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FREE MEMBER EVENT - Build Competency Models that Close Skill Gaps and Deliver Results

  • Wednesday, February 15, 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Virtual - Zoom


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Build Competency Models that Close Skill Gaps and Deliver Results 

You can't upskill or reskill without knowing the requirements for a role. Those requirements are defined in a competency/capability model. When people do a competency assessment, it identifies individual skill gaps that help them know how to upskill and reskill for their current or future job so they can succeed. In aggregate, skill gaps and proficiency data help executives pursue the best and most achievable strategy.

The need to upskill and reskill has increased significantly due to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. But recent events over the past few years, including the pandemic, the growing concerns of economic stability, and the shifts in how work is getting done are accelerating the pace of change. You can’t take 6-12 months to build competency models or they could be outdated on release. You need an agile methodology you can use to support strategic pivots. Once built, you need to create an environment where models will be embraced and made actionable.

Learning Objectives

During this engaging session, we will:
  • Rapidly create a competency model (along with templates and instructions)
  • Perform a competency assessment
Time | Section

6:00PM - 6:15PM  |  Chapter Announcements

6:15PM - 6:45PM  |  Chapter Networking

6:45PM - 7:45PM  |  Presentation with Engagement Activities

7:45PM - 8:00PM  |  Presentation Q&A and Meeting Close

Our Presenters: Cheryl Lasse and Tony Charles

Cheryl Lasse is SkillDirector’s Founder. Cheryl’s goal is helping people and companies achieve their potential. Cheryl has extensive experience with competency model development and implementation and enjoys sharing her knowledge and passion with others. Check out the LinkedIn group Competency Models For Professional Development.

She believes people are intrinsically motivated to excel, if they are given access to a competency model for their role, the opportunity to assess themselves against that model, and personalized learning to help them close gaps and meet aspirational goals. This philosophy has been embodied in The Self-Directed Learning Engine. Cheryl has a strong background in consulting, marketing, and sales, mostly in technology companies, where learning and development have played a chief role throughout her career. She holds bachelor’s degrees from Syracuse University in computer science and HR, and an MBA from the University of South Florida.

Tony Charles is the Chief Executive Officer of SkillDirector. From P&G to SkillDirector, Tony has spent the past 25 years building highly effective teams powered by an insatiable appetite for continuous improvement and believes that the only way for business to thrive today is to embrace learning agility as a corporate strategy.

Tony joined SkillDirector for one reason — to enable the full potential of every employee, an ambition that he believes is worth pursuing every day.

This event has been pre-approved by the ATD Certification Institute for continuing education credits towards professional development hours for initial eligibility and recertification of the Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and Associate Professional  in Talent Development (APTD) credentials for a maximum of one (1) credit point for  one (1) hour of instruction points.   

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