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The Strategic Role of L&D in the New World of Work

L&D expert, Learning Technologies Conference Chair, Donald H. Taylor will join Mehdi Tounsi, Senior Regional Director EMEA at OpenSesame to discuss the rapidly evolving role of L&D and why L&D has become key in realising the business strategy. 

Now that skills development is critical to organisational success, the learning function’s transformation must follow suit. To make this happen L&D requires a personalised approach focusing on the learner experience. 

During this webinar, Donald will identify trends in today’s fast-paced world, in which everything is changing, and what these changes mean for the future of workplace learning. 

Join the webinar to learn about:

  • The key drivers for the change

  • The importance of building a culture of continuous learning throughout the organisation

  • The localisation of learning programmes to drive better results globally

  • How L&D can improve employee retention 

  • The role of L&D in supporting employees in resilience and well-being

More about Donald H. Taylor:

Donald H. Taylor is a veteran in the fields of learning and development and learning technologies, with experience at every level, from design and delivery to chairman of the board. 

A recognised commentator and thinker in the fields of workplace learning and supporting technologies, Donald is committed to helping develop the learning and development profession. From 2010 to 2021, he chaired the Learning and Performance Institute, where he continues to head the Advisory Board and Learning Professionals Network.

His work over more than 30 years in L&D ranges from training delivery to director and vice-president positions in software companies. Donald has been a company director and shareholder for three companies through start-up, growth and acquisition. He now advises several EdTech start-ups and works with Emerge Education, a European seed fund focused on start-ups in this field.

He is a graduate of Oxford University and, in 2016, was awarded an honorary doctorate by Middlesex University in recognition of his work developing the L&D profession. For more information, visit