Skill Building Clinic and Networking Event: 3 Pillars of Successful SME Relationships (We’re the Servants, Not the Masters)
As a learning professional, chances are you have worked with a Subject Matter Expert (SME). The partnership with SMEs is critical for any training initiative. As a learning and development professional, you must carefully balance the science of designing and developing a training program with the ability to effectively collaborate with a content expert. Oftentimes, that requires a specific soft skills set.
Through lecture, discussion, and activities, you will learn about the 3 Pillars for building successful relationships with SMEs. The skills of guiding, adapting, and helping are essential for any learning and development professional’s toolbox for continued success.
Specifically, you will:
You will also receive a concise reference tool to help you reinforce these concepts.
This event is being held at DePaul University O’Hare Campus. This campus is located in an office building at the corner of East River Road and Bryn Mawr Avenue in Chicago. Here is a link to the DePaul site containing additional information about the campus:
· 5:30 - 6:30 PM: Registration, Networking and Buffet Dinner
· 6:30 – 8:30: Program
· 8:30 - ?: The “Breakout” – the ATDChi After-event networking event (location TBD)
Joie Marshall has worked in Learning and Development for over 20 years in a variety of industries. Joie holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in electronic media from Northern Illinois University. She also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Roosevelt University. Over the years, Joie acquired several certificates in various areas, including: Workplace Learning & Performance, Designing Learning, Social Learning, Coaching, and more.
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