TrainingPros Learning Highlights

Welcome to the TrainingPros blog, Learning Highlights. Entries from our President, Relationship Managers, learning & development thought leaders, and other guest bloggers can be found across a broad variety of topics such as industry trends, talent management, training delivery methods, eLearning, learning decision making, management systems, reinforcement, metrics, and performance support. If you have a blog topic you’d like to see or would like to contribute as a guest blogger, please contact us and use “Learning Highlights” in the Subject field of our contact form.


TrainingPros is excited to present our March webinar – “Bridging the Distance: Addressing Challenges of Virtual Teams.” Join speaker Vernon Roberts, Founder and Principal with Evoke Virtual, to learn about challenges of working virtually and how to overcome them. Registration is now open. We hope you can join us!

  • Topic: Bridging the Distance: Addressing Challenges of Virtual Teams
  • Date: Monday, March 20, 2017
  • Time: 11:00am EST (60 minute session)
  • Cost: Free, but space is limited. Please register early
  • Speaker: Vernon Roberts, Founder and Principal, Global Learning & Consulting Services, Evoke Virtual
  • Register: Bridging the Distance: Addressing Challenges of Virtual Teams
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The Modern Learning Organization

TrainingPros is excited to bring you our next upcoming webinar of 2017 with speaker Larry Mohl, Co-Founder and CEO of Jubi, Inc. Larry will present the “The Modern Learning Organization” webinar. Registration is now open. We hope you can join us!

  • Topic: The Modern Learning Organization
  • Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
  • Time: 1:00-2:00pm EST (60 minute session)
  • Cost: Free, but space is limited. Please register early
  • Speaker: Larry Mohl, Co-Founder and CEO of Jubi, Inc.
  • Register: The Modern Learning Organization
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Project Management Video Series

Because TrainingPros is in the business of providing expert consultants for clients’ learning & development projects, we experience the full spectrum of project management approaches and experiences with our clients and consultants. We even have a separate service and talent category of project managers because we recognize how important that skill set is to the success of a training program. Recently, TrainingPros teamed up with Young Resource Group (YRG) to develop a series of project management videos that we think you’ll find very helpful.

YRG focuses exclusively on delivering project management programs and preparing professionals for the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam through its bootcamp courses. For years, we have offered their PMP Exam Bootcamp Course through the TrainingPros catalog of instructor-led training offerings. With his deep industry and technical expertise, YRG’s Gordon Young was the perfect choice to briefly walk you through managing the pitfalls of project management and possibly inspiring you to pursue additional learning opportunities that will help you more effectively manage learning and development projects.

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Upcoming Events: Early 2017

Is increasing your organization’s expertise or professional development on your list of resolutions? We’ve got a list of opportunities that will take you well into the new year and possibly out of the country. And TrainingPros is even on the list as we host several days of learning leader interviews at ATD ICE 2017 in our headquarters city of Atlanta!

eLearning Guild Future of Learning SummitFebruary 15-16, 2017, a live online eventeLearning Guild Learning Solutions 2017February 22-24, 2017, Orlando, FLATD Core 4 Conference 2017March 23-24, 2017, Long Beach, CACLO Symposium 2017April 24-26, 2017, Bonita Springs, FLISPI Performance Improvement ConferenceApril 28-May 2, 2017, Montreal, CanadaATD 2017 International Conference & ExpositionMay 21-24, 2017, Atlanta, GATrainingPros will be broadcasting live on Business RadioX from booth 329.
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President’s Year-End Letter

As we finish the last chapter of 2016, it is time to take a peek at the prologue for 2017 in anticipation for what the next 12 chapters hold for all of us. I am in the unique position to observe what companies are currently doing and planning to do in the next 12–18 months in employee development. TrainingPros supports some of the most employee-focused companies in the world like AT&T, American Express, State Farm, Publicis Media, Atmos Energy, Synchrony Financial, Kimberly-Clark and many others.

These are companies that understand the value of investing in their employees. What we have observed is that, in general, the content and skills in which employees are receiving training is not changing. Organizations continue to provide training for onboarding, compliance, safety, job-specific procedures, new business applications, sales effectiveness, customer service, product knowledge, people management and soft skills. What is and has been changing is how training is delivered to employees AND the speed at which learning programs need to be developed. Faster deployments are in response to the speed at which businesses are now moving.

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