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As training professionals, most of us will admit that when we scoop up a stack of evaluation forms, our eye goes first to one place: the questions where participants tell us how we did teaching the class.

This is just human. We all want to know if people liked
us, if they thought we did a good job and if we accomplished our goals.

But what if I said that much of the feedback you are getting isn’t true?

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This active class works to earn their Kirkpatrick bronze certification during a recent program in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Kirkpatrick affiliate Across facilitated the program. Regina Camargo, Kirkpatrick Certified Facilitator, led the Portuguese-language program.

Click here to see all photos from this program.

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Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluationthe popular best-seller authored by Jim Kirkpatrick and Wendy Kirkpatrick was recently named to the list, "48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read."

TalentLMS recently published the list to their blog. The Kirkpatrick book is found under Evaluation and Feedback titles.

Click here for complete details on the book and this recognition. You'll want to add it to your must-read list, too.

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Early bird registration on Kirkpatrick certification programs can save from $300 per program, per registrant.

This offer expires soon--September 28--for the following 3 programs.

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“Save training dollars and successfully demonstrate training value by using
a chain of evidence showing data at all four Kirkpatrick levels.”  ​

Click here for Jim's previous Quick Tip.

  

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Forms of training and ways to learn seem ever-changing. Trends and fads come and go, but the industry standard in evaluation remains.

Learn how the Kirkpatrick Model remains effective, no matter the decade or the evolution of training. Find out how it can help improve your program results. See how the Kirkpatrick Model has stood the test of time.

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This lively group busily works to earn their Kirkpatrick bronze certification during a recent program in the United Kingdom.

Kirkpatrick affiliate C2C led the program. Kirkpatrick certified facilitator Melanie Martinelli faciliated.

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"I remember clearly leaving a training programme a few years ago thinking how much I had enjoyed the training and looked forward to using the learning on the job.

But a while later I remember being so disappointed as I reflected back on how little I had managed to use in my daily work. Lack of opportunity, conflict with my manager’s own views and my own workload had all contributed to me not applying what I had learnt.

I wonder how many of us have been in this situation?"

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Plan and Save: 2019 Kirkpatrick Certification Program Dates Announced
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Dates for Kirkpatrick Certification programs through August 2019 are now available. Fall/winter 2019 dates coming soon. Click here to find out more.

Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation Hit #1 on Amazon
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What a success our book, Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation, has been! It hit #1 in training books on amazon.com yesterday! Thank you, thank you, thank you to those of you who purchased it, reviewed it, clicked "yes" that you found reviews helpful, or simply visited the page.

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