TAMPA, Fla., May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) – today released a new report that demonstrates the best practices academia and businesses are employing to develop a culture of lifelong learning to drive organizational and individual success. "To Empower Learning Over a Lifetime" was developed in partnership with Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Group, the research arm of workforce learning and development magazine Chief Learning Officer.
"As markets are continually disrupted, individuals find themselves needing new skills in new jobs, and being a lifelong learner is critical to their success," said Thomas R. Robinson, president and CEO of AACSB. "Business schools have to position themselves as institutions that will support learners throughout the course of their careers by offering educational opportunities suitable for every kind of business person, whether that's a first-year college student or a CEO."
The report is based on a January 2018 online survey of 424 human resources and talent professionals in the United States who were asked for their opinions on the challenges of instituting a culture of learning at their organizations, and how they'll meet those challenges to reap the benefits of employee lifelong learning. Four key takeaways summarize the findings:
To complement the release of "To Empower Learning Over a Lifetime," AACSB has also issued an industry brief, "Lifelong Learning and Talent Management," which provides an audit of the current learning landscape, including challenges and opportunities, and examines AACSB's evolving role at the intersection of business education and business practice in the context of lifelong learning and talent management.
To view AACSB's complete reports on lifelong learning, visit aacsb.edu/publications/researchreports.
About AACSB International
As the world's largest business education alliance, AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to over 1,600 member organizations and more than 800 accredited business schools in 100 countries. With its global headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA; Europe, Middle East, and Africa headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, AACSB's mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education. For more information, visit aacsb.edu.
About Human Capital Media (HCM)
Through editorial content, events, research and awards programs, HCM is the leading voice for companies that care about their people. HCM is a publishing group dedicated to providing organizations with the tools and insights necessary for success. Brands include Chief Learning Officer, Workforce and Talent Economy. For more information, visit humancapitalmedia.com.
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