Theory in Practice
Companies that want to grow understand that learning is a tool for enhancing the value of human capital. Reference case studies and original research here to see what organizations around the globe are doing to go beyond best practices in human capital investment, management, and measurement.
Posted: March 22, 2013
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) has been part of the learning and development world for a long time - and for good reason. This Colloquium will help you realize the power of understanding your own preferences in order to have a greater impact on your career and your organization. This is your opportunity to explore the implications of temperament in the learning environment, resulting in valuable insight into developing learning solutions.
In this Colloquium presentation, learn from Patricia Harrold, Founder of Career and Life Mentoring and Director of Aircrew Training at Offutt Air Force Base, as she shares how you can put MBTI to work for you, your employees, and your organization.
Presented February 26. Watch the video presentation and download the handouts.
Posted: November 6, 2012
Business leaders today acknowledge the importance of human capital, but the question remains, "How should we measure it?" Two years ago, industry thought leaders and practitioners created Talent Development Reporting Principles (TDRp) to offer common measurement standards.
In this Colloquium presentation, learn from David Vance, Associate Professor for the Center for Talent Reporting, as he shares the basics of TDRp and how the principles can help align your human capital efforts. This presentation also teaches you how TDRp can address common human capital reporting questions.
Watch the video presentation.
Bellevue University Human Capital Lab original research
Posted: September 12, 2012
Understand the relationship between leader personality types and how they prefer to receive information regarding employee education. This study explores the best methods for presenting information to specific personality types.
Posted: April 25, 2012
Sometimes it's hard to know when you should coach, consult, or counsel your employees. Knowing the difference among these skills is hard, too. That's what you'll learn at the Spring 2012 Colloquium - a topic requested by past attendees!
Learn from Dr. Victor Harms, who teaches Human Services, Counseling, Life Coaching, and Executive Coaching courses at Bellevue University, in this Colloquium designed to help you discern the difference between coaching, consulting, and counseling. The interactive presentation also teaches you how to decide which technique to use, while identifying when to bring in a third party to help you get the most effective result.
Watch the video presentation.
Posted: January 25, 2011
HR and learning professionals have a number of choices with regard to the metrics and measurement tools available on the market. Become a savvy consumer of these products by learning what you need to look for, the right questions to ask vendors, and how to identify what you may be able to accomplish in-house.
In addition to downloading a PDF of the presentation, you can watch the video.
Posted: October 21, 2010
While the nuances and intangibility of social capital make a concise definition elusive, the benefits of having it are innumerable. Hard to imitate, and invaluable to those who possess it, the idea of social capital has evolved from the first use of the term, in the early 20th century. Discover how to hone the skills needed to build and harness the power of social capital and learn how to apply it both for the benefit of yourself and your organization.
Posted: July 30, 2010
Experience, also known as informal learning, accounts for 70 percent of the knowledge we bring into our careers. The remaining 30 percent is comprised of our training and education - formal learning. The challenge for CLOs is how to integrate the convenience and flexibility of informal learning with the expert-selected content and measurement value of formal learning - targeting our learning investments and taking advantage of the full potential of both.
Posted: January 4, 2010
Existing business models continue to focus on maximizing profits and shareholder value, with less attention paid to other factors that can positively impact the bottom line, such as human capital investment, stewardship, collaboration, and critical thinking skills. To deliver the highest, most enduring competitive advantage, consider the "flip side" of business by aligning pro-social behaviors with organizational performance, and build altruistic management philosophies into the workplace.
Posted: October 19, 2009
Preparing for the inevitable workforce shortage when 77 million baby boomers begin to retire in the coming years is a test of any human capital management and business strategy. Creating a learning curriculum that summarizes the know-how of and lessons learned by top performers captures corporate knowledge for development of future leaders.
Posted: April 1, 2005
What works and what doesn't. This presentation covers real case studies that have influenced organizations' evolution to becoming learning-centric. It concludes with specific recommendations to enhance chances for success.