EAPA Lone Star

A Scientific Look at Employee Performance and Development

  • 15 Aug 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Stacy Furniture and Design (Community Room 3rd Floor) 1900 S. MAIN ST. GRAPEVINE, TX 76051

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"A Scientific Look at Employee Performance and Development"

Learning is the new employee differentiator, so it is vital for HR and EA professionals to ensure that development is part of the employee experience. How can these professionals impact training so that the learning process achieves active employee engagement? That is where a scientific look at adult learning theory comes into play.

 

In this presentation, attendees will explore how neuroscience and cognitive theory shed light on the learning function.  Discussion will also cover how adult learning preferences affect engagement, and attendees will review action items necessary to ensure adequate knowledge transfer throughout their organizations.

 

About the Speaker:

Wendy Schmidt


For over twenty years, Wendi Schmidt has been responsible for all stages of the learning and development cycle including design, delivery, and evaluation.  As a key leader, she develops strategic learning and development programs, while and managing day-to-day training activities for client organizations.  Wendi conceptualizes creative learning and execution solutions and leads projects through to successful completion.  In previous roles she has led successful learning and organizational development programs that include leadership development, engagement performance interventions, psychometric evaluations, professional enrichment, and executive and management coaching.  Wendi has two Bachelors degrees from Houston Baptist University, a Masters degree from Texas Christian University and holds certifications in instructional system design, mediation and as a certified facilitator.  She holds a position as a CLO Learning Elite judge and is on the Talent Management Human Capital Executive Research Board.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on the TCU Horned Frogs.


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