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Consortium for Learning Innovation

Enabling rewarding lives and work through distinctive, continuous improvements in adult learning in the workplace

The Consortium for Learning Innovation is an interdisciplinary network of leading thinkers and doers drawn together by the purpose of reimagining the possibilities for adult learning. Our more than 50 members include corporate and nonprofit leaders, academic researchers in the fields of psychology and neuroscience, technology innovators, and other learning and education experts convened by McKinsey. Since 2016, we have gathered annually to share ideas, debate perspectives, and develop new points of view that will influence and advance the most important issues related to lifelong learning. We aim to play an even greater role in shaping possibilities for adult learning by collaborating to develop innovative techniques and approaches.

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Is your organization harnessing the proven power of learning?

– The discrepancy between intention and impact is a significant challenge organizations must address as the demand for upskilling rises.
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Are you a “team of learners,” or do you learn as a team? And why it matters

– As you integrate team learning into your environment, remember to allow space for curiosity and exploring as it fosters agility and an openness to learn. 
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Buckle up! It’s time to future-proof your skill set for the decade ahead

– If there was ever a time to discard your comfort zone and embrace adaptability, it’s now.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Boosting the accessibility of workplace reskilling

– How can we ensure that everyone has the skills needed to thrive in the 21st century? Three experts sketch out a vision.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Redefining the role of the leader in the reskilling era

– To enable continuous learning, leaders will need to think and act differently.
Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Competitive advantage with a human dimension: From lifelong learning to lifelong employability

– From lifelong learning to lifelong employability
Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Putting lifelong learning on the CEO agenda

– In an open letter to business leaders, consortium members Amy Edmondson of Harvard Business School and Bror Saxberg of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative present an emphatic case to make learning a corporate priority.
Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Learning innovation in the digital age

– As the workplace changes, so must education and training. Exciting experiments are under way—but are they enough?
Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Getting ready for the future of work

– Artificial intelligence is poised to disrupt the workplace. What will the company of the future look like—and how will people keep up?
Commentary - McKinsey Quarterly

Wellness at work: The promise and pitfalls

– It takes more than a discounted health-club membership to move the needle on employee well-being.

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