Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Performance Driven Training in Business

In celebration of KNO Slovensko's celebration of 20 years success in Slovakia, KNO sponsored a business breakfast for the American Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia.


Attended by over 70 business managers, the focus was on:

Do you want to know how to answer the tricky question of CEOs and CFOs on training: „SHOW ME THE MONEY?“

Do you want to ensure that TRAINING BRINGS BUSINESS RESULTS?

  • Inspire yourself with vital principles and working approach of renowned professionals
  • Go through „pilgrimage“ learning process of a real case study
  • Share your lessons learned with colleagues

The facilitated workshop featured Steven J. Kelly and M. Mari Novak, senior partners of KNO Worldwide, both with 35 years´ diversified experience as performance improvement consultants, trainers and project development managers in 25 countries around the world.

Managers were introduced to the six cell Behavior Engineering Model  that identifies performance factors that are key to successful training outcomes in the workplace. 

As well, attention was placed on the New World Kirkpatrick Evaluation method to improve design of training programs and improved transfer of skills to the workplace.  

Participant's walked away with the core principles of performance driven training that delivers real impact to the business bottom-line.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Anatomy of Performance

In the early 1960, Geary Rummler and Dale Brethower bagan working on a method of organization analysis that was later refined as "the anatomy of performance".   Robert Lengacher has prepared an excellent overview to the method useful as either an introduction or a quick review.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Is training really the answer?

Cathy Moore recently published a short video using a flowchart that will help you identify the best solution to a performance problem, whether it’s a job aid, a workflow improvement, training, or something else. It’s based on action mapping, her streamlined approach to instructional design.

The video is short, just 8 minutes.  It walks you through a short discussion with a client, showing you how some quick questions can save you days of unnecessary training development.  The flowchart is pictured below.

Friday, March 29, 2013

Enhancing Jordan's Education Sector

KNO partner Mari Novak is leading a combined international and local team in a dTS implemented assessment to provide recommendations for USAID future education sector investments.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Building Capacity in Rwanda

KNO is involved in a 5 year USAID funded project in Rwanda in support of the DAI implemented Human & Institutional Capacity Development program.  In a rare moment, the entire team is in the office for a photo opportunity.

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