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Join us on October 30th for a great day of learning!

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Johnathan Fanning

Who are You Becoming?
Who are you BECOMING? … as a Leader … as an Organization … as a Parent … as an Entrepreneur … as a Coach … as a Friend … as an Athlete … as a Citizen … as a Person




Psychometrics-Based Approach to Creating Effective Ethics and Compliance Training
Dr. Nitish Singh, Boeing Institute of International Business, St. Louis University, Consultant IntegTree LLC 

Session Takeaways: 

- Understand why investing in ethics and compliance training can save you millions.
- How to ensure your ethics and compliance training is not just another check the box activity.
- Leveraging psychometrics-based approach for uncovering learner needs for better training customization.
- Tips and Ideas on creating effective ethics and compliance training materials.

Moving From Flying Bullets to Instructional Animations

Diane Elkins, President, Artisan E-Learning

In this session, you will learn:
- What the research says about using text, graphics, and animations

- How to analyze text-based content and determine the best visual approach
- When and how to apply instructional animations
- Common design pitfalls to avoid

Cracking the Code on Employee Engagement

Les Landes, President, Landes & Associates.

Mike Simms, Consultant, Landes & Associates

Session participants will learn:
- A deeper understanding of how improved employee engagement strengthens bottom-line results

- Strategies for learning and development that deepen employee engagement
- How to get “real” with the kind of communication that makes a genuine connection with employees
- An alternative to ineffective employee suggestion programs that can generate a significant increase in the number of implemented improvements
- A proven method for sharing organizational performance data with employees that provides a clear view of how they contribute to business success
- How to pinpoint a
nd close the gaps between the culture you have now and the culture you want, and more...

Pathways to a Positive Learner Experience

Danielle Cooley, Principal, DGCooley Consulting

In this session, you will learn:
- Fundamental User Experience (UX) design considerations
- A hands on Design Studio technique to quickly and collaboratively generate ideas
- And a 3x3 evaluation you can immediately apply to your designs in process

Learning to Act with Greater Wisdom: What Recent Neuroscience Tells Us

Anthony Marker, Ph.D., LEED AP, Boise State University

As a result of this presentation you will:
- Understand the differences between intellect and wisdom
- Appreciate the need for exercising greater wisdom in workplace settings
- Be exposed to the recent neuroscience on several aspects of wisdom such as regulating our own emotions, acting with greater empathy, or developing patience
- Have a greater understanding of how our decisions and behaviors are influenced by deep seated biological predispositions that are often “below our radar”
- Identify strategies to regain a greater degree of control

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30 Oct 2015 7:30 AM • Hilton Garden Inn & Regency Conference Center 360 Regency Park O'Fallon, IL 62269
09 Nov 2015 4:00 PM • BHR Worldwide, 12647 Olive Rd., Ste. 200, St. Louis, MO 63141
12 Nov 2015 1:00 PM • Edward Jones 130 Edward Jones Blvd. Maryland Heights, MO 63043
03 Dec 2015 11:00 AM • Ces & Judy's 10405 Clayton Rd, St Louis, MO

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