Tuesday, March 13, 2018 8.00PM / Proshare WebTV
As part of its drive for providing quality, innovative and efficient organizational learning & development in Nigeria, Phillips Consulting hosted a roundtable on “Organizational Learning in the Digital Age” in Lagos.
It brought together stakeholders in the Organizational learning and capacity development space across the country.
The MD of Phillips Consulting Mr Rob Taiwo in his opening remarks, described digital learning as a massive opportunity to achieving employee learning, at reduced and affordable costs.
Mr Taiwo noted that three Ps were critical in organizational learning in the digital age, which include; Place, Path and Pace. He stressed that the demographic distribution of Nigeria, dominated by millenials presents an opportunity for improved learning in the country.
With more emphasis on improved organizational learning through the digital space, Rob Taiwo believed there were opportunities for personal and skills development, for employees in organizations.
Senior Partner with Phillips Consulting Mr Paul Ayim giving the Nigerian perspective, observed that a large number of executives were still yet to buy into the digital learning space.
Mr Ayim informed stakeholders that 92% of major organizations have been trying to adopt digital learning experiences like micro and adaptive learning. He also revealed that 40% of the organization had a clear understanding of what to do with digital learning.
Ayim called on organizations in Nigeria to re-strategize and begin conversations around changing the approach, to providing learning.
Giving a brief testimonial the Director Capacity Development, Central Bank of Nigeria Mrs Chizoba Mojekwu shared how the adoption of the CBN open online learning”(COOL) “I-learn” campaign has transformed its staff ad operations from the Headquarters to the branches.
With a current average age of 42 and staff strength of over 6,000 Mrs Mojekwu said since 2017 when the learning project was fully launched in partnership with Phillips Consulting and Skillsoft, it has brought a positive disruption to the learning experience in the CBN.
Mr Irwin Van Stavel of LRMG Learning speaking on “Transforming learning to Serve Today’s Multi-Generational Workforce” shared that by 2025 the Millennials will constitute 75% of the global workforce.
He asserted that Top learning organizations will focus on three key issues, namely; i)integrating learning and work, ii) supporting the self-directed learner and iii)establishing a digitally enabled learning environment.
Mr Shane Kirwan of Skillsoft giving his perspective on developments in digital learning, was of the strong view that a robust process for embedded learning in the work environment was critical to boosting the frontiers of digital learning, for organizations.
The roundtable also featured an interactive session between stakeholders and the panel of speakers, on key developments in the organizational learning and development space.