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Getting the CEO’s ear, and showing you mean business

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Donald H Taylor opens the upcoming Learning Technologies Digital Experience on getting senior leadership on board with learning and development.

Donald H Taylor: a window of opportunity for learning and development
Donald H Taylor: a window of opportunity for learning and development 

“We have an opportunity right now in L&D. An opportunity that won’t last forever. Things are in flux, and senior leadership open to the idea of change. This is the moment to shift L&D to a more strategic role – but how?” poses Donald H Taylor.

In this opening session of LTDX 2.0, Donald will suggest how to persuade your CEO (or any senior member of your organisation) that L&D is more than a training function, and set the scene for it having greater influence.

From a big picture view of change to practical, actionable steps in L&D, this interactive presentation will invite you to set up a meeting with your CEO and change the way you do L&D forever. 

Donald’s session, 'Getting the CEO’s ear, and showing you mean business', takes place on day one and is the first session of the conference, Monday 21 June at 09:30 BST. 

The full programme and registration is available on the LTDX 2.0 website

To watch this session live, follow the link below 10 to 15 minutes before the session is due to start. You will be able to access the LTDX 2.0 virtual platform ‘Swapcard’ by using the email you used during your registration for LTDX 2.0 or 1.0. This session will show on your ‘My event’ page or at the top of the LTDX 2.0 Programme UK page.

Access the virtual platform:

LT Digital Experience
21 June to 2 July 2021

Donald H Taylor
Chair, Learning Technologies Digital Experience

Donald H Taylor is the Chair of the Learning and Performance Institute, and the Learning Technologies Conference in London, Berlin and Singapore. He has been involved in workplace learning and learning technology since the 1980s, and has an honorary doctorate from Middlesex University in recognition of his work developing the Learning and Development (L&D) profession. Donald delivers talks and workshops internationally around the future of L&D, and is widely published. The author of Learning Technologies in the Workplace (Kogan Page, 2017), he has produced the annual L&D Global Sentiment Survey since 2014, and contributes the monthly opening column to Training Journal magazine.