As learning and development professionals, we want to be utilized for our full potential during these unprecedented times.
However, if we do not plan out our strategy, we risk the danger of our resources being depleted by corporate cuts, or worse, our learning function depleted altogether. This happened in the late 1990s and early 2000s and can easily happen again.
We need to change HOW we approach our jobs and adapt to this new work environment– just like a chameleon changes color to adapt to its surroundings.
In this session you will learn to:
Maria Chilcote has had a passion for adult learning for over 30 years! Her special interest areas include performance consulting, marketing of training, facilitation and instructional design.
As Managing Partner and Master Facilitator for The Training Clinic, Maria brings expertise from a variety of both private and public industries.
Maria has had extensive training in effective presentation techniques, facilitation skills, instructional design, management development, performance consulting, performance management, and strategic planning.
Maria is co-owner of The Training Clinic, along with her partner Melissa Smith. They have been diligent in providing a collaborative partnership experience for their clients in solving organizational performance problems.
Maria is a sought after speaker and consistently receives rave reviews on her delivery style, ability to engage all learners and her depth of knowledge and experience in the industry. She is passionate about her work, models the skills she is teaching and blends in her corporate experience with just the right amount of humor!
Maria is a recipient of the Los Angeles YWCA Women Business Leaders of the Year Award. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University where she completed post-graduate work in the area of organizational communication. Maria has also served as an adjunct professor for George Mason University where she taught courses in interpersonal and business communication. Maria resides with her family in Springfield, VA.
ATD Capabilities: Future Readiness, Consulting and Business Partnering