Tonight we celebrated the work of our chapter members in 2018 at our annual Tribute to Learning Awards.
The ATD Greater Las Vegas Chapter's annual Tribute to Learning Awards recognizes organizations for their creativity, innovation and futuristic approaches to learning. Each year we look for the best learning leaders in southern Nevada.
The awards are based on an area of expertise on the ATD Competency Model. Each nomination included the following information in their submission, in relation to how well it related to the Area of Expertise:
- How was this area of expertise incorporated into your submission?
- How was the area of expertise executed?
- What was the business impact?
- What did you learn from this experience?
Please congratulate our winners on their hard work!
Instructional Design - Janek Performance Group
Instructional Design concentrates on the ability to design and develop informal and formal learning solutions using a variety of methods.The Instructional Design award submission outlined an extensive, collaborative needs analysis process to establish competencies, learning outcomes and delivery approach. The learning was developed incorporating a variety of methods, allowing the solution to be deployed on a large scale. Evaluation of the project was tied directly to design, as well as the business impact.
Change Management - Janek Performance Group
The Change Management Area of Expertise involves applying a systematic process to shift individuals, teams, and organizations from current state to desired state. The Change Management award winner applied diagnostic tools to determine the desired cultural shift. First establishing sponsorship by senior management supported the change intervention. Evaluation tools were used at various intervals to determine impact and sustainability. Performance Improvement - Levi Strauss & Co.
The Performance Improvement Area of Expertise emphasizes an organization's ability to apply a systematic process for analyzing human performance gaps and for closing them.This year’s award winner for Performance Improvement demonstrated an analysis process to gather data and identify root causes. As solutions were implemented and more opportunities were uncovered, they were immediately addressed. Through building and sustaining relationships, the organizational goals of this initiative were achieved.
Training Delivery - Cydcor
The Training Delivery Area of Expertise focuses on the ability to deliver effective training sessions through the understanding of instructional design theory & methods, use of presentation techniques & tools for determining learning preferences, and incorporation of individual learning styles and cultural differences.The winner of the Training Delivery award demonstrated using a variety of learning methods aligned with the learners’ needs, managing the learning environment, application of learning reinforcement and ensuring the outcomes of the learning met the objectives of the initiative.