FACT: The average age of managers when they first receive leadership training is 42. Yet, the average age when they become managers is 33.
FACT: Less than ten percent of employees under the age of 30 are provided the opportunity to participate in leadership development. (Source: Jack Zenger)
FACT: More people have mobile telephones around the world than have access to a flush toilet, according to the United Nations.
FACT: Investment in learning is becoming a priority and the shift of learning delivery is trending toward self-paced e-learning, according to recent research from International Data Corporation (IDC) reported by Chief Learning Officer.
Investing in those managers and future leaders now, as opposed to after they have been on the job for ten years, is finally a scalable and affordable possibility with Blanchard Certified™, a Cloud-based leadership development program. Blanchard Certified™ is an online leadership development solution inspired by leadership guru Ken Blanchard that makes practical leadership training immediately applicable to the day-to-day job.
With the release of Blanchard Certified™ 5.0, leadership development content is more available to those who need it most, in a self-paced e-learning format that is as portable as your favorite mobile device. The interface is interactive, easier to use, and ready to take on the go with iPad and tablet compatibility. Learners still experience the same powerful leadership development content proven to be effective over 33 years in training and development. Learners are also able to take key concepts from the online “classroom” to apply to both personal and organizational goals. Key new features based on client feedback include:
- Enhanced quality, menu and navigation improvements making it easier than ever to get around
- Strengthened content with state of the art instructional design
- Less text, more automated motion graphics, and click to learn activities
- More interactivity that allows users to learn while doing, keeping engagement and learning retention high
- iPad compatible lessons and tools for users on the go
- Improved discussion board to build community and facilitate conversations about learning
“The vision of Blanchard Certified is to make our phenomenal Blanchard content accessible, affordable, relevant and fun!” said Madeleine Homan Blanchard, co-founder. “Annual Reports like to claim that people are TRULY the most valuable asset to your organization. Proving the statement made in every Annual Report is now a scalable and affordable possibility.”
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About Blanchard Certified: Blanchard Certified has leveraged proven technology and content that enables anyone, from business leaders to individual contributors, to connect their operational and strategic vision to daily actions with trackable results. For the first time, not only is this time-proven content scalable and affordable, but we can take learning from the virtual classroom and connect it to operational bottom-line results. Inspired by Ken Blanchard. Powered by CD2 Learning.
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