49 Tools for Learning & Development (and How to Apply Them)


Enabling L&D professionals at their moment-of-need


L&D is facing a time of change with an increased speed for business change partners with the effects of the pandemic. This has accelerated the move of L&D from a transactional to a transformational role. While the learning sciences are providing L&D with relevant insights, L&D practitioners need just-in-time support to help manage the ongoing changes.


In this exclusive and interactive webinar, Jan Rijken and Nick van Dam will share why they have published their unique book 49 Tools for L&D to meet this need. Providing insights into its structure and the value it brings to L&D professionals. They will highlight a selection of tools and describe how these link to current corporate L&D challenges. There will be a Q&A session at the end of this webinar with the opportunity to have your burning questions answered by our experts.


Key Takeaways

  • The key challenges for corporate L&D professionals

  • How the use of 49 tools can help you resolve tomorrow’s L&D challenges

  • How the 49 tools can support your career growth and credibility as performance partner

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Our Experts



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    • Jan Rijken

      Learning Director

    • Jan Rijken is a globally recognized thought leader, boardroom advisor, author, and speaker on corporate L&D. His current role at CrossKnowledge focuses on strategic client advisory, L&D research, and building an empowered L&D community. He was formerly the Chief Learning Officer at KPMG, Daimler, and ABN Amro, and his areas of expertise include corporate learning strategy, governance, data analytics, digital learning, and leadership development. Jan is a visiting professor at IE and Nyenrode Business School, and one of the lead facilitators of the international Masterclass L&D Leadership.
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    • Nick van Dam

      Professor, Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour

    • Dr. Nick van Dam is a well-known thought leader, adviser, researcher, author, and speaker on learning innovations and leadership development. Nick has over 30 years of business experience with McKinsey & Company, Deloitte and Siemens. As an advisor, he has served more than 100 clients around the world. Nick is a full professor at Nyenrode Business Universiteit (The Netherlands), as well as an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with McKinsey as a Senior Advisor. He has authored and co-authored more than 25 books and numerous articles on innovations in learning and leadership development.
The 49 Tools for L&D book is shaped to provide research-based and pragmatic support on a broad range of L&D topics, equipping L&D professionals with the tools to deliver more value in their organisation.

The book focuses on the 6 main topics of:

• Learning strategy
• Governance; design & delivery
• L&D enablement
• Measurement
• Lifelong learning

Each of the 49 tools provides an answer to a concrete and current L&D question in a user-friendly way.