In-Person vs. Online Learning: Choosing the Right Modality for You & Your Organization

array of doors to choose from: In Person Vs. Online Learning: Choosing the Right Leadership Development Modality for You CCL Webinar

On Demand

Duration: 1 hour

About the Webinar

Today’s hybrid workplace — with some working in-person, others working remotely, and still others in a combination of the two — brings new challenges, as well as opportunities, for both individuals and organizations. Across the globe, people are weighing in person versus online learning.

And what about development? Does it matter whether that happens in-person or virtually? How you decide between in person training vs. online training for leaders? And what about synchronous vs asynchronous options? The choices can feel overwhelming.

Research shows that effective leadership development targets a leader’s specific challenges and strengths. To sustain lasting behavior change and learning transfer, learners need personalized attention, actionable feedback, tangible and engaging learning experiences, along with ongoing support. It’s also essential to consider the leader as a whole person, both in their leadership journey and their responsibilities outside of work.

While every delivery modality has its strengths, one may be a better fit at different times, depending upon the needs and situation of each leader. This guiding principle can help you decide when to opt for in-person versus online learning, or a blended approach.

What You’ll Learn

In this webinar, you’ll learn what to consider when you’re looking at in person versus online learning for your organization. Hear from our panel of leadership experts about the considerations for in-person, online, and live, synchronous vs. asynchronous development modalities. You’ll discover how the ideal training delivery method might shift over the course of a leader’s career journey. Key takeaways will include:

  • The benefits and advantages of in person training vs. online training for leadership development, within the context of lifelong learning (not microlessons).
  • How human-centered development experiences can be translated for in-person versus online delivery modalities to target the specific challenges faced at every leader level.
  • How in-person, live online, and asynchronous online development can each impact sustainable behavior change, using first-level leader programs as an example.

We can help you determine whether in person versus online learning is right for your organization, and we offer an array of proven new manager courses in both modalities to suit whatever works best for your leaders.

About the Presenters

Samir Mehta

Samir Mehta
Global Director, Digital Portfolio & Practice Hub
Center for Creative Leadership

Samir works with various groups here at CCL to ensure that digital learning products and blended learning solutions are designed and delivered seamlessly for our clients. He enjoys designing learning journeys for sophisticated, discerning professionals that are truly immersive and blended.

Samir received his Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Pune in India. He has an M.B.A. from the Indian School of Business.

Shannon Cranford

Shannon Cranford
Leadership Solutions Partner
Center for Creative Leadership

As a CCL Leadership Solutions Partner, Shannon works with a broad range of clients across sectors, industries, and geographies to design, develop, and deliver leadership solutions that enable them to better execute on business outcomes. As an engaging classroom facilitator of both open enrollment and customized leadership development programs, she has a unique ability to blend the academic with experiential and help leaders translate that into action. She uses her virtual facilitation expertise in a practical and efficient way to help leaders span geographical boundaries while maximizing their learning in a highly interactive virtual environment. Her experience and background enable her to effectively design and deliver to audiences ranging from new and first-level managers to senior-level leaders.

Trevor Rosenberg

Trevor Rosenberg
Leadership Solutions Partner
Center for Creative Leadership

An award-winning educator and organizational leadership practictioner, Trevor has over 28 years of experience in leading and building diverse, high-performing teams in complex environments. After an operational military career in command, special operations, and foreign affairs, Trevor was a founding member of the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence (PACE), the U.S. Air Force’s premiere leadership development center. As a Leadership Solutions Partner at CCL,Trevor is responsible for leading the design and delivery of custom leadership development solutions for CCL’s global corporate clients and facilitates open enrollment programs.

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