News stories from Advent Group in 2018

Turning Challenges into High Performing Teams

Advent Group | 20 Dec 2018

The upcoming MERIT Summit in Vienna, 16-17 January 2019, will offer HR leaders a variety of company case studies exploring best practices and lessons learned at global L&D departments. One of the case studies will be presented by Jeff Turner, International Director of Learning and Development at Facebook. In a recent video interview exclusively for MERIT, Jeff shared a sneak peek into his topic “Building High Performing Teams: The Facebook Approach”.

AI vs Human: How Business Schools Are Closing the Digital Skills Gap

Advent Group | 17 Dec 2018

According to a 2017 Capgemini study, 29% of employees believe their skillset is redundant now, or will be in the next one to two years. That figure goes up to 38% for those who believe their skills will be obsolete in the next five years.

Academic and Business Intelligence in Learning Organisations

Advent Group | 11 Dec 2018

What is the value of academic knowledge and executive education for Learning & Development in the corporate world? How can L&D leaders bridge academic knowledge and business in practice and build a routine of learning in their organisations? MERIT Summit in Vienna, 16-17 January 2019, will bring together corporate and executive education professionals for debates and collaborative exploration on this topic, among many others.

The Future of Work on the Digital Arena

Advent Group | 06 Dec 2018

MERIT Summit Speaker Catalina Schveninger, Global Head of Learning at Vodafone, discusses the future of work from the perspective of the global telecommunications company.

The Five Character Traits of Lagom Leadership

Advent Group | 29 Nov 2018

MERIT Summit Speaker Anders Richtnér, Associate Professor and CEO of Stockholm School of Economics, gives his views based on his extensive experience from both an academic and a commercial perspective.

Natasa Prodanovic Recognised at the CLO Magazine Awards

Advent Group | 27 Nov 2018

MERIT Summit speaker, Natasa Prodanovic, awarded Silver Talent Management Award at the 2018 Learning In Practice awards, Fall CLO Symposium, Houston, Texas.

Co-XL in 2019: Co-create Learning Organisations at MERIT Summit

Advent Group | 20 Nov 2018

Collaboration and creativity are the solar energy that fuels excellence. Learning organisations are the ones that will inherit the future. These are two sound reasons for the innovative MERIT Summit to bring together for the third time corporate and higher education leaders for an inspirational networking and learning event dedicated to “Co-creating Learning Organisations” and hosted in Vienna on 16-17 January 2019.