Building off of February's program of Navigating the Rhythm of Change, we will dive deeper into the topic of resiliency. Given this past year, it has become even more apparent that we learn how to develop or build resilience in our personal and professional lives. During this interactive session we will discover and discuss the 10 Strategies for Building our Resiliency Muscle and create an action plan to utilize those strategies.
After this session, you will be able to:
About Our Speaker
Amy Dinning is a Talent Development Leader with extensive experience working with all organizational levels setting strategy, creating, promoting, and delivering learning, leadership and talent development solutions designed to support the organization’s business plan and goals. She possesses impactful leadership, influencing, facilitation and innovation skills essential to motivating others. Amy is passionate about creating an interactive and engaging environment that supports learning and growth. Amy is currently Manager of Education & Development at Main Line Health in Radnor PA.
Amy is the co-lead of the ATD Greater Philadelphia Chapter Leadership & Organizational Development SIG. Amy has spoken at the 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2020 ATD ICE Conferences as well as conducted several webinars for ATD National. She serves as a Board Member and Orientation Leader for My Career Transitions. She is the creator and chief facilitator of a workshop she created, Jump Start Your Job Search, which is offered twice/year for the unemployed and underemployed. She also speaks to various professional associations and networking groups on a variety of topics.
You’ve probably heard about Design Thinking, whether you’ve read an article or watched an online video. But then what? How do you apply the principles and make an impact? How are companies actually applying Design Thinking or what business results come from it? Design Thinking is not just a trendy buzzword, but a proven and practical method to create human-centered solutions.
During this session, Keith Keating, Senior Director of Global Learning Strategies, shares a thorough look into the principles of Design Thinking in an easy-to-understand format. Using practical examples and stories, this session will provide participants with a solid foundational understanding of Design Thinking and ideas for ways it can be applied within L&D organizations. Keith has taken his theoretical Design Thinking education from MIT and brought it to life with Fortune 500 companies to help create learner-centric experiences, products, and processes. He will help participants jump-start their transformative journey from being a Design Thinking theoretical learner to a Design Thinking practitioner.
The value of Design Thinking and why more companies aren’t using it
Practical Design Thinking stories from Fortune 500 companies
The top 5 Design Thinking best practices for you to drive business results
5 ideas for applying Design Thinking in L&D
Organizational Domain: Business Insight
About Our Speaker - Keith Keating
With a career spanning over 20 years in L&D, Keith Keating is a workforce futurist, design thinking practitioner, and learning and development thought leader. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in the Chief Learning Officer program at the University of Pennsylvania. Keith partners with Fortune 500 clients, helping them tap into understanding and resolving unmet customer and employee needs, with a keen passion for preparing talent for the future of work.
You’ve probably heard about design thinking, whether you’ve read an article or watched an online video. But what happens after the theoretical context, how do you apply the principles and make an impact? What does a design thinking initiative actually look like? What business results come from it? And what challenges occur during the execution?
During this session, Keith Keating, Senior Director and Global Learning Strategist for GM’s Center of Learning, walks participants through a detailed design thinking case study for a learning initiative he led with General Motors to improve learner experience.
Learner feedback was positive. Survey results were good. General Motors turned to design thinking to uncover how they could be even better.
Keith will address activities in each of the five phases of design thinking, sharing best practices and lessons learned that helped the team uncover the voice of the learner and readjust their learner experience strategy. Whether participants are new to design thinking or experienced practitioners, this session will benefit all as Keith illustrates successes as well as pitfalls and challenges during the process. Understanding case studies will help participants jump-start their transformative journey from being a design thinking theoretical learner to a design thinking practitioner.
Learn the step-by-step practical application of design thinking stages within a global learning organization
Discover the best practices for each of the five phases in design thinking
Share five lessons learned from the case study
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