Passion for learning

Become more effective in your role and support others and your organisation by learning to recognise development opportunities.

Introductory Programme

Free for core learning subscribers

Access to the CIPD Learning Hub

£450.00 exc. VAT

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Free for members
Evidence based

Perfect for:

HR managers
L&D managers
People Professionals
People Managers

You’ll learn how to:

  • become more proactive about your continued professional development
  • develop and use your networks to support your development and practice
  • explore various ways to expand your learning
  • make continuous learning a way of life.

About this course

Course length: Four to six hours

Delivery: Online, self-directed

Suitable for: All people practitioners at all career stages.

This course is included as part of the Core Learning Subscription.

Topics covered

  • getting connected
  • thinking innovatively
  • being proactive about CPD
  • reflecting on your experiences
  • getting to know yourself

What to expect from this ‘passion for learning’ course

The course is aligned with The Profession Map's eight core behaviours. Learn more about these behaviours here.

You’ll learn how to proactively approach your continuous professional development (CPD) and encourage others to follow your example. You’ll explore how to innovate, reflect on your experiences and insights and develop a better understanding of yourself through constructive feedback.

What you’ll need to do on this course

This course has six lessons, which you can access online at a time that suits you. You can work through the lessons at your own pace and in the order you choose. Each lesson is 30-45 minutes long and includes reflective and community activities to help you embed your learning.

What you’ll get on this course

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this ‘passion for learning’ course, you’ll be able to:

  • inform future priorities and practice by connecting with others to benchmark, share good practice and anticipate future trends
  • pursue opportunities to test your insights, develop new approaches and innovate
  • use a range of methods to further your own and others' continuous professional development
  • reflect on your experience, seek feedback and apply your learning
  • seek a deeper understanding of yourself, your impact on others, and the limits of your expertise.

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

When your teams learn with the CIPD, they get direct access to the latest professional research and insights.

And through courses co-created with industry thought leaders and practitioners, they’ll build the skills and confidence they need to inspire action, influence change and drive business value.

We offer a wide range of Learning and Development solutions to suit employees at every level – whether in HR, L&D, OD or wider people management.