Learning Anarchy: Myths and Truths about Informal Learning

"But if we allow informal and social learning, won't that lead to chaos?" This objection to learner-driven, informal learning is a common one for learning & development teams, but does it reflect reality? According to Deloitte, more than 80% of learning that happens in the workplace is informal, and with a growing focus on developing a collaborative workforce, the time is ripe for understanding and exploring the value that informal learning can bring.

On this webinar, Ben Eubanks, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research, will help us navigate this tricky discussion by pointing out some of the common myths and truths that surround informal learning. In addition, the session will focus on how to alleviate the fear that anarchy will reign if companies adopt a more informal approach to L&D. Join us to learn how to:

  • Connect the dots between development opportunities and company performance
  • Ensure that the workforce is picking up valuable skills
  • Navigate and curate high-quality content

Most importantly, we're going to offer actionable advice for how to support an informal learning practice, increasing the value proposition for any L&D team.

  • Duration: 49:35