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The Cost of Talent Development Programs: What is the Real ROI?

  • Thursday, November 12, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom


  • Members attend at no charge
  • Discounted rate for partner organizations. Must be a member of ICF, NSA, ODN or SHRM.

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According to ATD, the overall spending on employee training in the US is $165 billion and the average employee receives 30.3 hours of learning per year. The average cost to train each employee is $1,195. From this, we can conclude that training and development are imperative to many organizations, but what is the real cost? How do we truly know if we are getting the most “bang for our buck” and if these initiatives and programs are really having an impact within the organization? Understanding how to measure the impact of learning programs can be greatly influence how organizations develop and structure training. This presentation will equip you with tools needed to measure learning effectiveness.

In the presentation, participants will:

  • Learn the five levels of Evaluation
  • Identify the Phillip's ROI Institute's Methodology process
  • Understand the benefits and advantages of measuring the impact of programs and training
  • Identify companies who have successfully implemented the ROI Methodology in their organization.

 ATD Compatibility Model:  Data and Analytics

LaKisha C. Brooks, M.Sc., M.Ed, is the Chief Learning Officer at Brooks Enterprise and Consultants and Manager of Employee Development for Ogletree Deakins. She is also the former President-Elect for the Greater Atlanta Chapter of ATD for 2020. LaKisha has also worked for the Adidas Group under the Reebok brand, managing the field retail training and served as a Coaching and Mentoring Board Advisory Board Member for HR.com.

An internationally recognized leadership expert, LaKisha, has been featured on ABC, FOX, CW, and NBC affiliates across the country, as well as, The Denver Post and The Miami Herald. She was also recognized by Atlanta Business Chronicle as a “Person on the Move.” LaKisha is also the 2018 Trainer Showdown winner for the ATD Central FL Chapter. She has over 12 years of sales and management consulting experience and 18 years of public speaking experience. She has worked with companies and organizations such as Rheem Manufacturing, Flexport, CLO Magazine, and the Sandy Springs Chamber of Commerce, just to name a few. She has also traveled the country training global clients in the areas of leadership, management, and sales as a consultant for Krauthammer USA.
LaKisha is also a DISC Certified Trainer and a trailblazer in organizational leadership and development authoring two books, Leadership’s Got Everything to Do With It: Women’s Guide to the Sustainable Leader and Organization and Learn, Lead and Leave a Legacy: Advancing Women to the Top!



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