Kirkpatrick Partners

The Standard for Leveraging and Validating Talent Investments

Jim Kirkpatrick Wendy Kayser Kirkpatrick and Don Kirkpatrick
Level 1: Reaction
Level 2: Learning
Level 3: Behavior
Level 4: Results

What Is The Kirkpatrick Model?

The Kirkpatrick Model is the standard for leveraging and validating talent investments. The four levels of evaluation – Reaction, Learning, Behavior, and Results – form the time-tested and most trusted method of designing, implementing, and evaluating training that produces bottom-line value and organizational mission accomplishment.

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The Kirkpatrick principles are essential to maximizing the transfer of learning to behavior and subsequent organizational results as well as to demonstrate the value of training to the organization; unquestionably critical for any world-class institution!

Dr. John Plifka
Director, Army Quality Assurance Program

Love the New World Kirkpatrick Model! It applies to rapidly changing industry and allows for flexibility within a framework.

Rose Holiday
S.C. Johnson

Although I am a Certified Performance Consultant, it wasn’t until after your class that I realized how to present a complete Performance Solution. And the importance of being a part of the complete solution, not just the training piece of it! I am really excited to continue using what I learned.

Pei-Wen Fu
Park WellPoint, Inc.
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March 15, 2023

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Confidently design your key programs with organization value in mind when you get Kirkpatrick certified. Learn from the standard for creating and demonstrating program value how to define program outcomes,…
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March 9, 2023

The Failproof Way to Create Program Results

Looking for a failproof way to create program results for your most important initiatives? Use the return on expectations (ROE) method. When done properly, it cannot fail. Return on Expectations:…
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February 8, 2023

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Looking to show the value of your most important programs and initiatives? Want to learn from the best in the industry? Get Kirkpatrick certified! In bronze level certification you learn…
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