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 focus on overcoming the 7 deadly sins of training, and putting your program on a righteous path. We'll explore the process of defining education mission statements, aligning curriculum with student learning styles, and reinforcing learning at every corner through specific methods. You will benefit from the unique experience and knowledge shared by 2 instructors who have built successful training programs in firms of more than 350 people, designed Autodesk Official Press curriculum, and continue to build training programs for firms across the nation today.
- Learn how to identify the internal and external factors affecting professional development
- Learn how to overcome common mistakes that limit the success of corporate training programs
- Establish a training mission statement and methods for program reinforcement
- Learn how to build a training road map based on a proven framework
<p>Donnie Gladfelter (Richmond, VA) is a highly visible thought leader in the CAD community. He has authored multiple books including the book and Autodesk Official Training Guide AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT: No Experience Required published by Wiley/Sybex. Other publications include numerous articles in the popular AUGIWorld magazine, and The CAD Geek blog which welcomes more than 20,000 visitors each month. <br> <br> A speaker at Autodesk University since 2007, Donnie has presented to audiences as large as 60,000+ people. Other engagements include hosting the Autodesk University Virtual 2010 conference, and several presentations to local user groups.<br> <br> Backed by more than a decade of experience, his personal mantra of empowering CAD professionals is embodied by his current position as a Technical Product and Online Manager at CADD Microsystems, and former member of the AUGI Board of Directors.</p>
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.