chief Learning & Insights Officer, Mastercard