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L&D PROFESSIONALS OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA

L & D Philadelphia partners with a variety of organizations in the community. This space allows us to share their upcoming events that may be of interest to our members.

Upcoming events

    • 11 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Dover Downs Conference Center

    Join the Delaware Chapter of SHRM as they Champion Diversity & Inclusion in the First State!  They are excited to host the 1st annual D & I Conference and Award Luncheon on Tuesday, July 11th at Dover Downs. The program will to honor organizations that are spearheading the way and have implemented D & I programs in their companies.  Come learn best practices in the D & I arena from leading organizations in Delaware, in our morning and afternoon workshops.  SHRM and HRCI credits are provided for this event!


    https://deshrm.site-ym.com/mpage/2017DI 

    • 11 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 12 Jul 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Asian Arts Initiative 1219 Vine Street · Philadelphia, PA 19107

    This two day visual thinking training will be facilitated by some brilliant German friends and colleagues on a USA tour! They'll be teaching in various cities throughout their tour + have chosen to stop off in Philly! VISUALS for CHANGE facilitates a similar training about twice per year in NYC focusing on helping you find your style. This training will teach you the specific 'how-to' for the bikablo technique of visual facilitation, providing specific ways to draw + organize your paper. It's always good to learn from different styles!  We're super excited to host Frank + Carola in Philly! No prior drawing experience necessary. 


    https://www.visualsforchange.com/bikablo-philadelphia


    $990 

    (payment plans available, just ask!)

    hosted by VISUALS for CHANGE

    facilitated by bikablo akademie


    L&D Philly Members are eligible for up to a 5% discount. Please reach out to the Board - info@ldphilly.com to receive instructions on redeeming the discount



    • 12 Jul 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    • Online - https://zoom.us/webinar/register/cd52c307095856f8d746f627e8486654

    3 Reasons to Use Data Analytics

    To

    Make Sound Business Decisions

    Have you ever made an important business decision based on feelings versus fact? What was the end result?

    Regardless of the outcome, professionals who interpret and apply data make more effective business decisions compared to those who don’t. Data-centered organizations also exhibit higher productivity than those which are not data-centered.

    The informational webinar, “3 Reasons to Use Data Analytics to Make Sound Business Decisions” will provide the business rationale for using data analytics as a way to improve the quality of business decisions.

    Dr. Bay Arinze, Professor of Decision Sciences & MIS, LeBow College of Business, will share data analytics insights, use cases and best practices; and answer questions from the audience.

    What You Will Learn:

    · What data analytics is and how it can lead to improved organizational decision making

    · How learning data analytics can upskill your career

    · How to use data analytics to make sound, strategic business decisions

    · Features and benefits of the data analytics tool, Tableau


    https://zoom.us/webinar/register/cd52c307095856f8d746f627e8486654


    Note - L&D Philly Members are eligible for a discount on Drexel University Goodwin School of Professional Studies class: Data Analytics.




    • 29 Sep 2017
    • 1 Oct 2017
    • Harrisburg University - 326 Markest Street - Harrisbug PA 17101

    Pennsylvania Hackathon


    Code4PA mission is to promote and expand the network of Pennsylvania technical talent through innovation and technology collaborative events which utilize state and local data to generate ideas, designs, prototypes and apps to increase transparency and efficiency for the public engagement with government.



    Register and subscribe for up to date information at:

    https://code4pa.tech/ 

    • 5 Oct 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • 6 Oct 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Dover Downs, Dover DE

    Delaware SHRM State Conference Committee and its affiliates invite you to attend the 17th Annual 2017 Delaware State SHRM Conference on October 5th and 6th, 2017 at Dover Downs in Dover, DE.

    For more details & registration, visit: https://deshrm.site-ym.com/mpage/2017DESHRMConf

    The annual conference provides engaging educational sessions and networking opportunities in a professional setting with Human Resource professionals in the tri-state area.

    Registration includes:

    A full two day conference

    Two Keynote speakers and concurrent sessions

    The opportunity to earn SHRM Professional Development Credits in addition to HR Certification Institute recertification credits.

    Lunch on both days, Awards and Scholarship luncheons.

    Expanded Sponsorship and Exhibitor Hall

    Thursday Networking and Cocktail Event

    Refreshment Breaks

    Complimentary WiFi

    Group rate for hotel stay at Dover Downs Hotel

    Call Dover Downs Hotel Reservations at 800.711.5882

    Reference Group Code GSHR17

    Daily rate is $119.00 plus tax/fee (valid 10/4 & 10/5)

    Book by September 12th to be guaranteed group rate

    Guests will receive a 20% Topper Discount and $25.00 in Free Slot Play (first-time Capital Club members eligible)



    https://deshrm.site-ym.com/mpage/2017DESHRMConf

    • 10 Oct 2017
    • 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Crystal Team Room, Wanamaker Building, 100 E. Penn Sq Philadelphia PA 19107

    LD Philly members can register as Alliance Partnership attendees to receive a discounted rate! 

    To register visit: http://www.peopleandstrategy.org/2017lf

    ADAM GRANT

    Building a Culture of Originality, Generosity and Resilience

    "One of the world's 25 most influential management thinkers!"

    Adam Grant is Wharton's top-rated professor and a New York Times writer on work and psychology. He has been recognized as one of the world's 25 most influential management thinkers, Fast Company's 100 most creative people in business, the world's 40 best business professors under 40, Fortune's "40 Under 40," HR's most influential international thinkers, and one of Malcolm Gladwell's favorite thinkers.

    Join us at the 11th annual PSPS Leadership Forum on October 10th to hear Adam’s in-depth discussion based on more than a decade of his research and consulting, Adam will address these questions:

    • How can leaders overcome fear and doubt to build cultures that welcome diverse perspectives and honest feedback?

    • Why do late entrants typically beat first movers, friendly managers end up being the least supportive, devil’s advocates often backfire, but contrarian opinions retain value even when they’re wrong?

    • Why are the values that help organizations prosper early on the same ones that thwart their growth later?

    • What are the key strategies for building a culture of productive generosity?

    • What does it take to develop productive interactions, and how can leaders, managers and employees use this understanding to build richer networks, more innovative teams and more rewarding service relationships?

    • How can organizations improve practices around selection and hiring, recognition and rewards to boost revenue, efficiency and satisfaction?

    Grant is the author of two New York Times best-selling books translated into 35 languages. Originals explores how individuals champion new ideas and leaders fight groupthink; it is a #1 national bestseller and one of Amazon's best books of February 2016. Give and Take examines why helping others drives our success, and was named one of the best books of 2013 by Amazon, Apple, the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal-as well as one of Oprah's Riveting Reads and Harvard Business Review's ideas that shaped management. Grant's third book, Option B with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, debuts in April (2017) on facing adversity and building resilience.

    Grant's studies have been highlighted in best-selling books such as Quiet by Susan Cain, Drive and To Sell Is Human by Daniel Pink, Thrive by Arianna Huffington, A Path Appears by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, and David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell.

    To register visit: http://www.peopleandstrategy.org/2017lf

    LD Philly members can register as alliance partnership attendees means and receive a discounted rate. Specifically, the rate is $170 if registered on or before July 14th and then $200 after the early bird.



Harrisburg University is a proud sponsor of L&D Philadelphia, offering Master’s degrees, certificate programs or individual courses in Instructional Design, Instructional Management, or Games and Simulations. Visit their website to discover more

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