Doug Harward, Founder & CEO, Training Industry, Inc.
Doug Harward is the Founder and CEO of Training Industry, Inc. Founded in 2003, Trainingindustry.com is the most visited portal in the global training marketplace and considered the most respected voice on the business of learning. Mr. Harward is internationally recognized as one of the leading strategists for training and outsourcing business models and respected as one of the industry’s leading authorities on competitive analysis for training services. He and his organization works with international companies as well as new business start-ups in building training organizations.As Director of Global Learning for an international telecommunications firm, he led the industry’s largest global training outsourcing engagement and received the Chairman’s Global Award for Community Service for his work in developing integrated learning organization strategies with public education. He has worked in the training industry for more than 35 years. Doug holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and a BSBA in Marketing from Appalachian State University.
Planning for the Future of Learning
The role of learning and development continues to broaden, with many learning leaders helping to facilitate and support change initiatives in their organizations. From the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic to the social and racial unrest across the country, L&D professionals have played an integral role in leading their organizations through unprecedented change. As we move forward, L&D must ensure employees have the skills they need to meet the evolving needs of the business. Join us for this session where we will share some Training Industry research, and paint a picture of what we are learning about the future of Learning and Development.