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Entries for October 2016

Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation is selling out across multiple channels. 

Here are a few examples of what people are saying about the book.

"This book - FOUR LEVELS of TRAINING EVALUATION is a fantastic book. It is a simple read with tons of real life examples that are easy to apply to any size organization or project. I STRONGLY recommend this book for anyone who wants to increase their ROI, Value of programs or ability to decisions make. This book is not just for a training professional, it is for anyone who wants to drive their business, improve the decision making or improve existing programs or businesses. Very useful information that will help you make a tremendous impact.

Get this book, use this book, apply the principles, I promise you wont regret it." -Aaron Haefele

"An incredible work that benefits anyone involved with training and development, whether you are familiar with the Kirkpatrick Method already or not. It highlights the changes made to the New World model while remaining as practical and easy-to-digest as ever. An absolute must read!" -Kate Bonn

"Anyone who is a learning and development or as I would like to say performance improvement professional must read this book to learn how you can partner with your stakeholders to develop and implement sustainable improvement programs that will make a difference. Even if you are very familiar with the New World Kirkpatrick Model, this is a must read - you will learn things that you probably were not aware of. And the case studies are outstanding - they bring the model to life and the reader can really see how it works. And, I appreciate the inclusion of other experts such as in the chapter, 'Evaluating Beyond Traditional Classroom Training.'

You will receive an outstanding Return on Your Expectations from reading Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training." -Chuck Udell

"This update does a great job of clarifying any questions on how to use the Kirkpatrick 4 Levels of Evaluation plus additions to the original concepts." -Eddie Rockledge

Have you read the book? If so, leave us a review on Amazon or Goodreads

You can also tell us what you think about the book on social media. Use the hashtag #Kirkbook on Twitter so we see what you wrote. 


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On October 12, Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick conducted a webinar with Training Magazine Network called, "Getting Kirkpatrick Evaluation Right - Case Examples and Tips from Practitioners."

Participants were able to pick up practical tips for creating and demonstrating program value in any organization, in terms that stakeholders want, from four practitioners who have successfully implemented the Kirkpatrick Model. These practitioners have implemented the model in government, military and corporate organizations.


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Our affiliate in Australia and New Zealand, GMD Partnerships, recently participated in the NZATD Conference. 

Mark Harris and David Dewhurst presented their case study, "Getting Great Results from a Coaching Program," which is featured in our new book, Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation

Click here to view the photos from the conference.

Click here to view our other upcoming appearances.
 




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On October 13, Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick, in cooperation with ATD, presented a webinar entitled, "Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation: Do You Really Know the Four Levels?"

Don Kirkpatrick's groundbreaking four levels of training evaluation is the most widely used training evaluation model in the world. But how many variations of "Kirkpatrick" are in use today? And what number of misassumptions and faulty practices have crept in over 60 years? The reality is, quite a few.

Listen to the recording of this webinar and you will be able to:

      • Explain why starting with results in mind is critical to program value.
      • Identify tactics to get beyond Kirkpatrick Levels 1 and 2.
      • Determine if your current evaluation strategy is effective. 
Click here to listen to the recording.

Click here to download a copy of the handout

To learn more about what was discussed in the webinar, order a copy of our new book, Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation. Use the code FALLBOOKS16 to receive 10% off your purchase price at td.org/4Levels.


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Now that you've watched the webinar, how well do you know the four levels? We'd love to know. Here are some ways to join the conversation:

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Our affiliate in Sweden, Mindset, held a Kirkpatrick Four Levels® Evaluation Certification Program - Bronze Level with Volvo in September.

Click here to see photos of participants in this and other Kirkpatrick programs.

If you've already earned bronze and are interested in moving forward, click here to see a list of our upcoming silver certification programs. 


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Did you miss ATD's Core4 Conference last week? Don't worry; we have recapped the key points here.

The energy prior to my session was tremendous. A packed room eagerly awaited the presentation of "First Things First: The Foundational Principles of Training Evaluation." The three key points of the presentation were:

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Our Kirkpatrick affiliate in India, C2C, recently conducted a Kirkpatrick Four Levels® Evaluation Certification Program - Silver Level in Bangalore, India.

Click here to view photos of the participants.

Interested in continuing your Kirkpatrick certification? Click here for a list of our upcoming silver certification programs.
 

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Congratulations to the winners of our Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation giveaway!

 The winners are:

1. Zubeida Kudoos
2. Kate Niblett
3. Jessica Watts

We hope that the winners and all of you who read our book will use the information given to better train people, improve the way you work and, ultimately, contribute to your organization's most crucial goals without breaking the budget. 

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First Things First: Getting Started with Kirkpatrick® Training Evaluation
February 1, 2017

Are you being asked to create or deliver training that "works," meaning it provides measurable performance improvement and enhances organizational results? You are not alone. Ironically, evaluating training value is often an afterthought, considered only after training is complete. 

Learn directly from Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick, creators of the New World Kirkpatrick Model, how to start any training program right, so that value is built in and can effectively be demonstrated when it is complete. Even if you inherit existing training programs, you will find out how to incorporate small tactics that will make a big difference in creating training value. 

Don't miss Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick's new webinar, "First Things First: Getting Started with Kirkpatrick® Training Evaluation" on March 2, 2017. Click here for more information


Order Your Copy of Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation
October 3, 2016

We are excited to announce the release of our new book, Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation.

Discover a complete blueprint for implementing the model in a way that truly maximizes business results. And delve into Jim and Wendy's new findings that, together with Don Kirkpatrick's work, create the New World Kirkpatrick Model, a powerful methodology that melds people with metrics.

Use the New World Model to better train people, improve the way you work, and, ultimately, contribute to your organization's most crucial goals without breaking the budget. 

Order your copy of Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation today!


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