Building a Learning Organization

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Becoming a Learning Organization

Perquisites:

Building A Learning Organization

Building A Learning Organization

None.

Duration:

1 day

Description:

“The only thing that gives an organization a competitive edge … is what it knows, how it uses what it knows, and how fast it can know something new.” – Laurence Prusak, IBM Knowledge Institute

 

A Learning Organization is one that puts value on not only the individuals learning, but on the whole enterprise deliberately adopting lessons learned, understanding root causes so that mistakes don’t have to be repeated.

Managers are typically held prisoner to the traditional whines about “we’re different” from other parts of the company when it comes to adopting expensive lessons learned?  So the challenge is not so much to improve the “state-of-the-art,” but rather to lift up the “state-of-practice” so that an ever increasing numbers of people and processes can benefit from each improvement project.

  • Say you have applied a well thought out solution after an aircraft crash that would prevent future catastrophes. Could other teams, locations, shifts or processes benefit from your lessons learned? Should learning these lessons be optional?
  • Should sharing lessons be aggressively done or is a passive approach acceptable when it comes to saving lives and significant investments.
  • Does a senior manager who has invested heavily in an improvement team have an economic obligation, to demand an improvement pilot be extended as far as possible within the enterprise?

Who should attend:

  • Executives CEOs, CFOs, COO, CIO, Directors/ Division Chiefs
  • Program Managers, Product Managers, HR Managers, Marketing Managers
  • Small Business Owners, Sales Managers, Future Executives

What you will learn:

Graduates of this course will know how to:
Re-use existing knowledge, identifying and retaining experts and spreading lessons learned and best practices throughout the enterprise
Make continuous learning a part of the company culture in audits, performance/ management reviews, inspections, corrective actions, etc.

… and know how:

  • Ford applied the concepts to drive costs down and performance up.
  • The Air Force uses ‘learning” and “replication” to increase weapon system reliability
  • Learning Organizations replicate good practices as a cost-effective means of utilizing scarce resources and yet avoid “Blind cloning.”
  • Learning organizations mitigate the effects of risks, drive mission achievement, drive profits, increase productivity–strategically.

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BUILDING A LEARNING ORGANIZATION CLASS CALENDAR

Available Classes

Building a Learning Organization

February 18 @ 08:00 - February 18 @ 17:00

Building a Learning Organization

February 19 @ 08:00 - February 19 @ 17:00

Building a Learning Organization

February 20 @ 08:00 - February 20 @ 17:00

Building a Learning Organization

February 21 @ 08:00 - February 21 @ 17:00

Building a Learning Organization

February 22 @ 08:00 - February 22 @ 17:00

Building a Learning Organization

March 11 @ 08:00 - March 11 @ 17:00

Building a Learning Organization

March 12 @ 08:00 - March 12 @ 17:00

Building a Learning Organization

March 13 @ 08:00 - March 13 @ 17:00

Building a Learning Organization

March 14 @ 08:00 - March 14 @ 17:00

Building a Learning Organization

March 15 @ 08:00 - March 15 @ 17:00

Upcoming Events

Mon 18

BCF – 211

February 18 - February 22
Lake Ridge VA United States
Mon 18

ACQ – 201B

February 18 - February 22
Lake Ridge VA United States
Mon 18

Building a Learning Organization

February 18 @ 08:00 - 17:00
Lake Ridge VA United States
Tue 19

Building a Learning Organization

February 19 @ 08:00 - 17:00
Lake Ridge VA United States
Wed 20

Building a Learning Organization

February 20 @ 08:00 - 17:00
Lake Ridge VA United States
Thu 21

Building a Learning Organization

February 21 @ 08:00 - 17:00
Lake Ridge VA United States
Fri 22

Building a Learning Organization

February 22 @ 08:00 - 17:00
Lake Ridge VA United States
Mon 25

Leading When You’re Not in Charge

February 25 @ 08:00 - 17:00
Lake Ridge VA United States
Tue 26

Leading When You’re Not in Charge

February 26 @ 08:00 - 17:00
Lake Ridge VA United States
Wed 27

Leading When You’re Not in Charge

February 27 @ 08:00 - 17:00
Lake Ridge VA United States