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Entries for April 2014

About 10 years ago, I had the good fortune to work with an executive coach, John Jenson. He told me a story about a salesperson he coached who had an ...

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This article by Larry Bird, Section Manager for Engineering Training at Bruce Power, provides a brief introduction to drivers and reviews their place in the training world.
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Kirkpatrick's four levels of training evaluation are structured as a sequence of ways to evaluate training programs.

L1: Did they like it? (smile sheets)

L2: Did they learn it in the short term? (checkout)

L3: Did they change any behaviors?

L4: Was there sufficient return on expectations? (previously referred to as "return on investment")

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  Last August, Jared Allen, Training Program Developer for Goodwill of Central Arizona, won the 2013 Don Kirkpatrick Scholarship. Since then, h...

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What If You Didn't Start with the End in Mind?
In response to last week's feature, which highlighted an article by Paul Matthews in which he discussed his thoughts about a program he attended on th...

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Paul Matthews, founder of People Alchemy, recently attended a short program on the New World Kirkpatrick Model.  A proponent of inform...

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