The Maryland Chapter of ATD is preparing for our Employee Learning Week Celebration in December 2018, and we would love to have your organization participate with us. It is a great opportunity to promote your organization, and your Talent Development Department!
Employee Learning Week is an awareness campaign highlighting the important connection between learning and achieving organizational results. We want as many Maryland companies as possible to participate because training is more important now than ever before. As you know, the growing skills gap, and increased need to compete in today's economy, require organizations to develop a knowledgeable and highly skilled workforce.
What's In It for My Organization?
Organizations participating in Employee Learning Week will be recognized as Champions of Learning and celebrated during our Maryland ATD December Chapter Meeting, December 2018. We will be giving out “Champion of Learning” awards, and recognizing companies for amazing stories.
In 2018, your organization can access hundreds of resources (articles, book summaries, videos, etc.) through EBSCO (www.ebsco.com) and Skillsoft (www.skillsoft.com). These resources can be distributed to your organization during Employee Learning Week and are mapped to the sample Employee Learning Week Plans (below) to make it easy to provide an entire week’s curriculum to your organization. The resources can also be hand selected by you to support any plan you create for Employee Learning Week.
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Sample Employee Learning Week Plans:
Not sure what do for Employee Learning Week? We've created some sample weekly agenda plans using the five letter acronyms GUIDE, LEARN, STUDY, TEACH, and TRAIN. Each letter in an acronym represents a day of the week and the focus for that day.
Thank you for celebrating learning with us! I hope Employee Learning Week becomes a fantastic opportunity to promote the great work your talent development team (or team of one!) does at your organization!
If you have any questions, or would like to brainstorm/discuss ideas for how your organization can celebrate Employee Learning Week, please reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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