The Case for Social Learning

Write a minimum 700-word business memo as a member of the training department for your organization to the Director of Training and Development about the need to implement a social learning component for employees. Describe the significance of this approach, and discuss the following as you consider creating content: 

Define social learning. Describe how it is related to but different from formal training.

Describe the goals that could be achieved through social learning that otherwise would not be achieved within the organization.

Discuss the benefits of social learning.

Include an overview of some tools that might be used.

Set the expectation for how such a program might be introduced to the workforce, along with timing for success.