Learnnovators Gazes Into the Future of Workplace Learning with Julie Dirksen


Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Julie Dirksen, an independent learning consultant and the author of Design For How People Learn, as the guest in the latest edition of ’Crystal Balling with Learnnovators‘ – their thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of learning.

In this exclusive interview with Learnnovators, Julie Dirksen shares her insights on the changing nature of workplace learning based on the research behind behavior change. She explains her views on the significance of thinking beyond e-learning to performance support solutions in today’s workplaces. Julie’s thoughts on how to identify the right type of gaps in our learners for building the right kind of re-skilling solutions are highly valuable. “I do think we need to evolve and grow, but there will never *not* be a need for good learning design” was Julie’s reflection on the trends that will shape the future of workplace learning in 2021 and beyond.

The full interview with Julie Dirksen is available HERE.


Julie Dirksen is the author of the book Design For How People Learn and an independent consultant and instructional designer who has more than 20 years’ experience creating highly interactive e-learning experiences for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to innovative technology startups to major grant-funded research initiatives.

Julie’s focus has been on utilizing the disciplines of educational psychology, instructional design, and behavioral science to promote and support the improvement of peoples’ lives through sustainable long-term learning and behavioral change. She holds an M.S. degree in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University and has also been an adjunct faculty member at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Julie is happiest whenever she gets to learn something new and you can find her online at www.usablelearning.com.


Learnnovators is a multiple-award winning organization that specializes in the design and development of innovative and engaging learning solutions for the workplace. Since its inception in 2003, they have successfully delivered and deployed over 12,000 hours of learning content for a wide range of industry verticals including Advertising, Automotive, Banking, Defence, Education, Engineering, Glass Technology, Healthcare, Hospitality, HR Services, Insurance, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Nuclear Energy, Oil and Gas, Retail, Safety, Soft Skills and Telecom.

Learnnovators helps clients address skill and performance gaps in their workforce by creating customized learning solutions that are aligned with their business goals. Whether it is choosing the best mode of learning techniques tailored to organizational objectives, or creating customized content, or designing interactive modules with the help of games or simulations, Learnnovators has implemented innumerable programs to the satisfaction of a clientele spread across South Asia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe and North America. These solutions have been deployed on a variety of contexts and devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, interactive white boards, interactive kiosks, etc. Learnnovators has also crafted several just-in-time, micro-learning modules and performance-support solutions for clients.

Learnnovators’ core competencies are in the areas of Custom eLearningMobile LearningGamified LearningBlended Learning, Flash To HTML5 Conversion, Localization, and Moodle Customization. They also offer a Learning Management System, Learnospace.