ASTD Competency Model—Training and Development Redefined™

July 11, 2013
Hosted by Pamela Robinson

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Join the discussion as we examine the American Society for Training & Development’s new Competency Model. The ASTD Competency Model redefines the skills and knowledge required for trainers to be successful now and in the future. It captures changes driven by digital, mobile, and social technology; demographic shifts; globalization; and economic forces. The ASTD Competency Model: • defines the latest competencies needed for success across the entire T&D industry. • provides a professional development roadmap for T&D leaders and practitioners. • identifies T&D skills gaps and ways to close them that align with individual and organizational goals. The Model emphasizes: (1) foundational competencies, or those that are important to everyone in the field, and (2) the specific areas of expertise (AOEs), which are the specialized knowledge and actions required by specific roles. For an interactive experience and to dig into each of the areas of expertise (AOEs) visit www.astd.org/model.

The Future of Workforce Learning and Development

The Future of Workforce Learning and Development

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The Future of Workforce Learning and Development is about how International Organizations, Government Agencies and communities are addressing the challenges of developing a highly-skilled, productive workforce to support positive economic and social impact.

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Pamela Robinson

Pamela Robinson

Pamela Robinson is the CEO of Financial Voyages LLC in Atlanta, Georgia. Financial Voyages LLC provides business management, financial and specialized certification training, consulting and program support services to international organizations and government agencies. The firm partners with clients to develop highly-skilled and productive professionals, managers and senior leaders. Financial Voyages LLC is distinguished by delivering actionable practices for workforce development that support positive economic and social impact in the communities served by their clients.

Pamela’s international perspective was shaped by living and working in Europe, North America and Central America. She holds an MBA in International Business and Finance and is a doctoral candidate, Georgia State University. She holds certificates in Emerging Market Strategies, Georgia State University and Venture Capital Executive Program, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. In 2013, Pamela received the 2013 Enterprising Women of the Year award from Enterprising Women Magazine. This award honors women business owners who have demonstrated that they have fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities. In addition to receiving numerous awards in business and leadership she is a member of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta and the International Economic Development Council.

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