Learning Cluster Design Model

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What is a Learning Cluster?

A learning cluster is a group of meaningfully selected learning assets that target on-the-job behavior change for unique personas for a specific business need.

Example Learning Cluster

Aspiring Leaders Initiative

On the Job Change Objective:

Aspiring managers will improve core managerial skills.

The business will benefit by:

  • Increasing the ratio of managers promoted from within vs hired externally
  • Increased employee engagement as demonstrated in the annual Coaching Index (where employees share their perspective on their manager)

On the job, we will see aspiring managers:

  • Applying the core managerial skills, even before they are promoted
  • Discussing the core managerial skills with their peers and mentees
  • Engaging in learning opportunities related to the skills
  • Expressing confidence and interest in moving up to the next level of their career

The Learning Cluster Design Model surrounds each learning persona with a variety of learning assets that are most effective during a moment of need.

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