An independent survey of European business attitudes to corporate learning

Corporate Learning Pulse, commissioned by Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance from independent market research organisation, Research Now, presents the findings of a major European attitudinal study among business executives and learning & development professionals.

The survey asked over 600 senior managers working in seven western European countries for their views on the impact of their investment in the people working in their organisations. Hiring new talent, updating IT systems, wellbeing programmes and other investments were compared alongside executive development and corporate learning in an assessment of their positive impact on business outcomes.

The findings signal a clear call to action for learning and development professionals. While there is a clear belief in the value of corporate learning, the results also reveal a deficit in its ability to have measurable impact on business performance and the bottom line.

Countries surveyed

100 senior managers working in each of seven western European regions

  • France
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • Sweden and Norway
  • United Kingdom
Independent Survey of European Business Attitudes to Corporate Learning