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DC ATD July Webinar: Microlearning - Training in a World Without Time

  • 15 Jul 2015
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar
  • 20

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An average employee receives 304 emails a week, checks their email 36 times an hour, attends 62 meetings a month, and endures 56 interruptions per day! Notice how there was not even a mention of doing ACTUAL work in the above statistics. It is no surprise that the work week is getting longer and time has become the most valuable resource we possess.

In an age of instant gratification where you can Google search anything, download TV shows in seconds, ask Siri how to get to the grocery store, and leverage technology to assist with most work responsibilities, why does training still feel “traditional?” 8-hour PowerPoint driven trainings are no longer an appropriate method for successful learning. With 24/7 operations and a workforce that craves instant gratification, “Microlearning” is a new phenomenon that has a lot of value.

This webinar is focused on walking you through how to leverage microlearning in ways that support the growth and development of your people. This webinar consists of the following topics:

• Microlearning dissected...what is it and how do you use it?

• Building microlearning activities: a model presented.

Steven Cohen is co-founder and CEO of Meyvn Global, a contemporary training consultancy with roots in the mining industry. He has logged thousands of hours focused on developing those in an organizational setting. Steve spends most of his free time thinking about the next great training solution, and is constantly building models for improving organizational health.

He is so passionate about creating a shift in the training paradigm that he has spent the past three years throwing every big idea that he has right in the face of convention. Working with clients all over the world, Steve has positively influenced organizational performance with his creative mind and infectious energy.

Steve holds an MS in organizational development from Pepperdine University, and a BA in speech communication from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He lives in Denver, Colorado, where he volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters, lives an active lifestyle, and takes every opportunity to fly to sunny California to visit with family.

Steve has co-authored a book along with Ellis Ritz, titled Safety Training That Transfers. Steve has also produced Watch and Learn webcasts for ATD National. He has also produced a webinar series on Safety Training for ATD National.

Contact Information:

Steven Cohen, MS
Chief Executive Officer
Meyvn Global Inc.
Phone: 847-977-9952
Email: Steven.Cohen@MeyvnGlobal.com

www.MeyvnGlobal.com

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hkm5aYMlV0

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