The 8th Learning Customer Advisory Forum Event ME commenced on 10th November 2015 at The Grosvenor House, Dubai. Revolving around the central theme “ALIGN-ENGAGE-PERFORM” the event promised unique exchange of ideas about best leadership practices and learning strategies to enhance employee and organisational performance.
This forum opened with opening remarks from Paul Michael Gledhill, Founder & Executive Director, XpertLearning followed by a welcome and XpertLearning update session where participants introduced and interacted with each other to know fellow participants. Jerry Nine, Chief Operating Officer, Skillsoft spoke about economic trends and shared Skillsoft updates.
Paul shared his insights about the XL Annual Learning Survey following which Malou Santos , Manager – Corporate Learning & Development, Mediclinic ME presented a case study.
Ron Thomas, Managing Director – Strategy Focused Group- MENA in his presentation elaborated about employee engagement strategies which he considers the key to organisational success. John Ambrose, Sr. Vice President, Strategy & GM – SumTotal, a Skillsoft Company showcased the Skillsoft strategy to build self-developing organisations. Taavo Godtfredsen, Vice President & Executive Producer for Leadership Solutions, Skillsoft highlighted scaling leadership development followed by Comfy Couch Discussion Panel featuring regional customers.
This dynamic event featured plenty of interaction with competitions to drawing and Crosswords from our annual Magazine “Learning Xpress” and a surprise – Speed painter who actually amazed the crowd with a beautiful painting of Dubai landscap just in 8 mins, along with his dancing skills and energised the audience after a sumptuous lunch at the Grosvenor House hotel. XpertLearning rolled out the red carpet for appreciations & awards for the 2015 Annual.