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| || Spotlight on the Research Committee|
Please take a moment to fill out the survey. You can also apply to be a volunteer on this exciting committee: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M6Z9P6V
The I4PL Research Committee was born with the goal of cultivating a learning environment that addresses specific member needs and moves the performance, learning and development industry forward by:
• Creating new knowledge, information exchange, and skill development;
Robin Yap, MSc, LLB, DM, CTDP leads our core group with current members Jasjit Sangha, MEd, PhD and Jennifer Rosenthal, MDes, CTDP. Throughout the months since the committee’s inception, our committee acknowledges the contributions of Mary Myers, MDes, CTDP, Wendy Freeman, MSc, PhD, Mohamed Ally, PhD, Jonelle Butler, MEd, and Kosha Bramesfeld, PhD, When asked why we have a leaning towards scholarly-practice, Robin said "When we have fact-based decision-making opportunities, results become more clear, transparent and objective.”
• Linking scholarship, research, and practice;
• Fostering professional development opportunities;
• Promoting a network that serves to empower and connect our members with each other, and;
• Providing resources in their chapters and communities.
1. The Trillion-Dollar Sprint
2. The Innovation Tug-of-War
3. The Quantum Leap
4. Flying Cars Reach for the Skies
5. Companies Listen In for Lucre
6. Debunking the Fabricated
7. Embracing the Rise of Enterprise Behavioral Science
8. Brand Youth as Politics Undergoes a Generational Shift
9. Managing Global Natural Disaster Strategies
10. Platform-Only Business Models Cede Ground
This year, we are striving to bring greater value to members. The Conference will be held October 16-18, 2018 at The Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. The theme of this year's Conference is: Performance & Learning in the Digital Age.
This year, we are returning to a three-day format, and the Early Bird member rate is $695 which runs until September 1st and after that the member full-price rate is $845 +tax.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The Call for Proposals for The I4PL 2018 Conference is now open. The Conference will be held October 16-18, 2018 at The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto.
The tracks for I4PL 2018 are:
• Performance & Learning Asset Design, Development and Delivery
• Assessment and Return on Investment
• Performance & Learning Professional Development
The Deadline for Submissions is Friday, June 29th at 5:00pm EDT.
Please submit your proposal via the following survey link.
Should you have any questions, please contact Brad Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-307-3070.
Do you want to give thanks or a shout-out to a member of I4PL for helping at a Chapter event, in recognition of a new job, or just being an awesome part of the performance and learning community? If so, please send Sarah Cooper, Marketing Manager, the details and it will be included in an upcoming newsletter.
We want to shine a light on you, our members, and celebrate your career and time with I4PL. To be featured in our member spotlight in a future issue, just answer any three questions from this list, provide a photo of yourself, and send to Sarah Cooper. Please include your name, title and organization.
Feel free to send Sarah Cooper pictures from Chapter Events or your great moments in learning to share on this popular social media platform. Our handle is @Institute4PL, don’t forget to tag us in relevant posts! Some popular hashtags to use are #I4PL #I4PLselfie #LD #performance #training #certification #ctp and #ctdp.
The Toronto Chapter hosts this session on how to prepare for your exam, skill demo or portfolio submission. The Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP) and Certified Training Practitioner (CTP) are the only designations for workplace performance and learning professionals in Canada. Check out the most recent data about the value and impact of the CTDP/CTP Designations in Canada and Worldwide!
During this session you will learn about the process and steps to getting certified from members who have recently been certified and gone through the process; you will connect with certified members, as well as existing and potential candidates. Come prepared with your questions and to get tips and tools for success.
Where: KPMG, 333 Bay Street, 46th Floor, Toronto
When: June 21st, 2018, 6:00-8:30PM
Members: $35 +tax
Non-Members: $50 +tax
Organizational Development Consultant
Manitoba Public Insurance, Winnipeg, Manitoba
PCl Constructors Inc., Edmonton, Alberta
Organizational Development Advisor
House of Commons, Ottawa, Ontario
Webinars are always free for members and $50 +tax for non-members.
These events counts towards 1 credit hour each for certification maintenance.
Please note that there are two steps in the registration process. First, you are required to register on IMIS (The I4PL website) and then the second step is to register on the ZOOM platform. The second step will be sent to you 48 hours before the webinar that will then send a confirmation email with the dial-in instructions. For questions, please contact email@example.com.
The 2016 and 2017 recorded conference sessions are now available! Relive your favourite sessions or catch up on ones you may have missed. Conference attendees and I4PL members receive 50% off the recorded sessions for a limited time, click here for more information and to purchase your sessions.
To view complete event descriptions, please go to the Events Page.
| || Performance and Learning in the News|
As a training company, it's vital for accurate training measurement that you can report on every area of your business in a detailed and effective manner. This means that even if you offer lots of different training, such as classroom-based sessions, eLearning, blended learning and virtual instructor-led training, you need to be able to pull all the relevant data about your business into your reports so you can examine the performance of your entire business.
Learning Solutions Magazine
Do you turn to YouTube to watch funny stunts or quick demos on how to do things? Even if you don't use YouTube for personal learning or entertainment, as an L&D leader you can't afford to ignore it. YouTube is currently the second-most popular site in the world; people upload more than 400 hours of content each minute, and consume more than one billion hours of content daily. Clearly, the most-subscribed YouTube channels have figured out how to keep people coming back for more. We in L&D can look to YouTube to improve training.
A recent study suggests HR overall may be losing influence within their organizations as managerial priorities shift. To keep up, HR departments must shift their focus from "process heavy" tasks to people strategies that include developing leaders and retaining talent through data-driven means. The skills gap and its potential impact across industries is clearly being felt from the C-suite down.
Training Industry Magazine
"I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail," Abraham Maslow, one of the pioneers in the psychology and training field, once said. The job of trainers, then, is to build up their toolboxes, so they can respond with more than a hammer. Trainers can determine what tools they need by doing a little discovery, also known as needs analysis.
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