McLean & Company publishes research to create a learning and development strategy

TORONTO, March 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – McLean & Companythe trusted partner of HR and leadership professionals worldwide, has released a new research plan that will enable organizations to transform the learning and development function to become more strategic, rather than reactive. This plan, based on new industry research from HR experts and analysts, will help organizational leaders create a strategy that improves the overall performance and effectiveness of learning and development functions and drives employee engagement. employees.

In today’s job market, the focus is on retention and recruitment. Employees leave organizations when they do not receive the training and development promised when they were hired.

The rapid pace of change has amplified the need to identify and develop new skills required of employees. Learning and development cannot be everything for everyone. Instead, it should focus on proactively identifying and developing the critical learning needs that will enable the organization to achieve its strategic goals.

To be successful, McLean & Company’s new resource says the learning and development function must align with an organization’s strategic goals and how employees like to learn. To do this, the firm recommends that organizations do the following:

  1. Identify the vision, goals and strategic metrics for the learning and development function, and perform a comprehensive needs analysis.
  2. Build a learning and development framework by identifying key learning needs, selecting priority employee groups and identifying core delivery methods followed by developing a KPI strategy and template basic governance.
  3. Perform a gap analysis between current and future states and create an action plan to address priority gaps.

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Sara H. Byrd