Taking Your Organisation’s Learning Online

Many Learning & Development programs were placed on hold amidst COVID but some did pivot. Learn how to navigate on-line delivery from our expert panel.

If 2021 and the continuity of COVID in our society is causing you to rethink your learning programs, this is the session for you.

Harvest HR & People Solutions is delighted to host this priority item in our first HR Roundtable for 2021.

Our Panel Comprises:

  • Melissa Stephens – General Manager Organisational Performance – Barwon Water
  • Rachel Gilbert – Learning and Capability Manager – WorkSafe
  • Susan Spozetta – Executive Director, Education – The Gordon
  • David Hunter – Instructional Designer and L&D Consultant

Our panelist will share their stories that will include:

  • Addressing the learning strategy in conjunction with organisational strategy and departmental goals – David Hunter
  • Why human centred design is critical in moving to online learning – David Hunter
  • Urgent pivots to on-learning – challenges and opportunities – hear how The Gordon moved its vocational education to online platforms in two weeks.
  • Leadership and competency based programs, delivered on line – Barwon Water’s journey
  • Taking complex programs on-line – lessons learned by WorkSafe

Any manager of teams or Organisational Development /Learning & Development or HR Practitioner will derive significant value from this panel discussion.

The panel discussion will provide direction as you address developing organisational capability in 2021.

Please note, this event will be conducted online via ZOOM.

Meet the panel:

David Hunter is a capability and learning professional whose passions include leadership, coaching, and supporting people and organisational development. Working in L&D and Education in Australia and overseas, he has learned from a wide range of amazing colleagues and customers.

Most recently, David has been contracted by contrasting government departments, helping them to look beyond a traditional ‘what training do you need?’ approach to targeting measurable success through lasting behavioural change.

Rachel Gilbert  is a seasoned Learning & Development professional and has been involved in learning in just about every form you can think of. But no matter the industry, topic or mode of learning, she’s realised that the ‘good learning’ always contains the same key things: it’s relatable, sparks the desire to change and keeps people engaged.

Rachel is the Learning & Capability Manager People & Culture at Geelong’s WorkSafe and will share some of the “gotchas” when moving your learning online.

Sue Spozetta has spent the last 23 years in the Australian VET sector across three states, Queensland, NSW & now Victoria. She Pioneered the first Queensland online course for Enrolled Nurses in 2009 when online learning / delivery was virtually unheard of.

In 2013 during the TAFE QLD reform, Sue was involved in the planning and implementation phase of blended delivery, state wide, which would occur via a Learning Management system. This Master product roll out has succeeded due to its governance framework.

She has also worked in TAFE NSW’s Digital Delivery arm where all teaching is delivered online for approximately 100,000 students.

Melissa Stephens has extensive experience in strategic management, human resources, change management, customer service, stakeholder engagement, and finance. In 2018 Melissa was named as one of the Top 50 Public Sector Women in Victoria and has been recognised on the Institute of Public Administration Australia’s International Women’s Day Honour Roll.

Melissa is General Manager Organisational Performance at Barwon Water and along with her team ensures the integration of people, process and governance systems to a drive high performance workplace.

Taking your organisation's learning online panel


Mar 03 2021


09:30 - 11:30




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