HR in the Digital Age Training


HR and Learning and Development practice is shifting significantly in response to the impact of digital technologies and changing organisational contexts. This 1-day course covers the need-to-know shifts, and the latest thinking and approaches, in order to help you and your company succeed in the digital age. 

June Booking Offer: Book our June date and get 1 week’s free access  to the Econsultancy platform – the richest online content and insight available to modern marketers today. You’ll benefit from our market-fresh research reports and best practice guides, as well as the latest news and views and blogs. What’s more, you will be guided personally through the platform by one of our consultants to ensure you have access to the content most relevant to you as a modern marketer.


Our highly interactive and hands-on training will cover:

  • The new context for HR and L & D – how digital is disrupting businesses and key trends in HR and learning practice
  • HR and digital transformation – the central role that learning and HR can play in enabling change, transforming to become the digital-native organisation
  • Shifting HR practice – from new challenges in talent management to developing a learning organisation to redefining performance management, we look at how key HR practices are changing and how you can master the new approaches
  • Digital culture and leadership – how is leadership changing in the context of digital disruption, and what is digital culture?

Course Requirements: Use of a laptop or tablet is recommended.

Every attendee will gain access to a complimentary Econsultancy report valued at £600. Choose from over 500 reports covering in-depth best practice advice, market data and the latest digital trends.

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for anyone working directly in HR, Learning and Development, or involved in leading teams and transformation

How will I benefit?

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental ways in which HR practice is changing in the digital world
  • Have clarity on key digital transformation models and thinking, and how HR can support
  • Comprehend latest thinking in change management, and the role of digital culture in supporting change and organizational learning and objectives
  • Equip yourself with key, practical models that you can apply back in your own team and business 

What will I learn?

At the end of the day, you will have gained a deeper understanding of digital-native organizational culture, process and thinking, and how to capitalize on shifting HR and learning practice to ensure you stay ahead of the curve.

Issues covered in the course include:

  • The three key changing contexts impacting companies, and how to adapt 
  • HR’s role in supporting digital transformation – key models and principles
  • Digital-native HR and learning practice
  • Latest thinking in resourcing, change management, talent acquisition and retention, and employee engagement 
  • How to build high performing teams
  • Creating a digital culture to support moving fast

In-company training

This course can also be delivered exclusively for your team. In-company training ensures everyone is up to best practice standard and you'll benefit from a more open environment to discuss your most pressing issues.

For more information, please get in touch with the team at or call us on (UK & Europe): +44 (0)207 970 4167 or US: 212-971-0630.

We are a registered provider with the CPD Standards Office. Delegates completing this course may be issued with a CPD Certificate of Attendance, which can be used 



Neil Perkin

Founder, Only Dead Fish

Neil is a renowned blogger, writer and the founder of Only Dead Fish, a digital and media consultancy that specialises in applying strategic understanding of social and emerging media technologies to help businesses innovate and optimise their effectiveness within the new, networked communications environment.

Neil is a columnist for New Media Age, a regular keynote speaker across Europe on content strategy, emerging media, digital commercial strategy and social technologies, and writes regularly to BrandRepublic, FutureLab, Marketing Week, Mediatel and Canvas8 amongst others.

He has over 20 years media owner experience and was latterly the Director of Marketing & Strategy and Digital for IPC Media, the largest consumer publisher in the UK and publisher of multimedia brands including Wallpaper, Marie Claire and the NME. In this capacity he ran award-winning strategy, planning and consumer insight functions and was at the centre of defining and implementing the digital strategy for one of the largest media owners in the UK.

Neil is an associate of The Futures Agency, a collaboration of some of the world's leading media thinkers and futurists, and for people who like shiny things, has won more industry awards than just about anyone in UK media, with five awards to his name including a Campaign Award, two Media Week Awards and an Association of Online Publishers award.

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