Chief Learning Officer

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The Chief Learning Officer ( CLO ) is a designation for executives based on the so-called CxO system , which comes from the English-speaking area, but is increasingly becoming established internationally. This title is usually held by the heads of personnel development departments or in-house educational institutions such as company colleges, academies or corporate universities . It should achieve the full potential of the employees. He is also responsible for the company's knowledge management across all hierarchies as well as for personnel development and executive coaching. The Haufe group awards an annual award Chief Learning Officer .

The acronym "CLO" is not unique, it is also used for Chief Law Officer or Chief Legal Officer (head of the legal department) or Chief Logistic Officer. In the US, CLO is an existing term for Chief Listening Officer , a coordinating body in companies that is responsible for social media activities.


  • The Chief Learning Officer (CLO): Driving Value Within a Changing Organization Through Learning and Development (Improving Human Performance), Tamar Elkeles, Jack J. Phillips, 2006, ISBN 0-7506-7925-5

Individual evidence

  1. Dave Ulrich, Jack Zenger, Norm Smallwood: Results-Based Leadership , Harvard Business Press, 1999, ISBN 0875848710 , p. 212 online
  2. ^ "The Chief Learning Officer" by Tamar Elkeles, Jack J. Phillips, Butterworth-Heinemann 2007
  3. ^ Daniel F. Pinnow: Corporate Organizations of the Future: Successful through Systemic Leadership , Campus, 2011, ISBN 9783593394725 , p. 205 online
  4. Christine Wegerich: Strategic Personnel Development in Practice: Instruments, Success Models, Checklists , Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2007, ISBN 978-3527502783 , p. 134 online
  5. Chief Learning Officer 2011 wanted
  6. THE COAST GUARD ACT, 1978 - CHIEF LAW OFFICER AND LAW OFFICERS ( Memento of the original from December 11, 2008 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  7. ^ List of companies with chief listening officers
  8. ^ Google Books