Learning & Development
This practice area focuses on content including management and leadership development, team and individual development, and coaching
7 April 2017
What is Mentoring?
What is mentoring and what are some of the roles and responsibilities of mentoring for both the mentor and the mentee? Discover the answers to these questions using Aldred's (1998) three step model, including: exploration, new understanding and action planning.More info
Access to our Expert Advisory Forum is available online to CRF members. This in-house briefing service enables members to seek the views of a range of specialists, in addition to our own team of experienced HR professionals.
Independent L&D Consultant and Coach
David has worked in talent management, leadership development, and organisational change for over 30 years, and has held senior executive positions in the UK and US. Formerly Group Director of Learning and Development at RSA Insurance, David has worked as an independent Learning & Development Consultant and Coach since 2005. He has consulted to clients in the retail, pharmaceutical, healthcare, brewing, automobile, oil, and professional services sectors.
Research Director, Corporate Research Forum
Gillian Pillans has worked as a senior HR practitioner and OD specialist for several organisations including Swiss Re, Vodafone and BAA. Prior to her HR career, she was a management consultant with Deloitte Consulting and is also a qualified solicitor.
Gillian has written various CRF reports on subjects including HR strategy, organisation design and development, leadership development, coaching and diversity.
L&D Lowdown, February 2019 - GoodPractice
Every month, GoodPractice's expert editorial team curate the content that matters from across the world of L&D. Stay informed and up-to-date with their pick of the best L&D news, research and practical resources. Read the February 2019 edition here.Launch
The science of learning and development: lessons from neuroscience - Lane4
Did you know that the average adult human brain contains approximately 86 billion neurons? Scientists are learning more and more about the brain every day and this growing knowledge is helping us understand the ways we learn, develop and change behaviour. Whilst a lot of L&D research has previously focused on observed behavioural changes, considering the underlying neuroscience is becoming increasingly important.
In this white paper, we examine some key principles from current thinking in neuroscience, and how you can use these principles to enhance your L&D strategy.
Lessons from neuroscience covers:
• 3 common neuroscience myths
• Neuroscience strategies, and how you can apply them to L&D
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March 20th 2019
Executive Summary: Digital Disruption - Exploring the Implications for Leaders & Leadership Development
This executive summary of the report explores the implications of the Digital Age specifically for leadership and leadership development. We examine how the role and expectations of leaders are changing in the Digital Age and review the implications of these changes for leadership development practices.Read Executive Summary
March 11th 2019
Speed Read: Learning - The Foundation for Agility and Sustainable Performance
Learning plays a key role in helping organisations grow and thrive in challenging business environments. Access this Speed Read to review the recent changes in the Learning market, the changing role of learning in the organisation and our recommendations for L&D professionals.Read Executive Summary
March 11th 2019
Speed Read: Building a Learning Organisation
What is the relevance of the learning organisation today? This Speed Read aims to answer the question and help readers on the path of transforming their business into a learning organisation.Read Executive Summary