ATD MD Healthcare and Public Health Talent Development Community of Practice, with Dana Sims, Ph.D, SHRM-SCP
Topic: Using learning evaluation strategy to connect the dots between talent development and business imperatives
Join us for a conversation focused on the big-picture perspective of creating a learning evaluation strategy that connects the dots between talent development and business imperatives. If you’ve been reading about how important learning strategy and analytics are to L&D securing and maintaining a seat at the table but aren’t sure where to start – Dr. Sims will offer a framework to get you started! Expect to learn more about environmental scans, business stakeholders, and organizational KPIs.
Dr. Sims is the CEO of Fedability and a Talent Development and Human Capital Strategist. Fedability aims to modernize the business of learning and human capital in the public sector to ensure they are a strategic partner.
As part of the Federal workforce, Dr. Sims has served for over 10 years across several diverse agencies; learning to appreciate the variety of missions within the government. She is passionate about leadership development, learning analytics, learner experiences, and learning strategy. Dr. Sims received her Doctorate (2009) in I/O Psychology from the University of Central Florida, specializing in evaluation, teamwork, and trust. She also earned her SHRM-Senior Certified Professional in 2021.
In 2019, Dr. Sims took a radical break from her career to sail the eastern seaboard and the Bahamas to broaden and refresh her perspective. Little did she know, she’d be returning to the workforce to help navigate the workplace during and in the aftermath of a pandemic.
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