Are you a glutton for good training? Do you lust over other company's effective education technology? Bad training programs can leave your employees full of wrath, so don't be slothful—come check out this session that will outline the issues many companies see when building up or overhauling their own training programs. Your competitors will be green with envy when you show off your skilled employees—just don't get greedy. This session will offer firsthand experience and knowledge shared by 2 instructors who have spun up successful training programs in firms of more than 350 people and designed Autodesk authorized training curriculum, and who continue to build training programs for firms across the nation today. You will leave this class with proven strategies and best practices for avoiding sins that limit the success of training programs. This session features AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D. AIA Approved
- Identify the internal and external factors affecting professional development
- Explore elements of successful training programs
- Discover the pros and cons of how adults learn
- Get a sample “training road map” that can cover many firms’ needs
Jason has worked across the design and technology spectrum of the AEC industry for 20 years. After graduating from the University of Virginia School of Architecture, he began his career as an architectural designer for a major mid-Atlantic architecture firm specializing in large, public sector projects. Discovering a passion and knack for technology, he migrated to the IT support world, spending over a decade as the Director of Information Technology, where he applied that passion to help architects and engineers leverage technology in new and exciting ways, and save time in the process. Working at CADD Microsystems, Jason has been able to apply his knowledge and experience to help a wider range of customers achieve the same goals. He is one of the founders of RevitRVA, a Revit user group in the central Virginia area, and has a wide array of knowledge and experience with both software and hardware to help companies improve their processes and work more effectively.
Donnie Gladfelter is a highly visible and respected thought leader in the CAD community. Named one of Autodesk's Top 35 Young Designers Under 35, he is well known for The CAD Geek Blog (www.thecadgeek.com), six Autodesk Official Press books, and dozens of Autodesk University classes since 2007. A popular speaker at Autodesk University and other industry events, Donnie has presented to audiences of 60,000+ people, and provided training to thousands on Autodesk design technology. As an Eagle Scout, he helps design teams be prepared for whatever their projects throw at them as a technical product and online manager at CADD Microsystems (an Autodesk Platinum Partner), and as a former member of the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) board of directors.