Building a Culture of Curiosity and Lifelong Learning
Join us in this three-module online course to learn how you can build a culture of curiosity and lifelong learning to promote up-skilling at your organization and drive business value.
Course at a glance
Lead Faculty: Stefaan van Hooydonk
Founder of Global Curiosity Institute, Future Workplace Fellow, and Former CLO, Cognizant, FlipKart, and Dean, Phillips Lighting University
Stefaan is an HR and Learning leader with more than 28 years of experience as a Dean/Head of a Corporate Academy, and most recently as the Chief Learning Officer of Cognizant. Stefaan has worked and lived in UK, France, Hong Kong, PR China, Finland, Belgium, India, and Saudi Arabia and brings this global experience to his conviction that developing a culture of curiosity and lifelong learning is a perquisite for an organization’s focus on up-skilling and re-skilling of the workforce.
Complimentary copy of The Curious Advantage to first 100 people who register for this course.
What You’ll Learn:
De-mystify curiosity with a online curiosity self-assessment
Learn from senior HR Learning and Talent leaders why and how to improve your organization’s curiosity quotient
Take actions to positively build curiosity for you, your team and your organization
Audience for this course is targeted to Learning, HR, HRIS, and Future of Work professionals in the following functions:
This Course Features Three Modules:
Each module takes about one hour of time which includes viewing videos, reading relevant articles, answering questions, contributing to the course and collaborating with other learners.
The Three Modules include:
Module One: De-Mystify Curiosity
During the first module, we will cover curiosity as it refers to individual professionals as an internal driver. On the first module of the program, we will demystify curiosity and provide tools to analyze one’s own curiosity as well as curiosity in others. We will cover cognitive, empathic and self-reflective curiosity and discuss how curiosity helps professionals at work. Finally, this first module will include an online curiosity self-assessment for each individual and a report out of their results.
Module Two: Case Studies of Organizations with a Curious Culture
The second module of this program, we will discuss the environmental aspect of curiosity i.e. how to think about curiosity as it is expressed through and organizations’ processes, practices, culture and climate. We will explore how organizations can improve their curiosity quotient by taking small yet powerful proactive steps. We feature video case studies of HR and Learning practitioners who are building a culture of curiosity and lifelong learning to further employee resilience and build a commitment to upskilling and continuous learning.
Module Three: Building Your Action Plan
In the third module, we will discuss the role of the leader in creating a culture of curiosity and lifelong learning in the team and in the organization. Importantly we will present you with a blueprint to reflect on your own workplace environment and to propose specific actions you can recommend to positively embed curiosity into the DNA of your team and your organization.
We will invite all learners registered in this program to a webinar to discus their journey to build a curious mindset for themselves and a culture of curiosity and lifelong learning for their team and organization.
Learners who complete this course are eligible for 5 re-certification credits from SHRM and HRCI.
Future Workplace® is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.
Course Design Principles
Nurturing Employee Wellbeing: A Business Essential in the New Normal of Work was designed to be highly engaging using our Learn, Review, Apply format culminating in a digital badge detailing each learner’s achievements and shareable on social media.
- Understand what Employee Wellbeing is and how it can be nurtured
- Assess and discuss how top companies nurture Employee Wellbeing to realize business results.
- Reflect on the videos of top practitioners sharing why and how they nurture Employee Wellbeing
- Review short knowledge check questions following your exposure to videos, articles and other content
- Participate in discussion questions and exercises to apply your knowledge
- Build an Action Plan to educate your stakeholders