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    • 19 Mar 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • JetBlue University, 8265 Hangar Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32827

    International Society for Performance Improvement

    Central Florida Chapter
     

    This Central Florida Chapter Program is preapproved by the International Society for Performance Improvement for 2 CPT recertification points.

    Speaker: Dr. Roger Kaufman
    Topic: The 7 Stupid Things People Do When Doing Strategic Planning
    Schedule:
    6:00 PM to 6:20 PM Networking and Snacks
    6:20 PM to 6:30 PM Chapter Announcements
    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Presentation
      

     
    Overview:

    Join us on March 19, 2015 for an event with Dr. Roger Kaufman, a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) with the International Society for Performance Improvement and need assessment guru.
    Description:

    My mother used to tell me that ‘the road to hell is paved with good intentions.’ And so it is with needs assessment and strategic planning. Being well-meaning is not enough. You have to assure that what to do comes before the how-to-do-its.  This session is about the self-defeating-- if well-intentioned approaches-- will get you in trouble. And how to do what is right in the first place.

    Speaker Bio:

    Roger Kaufman, PhD, is professor emeritus, Florida State University and distinguished research professor at the Sonora Institute of Technology (Mexico). Kaufman is the recipient of a U.S. Homeland Security/U.S. Coast Guard medal for Meritorious Public Service. He has also been awarded the International Society for Performance Improvement’s (ISPI) top two honors: Honorary Member for Life and the Thomas F. Gilbert Award. He is a past ISPI president and a founding member, and is the recipient of ASTD’s Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance recognition. Kaufman has published 40 books and more than 275 articles; his latest book is Needs Assessment for Organizational Success(ASTD Press)  


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    • 20 Mar 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • JetBlue University, 8265 Hangar Blvd., Orlando, FL 32827
    Speaker: Dr. Roger Kaufman  

    Topic: One Day Workshop - Needs Assessment for Organizational Success

    Start Time: 9:00 a.m.

    End Time: 5:00 p.m.

     

    Workshop Overview:

    Needs assessment guru Roger Kaufman will present the 4 tiers of needs assessment, as detailed in their latest book Needs Assessment for Organizational Success (ASTD Press, 2013).
     
    As the authors state, "Analysis is important and useful only if you have evidence that what you are dealing with is the actual problem. Otherwise, you might think you are dealing with the actual problem, when in fact you are merely dealing with a symptom. The consequence is moving ahead, only to find that you implemented useless and expensive cures."

    In this workshop you will learn what is meant by Mega, Macro, and Micro needs assessments, and discover how to put an ounce of good assessment to work for your organization.


     

    Speaker Bio:

    Roger Kaufman, PhD, is professor emeritus, Florida State University and distinguished research professor at the Sonora Institute of Technology (Mexico). Kaufman is the recipient of a U.S. Homeland Security/U.S. Coast Guard medal for Meritorious Public Service. He has also been awarded the International Society for Performance Improvement’s (ISPI) top two honors: Honorary Member for Life and the Thomas F. Gilbert Award. He is a past ISPI president and a founding member, and is the recipient of ASTD’s Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance recognition. Kaufman has published 40 books and more than 275 articles; his latest book is Needs Assessment for Organizational Success(ASTD Press)   

     

    Directions:
    JetBlue University is located at 8265 Hangar Blvd., Orlando, FL 32827. JetBlue U is situated on the NE area of the Orlando Int'l. Airport property. Take 528 to Goldenrod Rd. and go South. Take the first right, on to Cargo Rd. Take the next immediate right, on to Hangar Blvd. Take the second entrance on the right, to enter the JetBlue U facility. At the gate, buzz the receptionist and let them know you're here for the ISPI event. They will raise the gate and you can proceed through. Turn to the left and park anywhere there is an open spot.

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