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Dirk Tussing
Founder & Executive Director

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Six Conversations: A Simple Guide for Managerial Success»
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Steve King

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Executive Learning Exchange (ELE)

The Executive Learning Exchange (ELE) is a consortium of senior Chicagoland, Milwaukee and Midwest learning/talent development leaders committed to promoting next practices that improve evidenced-based business results and professional opportunities among its members.

We hope you can join one of the following upcoming peer-networking events: We continue to add collaboration strength with our community.


Here are a few videos from this year's 6th Annual SE-Wisconsin Learning & Talent Development Leaders Exchange featuring our May 2016 Triple Crown on Development Conversations for Talent Mobility:

Why Talent Mobility Matters, Kevin Oakes (i4cp)

Development Conversations Employees Want, Bev Kaye (Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay author)

Six Conversations: A Simple Guide for Managerial Success, Steve King (Wisconsin School of Business)

We met in-person and shared solutions as a global cohort at the 6th Annual SE-WI Learning & Talent Development Leaders Exchange @ GE Healthcare Institute - Conference Center. The robust day was kicked off by Steve King (UW-Madison), Angie Zeigler (Oshkosh Corporation), Mike Grubich (Aurora Health Care) and Mark DiGiacoma (formerly GE Crotonville). Dr. Beverly Kaye (CSI) and Kevin Oakes (i4cp) complemented each other's insights with development conversations employees want & talent mobility matters next practices.

Many thanks to GE Healthcare Institute for creating a fabulous experience and hosting our SE-WI Exchange at their Conference Center in Waukesha, Wisconsin. A few post-conference follow-ups:

  • On May 13th we posted PDF copies of the slides for the keynote speakers on our website in our members-only area (Note: current members can enter their work email address when prompted).
  • Video, remaining audio, slides, and handouts for all of the sessions have been posted.

Browse pictures from this year's exchange by clicking the photos above.
If you want to share additional insights with your peer-group via twitter, our twitter hashtag is #LearningExecutive.

MARK OCT 17, 2016 IN YOUR CALENDAR for the 15th Annual Chicagoland Learning Leaders Exchange at McDonald's Hamburger University (Oak Brook, IL).

If you missed our in-person May 2016 Exchange, please join us for one of our meet-ups featured in the SPOTLIGHT section above.

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Chicagoland & SE-Wisconsin

The current theme for our learning leaders’ exchanges is CROWD-SOURCING SOLUTIONS for 5-8 Human Capital Business Problems and plan to periodically update this website as 2015-2016 programming details unfold.

Active ELE Enterprise Members can use their PREPAID tickets at either our 6th Annual SE-WI Learning & Talent Development Leaders Exchange at GE Healthcare Institute planned for Thursday, May 12, 2016 or for our 15th Annual Chicagoland Learning & Talent Development Leaders Exchange @ Hamburger University planned for October, 2016; CLO/CTO Group members can purchase additional conference registrations at a discounted rate for their team to join us.

To help everyone plan for 2016, our upcoming full-day exchanges are scheduled for:

If you are a CLO/CTO Group member and interested in having your team present, please contact Dirk Tussing for more details.

Please note in 2015 we will formally close our vendor membership as we plan more robust experiences for heads of learning and talent development. A key part of this shift is to invite five to possibly eight solution industry thought leaders, whom provide forward-thinking talent services, as ELE Strategic Partners to replace our current vendor membership.

To learn more about the benefits included with becoming a Learning Executive Exchange member, view a one page program summary and read our on-line FAQ’s for more details.

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