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Webinar 31 August - Think you know Kirkpatrick? A new look at Evaluation

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Learning Evaluation 'guru' Jim Kirkpatrick, and his wife Wendy are holding a free webinar for all charities worldwide, at 3pm on 31 August 2011. The Charity Learning Consortium is proud to be promoting this event to its members - and to all charities in the UK and abroad. Martin Baker, founder and MD of the Consortium, met Jim last year and the two have been discussing ways to make the Kirkpatricks' modern theories of Evaluation accessible to the Third Sector.

Charities and not-for-profits around the globe are being invited to attend a unique free webinar with Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick at 3pm on 31 August 2011, to learn about the latest adaptation of the Kirkpatrick Model, widely used for evaluating learning and development.

Follow this link for more details and to register:

In this webinar, being supported by The Charity Learning Consortium in the UK, the Kirkpatricks will:

•Explain the most modern ways to use the Kirkpatrick Model to plan, execute and measure training that creates true business value

•Give a rendering of the updated model that focuses on the importance of the transfer of learning to behaviour

•Offer tips for how to align training with your most important organizational goals

•And present an overview of required drivers and leading indicators, and their importance in creating organization value through training

Whether you are new to training or an industry veteran, this eye-opening session will show you how something 50 years old can be refreshingly new and relevant.

Martin Baker, founder and MD of The Charity Learning Consortium said: "When I attended Jim Kirkpatrick's workshop at TrainingZone Live, London, I was bowled over by his new approach to evaluation, and was keen to find a way to bring his theories to our members - so I'm delighted to be supporting this webinar."

Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick is a Senior Consultant with Kirkpatrick Partners. He conducts workshops and consults on topics - including building a business partnership model, evaluation, and balanced scorecards for top organisations - all over the world.

Jim has co-authored three books on evaluation with his father, Don and has co-authored two books on the Kirkpatrick Business Partnership Model with his wife, Wendy. He is known for his open, friendly facilitation style. His classes offer an opportunity for all participants to share their experiences and learn from each other in a comfortable environment.

Wendy Kayser Kirkpatrick, the Director of Kirkpatrick Partners, will be facilitating the webinar alongside Jim.

Wendy applies her skills as a certified instructional designer and expert facilitator to lead companies to measurable success. She is the co-author of Kirkpatrick Then and Now (2009 Kirkpatrick Publishing) and Training on Trial (2010 AMACOM Books).

Wendy draws on two decades of experience in retailing, marketing, and training to make her work relevant and impactful with measurable results.

What you need to know:
When: 31 August 3pm-4.15pm (British Summer Time) For other countries, you can calculate the time using this
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Cost: Free to all charities worldwide (Other organsiations may be able to join, but would be charged).
How do I register?: Click on this link and follow the registration details