One of the most frequently asked questions following a public offering of an ISPI program is, can ISPI come to my organization and teach this course? The answer is yes! An ISPI in-house program allows for a rich learning environment sculpted to the work individuals within your organization are currently engaged. The benefits of an in-house program are tremendous.
ISPI is the only association dedicated to enhancing human performance and the performance of organizations by strengthening the value of professionals, such as performance technologists, training directors, human resource managers, instructional designers, organizational development consultants, and other dedicated professionals.
Welcome to the double-month issue, May/June of the Performance Improvement journal. This issue is packed with ground-shaking articles from Jacques Ascher and his Training Transfer, along with a journey from Frank Fu, Hong Yi, and Nanji Zhai into the Training to Improve New Product Sales Performance that will keep the pages turning. Jim Hill lets us in on insight into the Cloud, and Mariano Bernardez and Roger Kaufman bring us into turning Social Capital into Social Performance.
Do your human resources department transactions exceed organizational expectations? Does your transformational work cause internal groups to seek or resist your involvement? Do you have an optimization plan to guide your department as it evolves from where it is today to where you want to be?
With the completion and wrap-up of THE Performance Improvement Conference this year in Reno, NV, all of us at ISPI publications hope everyone enjoyed the journal we slipped into your bag. The April issue of the Performance Improvement journal has been guest edited by Holly Burkett, CPT, PhD, on the topic of sustainability. Holly’s intent in the issue is to explore the concept of sustainable performance, its relationship with corporate sustainability principles, and its impact on the theory and practice of human performance technology.
ISPI’s Outstanding Human Performance Communication award recognizes an outstanding article, book, curriculum, course, or workshop that enables individuals or organizations to achieve excellence in human performance technology. This year, ISPI is pleased to present the Outstanding Human Performance Communication award to Darlene M. Van Tiem, CPT, PhD, CPLP, University of Michigan-Dearborn; James L. Moseley, CPT, EdD, LPC, CHES, Wayne State University; and the late Joan C. Dessinger, CPT, EdD, The Lake Group, for their work on the Fundamentals of Performance Improvement: Optimizing Results Through People, Process, and Organizations, 3rd edition.
WASHINGTON, DC, March, 2013: The International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) today announced the appointment of Andrea K. Moore, CPT, MBA, of Denver Colorado, to chair the Certification and Accreditation Governance Committee (CAGC).
For the ISPI China Chapter, 2012–its first year–was very important. The ISPI China Chapter developed from scratch. Since its inception, the ISPI China Chapter has always adhered to ISPI’s vision and been on a mission to “accumulate, develop, and spread the knowledge ofhuman performance technology (HPT), and further the use and improvement of the relevant knowledge and skill during the course.”