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Featured Presenters:
Anne Marie Laures, CPT
Will Thalheimer, PhD

"Is Your Learning Organization Healthy?"

May 27, 2009
1:00 pm ET/10:00 am PT (60 Minute Session)

Is Your Learning Organization Healthy?
How to Audit Your Learning Function and Create a Plan for Improvement

Anne Marie Laures, CPT, Director, Learning Services, Walgreens Company and
Will Thalheimer, PhD, President, Work-Learning Research

session will describe how a large, geographically-dispersed organization
conducted a learning audit to determine the state of their learning function,
the recommendations based on the audit, and the plan for changes.

a result of this session, participants will:

  • Gain ideas and
    tips for conducting a learning audit
  • Gain new ideas
    for using field expertise to support learning and career development
  • Learn to blend
    formal learning strategies to informal learning opportunities

Anne Marie Laures, CPT, is
Director of Learning Services, which has been a repeated winner of ISPI's
outstanding instructional and non-instructional awards. She has been
responsible for supporting Walgreens' learning function within the company's
corporate and operating divisions for over 30 years. She was a member of the
group that designed the Certified Performance Technology (CPT) certification.
She has presented at the annual conference 3 times and was invited to do an
Encore Presentation at ISPI's 2005 conference in Vancouver. 

Thalheimer, PhD is a learning-and-performance consultant and researcher who
specializes in helping clients build world-class learning interventions. Dr.
Thalheimer has worked in the field since 1985 as an instructional designer,
simulation architect, project manager, trainer, and consultant. He founded
Work-Learning Research in 1998 to provide research-based consulting services,
workshops, and learning audits. Will speaks regularly, often receiving
"best session of the conference" evaluations. His
research-to-practice papers lead the industry with information backed by
research and vetted with practical wisdom. Will Thalheimer has been invited
twice to do Encore Presentations at ISPI's annual conference.

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