Led the reinvigoration of all aspects of learning at Accenture to deliver phenomenal learning, while running the learning function as a business. Managed an annual budget of over $900 million. Served as lead author on the book Return on Learning, which documents the story of how Accenture revitalized the training organization in the midst of worldwide economic downturn and major marketplace change. Led the learning organization to being named the Best Overall Corporate University in the world in 2010
Analytics, Digital, Engagement & Culture, Future of Work, Leadership, Mentoring Emerging Talent, and Strategy
by Donald Vanthournout, Kurt Olson, John Ceisel, Andrew White, Tad Waddington, Thomas Barfield, Samir Desai, Craig Mindrum
From one of the world’s best-known corporations comes this in-depth, inside story of how Accenture revitalized its fabled corporate training organization in the midst of worldwide economic downturn and major marketplace change. The company did so by focusing on the “return on learning”: how Accenture’s investments in learning and knowledge management could be planned and managed to deliver measurable business advantage.