Meet Nick van Dam
Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP; Global Chief Learning Officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
If ever there was a man to take to heart the phrase “you learn something new every day,” it’s Nick van Dam. As the global chief learning officer for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, and advisor to the Deloitte Consulting LLP Human Capital practice, Nick has a passion for knowledge. He is an idea generator, a visionary, a consultant and a thought leader.
As an internationally recognized consultant and thought leader in learning and human resources development, Nick has written articles and has been quoted by Bizz magazine, BusinessWeek, The Financial Times, FORTUNE, The India Times, Learning & Training Innovations magazine, Management Consulting and T+D magazine, among others. He is a columnist for CLO magazine (United States) and Intellectueel Kapitaal magazine (The Netherlands). He has authored and coauthored a number of books, including Organisation & Management (1991–2007); Business Simulations-Topsim Series (1995); Change Compass (2001); The e-Learning Fieldbook, (2004 and 2006), The Business Impact of e-Learning (2005); and 25 Best Practices in Learning & Talent Development (2007).
He holds several advisory board positions, including, among others, The International Consortium for Executive Development and Research (ICEDR) in Lexington, MA, a global learning alliance of the world’s leading companies and premier business schools. He is a visiting professor at Villanova University, PA.
He is founder and chairperson of e-Learning for Kids Foundation, which is a global nonprofit foundation that provides schools and children around the world with free Internet-based courseware.
Nick is a graduate of the Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdam, with a bachelor’s degree in economics and pedagogy. He holds a master’s degree in organization and management from the Universiteit van Amsterdam. He earned his doctorate degree in business administration at Nyenrode Business University , Breukelen, The Netherlands.
25 Best Practices in Learning & Talent Development
This book captures a collection of leading practices that have been implemented around the world. These practices are based on theory and amplified by implementation, offering a universe of ideas for all involved in the field of learning and talent development.
The e-Learning Fieldbook
The e-Learning Fieldbook takes the dialogue from e-learning theory to an in-depth exploration of e-learning solutions applied to real-time business challenges. (English and Mandarin Edition)
Areas of specialization
Successful adoption and implementation of my ideas and vision in learning and talent development by clients and within Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.