September 15th, 2009
Now more than ever you need to ensure that your organization’s investments in training are producing value and business impact. Your organization depends on you to assure that every learning initiative is aligned with company goals, truly improves performance, and helps execute the business strategy.
Through their work, the presenters have discovered some iconoclastic HRD professionals who achieved breakthrough results by having the courage to break away from the usual approaches to development and to identify what really works. By taking a strategic and process approach to development, they have been able to consistently double and triple the business results they achieve from training. This Webcast presents an overview of the practices they used to guarantee their training initiatives really made a difference in the business.
This Webcast provides:
- A simple and highly credible way to connect development with company strategy
- The levers required to turn learning into concrete business results
- Ways to capture the hearts and minds of managers to support key initiatives
- A practical and strategic approach to evaluation that documents business impact
- A useful tool for assessing your organization’s gaps in turning learning into results
About the Webcast Leaders:
Robert O. Brinkerhoff, Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert in evaluation and training effectiveness, is the creator of High Impact Learning System® and Success Case Evaluation Method®. He has provided consultation to dozens of major companies and organizations in the United States, Europe, South Africa, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and Singapore. His clients include The World Bank, Motorola, Cisco, American Express, Ingersoll Rand and Anglo-American. Brinkerhoff is a professor emeritus at Western Michigan University and has written numerous articles and books about evaluation and training effectiveness including High Impact Learning, The Success Case Method, Telling Training’s Story, and Courageous Training. He now is director of research and evaluation for Advantage Performance Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of BTS Group AB.
Tim Mooney is a partner with the Advantage Performance Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of BTS Group AB. He is a seasoned performance consulting expert who specializes in assessment and organizational change. He works directly with clients on consulting projects and is the practice leader for The Advantage WaySM. Mooney is a frequent speaker and writer on the topic of achieving measurable business impact from training. He has recently co-authored a book with Robert Brinkerhoff titled Courageous Training. Mooney has more than 25 years of corporate sales management and consulting experience, working with clients including Sun Chemical, Sony, Cisco, Toyota and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Before joining Advantage in 2000, he served in a senior management capacity for DDI. His roles included vice president of sales and marketing for assessment and regional vice president.