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Is your training really working?

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Is your training really working? Get the tools to find out in the Kirkpatrick certification program. For a limited time, save big on classes that start soon

4 Lessons Our Cats Taught Us About Training Evaluation

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We are cat lovers at Kirkpatrick Partners. Here are four simple, yet valuable, lessons about training evaluation our cats remind us of daily

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Be Our Guest at the Learning Design Summit

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Looking to brush up on your training skills? Join us at the free Learning Design Summit, being held online this month

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Jim Kirkpatrick’s New Year Message: Make 2020 a ReNEWal Year

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My 2018 New Year’s message detailed what I believe the learning and development industry needs to do in order to survive. Last year, my message was full of hope. This year, I have my reNEWal intentions to share with you

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

4 Ways to Avoid One of the Most Common Training Mistakes

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We see so many training professionals committing this career-shortening mistake. Here are four ways to avoid it

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Get Kirkpatrick Certified Live-Online in July and August

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Do you need to show the value of training to your organization or your clients? Learn how from anywhere in the world

Is Your Leadership Development Program Destined to Fail?

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Do you know if your leadership development program is going to produce the desired results? Follow this practical advice to find out

Give Thanks For Truth In Evaluation

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Freedom of speech is a right that many fought hard to attain, and we do not believe it should be taken for granted. This November, we in the U.S. take a moment to be thankful that we live in a country that allows us to freely speak the truth. Here’s how we can do this in training evaluation

Happy Holidays from Kirkpatrick Partners

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Happy Holidays from Kirkpatrick Partners

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Celebrating Don Kirkpatrick’s Legacy

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The 65-year history of the four levels has taken some twists and turns of late. As always, we take a moment to remember and recognize the late Dr. Don Kirkpatrick in the month of May

See You in 2020!

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We are already busy planning a great 2020, including public appearances where we can talk with you and share the latest in training evaluation ideas and trends

Case Example: How FMG Insurance Trainers and Managers Partnered for Success

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Struggling to get buy-in and support from line managers for program implementation? This FMG Insurance case study shares creative ways to engage managers early in the process, and secure their support for on-the-job performance. Access the case example

Planning to Get Kirkpatrick Certified This Year?

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If you are thinking of getting the skills and tools you need to confidently evaluate your programs and show their value to your organization, don’t delay your Kirkpatrick certification program registration

Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.

Meaningful Training Analytics: 1+2 ? 4

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Many training plans are missing one critical element that ensures success and demonstrates value. Are yours

Looking for the Fast Track to Demonstrating Training Effectiveness?

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Many training professionals contact us because they need straightforward methods for showing the value of their programs. The most efficient way to get the education, templates, and tools you need is to attend a Kirkpatrick certification program

Achieving Training Evaluation Nirvana – Measurable Contribution to Top Organizational Goals

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Eighty percent of training professionals believe that evaluating training results is important to their organization, according to the Association for Talent Development’s 2016 research report, “Evaluating Learning: Getting to Measurements That Matter.” ” However, only 35 percent are confident that their training evaluation efforts meet organizational business goals. Let’s improve that statistic together by implementing these ideas

Top Training Evaluation Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

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There are some common, yet totally avoidable mistakes people make when evaluating program effectiveness. Are you making them

View from the Learner's Perspective: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Learners make an investment when they participate in learning initiatives - an investment that is often overlooked. Their schedules, priorities, and even their colleagues’ schedules are impacted. The Triple Bottom Line of Learning acknowledges the learner as a crucial stakeholder in the learning process. Join Miriam Taylor and Lonna Jobson of Inno-Versity as they continue in this series by looking at eLearning from the learner's perspective!

Training Evaluation Doesn’t Have to Be as Formal as You Think

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Does training evaluation strike fear into your heart, creating anxiety because you feel uncertain about what to do or if what you’re doing is correct? It shouldn’t be that stressful

See Kirkpatrick Partners At These Upcoming Live Events

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See training effectiveness tips and tricks come to life at these in-person appearances

Looking to Create Your Own Training Success Story?

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If you have a training and evaluation plan designed yet struggle to implement it, we can help

What Does it Mean To Be A Member of The Kirkpatrick Community?

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Becoming a member of our community is free, yet full of benefits. Check out all the resources you can use anytime

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

Best Practices For Measuring Leadership Development - From 6 Industry Experts

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If you have been tasked with implementing a leadership development program that yields organizational results, you are not alone

The Dangers of Isolating Training Impact

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Training professionals are often asked to isolate the impact of their work to show its value. Here are the dangers, and why it won’t work

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Expert Tips on How to Earn Your Seat at the Table

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Your organization’s leaders do not need to give you a seat at the table. You need to earn it

Mid-Year Check-In: Is Your Evaluation Strategy Producing Results?

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Yikes! The year is half over? Did you commit to advancing the value of your training this year? Are you on track to meet your goals? Here are some ideas and inspiration to help you make progress

View from the C-Suite: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

One of the secrets of the C-suite is that they are always dealing with scarcity. Money spent in one place cannot be spent in another. One hundred thousand dollars spent on learning will not be available to spend on marketing or hiring, or any one of several dozen other budget items. Join Miriam Taylor and Dr. Jerry Zandstra as they take a look at learning, training, and development from the C-suite perspective!

Don't Be Seduced by What's Trendy in Training

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Today it’s microlearning. A number of years ago it was avatars. Before that, e-learning. It’s easy to get excited about what’s new. However, just because everyone is talking about a hot new method doesn't mean it's right for every situation

15 Ways to Get Started with Training Analytics

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By leveraging learning and performance data and analytics, organizations can better understand if their programs improved employee productivity and drove business outcomes. But how do you get started? This article presents ideas from 15 experts, including Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick

Achieving Training Evaluation Nirvana – Measurable Contribution to Top Organizational Goals

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Only 35 percent of training professionals are confident that their training evaluation efforts meet organizational business goals. Let’s improve that statistic together by implementing these ideas

Training That Produces Results – A Conversation With Jim Kirkpatrick

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Is your training creating the organizational change and results you need? Jim Kirkpatrick shares his best advice and provides inspiration to training professionals struggling with this real challenge

The Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Traditional return on investment (ROI), while a long standing and important concept in the business world, often falls flat when it comes to showing the full picture of a learning initiative. Join experts from Inno-Versity as they propose a new model for finding the ROI of learning, and learn how to make your learning valuable for everyone involved.