HCMx Radio 165: Rediscovering How to Optimize Your Learning Spend in a Volatile Economy

Guests: David Rivas, Learning Offering Director at Conduent

Gabriel Negrii, Project Manager, Global Learning Services at Conduent Europe

David Rivas has more than 10 years of experience in Business Process Outsourcing and corporate Learning Services. He initiated his career as a Learning Administrator and has steadily progressed until becoming Learning Offering Director for Conduent. Currently he is Learning Offering Director at Conduent and oversee the Learning and Supplier Management Services for a key client in Europe. David is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt with a high focus on process improvement and Streamlining Value Flow.

Gabriel Negrii has been in Conduent Learning Services for 6 years and started as a Learning Administrator. He went beyond the transactional work and started to get involved into the processes which led him to the Business Analysis and Project Management path. Currently he is a Learning Offering Manager, under David Rivas’s management with a focus on Supplier Management and Learning Administration Services. Gabriel is a PRINCE2 Certified Project Manager that leads the Operational Excellence initiatives and has implemented an award winning Project that significantly improved the relationship and brought more services for a key client in Europe.

Conduent is the world’s largest provider of diversified business services with leading capabilities in digital processing, automation, and analytics. Conduent’s business services touch millions of lives every day. Whether it’s digital payments, claims processing, benefit administration, automated tolling, regulatory compliance or distributed learning, Conduent optimizes and modernizes these interactions to create value for both their clients and their constituents.

Topics include:

  • Current state: impact of the pandemic on L&D Budgets
  • Tail spending: What is it? How big it? What causes it?
  • Managing your learning spend
  • How much spending can be controlled?
  • What should a company look for?
  • Where can a company start?
  • Being creative with learning budgets
  • Digitalization
  • Procurement pitfalls
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Improving productivity
  • Personal insights from David and Gabriel
  • And more!

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