The Capability Academy: Where Corporate Training Is Going
August 26, 2021
A Capability Academy goes beyond a “library of content.” It is a place people go to advance their job-related capabilities. It goes beyond technical and functional skills, and focuses on the business capabilities a company needs to thrive. Unlike the LXP-driven content library, the Capability Academy is sponsored by business leaders, and these business people decide what capabilities are important.
Cemex has built a Supply Chain Academy and a Safety Academy. These groups teach employees from many organizations what they need to know about the company’s unique solutions for supply chain and safety management.
In this article by Josh Bersin on his blog, he outlines how Cemex’s real strategic investments go into their capability academies, because academies create focus and sponsorship, and their impacts are measurable. Cemex uses NovoEd’s online learning platform designed for high-fidelity, instructor-facilitated academy oriented learning for its Academy.
Rishad Tobaccowala discussed his new book, Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data, and stories from his career as former Global Strategist and Chief Growth Officer of Publicis Groupe in this Book Club recording.