YES! You CAN Evaluate Soft Skills Training With the Kirkpatrick Model


Jim 80x100
Senior Consultant, Kirkpatrick Partners
Wendy 2014
President and Founder, Kirkpatrick Partners
Webinar Recording Details
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  • Date and Time
    Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 9AM Pacific / 12PM Eastern
  • Duration
    1 Hour
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    $0 (Free)
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Have you been tasked with showing the value of a major soft skills initiative, such as leadership development, onboarding, or change management? Participate in this interactive program to learn the critical elements for evaluating programs where the desired outcomes are not strictly numeric in nature.

During this webinar, you will learn the keys to making soft skills training effective directly from Jim and Wendy Kirkpatrick, world leaders in training evaluation. You will come away with the understanding of how to structure your program so you create results, and what you need to do to capture the value.

Whether you are new to training or a seasoned veteran, this information-packed hour will help you remain relevant and valuable to your organization. 

After this session, you will be able to:
  • Describe the elements required to evaluate a soft skills program
  • Explain how to show the quantitative and qualitative value of a program
  • Name and explain the four levels of the Kirkpatrick Model

About Jim Kirkpatrick, Ph.D.

Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick is the Senior Consultant for Kirkpatrick Partners. He is a thought leader in training evaluation and the creator of the New World Kirkpatrick Model. Jim is passionate about assisting learning professionals in redefining themselves as strategic business partners.

Jim has co-written seven books, including, Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Training Evaluation and Training on Trial. He served as a subject matter expert for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Training Evaluation Field Guide.


About Wendy Kirkpatrick

Wendy Kirkpatrick is the President and Founder of Kirkpatrick Partners. As a global driving force of the use and implementation of the Kirkpatrick Model, Wendy leads companies to measurable success through training and evaluation.

Wendy’s results orientation stems from over two decades of business experience in retailing, marketing and training. She has 
has co-authored four books, including Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Training Evaluation, and served as a subject matter expert for the United States Office of Personnel Management’s Training Evaluation Field Guide. Wendy is a recipient of the 2013 Emerging Training Leaders Award from Training Magazine.



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