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    • 29 Mar 2023
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Virtual - link in registration email
    • 96

    ATD Greater Boston Presents:

    Innovation + L&D = Success

    with Pamela Conway

    March 29, 2023 from 12:30 to 1:30 PM

    Virtual event - link in registration email

    With the acceleration of change in today’s world, companies need to keep an eye on the innovations and disruptive technologies, but what department should be responsible for this? IT? Csuite? Sales? This webinar makes a strong case for learning and development teams to assume a role. Training departments are uniquely positioned to look across the whole organization and into each department seeing where and how new innovations can be leveraged. With responsibilities tied to upskilling, savvy training teams can begin their own upskilling as these changes are rising and therefore be better prepared to quickly pivot and upskill the rest of the organization. This webinar will examine how to stand up an innovation team, the benefits these teams can reap, how to be innovative even if you are a solo practitioner, imminent disruptive innovations and more.

    Webinar Takeaways:

    • Identify the benefits of an innovation team
    • Steps to form an innovation team
    • Manage the commitment
    • Options for solo practitioners
    • Benefits of being proactive and reaching out to other departments
    • Identify imminent innovations to watch, such as ChatGPT and XR solutions

    About the Presenter

    Pamela Conway is the Chief Learning Officer for Intellezy. Over a 30-year career in Learning and Development, she worked as an instructional designer, technical writer, trainer, elearning developer, and business owner. Pamela helped build the foundation for Intellezy’s organizational change management consulting practice and is the key architect behind Intellezy’s video training and quick reference card products. Pamela is passionate about learning in all its forms and is a vocal advocate of education’s crucial role in the success of today’s businesses.

    Pamela is a graduate of Purdue University with an undergraduate degree in English and history and a MS candidate in Corporate Training and Communications. In her free time, she enjoys reading, creative writing, and mentoring.

    Refund Policy

    A full refund will be issued if the cancellation request is made on or before fourteen calendar days before the scheduled event.

    • 31 Mar 2023
    • 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    • Virtual - Link in Registration Email
    • 49

    Designing Virtual Learning to Deliver Results

    with Patti Phillips, Ph.D., CEO, ROI Institute, Inc.

    Friday, March 31, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM
    Virtual Event - Link in registration email

    Today, more than ever, there is a need to ensure that virtual learning works to improve organizational outcomes. Studies show that virtual learning often breaks down when measured at the application level (using what was learned) and impact level (the business impact connected to learning). However, this breakdown is avoidable. To secure the support and funding that virtual learning needs, it must deliver business results.

    This session explains how designers, developers, providers, and program owners can ensure that technology-based learning delivers desired results by applying design thinking principles that focus on delivering application and impact.


    After attending this session, participants should be able to:

    1. Identify the five levels of outcomes from virtual learning.
    2. Describe why virtual learning fails to deliver application and impact.
    3. Explain the need to deliver results, including impact and ROI, for selected virtual learning programs.
    4. Design virtual learning to deliver application, impact, and ROI, using design thinking principles.
    5. Plan next steps to ensure virtual learning delivers business value.


    Tools, templates, case studies, job aids, and a chapter from the book Measuring the Success of Learning Through Technology will be provided to participants who attend this session.

    About the Presenter

    Dr. Patti Phillips, CEO, ROI Institute, Inc., is a renowned leader in measurement and evaluation. Patti helps organizations implement the ROI Methodology® in more than 70 countries. Since 1997, Patti has been a driving force in the global adoption of the ROI Methodology and the use of measurement and evaluation to drive organizational change. Her work as an educator, researcher, consultant, and coach supports practitioners as they develop their expertise to help organizations and communities thrive. Her work spans the private sector, public sector, nonprofit, and nongovernmental organizations.

    Patti serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). She also serves on the board of the International Federation of Training and Development Organizations (IFTDO). Patti serves as chair of the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) People Analytics Board; Principal Research Fellow for The Conference Board; board chair of the Center for Talent Reporting (CTR); and is an Association for Talent Development (ATD) Certification Institute Fellow. Patti also serves on the faculty of the UN System Staff College in Turin, Italy. Her work has been featured on CNBC, Euronews, and in more than a dozen business journals.

    Patti, along with her husband Jack J. Phillips, contributes to a variety of journals and has authored several books on measurement, evaluation, analytics, and ROI. In February 2019, she and Jack received the Distinguished Contributor Award from the Center for Talent Reporting for their contribution to the measurement and management of human capital. In November 2019, the Thinkers50 organization recognized Patti and Jack Phillips as two of the initial Top 50 World Leaders in Coaching. At the same time, they were listed as top finalists for the Marshall Goldsmith Distinguished Achievement Award in Coaching. In 2022, Patti and Jack were awarded ATD’s Thought Leader Award. ROI Institute is a four-time winner of the Measurement, Testing, and Assessment category of the Training Magazine Network Choice Awards program.

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    In consideration of my position as an attendee/member of the Association for Talent Development Greater Boston (ATD GB), I agree with ATD GB’s unrestricted right/permission to take, use, re-use, publish and re-publish photographic, video/audio content including, in whole or in part, all media now and hereafter known for illustration, promotion, training, exhibition, advertising in connection with ATD GB and its initiatives.  I expect ATD GB to use the content professionally, but waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product/products, advertising copy or other matter that may be used in connection therewith or the use to which it may be applied.  I hereby certify that I am fully competent and of full legal age and have the right to execute this release with ATD GB.

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    Refund Policy:

    A full refund will be issued if the cancellation request is made on or before fourteen calendar days before the scheduled event.

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