Evidence-Informed Learning & Development Practice in Organisations with Tom Garavan

  • Event: Evidence-Informed Learning & Development Practice in Organisations with Tom Garavan
  • Date: 02/12/2020
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Venue: Online Course, Webinar, Via Zoom,
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This workshop will explore and address the best available evidence base on learning and development in organisations.

It will give particular emphasis to the following:

  1. The business case for L&D. What does the research tell us?
  2. Best in class  instructional design for effective Learning and Development.
  3. Utilising a Blended Learning Strategy to achieve L&D priorities and plans. What is the evidence?
  4. How are L&D professionals responding to CV-19?  Key challenges, opportunities and priorities.
  5. How can we measure L&D effectiveness? How does and in what ways does L&D impact business performance?
  6. Developing you skill set as a L&D professional: What does the evidence tell us about the most important skills in enhancing effectiveness?

What you get?

All participants will receive a copy of Tom Garavan’s recent research outputs: two monographs on L&D roles on organisations and L&D effectiveness.  Participants will also receive a copy of a landmark analysis of studies investigating how and why L&D impacts the bottom line-business performance.

Thomas Garavan Bio:

Thomas Garavan is Professor of Leadership Practice, CUBS, University College Cork . Prior to that he was Research Professor Leadership, Edinburgh Napier Business School, Scotland, and Professor of HRD at College of Business University of Limerick. He is Visiting Research Professor at National College of Ireland, Dublin. He is co-editor of the European Journal of Training and Development one the world leading learning and development journals and Associate Editor of Personnel Review.  His research interests are in the areas of training and instructional design, learning and development roles and training effectiveness.  He is published widely in learning and development. He is co-author of a leading textbook – Learning and Development in Organisations: Strategy, Evidence and Practice published by Oaktree Press in collaboration with the Irish Institute of Training and Development in 2020. He has extensive practical and consultancy experience with leading firms worldwide and domestically including Stryker, Dell Computers, Teva, Bausch and Lomb, Allied Irish Banks, Chill Insurance and Fexco. He offers consultancy expertise in training and instructional design, competency development, leadership development and training evaluation.


This webinar is Free of Charge, but online booking is essential.

We will share the link to join webinar a day before the event. 

Shannon Chamber Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and member companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

For further information please visit www.skillnetireland.ie