Connecting with the Business Leaders

Mike Blahnik
Roundtable

Connecting with the Business Leaders

Performance improvement professionals must connect quickly and effectively with executives. To accomplish this, it is critical that we understand the underlying business drivers that shape an executive’s decision-making process. After this round table, participants will have the tips necessary to connect with executives, resulting in more impactful interactions and solutions. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Le PAS : Améliorer L’impact des Formations

Pierre Boudreault
Roundtable

Le PAS : Améliorer L’impact des Formations

La première barrière à franchir quand vient le temps pour un apprenant de développer ses compétences, est sa capacité d’attention. La stratégie P.A.S. (Préparation-Accompagnement-Suivi) vise à capter l’attention progressivement de manière à augmenter le niveau de conscience, l’engagement et la rétention des apprenants. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

ISPI Chapter Corner – Why Join or Form a Chapter?

Mark Bowers
Roundtable

ISPI Chapter Corner – Why Join or Form a Chapter?

When you join or help start an ISPI Chapter, you’ll receive lots of great benefits as well as helping to further our aim of using Performance Improvement to make the world a better place. The more involved you are; the more value you get from your membership. Stop by and chat about how Chapters help you through professional development, networking, or community outreach. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Big Data Analytics: Optimizing PI Enterprise Impact

Tim Brock, CPT
Roundtable

Big Data Analytics: Optimizing PI Enterprise Impact

As performance improvement practitioners, we must ask, “Do we measure what matters: workplace behavior and results?” Learn how big data analytics is transforming how we can measure performance that matters–daily human and enterprise practices and competence and why this business intelligence technology is important to the future of our profession. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Context-based Learning: When and Where It Is Needed

Barbara Bucklin
Roundtable
with TJ Wilson

Context-based Learning: When and Where It Is Needed

Research proves the farther the learning environment is from job context, the more difficult it is to retain newly learned skills. Participants will explore how Ardent partnered with Nissan to bring training and coaching directly to 500+ dealerships, using the employees’ own tools, resources, and job environment. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Leader-Member Exchange and Organizational Culture

Elaine Chew
Roundtable
with Frank “Cody” Kellner and Rose Baker

Leader-Member Exchange and Organizational Culture

This session will use Hofstede’s cultural dimension model, the Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness (GLOBE) project, and the Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) to explore the relationship between leader-member exchange and organizational culture. Review of current literature shows a potential gap and new area for future research. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

ISPI Needs You!

Debbie Colbert
Roundtable

ISPI Needs You!

Participants will learn about the ISPI’s volunteering opportunities. This will include the benefits of volunteering and the volunteer career path recently established to help volunteers succeed and understand how volunteering at the Society benefits them and their profession. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing as a Lean Tool

Shana Dykema
Roundtable

Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing as a Lean Tool

Time-driven activity-based costing (TDABC) projects can be powerful drivers of lean transformation, although they are seldom used in this capacity and are typically limited to cost determination and allocation. Attendees will learn how the TDABC methodology can highlight process waste through practical examples from a large academic medical center. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

The Impact of Measuring Learning Solutions

Alain Essen
Roundtable

The Impact of Measuring Learning Solutions

Participants will be able to walk away with a clear understanding of how the five different levels of evaluation/measurement, cost-benefit analysis, and ROI analysis for learning events all help improve performance and revenue. They will also get a better grasp on the reasons why certain organizations still shy away from using these tools to their benefit. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Implementing Performance Improvement in Large Business Units

Frank Fu, CPT
Roundtable

Implementing Performance Improvement in Large Business Units

More and more companies in China are embracing the HPT. It remains a challenge, however, to implement HPT interventions in large organizations with complex structures effectively and efficiently. This session highlights the case of Ping An, a large insurance company in Southern China, utilizing HPT to improve performance of multiple business units. Particular attention was paid on the analysis, intervention design and implementation steps. This session will benefit other HPT practitioners in similar situations. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Gap Hunting on the Playa: Growing People Capabilities at Burning Man

Jane Gire
Roundtable
with Heather White

Gap Hunting on the Playa: Growing People Capabilities at Burning Man

HPT at Burning Man. Participate in a conversation intended to bend our sometimes hard beliefs around our HPT process. Let’s talk out our assumptions, considerations, and factors when tasked with working with a non-profit, mission-driven, arts organization. We’ll walk out of the session with some new approaches to help us assimilate and build trust with clients whose mission driven organizations really need our help, but maybe just a little differently delivered…maybe. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Would Training on Innovation Work when the Organizational Culture Is Not Ready?

Jorj Helou
Roundtable

Would Training on Innovation Work when the Organizational Culture Is Not Ready?

This session will explore what happened when the presenter’s client asked him to design training for managers on how to drive improvement and boost innovation in their teams. The presenter’s question was clear: Is the organizational culture ready? Training employees and managers in different organizations and equipping them with hands-on innovation tools, regardless of the readiness of the culture, took place September 2016 to March 2017. Did that give results? Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Internal Consultants: Influencing Without Authority

Lisa Jasper, CPT
Roundtable

Internal Consultants: Influencing Without Authority

Internal performance consultants have unique challenges. To manage relationships, internal consultants may feel their hands are tied in challenging the client to take a more systematic approach to performance improvement opportunities. Learn how internal consultants can reinforce their value while challenging the client to a more systematic approach. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

You Want It WHEN? Successful Program Evaluation

James Moseley, CPT
Roundtable

You Want It WHEN? Successful Program Evaluation

Evaluation is a frequently overlooked or inadequately conceived component of human performance projects. In fact, many projects and proposals neither get approved nor funded because they lack a robust evaluation plan. This interactive discussion looks at seven steps for conducting successful program evaluations. A kaleidoscopic view of each is presented. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

CPT Roundtable

Belia Nel
Roundtable

CPT Roundtable

In a changing “World of Work” it is important to stand out from the rest to show your competence and professionalism. Learn about the 10 International Standards for Performance Improvement in a practical way to achieve this prestigious CPT credential. This is an internationally recognized accreditation for performance professionals like you and offered by means of demonstrated proficiency in the 10 Standards for Performance Improvement as prescribed by ISPI. Upgrade to higher levels of professionalism and be recognized internationally as a competent Performance Improvement Specialist. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

From Strategy to Workplans in One Hour: How to Develop Employee Workplans

Stanley Omeike
Roundtable

From Strategy to Workplans in One Hour: How to Develop Employee Workplans

Organizations demonstrate strong grasp of how to develop strategy but fail to show comparable mastery of its implementation. One of the challenges with implementation is translating the strategy into team and employee tasks. This session takes participants through a series of group work to convert strategy into actionable team and employee workplans that can be measured and used as a basis for articulating performance improvement plans. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Smile-Sheet Question Challenge Quiz Show

Will Thalheimer
Roundtable

Smile-Sheet Question Challenge Quiz Show

Based on ideas from Performance-Focused Smile Sheets: A Radical Rethinking of a Dangerous Art Form (the presenter’s book), this session will present roundtable participants with a series of smile-sheet questions and ask for critiques and discussion. Through a cracker-barrel Socratic method, radical ideas will be surfaced. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Performance Improvement Solutions: Estimate Effort Better

Lisa Toenniges, CPT
Roundtable

Performance Improvement Solutions: Estimate Effort Better

Whether an internal L&D consultant or a freelancer, effectively estimating project effort, and thus cost effectively, is key to ensuring your department or business operates profitably. In this roundtable, participants will look at what considerations should be explored for determining the number of hours needed to complete a project. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

What’s Up, Doc? Performance Improvement and Training Trends

Darlene Van Tiem, CPT
Roundtable

What’s Up, Doc? Performance Improvement and Training Trends

Performance improvement is dynamic and should be geared to the present and future. Professionals help clients or internal departments maintain “bench strength” so that robust employees are prepared for today and the future. By understanding trends, it is possible to design training or other interventions that result in positive outcomes. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

What Motivates Me; Learn to Job Sculpt!

Dana Vogelmeier
Roundtable

What Motivates Me; Learn to Job Sculpt!

“What Motivates Me” is a program that helps individuals find the key differences among people who are most energized and productive at work. When they identify what motivates them, and a category of an “identifier,” they can sculpt their role to do work that they find more satisfying. They will learn how to alter the areas of their work not as satisfying and how to harmoniously work with others who are motivated differently. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Death by PowerPoint: Reversing the Curse

Jordan Wareham
Roundtable
with Lisa Giacumo

Death by PowerPoint: Reversing the Curse

Often, industrial and corporate training course sessions turn into highly directive death-by-PowerPoint lectures devoid of learner interaction. There is a better way. Participants will be able to identify directive courseware and understand strategies for converting said courseware to scenario-based, interactive presentations. Also, participants will apply HPI and instructional design theories to address organizational needs, foster learner engagement, improve performance, and document the results. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Mind to Influence: Turning Failure into Fortune

Brent Williams
Roundtable

Mind to Influence: Turning Failure into Fortune

Do want to change your mindset? Do you want to influence the mindset of those you lead? If so, then your mindset is prepared to better influence the performance of others. Come learn ways to better utilize the power of our mindset. Through a deck of cards, we will have fun challenging our mindsets and improving our influences on others. Click here to learn more about this speaker.

Contribuer à la reconnaissance professionnelle des concepteurs pédagogiques!

Margarita Zakovorotnaya
Roundtable

Contribuer à la reconnaissance professionnelle des concepteurs pédagogiques!

La conception pédagogique en milieu universitaire est considérée par plusieurs comme un nouveau domaine de pratique professionnelle. Parmi les questions qui seront abordées pendant cette présentation sont la reconnaissance professionnelle des concepteurs pédagogiques et la construction de leur identité professionnelle en milieu universitaire (le cas du Québec). Venez apprendre les dernières découvertes en matière de recherche sur les meilleures pratiques pour obtenir la reconnaissance professionnelle des concepteurs pédagogiques. Click here to learn more about this speaker.