Archive for Learning Conversations

MOOCs for Organisational Learning – Conversation with Kevin Werbach – Wharton School

I recently participated in a MOOC (Massively Open Online Course) on Gamification along with 66,000 fellow learners run by Kevin Werbach. Associate Professor, The Wharton School. I thoroughly enjoyed the MOOC and learnt a lot from [...]

Imaging Learning for Efficiency: Learning Conversation with Victoria Baxter

Our learning conversation this time is with Victoria Baxter, Learning and Education Manager at Ricoh Asia Pacific, an experienced learning practitioner, based in Sydney. Jeevan – It is my pleasure to talk to Victoria. Welcome to [...]

Calling Learning To Account : Learning Conversation with Les Lisz

Les Lisz is the National L&D Manager at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. Les is passionate about learning.  He is a chartered accountant but chose to pursue learning as his career. He has worked for [...]

Learning from the changing landscape: Learning conversation with Martine Barclay

We talk to Martine Barclay, Talent & Capability Manager at King & Wood Mallesons, a prominent law firm in Australia. Martine has held senior learning leadership positions in KPMG, Optus and Goldman Sachs. The conversation is [...]

A beachhead for learning – Learning Conversation with Helen Zwicker, CEO Kiama Community College

We talk to Helen Zwicker, the Executive Officer of the Kiama Community College Inc. Kiama Community College Inc is a not-for-profit, volunteer managed, community based Registered Training Organisation . It has been operating since 1986 and [...]

Singing a different tune. Conversation with Denise Hanlon – Head of Learning & OD, ING Direct Australia

We talk to Denise Hanlon, Head of Learning and Organisational Development at ING Direct. Denise has worked in various roles including HR, board director and Organisational Services. An avid learner, Denise has competed masters degrees in  [...]

Passion for compliance learning ! Conversation with Michael Parker – Exec Mgr, Group Learning, CBA – Part 2

Michael Parker is the Executive Manager, Group Learning and Development at Commonwealth Bank. In part 2 of our learning conversation we talk about the challenges faced by learning in banks and his current passions in the [...]

Learning Conversation with Michael Parker – Exec Manager – Group Learning, CBA

Michael Parker is the Executive Manager, Group Learning and Development at Commonwealth Bank. We talk to Michael about his journey as a learning professional and the challenges the profession faces. This week we cover Part 1 [...]

Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 2

With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors. Since 2003, she has worked closely with [...]

Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 1

We  had an opportunity to talk to Liz Griffin about learning and the challenges it faces in a leading professional services company – Ernst & Young. With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, [...]