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January 11, 2022

Growing Your Business Acumen (and Your Impact)

In order for learning leaders to be true strategic business leaders, they must know how training works with marketing, sales, IT and other areas of an organization. Ajay Pangarkar, a partner at CentralKnowledge, a leading workforce performance consultancy, provides thought-provoking insights about how L&D leaders can improve organizational performance and achieve targeted business and operational objectives.

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Show Notes:

Ajay Pangarkar delivers good advice to re-center learning leaders and focus them on getting results. He offers many suggestions including:

  • L&D, like other functions must focus on delivering solutions that improve the organization’s performance.
  • Be active in uncovering performance issues that learning solutions can positively impact rather than just taking orders to develop training programs.
  • Use defined performance objectives to evaluate training investments instead of trying to prove a true return on investment.
  • Try to use technology to deliver learning and support at the point of performance which is where and when people need it the most.


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About CentralKnowledge:

CentralKnowledge is a leading workforce performance consultancy that develop and deliver learning solutions contributing to improving organizational performance and achieving targeted business and operational objectives. Under Ajay’s guidance, the team leverages leading technologies by developing real-time learning opportunities to ensure improved employee performance. Their unique consultative approach guides learning leaders through the selection and implementation of innovative learning approaches, on-demand e-learning solutions, and award-winning assessment strategies.

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