The International Society for Performance Improvement has created a stellar line up of workshops being offered April 13-14, 2013, in Reno, Nevada at THE Performance Improvement Conference. As you know, our members have a lot to offer to the field of performance improvement. This is your opportunity to enhance your knowledge and enjoy a day or two of learning and networking with some of the best and brightest in our profession.


Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14
8:30 am-5:00 pm both days; lunch is on your own

  • Advanced Instructional Design: An Eclectic Approach
    Darryl Sink, EdD, Darryl L Sink & Associates Inc. and Peter C. Honebein, PhD, Honebein Associates Inc.
  • Building Better Job Aids
    Daniel A. Raymond, Jr., CPT, Performance Plus Inc
  • Business-Driven Strategic Planning for Learning and Development
    Ray A. Svenson, CPT, Ray Svenson Consulting Inc.
  • Measuring the Return on Investment in Performance Improvement Programs
    Patti P. Phillips, CPT, PhD, ROI Institute, Inc.
  • Predictive Analytics in Human Capital Performance
    Kirk Smith, PhD, Western Carolina University


Saturday, April 13
8:30 am-5:00 pm; lunch is on your own

  • The Gaps Map Workshop
    Dick Handshaw, Handshaw, Inc.
  • Introduction to Six Boxes® Performance Thinking
    Carl Binder, CPT, PhD, The Performance Thinking Network
  • Nudging Culture: The Systems Approach to Cultural Change
    Edward Muzio, Group Harmonics, Inc. and William R. Daniels, American Consulting & Training
  • Performance Driven Project Management (PDPM)
    Timm J. Esque, CPT, Ensemble Management Consulting

Sunday, April 14
8:30 am-5:00 pm; lunch is on your own

  • The Leadership “Pilgrimage”
    8 Real-World Lessons From the Way of St. James: What Works to Improve Personal, Team, and Organizational Excellence
    James Gehrke, Magnify Leadership & Development
  • Performance Improvement Consulting: Ideas, Models, and Tools
    Roger D. Chevalier, CPT, PhD, Improving Workplace Performance
  • Scenario-Based Questions for Learning and Evaluation
    Will Thalheimer, PhD, Work-Learning Research Inc.