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12Sep
Future of L&D: Human-centric Learning
5:30 PM - 11:59 PM General Assembly San Francisco
Date: September 12, 2018 to September 12, 2018
Where: General Assembly San Francisco, 225 Bush Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, California, United States, 94104
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Event Type: Business
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What does it mean to have human-centric learning and development focus? Why is this important to prepare organizations for future talent development needs? Based on LinkedIn Workplace Learning report the #1 priority in talent development for executives in 2018 is training for soft skills. While it's true that technology advances and automation are playing a huge part in the type of skills companies are looking for, we can't forget the impact of soft skills development in performance. In an era of innovation, productivity has been stagnating. The gap between these is due to a lack of attention to the things that make us human and therefore motivates us to change and perform better. As human beings, we have specific and unique needs that have evolved with the new generation of employees. To be able to fulfill them will help companies create a competitive advantage by helping their people to reach their full potential.  What does this mean for the future of learning and development? Join Beaconforce and Udemy to hear from innovative pioneers who are changing the future of L&D.  Key Takeaways: What it means to make your learning efforts more human-focused How to fulfill the new generation of employees' development needs What skills you can focus on to have a human approach to learning Agenda: 5:30pm - 6:00pm: Registration and Networking 6:00pm - 6:30 pm: Panel  6:30pm - 7:00 pm: Groups Discussions 7:00pm - 7:20 pm: Group Sharing 7:20pm - 7:40pm: Q&A Speakers: Shelley Osborne - Head of L&D, Udemy Shelley Osborne is Head of L&D at Udemy. She has 13 years of experience in the education sector and in corporate learning and development. Previously, she was VP of Learning & Development at Farside HR Solutions, specializing in talent leadership, management training, and soft skills development for startups. At Udemy, Shelley leads and executes the learning strategy for Udemy employees. She has a master's degree in Education from the University of Calgary and a bachelor of educ