Does Your Evaluation Strategy Leave You Flying Blind?

September 30, 2015

Learning and evaluation is not unlike a critical U.S. Air Force reconnaissance mission.

Imagine if the pilots sitting in their cockpits took off only to find that the mission commander had sent them off in planes without instrumentation panels, radars or radios.

Read on to learn how you and your training team can avoid the disastrous consequences of such a scenario in your L&D missions.

Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick and Kirkpatrick Silver Level Professional Sydney Savion co-authored an article for Chief Learning Officer magazine entitled Lessons from 30,000 Feet. In it, they compare training to a critical recon program in terms of pre-program preparation, getting mission-ready, support in flight and on the ground, and what happens upon landing.

What are the best practices used when lives are on the line? Read the article to find out, and start applying them to your work.

Click here to read the full article.

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