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Entries for June 2015

On June 11, in cooperation with Training Magazine Network, the Kirkpatricks presented their newest webinar, "Build a Better Reaction Sheet: Tips from Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick."
Reaction sheet

Have you been using the same evaluation form after your training programs for as long as you can remember? Are you struggling to get an acceptable response rate? Do you wonder if you are even asking the right questions?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we think you'll benefit from viewing the recording of the webinar, which some participants called "the best Kirkpatrick webinar ever."

Click here to view the webinar recording on the TMN website.

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Stephanie Austin
You have a feeling that one of your training participants is not progressing well, but how do you know whether or not their poor in-class behavior will negatively impact their on-the-job performance?

In this quick tip, Stephanie Austin explains step by step how to use basic Excel functions to conduct very valuable statistical analyses that provide insight that you can act on immediately.

Read on to learn how to support your gut feelings with statistical evidence, even if you're not a math whiz.

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Scholarship winnerRob Berry, winner of last year's ATD VOS Don Kirkpatrick Scholarship, has now earned his bronze level certification and is actively implementing what he learned.

Here, he shares the primary concepts that he took away from the program, and how he is using them to solve problems faced by his organization.

Read on for Rob's ideas and to access the customizable sample intake form that he created. 



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Paving the Way to Program Success: Building Stakeholder Buy-In
by Susan Kirkpatrick Muehlbach
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Building stakeholder buy-in is a key component to the success of your mission-critical evaluation plan. 

Based on what I have learned throughout my career in various organizations, I have developed four specific tips that work whether you are in government, non-profit or for-profit organizations.

Read on to learn these four tips, which you'll want to begin implementing immediately.

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Announcing 2018 Kirkpatrick Programs with Savings
October 18, 2017

Registration is now open for public, U.S.-based 2018 bronze and silver Kirkpatrick certification programs. Click for details and early bird savings.


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October 16, 2017

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Have You Read Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation Yet?

October 3, 2016

What a success our book, Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation, has been! It's consistently ranked in the top 25 of the Training books section on Amazon. 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.  Click here to learn more.

 
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