Michelle Parry-Slater


Commercial Learning Content Manager, CIPD
Michelle is a senior learning and development business strategist and people manager, with proven results. A double award-winning workplace learning innovator, recognised on the eLearning Industry's Movers & Shakers List, Michelle heads up Commercial Learning Content at the Chartered Institute for Personnel & Development, following several years running her own Learning & Development consultancy, Kairos Modern Learning. Moving the People Profession forward working for CIPD, Michelle continues her career mission to drive cultural shift from 'Injection Education' traditional courses to embrace the best of digital, social and face to face workplace learning by supporting clients to create effective, efficient, enjoyable and engaging everyday learning in the workflow. Michelle offers a rare mix of learning professional who really 'gets it' when it comes to business and strategy. Michelle took her workplace learning over into her voluntary life in 2017, heading up the Volunteer Learning & Development team in Girlguiding UK. It is her focus on the 'how to' practical solutions which prompted a move into this voluntary role for Michelle and support the digital learning transformation which is taking place for Girlguiding's 109,000 adult volunteers. Now author of the new L&D book on your bookshelf, sharing the book with the world via her Book Club thelndhandbook.com/. Michelle's ideas are regularly shared at conferences, via webinars, podcasts, industry journals, plus on Learning Now TV. And you will always find Michelle on Twitter @MiPS1608