Are you finding it a challenge to keep up, professionally? Looking for recertification points for your CPT? Need a brown bag educational opportunity for your team? Got a stack of books and articles you keep meaning to get to? Let ISPI provide that vital professional boost though our webinar programs.

A SkillCast is a 60-minute webinar designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of the performance improvement professional. Each month, ISPI will feature the latest thinking from the experts you rely on for your continued professional development. In just an hour, you will come away with new ideas, perspectives, and tools that you can put to work immediately.

The upcoming March webinar, Building Leadership Capacity, presented by Judith Hale, CPT, PhD, and Donna Crisp, CPT, can be attended and viewed live, or you can watch the recorded session after the live presentation.

What valuable skill and knowledge building materials will you find in this presentation?

Using the ISPI human performance technology principles and standards for effective leadership as our lenses, this webinar will explain how to build leadership capacity for yourself, others, and your organization. Judy and Donna have synthesized the research about leadership into the 5 Cs: character, context, collaboration, critical thinking, and complex communication. They will provide guidelines for understanding and developing leadership capacity for yourself and others to set a successful course for your organization.

After attending this session, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the basic criteria for effective leaders.
  • Develop a road map for leadership improvement for themselves.
  • Develop a road map for improving the leadership capacity of others.

About the Facilitators

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Judith Hale, CPT, PhD, and ibstpi Fellow is an internationally recognized expert in certification. She is known for her innovative designs of credentials for people who do complex work. She is the architect of ISPI’s Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) and the Certified School Improvement Specialist (CSIS). Her book, Performance-Based Certification 2nd edition is one of the most frequently referenced books on the subject.
donnacrisp Donna L. Crisp, Rear Admiral, USN (ret) , CPT, has a strong record of leading change, optimizing organizations, and delivering results. She is a founding member and Practice Leader in the Institute for Performance Improvement. She led diverse organizations of up to 2,000 personnel, financial and performance responsibilities for a $2.2 billion budget, and led forward deployed teams and detachments worldwide.


March 19, 2014; 1:00-2:00 pm EDT USA| Register Online 

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