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

      Advent Group | Vienna, Austria |

      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 | Vienna, Austria |

      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 | Vienna, Austria |

      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 |

      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.

    • Inaugural Learn Appeal Award Presented To Appitierre At 2018 Learning Technologies Awards

      Learn Appeal |

      Learn Appeal, the e-learning industry charity, has announced the inaugural winner of the new Learn Appeal Award at the 2018 Learning Technologies gala event. Accepted on behalf of the winner, the e-learning content and tools provider, Appitierre, by co-founder Wes Atkinson, the introduction of this award was welcomed across the industry.

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

      Advent Group | Vienna |

      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.

    • Engage in Learning highlights Leadership Fundamentals

      Engage in Learning | Gloucester |

      An article on e-learning supplier Engage in Learning’s website argues that successful leaders are ‘business chameleons’. In other words, says the article, they should be able to take on the role of directors, facilitators or motivators depending on the particular challenges that they are facing at the time.

    • Mortgage Bankers Association moves to TopClass LMS by WBT Systems

      WBT Systems | Nashua, United States |

      The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) recently chose TopClass LMS by WBT Systems to deliver professional development and training to approximately 10,000 learners per year, from over 2,400 member companies. TopClass LMS will provide MBA with connected learning experiences for their member organizations, flexible functionality, and comprehensive support for delivery and management of their professional development programs.

    • How Do I? releases new Creator Studio app

      How Do I | London |

      How Do I? will launch a new content creation app at World of Learning 2018 enabling product knowledge and industry knowhow to be captured easily and shared across an organisation.

    • DuPont Sustainable Solutions Launches New Training Programs to Address Workplace Harassment

      DuPont Sustainable Solutions | Virginia Beach, VA |

      VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 13, 2018 – DuPont Sustainable Solutions has released two new human resources training programs, Sexual Harassment: The Untold Story and It’s About Respect II, that alert employees to the different kinds of harassment and help employers promote a culture of respect in the workplace.

    • eLearning Africa: EdTech, Inspiration and African Unity

      eLearning Africa |

      One of Africa’s most inspirational and successful women will top the bill at this year’s eLearning Africa conference in Kigali, Rwanda. A medical doctor, an academic and a businesswoman, Dr Mamphela Ramphele is also the former leader of South Africa’s Agang SA political party and a founder, with her former partner Steve Biko, of the Black Consciousness movement. She heads an exciting list of keynote speakers in a fascinating programme of discussions, workshops and debates under the overall theme of ‘Uniting Africa.’

    • Global Potential to Empower Disconnected Communities as Learn Appeal Launches e-Learning Capsule in Kenya

      Learn Appeal | London, UK |

      Learn Appeal, the e-learning charity, announces the pilot of its revolutionary offline e-learning initiative in rural Kenya. The launch of the Learn Appeal Capsule in Nyamira, Kenya last month underscores the charity's mission to build skills and empower local disconnected communities who either do not have access to the internet or lack the required purchasing power – common challenges in Kenya and around the world.