I recently received my Certified Training and Development Professional Designation (CTDP) from the Canadian Society for Training and Development (CSTD). I’ve been working in this profession for a number of years and have been an intermittent member of CSTD over that time.  CSTD has been working hard to build the certification as an indicator of...
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I’m doing some research on Competency Modeling for a project and I have the same nagging question I had when competency based approaches became the rage in the 90’s.  Do competency based approaches really improve performance? Competency based talent management (training, development, performance management, selection etc.) is now firmly entrenched in corporate HR culture.  The...
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The Learning Design Sprint
August 16, 2018
Practice and the Development of Expertise (Part 3)
August 9, 2018
Practice and the Development of Expertise (Part 2)
August 6, 2018
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August 5, 2018
Learning, Technology and the Future of Work
June 10, 2018

Popular Posts from the Archive

Here are some popular posts from Tom’s former blog, Performance X Design. Some older posts contain inactive links and unedited formatting while they wait impatiently for him to update them.