Laura Overton, FCIPD, FLPI

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CEO and Founder, Towards Maturity

Laura Overton is the MD of Towards Maturity; a non-profit benchmarking practice that publishes independent research to help businesses deliver improved performance through learning innovation. Her work stands on 25+ years of practical experience looking at learning innovation for business advantage, backed by independent research on over 3,500 organisations and 16,000 learners since 2003.

eLearning Articles by Laura Overton, FCIPD, FLPI

Why Is Measuring Impact So Tricky For Learning And Development?

Why Is Measuring Impact So Tricky For Learning And Development?

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 by Laura Overton, FCIPD, FLPI

Learning and Development (L&D) can no longer afford to say that measuring the impact of learning is too hard. Measuring…

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Demonstrating Value: 12 Valuable Metrics For Learning And Development Teams

Demonstrating Value: 12 Valuable Metrics For Learning And Development Teams

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 by Laura Overton, FCIPD, FLPI

Business alignment is a key part of demonstrating value. But what if you don't have any evidence to show how…

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Building New Skills For Learning And Development

Building New Skills For Learning And Development

Sunday, 23 August 2015 by Laura Overton, FCIPD, FLPI

What impacts the effectiveness of Learning and Development teams? In this article I will show you how to deal with…

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6 Ways To Support Managers More Effectively

6 Ways To Support Managers More Effectively

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 by Laura Overton, FCIPD, FLPI

Our research shows that managers are vital to learning, yet they are failing to empower the people they are responsible…

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Learning And Development’s Vital Role In Nurturing Engaged Employees

Learning And Development’s Vital Role In Nurturing Engaged Employees

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 by Laura Overton, FCIPD, FLPI

When it comes to top learning organizations, we found that they commonly possess 7 habits that build staff engagement. Read…

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How To Align Learning To Business

Aligning Learning To Business

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 by Laura Overton, FCIPD, FLPI

In order to align learning to business, Learning and Development has to understand what the business wants and needs and…

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The Mobile Challenge: Giving The Modern Learners What They Want

The Mobile Challenge: Giving The Modern Learners What They Want

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 by Laura Overton, FCIPD, FLPI

Modern learners are mobile learners. They want to access the information and tools they need, when they need them, and…

Mobile Learning
13 Vital Tips For Creating A High Impact Learning Function

13 Vital Tips For Creating A High Impact Learning Function

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 by Laura Overton, FCIPD, FLPI

Check out these tips from leaders in top learning organizations and find out what kind of benefits and impacts they…

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How To Review The Effectiveness Of Your Learning And Development Function

How To Review The Effectiveness Of Your Learning And Development Function

Monday, 29 June 2015 by Laura Overton, FCIPD, FLPI

An invaluable source of external, credible data is performance benchmarking – this article shows you how to provide robust, genuine…

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