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Developing a Competency Framework

You're probably familiar with the phrase ‘what gets measured gets done.' Defining and measuring effectiveness – especially the performance of workers – is a critical part of your job as a manager.
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The strengths and weaknesses of competency-based learning in a digital age

Competency-based learning begins by identifying specific competencies or skills, and enables learners to develop mastery of each competency or skill at their own pace, usually working with a mentor. Learners can develop just the competencies or skills they feel they need (for which increasingly they may receive a ‘badge’ or some form of validated recognition), or can combine a whole set of competencies into a full qualification, such as a certificate, diploma or increasingly a full degree.
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Cultivating Resources for Informal Learning

Depending on who you ask, 70, 80, or even 90 percent of what the average individual learns on the job takes place informally. Use a competency framework of well defined standards to guide this learning, and measure it using an online portfolio.
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