Saturday, April 25, 2015
Training Evaluation That Delivers Measurable Business Results

Natural rock bridge representing bridge from Kirkpatrick Level 2 to Kirkpatrick Level 3Welcome to the official website of Donald L. Kirkpatrick and the Kirkpatrick Model. This site is the source for authentic Kirkpatrick products and programs for the best in training evaluation and measuring the business value of your programs. 

At Kirkpatrick Partners, we transform training professionals and learning functions into true strategic business partners. We equip people to create significant value for their business stakeholders and demonstrate impact to the bottom line.

View our chain of evidence, which shows the value that over 2000 Kirkpatrick certified professionals are bringing to their organizations by applying the methodology they have learned in Kirkpatrick programs.

Through our expertise and experience, the Kirkpatrick Partners team will teach you the science of the Kirkpatrick Model in order to successfully help execute business strategy. Equally importantly, we approach our work with the heart to improve lives and change corporate cultures.
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Book Your Summer / Fall In-House Program
April 22, 2015

Have five or more people in your organization who would benefit from a Kirkpatrick program

Consider hosting your own, in-house session. Everyone hears the same message at the same time, moving your team to execution efficiently and cost-effectively. 

Contact us soon to discuss your in-house session options. The summer and fall calendar is booking up quickly!

New Kirkpatrick Article in CLO Magazine
March 26, 2015

Many professionals in the training industry have been charged with finding practical ways to create measurable organizational effectiveness -- without any additional budget.

Learn how to do more with less in Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick's new article in the March 2015 edition of Chief Learning Officer Magazine.
2015 Calendar of Kirkpatrick Programs
December 15, 2014

We are pleased to have so many programs on the calendar for 2015.

Click here for the full list of currently scheduled public programs. More international programs will be added throughout the year.

In Loving Memory of Dr. Donald Kirkpatrick
June 5, 2014

It is with much sadness but also great joy for his rich, full life that we announce that Don Kirkpatrick passed away on May 9th, at the age of 90. 
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Click here to read his obituary, as well as to revisit a humble reflection that Don wrote about his legacy, see our favorite photos of Don over the years, and read a goodbye letter from Jim to Don.

Kirkpatrick Partners is a provider of training evaluation and business partnership training, products, consulting and impact studies. Our work is based on the Kirkpatrick Evaluation Model created by Donald L. Kirkpatrick in 1954 as part of his PhD dissertation on the evaluation of the effectiveness of training for supervisors. It is expanded by the Kirkpatrick Business Partnership Model and Kirkpatrick Foundational Principles.

Instead of training ROI, we focus on training return on expectations (ROE). This is a more holistic measurement of all of the benefits realized from a program or initiative, both qualitative and quantitative. We offer courses and workshops on training evaluation and business partnership that equip training professionals to create, demonstrate and measure the business results and value their training yields or supports.

Don's son James (Jim) and daughter-in-law Wendy are pleased to carry on his legacy through Kirkpatrick Partners. Whether you want to earn your Kirkpatrick certification or simply create more value in your organization, we are here to help. Our programs are valuable whether you are a corporate employee, member of government or an independent consultant.

The Kirkpatricks are the authors of nine books, including Evaluating Training Programs, Implementing the Four Levels, Transferring Learning to Results, Kirkpatrick Then and Now, Training on Trial, and The Brunei Window Washer: Bringing Business Partnership to Life.
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