|We have conducted
over one hundred custom workshops and executive briefings for clients worldwide
on the topics of training and corporate communication management, learning
systems design, testing and assessment, and media design and production.
Presentations are conducted at client sites or at our comfortable facility
in Ithaca, NY.
We also hold briefings in Ithaca for small groups of invited participants. These are opportunities for us to share our latest research and practice with an intimate group of people who are engaged in similar initiatives, and for them to share their challenges and solutions with each other. We continue the collaborations via private e-mail and Website resources. If you are interested in requesting an invitation to one of our upcoming briefings, please contact us.
We also hold client workshops, complimentary events for current clients that provides an update on our research and development and an opportunity to network.
for our briefings include:
We have also conducted numerous public workshops and made presentations at conferences of professional associations worldwide.
conference on Crisis Communication “Measuring and Managing the Communication
Function as an Intangible Asset”
Keynote speaker, Master of Arts in Human Services Visiting Practitioners Series, St. Edward's University "Capturing Mindshare: Gaining Attention, Commitment, and Performance in the Hyper-Networked World" ,
Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences Manomet, MA: keynote presentation for annual staff retreat on communication, values, voice, and vision.
International Quality and Productivity Center one-day workshop "From Communication Delivery to Performance Analytics" at conference on re-structuring the internal communications function.
Intel Corporation Rio Rancho, NM: staff workshops, "Doing it Fast and Doing it Now: Using New Media for Learning and Collaboration", and executive briefing for managers on new strategies for organizational communication and learning.
Telcordia Technology Piscataway, NJ: executive briefing for managers in their Learning Organization on new opportunities for broadening their practice and process methods.
Potomac Chapter, International Society for Performance Improvement Silver Spring, MD: one-day workshop on New Skills and Partnerships for Human Performance Technology.
Niagara Mohawk Power Company Syracuse, NY: staff workshop on "Using New Media to Re-Wire Organizational Learning and Performance".
"Legal and Ethical Aspects of Training, Communication, and New Media" executive briefing held at our facilities for legal counsel, human resources, marketing, and training staffs of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Health Now Corporation, and Danfoss Videk.
University of Southern California Long Beach, CA: major presenter for one-day retreat for doctoral students in the world's first Ph.D. program in human performance technology.
US Department of Labor Washington, DC: staff workshop on using new media and online collaboration for training and performance support.
First Chicago NBD Bank Chicago, IL: staff briefing for training, public affairs, corporate library, and Intranet department representatives on new media and approaches for learning, communication, and performance improvement.
Johnson Controls Milwaukee, WI: executive briefing for Global Learning management and staff on "Re-Wiring" Learning and Communications"
Bellcore Corporation Piscataway, NJ: series of workshops on human performance technology, rapid prototyping for training, and new media for performance support and learning.
Automotive Communications Council Troy, MI: keynote address for annual conference on "Integrated Communications Online".
Kendal Corporation Kennett, Square, PA: executive briefing for corporate leadership team on "Developing Learning Systems to Sustain Corporate Cultures" and workshop for human resources managers on "Re-Wiring Your Organization's Communication and Learning Philosophies".
Guthrie Healthcare Sayre, PA: "Designing and Managing Computer Mediated Learning" for professionals in staff development, audiovisual, library science, and information systems.
"The Journey from Training to Performance Improvement & Organizational Learning" executive briefing for invited participants from Guthrie Healthcare, Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Miami Children's Hospital, Bellcore, and the Raymond Corporation to collaborate on new "rules and tools" for human resources, training, and performance management.
"Re-Wiring Your Organization's Learning and Communication System" executive briefing for invited participants from from The City of Austin Electric Utility, Control Technology Company, Amway, and Wyeth-Ayerst.
Niagara Mohawk Syracuse, NY: "Adopting and Managing Multimedia for Training and Performance Improvement"custom workshop and consultation for IS, safety, and media production staff for this gas and electric utility.
"Executive Briefing: Redesigning Organizational Communication and Learning Systems" for CEOs and executives in HR, training and corporate communication at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., Guthrie Healthcare, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Western NY, and Robert Morris Associates
Abbott Diagnostics Abbott Park, IL: "Power Training and Performance Support for Powerplay"workshop and design session for software trainers to support roll-out of sales force laptop communication and analysis system
Guthrie Healthcare System Sayre, PA: "The Learning Organization and Performance Technology" leadership briefing for all managers in this multi-state corporation
Oracle Corporation Redwood Shores, CA: "Designing Training for Two-Way Videoconferencing"3 day workshop and retreat for developers and producers on distance education from the Oracle Channel
ISVOR Fiat Turin, Italy "From Training to Performance Technology" two-day workshop for project managers at this international management and training institute
Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY: Consultation and faculty development workshop on developing and implementing curricula in corporate and instructional multimedia.
Amway Corporation Ada, MI: Consultation and staff briefings on long-term media department and human resources strategic planning.
Centro de Tecnologia Educativa Monterey, Mexico: Workshop and consultation on interactive systems and design techniques for public information kiosks and training.
Turkish Ministry of Education Ankara, Turkey: Trained representatives from Turkish Ministry of Education in new interactive media technologies for education through a custom 3-day workshop and rapid prototyping of interactive video instruction.
Xerox Corporation Rochester, NY: Presentation via Business TV and custom handbook on "Teaching via Business TV"; staff training in interactive video; design of sales training interactive video program.
A T & T Morristown, NJ: Custom training management workshops on "Using New Technologies to Create Results", and "Training Into the 1990's".
Ball State University Muncie, IN: Design and delivery of faculty training and ongoing consultation on developing and implementing college teaching via interactive live television.
University of Helsinki Continuing Education Institute Lahti, Finland: Two courses (1984 and 1985) for college professors and industry trainers on interactive media development.
Panasonic Corp. Secaucus, NJ: Complete development of interactive video demonstration program for marketing of their interactive video system; training for dealers, sales managers, and end-users in a nationwide series of workshops.
U.S. Department of Defense Dependent Schools Atlantic Region: Designed and conducted in-service workshops on video production and utilization for teachers in England, Belgium, and Bermuda.