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Our Kirkpatrick affiliate in France, Formaeva, recently held a Kirkpatrick Four Levels Evaluation Certification Program - Bronze Level in Paris.

Click here to see photos of participants working on their bronze plans to achieve Kirkpatrick certification.

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Last week, we discussed the success factors and recommendations that came out of the Kirkpatrick Business Partnership Analysis conducted for the Central Arizona Project.

This final installment of the two-part series will describe the progress that the CAP team has made, highlighting how powerful Don Kirkpatrick's legacy can be. 

The Central Arizona Project team has implemented many of the recommendations that resulted from the Kirkpatrick Business Partnership Analysis. These implementations and the subsequent progress include:

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Our Kirkpatrick affiliate company in India, C2C Consulting and Training, recently hosted a public Kirkpatrick Four Levels® Evaluation Certification Program - Bronze Level in Bangalore.

Click here to see photos of participants working on their bronze plans to achieve Kirkpatrick certification.

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May is Military Appreciation Month. Kirkpatrick Partners would like to thank all of our military men and women and give recognition to the ones we know personally. We are grateful for their service to our country.  

Melissa Scott - Melissa is a Training Coordinator for Kirkpatrick Partners. She handles the event setup and communication for our domestic programs, and embodies the values and traits Kirkpatrick Partners stands for. Melissa was a Lance corporal in the Marines. 

Stacy Cook - Stacy served a tour with the Department of Defense Task Force for Business and Stability Operations in Iraq. Stationed in Baghdad, she led a mix of government and contractor teams in a full spectrum of organizational development efforts with local businesses designed to revitalize the economy of Iraq.

Chuck Udell - Chuck is a senior partner with the Essential Action Design Group, focusing on improving performance and profitability for clients through improved sales, marketing and leadership development solutions. Part of his client engagement includes developing and implementing Kirkpatrick evaluation plans. Chuck served as a U.S. Air Force officer. 

Billy McLeod, Jr.  - Billy has served as a trainer for the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. As a Kirkpatrick Certified Facilitator, he utilizes a wide variety of adult learning principles in facilitating Kirkpatrick Four Levels® Evaluation Certification Programs.

Don Kirkpatrick - Don was the creator of the Kirkpatrick Model, the most recognized and widely used training evaluation model in the world. The four levels were developed in the writing of his Ph.D. dissertation, Evaluating a Human Relations Training Program for Supervisors. Don was Private first class in the Army during World War II. 

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As a tribute to Don, we are offering specials on select Kirkpatrick products throughout the month of May. These products are classic Kirkpatrick instructional items that every training professional needs in their library.

These products include:

Evaluating Human Relations Programs for Industrial Foremen and Supervisors
Evaluating Human Relations Programs for Industrial Foremen and Supervisors is an unedited reprinting of Dr. Donald L. Kirkpatrick's doctoral dissertation exactly as it was written in 1954. Within it lies the beginning of what is known today as the Kirkpatrick model of training evaluation. Originally $19.95, Don's dissertation is priced at $10 throughout the month of May.

Evaluating Training Programs: The Kirkpatrick Four Levels DVD - Recorded live at the ASTD 2011 International Conference and Expo, Don shares his sage wisdom and plenty of humor. Hear the stories for which Don has become famous, and learn about the four levels along the way. And of course, “The Trainer’s Song” is also included. The video closes with Don’s final call to action for all training professionals, with him flanked by his family members in support of the message. This item is regularly priced at $19.95, but can be yours for $10. 

How to Conduct Productive Meetings - Legendary workplace learning and evaluation expert Donald Kirkpatrick offers solid and timely advice to ensure that a meeting is necessary, the presentation is professional and effective, participants contribute in constructive ways, and the outcome is measurable. There are a few copies left of this instructional book- hurry and get yours today for $15.

No-Nonsense CommunicationNo-Nonsense Communication is Don's take on the importance of communication and reasons it might break down, the potentially disastrous effects of failed communication and how to improve one's written and oral skills. We have six copies left of this book which is no longer in print. Order it today for $5.  

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In September of 2015, the Centralized Learning and Development (CLD) team of the Central Arizona Project (CAP) welcomed Kirkpatrick Partners to their facility to conduct a Kirkpatrick Business Partnership Analysis. This two-part series will show what the analysis found, the final results and how CAP's CLD team is carrying on Don Kirkpatrick's legacy with their work.

The CAP is Arizona's largest resource for renewable water supplies, designed to bring about 1.5 million acre-feet of water from the Colorado River to Central and Southern Arizona every year. More than 5 million people live in areas where CAP water is delivered.

CAP created the CLD team in 2013, the members of which attended a Kirkpatrick Four Levels® Evaluation Certification Program - Bronze Level in August 2015. The team hoped to learn a common language and figure out what L&D efforts were needed to contribute to and demonstrate impact on their organization. More so, they were committed to executing what they learned in order to maximize job performance and results.

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On April 14, Kirkpatrick Certified Facilitator Joss Frimond held a keynote in Bucharest, Romania. Check out his photos and more from the event on our Facebook page

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In honor of the two-year anniversary of Don's passing, we are offering specials on select products throughout the month of May.

These keepsakes include:

Don Kirkpatrick Commemorative Package - Own a piece of training history! This package includes reproductions of two of Don Kirkpatrick's transparencies that he used in dozens of keynote presentations during his career. It also includes an 8x10 photo of Don. All three items have been personally hand autographed by Don. With Don's passing in May 2014, only a limited number of these signed commemorative packages remain available. This package can be yours for $20.

Evaluating Training Programs + Don Kirkpatrick Commemorative Package - This keepsake book, a best-seller in its time, is a true piece of training history. Purchase this book at the sale price of only $39.95, and you'll receive a complimentary Commemorative Package -- that's a total value of $72.90.

Implementing the Four Levels + Don Kirkpatrick Commemorative Package - This practical keepsake guide, a companion to Donald Kirkpatrick's Evaluating Training Programs: The Four Levels, provides a framework for putting his system into practice. Purchase this book for $36.95, and you'll receive a complimentary Commemorative Package -- that's a free gift regularly valued at $24.99.

All keepsake items are limited in quantity and will be on sale through May 31. Order your piece of Kirkpatrick history today before it's too late.

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Kirkpatrick Partner? 
April 6, 2016

Kirkpatrick Partners currently has openings for the positions of Training Coordinator and Executive Administrative Assistant at our office in Newnan, Georgia.

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See Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick at ATD ICE 2016 
March 25, 2016

Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick are excited to have a number of sessions and other appearances at this year's conference. Kirkpatrick Certified Facilitators David Dewhurst and Mark Harris with GMD Partnerships, our affiliate company serving Australia and New Zealand, are pleased to be offering a session, as well.

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Kirkpatrick Partners is a provider of training evaluation and business partnership training, products, consulting and impact studies. Our work is based on the Kirkpatrick Evaluation Model created by Donald L. Kirkpatrick in 1954 as part of his PhD dissertation on the evaluation of the effectiveness of training for supervisors. It is expanded by the Kirkpatrick Business Partnership Model and Kirkpatrick Foundational Principles.

Instead of training ROI, we focus on training return on expectations (ROE). This is a more holistic measurement of all of the benefits realized from a program or initiative, both qualitative and quantitative. We offer courses and workshops on training evaluation and business partnership that equip training professionals to create, demonstrate and measure the business results and value their training yields or supports.

Don's son James (Jim) and daughter-in-law Wendy are pleased to carry on his legacy through Kirkpatrick Partners. Whether you want to earn your Kirkpatrick certification or simply create more value in your organization, we are here to help. Our programs are valuable whether you are a corporate employee, member of government or an independent consultant.

The Kirkpatricks are the authors of nine books, including Evaluating Training Programs, Implementing the Four Levels, Transferring Learning to Results, Kirkpatrick Then and Now, Training on Trial, and The Brunei Window Washer: Bringing Business Partnership to Life.
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