Exclusive Q&A: Running Learning Like a Business

Exclusive Q&A: Running Learning Like a Business

Running training like a business. You’ve heard people say it, but what does it really mean and how could it help you be more successful?

David Vance, Executive Director for the Center for Talent Reporting, has been talking about Running Training/Learning like a Business ever since he ran Caterpillar University, from 2001-2007. He knows firsthand how this isn’t difficult in concept, but can be quite challenging in practice.

In this exclusive interview, Dave scratches the surface of his Corporate Learning Week workshop, and shares his experience of applying business principles to learning and:

  • Some of the fundamentals of running training like a business
  • Challenges he faced when trying to get people to follow this mindset
  • The benefits he’s found from this concept



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