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Adaptive Learning benefits both the learner and an organization's bottom line. In this episode of Powered by Learning, Craig Joiner, Senior Vice President, Brand Experience at Fulcrum Labs dispels some myths about Adaptive Learning and explains how organizations can put it to work to achieve their goals.
Providing Association Leadership and Change Management Training
The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), is a trade association that leads the effort to advance medical technology in order to achieve healthier lives and healthier economies around the world. As Senior Vice President, Talent Development, Jeff Hurdle oversees all of human resources as well as onboarding, training, change management and leadership training and development.
Training Leaders Share Insights at ATD Panel Session
The ATD Central Pennsylvania Chapter recently hosted a panel discussion in partnership with The Hershey Company focused on onboarding, learning delivery and technology, metrics and sustainability, and employee development.
The panel was moderated by Grayce Langheine, Talent Management Manager, Turkey Hill Dairy. Corporate panelists included:
• Mary Farrell – Director of Centralized Learning and Development, The Hershey Company
• Kevin Hostetter – Director of Training, Auntie Anne’s Inc.
Providing Learning to Support a Snacking Powerhouse
The Hershey Company has set a vision to be an innovative snacks company, offering a variety of snacks from indulgent to wholesome in more spaces and places for people to enjoy. As Manager, Learning Technology and Design, Megan Garrett supports a company with an expanding product line of prominent brands being distributed to global markets.
Protecting Human Research Participants Online Training Now Available
Investigators and others involved in research studies with human participants now have a new way to get certified training in human subjects protection regulations, policies and associated ethical issues. Protecting Human Research Participants (PHRP) Online Training is intended for those involved in research with human subjects, or who have responsibilities for setting policies and procedures with respect to such research, such as Institutional Review Boards (IRBs).
L&D’s Impact on Organizational Performance
Today’s learning and development leaders are more focused than ever on improving their organization’s performance. In different organizations, this may mean different things at different times. For the L&D leader, this means aligning all training investments with the organization’s strategy and goals.
Special thanks to the learning leaders who shared their insights:
Online Math Tool Garners Award for Demme Learning and d’Vinci
The Davey Awards recognized d’Vinci Interactive and Demme Learning for an online manipulative math tool in the educational website category.
d’Vinci to Participate in ATD Learning Leaders Panel
The Central Pennsylvania chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) will present an evening of thought-provoking discussion, valuable advice, and tactics for results on November 8, 2018. d'Vinci Learning Solutions Manager Jenny Fedullo will join other learning leaders on the panel.
Professional Development for Training Leaders
Through its publications, events and professional development opportunities, Training Industry is a leading source for the insights and resources needed to effectively manage the business of learning. As the Director of Training Manager Development, Amy DuVernet oversees the design, development and delivery of programs that help learning leaders build high performance training organizations. The flagship program she manages is the Certified Professional and Training Management program or CPTM.
Powering Performance with Training
Direct Energy is one of North America’s largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home and business energy-related services with over 4 million customers. The Direct Energy/Success Academy provides training to technicians and other employees throughout the company’s franchise network. As Vice President of Training, Lance Sinclair needs to offer programs that are aligned with company goals and have a positive impact for the franchise and the individual learner.
How do Learning Leaders Select Training Vendors?
This year, we asked the learning and development leaders we interviewed for our blog about the qualities they look for when selecting a vendor. Regardless of the type of vendor they were looking for, we found organizations want to hire companies and consultants that will be their partner, understand their mission and help them accomplish their goals.
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