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Transform Your Company With Online Learning: Find Out How From BP

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Monika Hamori, Professor and Director of Academic Development, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain; Nick Jones, Learning Services Director, Upstream Talent & Learning, BP; and Stephanie Smith, HR Transformation Manager, Upstream Modernization & Transformation, BP

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Employees are already using online learning on their own to expand their skills. Forward-looking companies are starting to harness this scalable approach with cutting-edge content to gain competitive advantage.

Dr. Monika Hamori shares her research findings and Nick Jones and Stephanie Smith from BP share their experiences.

You’ll learn:

  • why employees pursue online learning
  • how employers can deploy online learning for talent development
  • how BP is driving digital transformation by upskilling employees through Coursera.  

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Monika Hamori
Monika Hamori

Professor and Director of Academic Development, IE Business School, Madrid, Spain

Monika Hamori’s research focuses on career paths and career success, and she recently published “Can MOOCs Solve Your Training Problem?” in Harvard Business Review. Her other research interests include the educational background and career histories of top executives between 1980 and 2012; the impact of executive search firms on top executive careers; corporate retention strategies for young high potentials; and the impact of various types of CEO career paths on CEOs’ performance.

Nick Jones
Nick Jones

Learning Services Director, Upstream Talent & Learning, BP

As learning services director, Nick is accountable for delivering specialist capability in the areas of learning design, innovation and technology, and leading the upstream learning modernization and transformation agenda. His team supports the development and delivery of technical learning for a diverse and globally dispersed population of approximately 20,000 people and manages BP’s flagship Learning Centres in Sunbury (UK) and Houston (USA).

Stephanie Smith
Stephanie Smith

HR Transformation Manager, Upstream Modernization & Transformation, BP

As HR transformation manager, Stephanie is accountable for defining, building, and delivering the digital capability plan for the Upstream business. Stephanie is also co-lead of the global BP digital capability advisory forum in which strategic priorities for digital capability development are set for BP. Building digital skills such as data science, design thinking, agile, data management, and analytics are focus areas in support of BP’s modernization and transformation agenda.


  • Coursera

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