- The majority of learning leaders (53%) said that their organizations do not offer specialized courses, workshops or a standalone program for Leaders of Technical Professionals. Click to Tweet this message.
- Significant misalignment appears when comparing the leadership challenges faced by managers and the assumptions made by the L&D community. Click to Tweet this message.
- L&D's top three leadership challenge assumptions are: self-development, encouraging team engagement, and leading teams through organizational changes. Click to Tweet this message.
- Technical leaders top five leadership challenges are: delivering on projects with fewer resources, recruiting needed talent, balancing team coaching needs versus project needs, team skill development, and encouraging innovative thinking. Click to Tweet this message.
- Effective organizations dedicate an average of 32% of their overall training investment to Leaders of Technical Professionals but misunderstand some of the learning preferences of this population. Click to Tweet this message.
- When providing training for Leaders of Technical Professionals, Learning Leaders cited live face-to-face, instructor-led workshops or courses as the most effective delivery method. Individual contributors and leaders of technical professionals disagree. Click to Tweet this message.
New Research Investigates The Gaps Between Learning & Development's Approach To Training Technical Leaders And What Those Leaders Ask For
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