Learning Agility: The Essential Course for HR
and Learning & Development Professionals

Developing Your Skills and Competencies to Accelerate and Promote People Development

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5 Days

Introduction to the course

This practical and exciting five-day course explores Learning Agility and why it is essential for any successful organisation. Learning agility is the ability to quickly adapt, learn from experiences, and apply new knowledge in diverse situations. It encompasses five key dimensions: mental agility (critical and innovative thinking), interpersonal agility (understanding and relating to others), change agility (comfort with ambiguity), cultural agility (cultural intelligence) and emotional agility (recognising one's strengths and weaknesses). Highly agile learners are not just fast thinkers; they are versatile and can easily function in rapidly changing environments. In a rapidly changing world, learning agility is crucial for both personal and professional success, as it underpins resilience, adaptability, and continuous growth.

This exciting training course will present the latest scientific innovations in learning agility. In this professionally rewarding course, you will learn about the latest scientific knowledge related to learning and the world's best practices used by leading organisations.

This KC Academy Learning Agility Course for HR and Learning & Development Professionals will highlight:

  • Learn about learning agility and why it matters to your organisation
  • A focus on adult learning principles
  • The latest techniques and strategies for effective workplace learning
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of learning styles
  • Understand the application of change leadership principles

Course details

By the end of this Learning Agility Course for HR and Learning & Development Professionals, participants will learn to:

  • Describe the components of learning agility
  • Evaluate ways to promote critical and innovative thinking
  • Discuss interpersonal agility and ways to promote it
  • Formulate a plan for change agility and change leadership
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cultural intelligence
  • Explain the importance of self-awareness and emotional agility

Participants in this training course will receive thorough training on the subjects covered by the training course outline. The Tutor will utilise various proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. Training course methodology includes a range of engaging, fun exercises, and activities. There will be practical sessions where participants can participate and experience topics. Case studies, videos, small group work, exercises, and feedback will all be used to facilitate learning.

Specific benefits to the organisation include:

  • Add value to your organisation
  • Training that is evaluated to demonstrate cost-effectiveness
  • Staff promoting learning and development in their organization
  • Improved employee engagement
  • Increased use of appropriate training methods throughout the organization

Personal benefits include:

  • Development of practical and transferable skills
  • A greater appreciation of the psychology of adult learning
  • A greater awareness of adult learning & training principles
  • Understand the principles of learning agility
  • Apply what is taught immediately into work practices

This Learning Agility Course for HR and Learning & Development Professionals is suitable for a wide range of learning professionals but will benefit:

  • Human Resource (HR) personnel
  • Training analysts, training officers, training specialist, learning professionals & L&D Managers
  • Anyone responsible for the training of others
  • Those working in or transferred to a training, learning and development role
  • Anyone involved in talent management, nationalisation programmes, business partnering
  • Those responsible for skills transfer or on-the-job training
  • Anyone involved in talent management
  • People concerned with organisational learning

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Learning Agility and How to Measure It
  • How Adults Learn: Andragogy Vs. Pedagogy
  • Self-awareness agility - recognising one's strengths and weaknesses
  • Promoting Emotional Intelligence (EI) and self-awareness
  • Ten steps to measure learning agility
  • Analysing learning styles – what the science tells us
DAY 2:
Mental Agility - Critical & Innovative Thinking
  • Five components of mental agility
  • Understanding the power of ideas
  • Your brain and ideas
  • Creativity and problem-solving
  • Developing your critical thinking skills
DAY 3:
Interpersonal Agility - Understanding And Relating To Others
  • Seven components of interpersonal agility
  • Flexibility in communication
  • The power of empathy
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Influencing Skills
DAY 4:
Change Agility - Comfort With Ambiguity
  • Key Drivers of Change
  • Change Management Vs Change Leadership
  • Overcoming resistance to change
  • Developing comfort with ambiguity
  • A model for leading change
DAY 5:
Cultural Agility – Promoting Cultural Intelligence (CI)
  • Developing your Cultural Intelligence (CI)
  • Cultural competencies
  • Understanding the levels of culture
  • Corporate culture and removing silo thinking
  • Personal Action Planning

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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