ASTDs Learning Executive Confidence Index2011 Q3 Key Findings
- This quarters overall LXCI score of 65.9 reflects a slight 1.8
percent decrease in learning executive economic confidence levels,
down from last quarters score of 67.1.
- The percent of learning executives expecting moderately better
performance for their particular industry in the next six months
dropped 8.1 percent from last quarter (48.2 to 40.1).
- Similar to last quarters expectations, about 70 percent of
learning executives believed that the availability of resources
needed to meet learning needs in the next six months will stay the
same or get moderately better.
- Learning executives responding that they see their
organizations profit and performance expectations getting
moderately or substantially better over the next 12 months
decreased from 68.1 percent last quarter to 61.7 percent reflecting
a 6.4 percent drop.
- The majority, at 64.6 percent, believe the learning function as
a key strategic component will improve either moderately or
substantially in the next six months.
- The majority of learning executives (73.2 percent) believe that
the current economic situation will increase the use of e-
- 37.4 percent of learning executives anticipate increased
expenditures on outsourced or external services to aid in the
learning function in the coming months, down from last quarters
- The majority (57 percent) of learning executives believe
funding for learning and development will not improve until Q1 of
2013 or later.
- Only 13.8 percent of learning executives are optimistic about
travel for training purposes and 50.4 percent predict a substantial
or moderate decrease.
- 77.2 percent of learning executives expect learning and
development funding to moderately increase or stay the same, down
from nearly 80 percent in Q2.