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Human Performance Technology–A Learning Guide for Performance Improvement

Human Performance Technology–A Learning Guide for Performance Improvement

ISPI has partnered with ImprovID to create a self-paced learning guide for performance improvement. The aim of the guide is to provide you with an introduction to human performance technology (HPT) concepts and the Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) Standards, and then to link HPT to various aspects of human resources (HR) and training.

A Glimpse into ISPI EMEA in Warsaw, Poland

A Glimpse into ISPI EMEA in Warsaw, Poland

For everyone who participated in the ISPI EMEA 2014 Conference, a reminder, and for those who were unable to attend this year, a glimpse into what you missed. The video below was developed from interviews, presentations, and impromptu comments contributed throughout the conference by presenters and participants in the 12th ISPI EMEA Conference held in Warsaw, Poland, September 25-27, 2014.

ISPI Bay Area Chapter’s November Webinar: Speaking Up–Presenting to Executives

ISPI Bay Area Chapter’s November Webinar: Speaking Up–Presenting to Executives

Most people might go about preparing a presentation to their CEO much as they would for anyone else. But we know CEOs are one of the toughest audiences anyone has to speak to as a presenter.

January Member Benefit: Accelerated Speed to Proficiency with Cognitive Learning Strategies

January Member Benefit: Accelerated Speed to Proficiency with Cognitive Learning Strategies

The goal of training is to produce highly proficient performers in as short a time as possible, resulting in substantial benefits and savings to the organization. Although organizations invest substantial resources in training, many learners find that they cannot perform without substantial help and support following the training events.

Four Levels of Evaluation Programs: Receive a 20% Discount

Four Levels of Evaluation Programs: Receive a 20% Discount

The Kirkpatrick Model comprises the foremost evaluation methodology in the world. In these courses you will learn directly from the Kirkpatricks the true and correct model and how to apply it to maximize the business results from your training initiatives. Of urgent importance to ISPI members is the emphasis of aligning and leveraging performance (Level 3) and mission accomplishment (Level 4).

Publish with ISPI and Share Your Wealth of Knowledge

Publish with ISPI and Share Your Wealth of Knowledge

Our profession is made up of the best and brightest in the field of performance improvement. Your contributions–extensive like a book or shorter like a PerformanceXpress article–are the resources used by universities, corporations, government, and many more to expand and build upon current thinking in the performance improvement field.

December SkillCast: Let’s Put “Design” Back into Instructional Design!

December SkillCast: Let’s Put “Design” Back into Instructional Design!

Does training need to be painful and boring? No! But must training turn into “ed-u-tainment” to get and keep the attention of our learners? Absolutely not! There is much that instructional designers can learn and apply from innovators and design thinkers.

Call for Applications: ISPI’s Distinguished Dissertation Award Competition

Call for Applications: ISPI’s Distinguished Dissertation Award Competition

Enter ISPI’s Award of Excellence (AOE) program for an opportunity to have your intervention, communication, research, or chapter project recognized for your organization’s extraordinary performance improvement efforts.

Advocate Members Meet to Share Performance Improvement Best Practices

Advocate Members Meet to Share Performance Improvement Best Practices

Late last month, I had the privilege to serve as the ISPI Board liaison at the fall Advocate Symposium, which was held at the Kellogg Company’s corporate headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Hints for a Healthy ISPI Chapter

Hints for a Healthy ISPI Chapter

The basic question is: What does it take to create and sustain a healthy chapter? There are two categories of response: (1) The tangible and the intangible dimensions of a member’s or newcomer’s experience at an ISPI event; and (2) the image of and interaction with mature, hospitable, and resourceful members during an ISPI event.