Learn In ABCDs – February 3, 2021 Newsletter

The fusion of DEI + Upskilling, two more partnerships announced, CooleyED panel highlights, Amazon’s 2025 Upskilling Initiative, and unblocking time and money for upskilling.

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Before we share Learn In’s ABCDs, we want to remind you that tomorrow, February 4th @ 10:00 am ET (Time Zone Converter), our CEO, David Blake, will be speaking at’s The Future of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 2021 Conference about The Next Big Bang in HR: The Fusion of Upskilling and DEI.

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Now, for our regularly-scheduled programming, Learn In’s ABCDs – announcements, blog posts to read, case studies for upskilling, and a discussion topic:


  • Buzz: Learn In announces 2 more strategic partnerships!

    Learn In, 280 Group to Offer Expert Product Management Training

    Learn In and Vemo Education Partner to Provide Income Share Agreements for Workforce Upskilling Programs
  • Events: Save the date for this upcoming Learn In event! – February 4 @ 10:00am ET – Learn In’s CEO, David Blake will present his argument about, “The Next HR Big Bang: The Fusion of Upskilling and DEI.” Free Registration

Blog Posts:

Case Study for Upskilling:

  • “We think it’s important to invest in our employees to help them gain new skills and create more professional options for themselves,” said Beth Galetti, Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Over the next six years, Amazon is dedicating over $700 million to provide 100,000 employees, roughly a third of its U.S. workforce, with access to training programs.
  • Read more about Amazon’s Upskilling 2025 Initiative

Discussion Topic of the Week:

  • “If time and money are the biggest blockers for upskilling, how does your company unblock your employees for continual growth?” – David Blake : Discuss on Twitter

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