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A2ASTD January Meeting: The ROI of Training and Leadership Development

  • 10 Jan 2013
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Washtenaw Community College / Morris Lawrence Building


  • For guests not currently A2ASTD chapter members
  • For A2ASTD regular chapter members
  • For A2ASTD professional chapter members
  • For A2ASTD student chapter members

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Join us January 10 for lunch at 11:30 AM for our monthly chapter meeting:

The ROI of Training and Leadership Development

Format: Presenter-facilitated discussion that will include case assessments of ROI data, and best practices for demonstrating the impact of training on a company’s bottom line..

Learning Objective: By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Understand the changing demographics of global knowledge workers and how this affects local strategic planning
  • Make the case, quantitatively, for training and its impact on a company’s bottom line
  • Use specific techniques that facilitate a more engaging training experience and create higher post-training results

Judy Ravin, President and Founder
Accent Reduction Institute, Inc.


  • Chapter members = $20
  • Student members = $15
  • Non-member guests = $40 (Join now and save $20!)

Date: Thursday, January 10 at 11:30 am


Lunch & Networking: 11:30 am to 12 Noon

Presentation: 12 Noon - 1:15 pm

Group Reflection/Closing: 1:15 - 1:30 pm


Washtenaw Community College
Morris Lawrence Building
4800 E. Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

About the Presenter:

Judy Ravin is the Founder and President of the Accent Reduction Institute (ARI) and author of internationally best selling software-based learning systems for rapid language acquisition. Ravin is also a renowned national speaker on how to leverage the training experience so organizations, and a diverse workforce, can reach their greatest potential. Ravin’s methodologies and curricula are used: to help non-native English speakers master English pronunciation, to assist English speakers in systematically understanding unfamiliar accents, and to provide SMEs “best practices” for designing training material that maximize the learning experience at multinational companies. Ravin has taught at the University of Michigan, the U.S. Defense Language Institute-DC, and is a Fellow at George Mason University-School of Law, Dept. of Infrastructure Protection/Homeland Security. Ravin Method® learners include but are not limited to: NATO, the U.S. National Education Association, and Fortune 500 companies in life-sciences, aviation, information technology, financial services, and healthcare.

Ravin (
judy@lessaccent.com) has been featured in The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, AOL-Daily Finance, the Detroit Free Press, as well as on CNN.com, NPR, Voice of America, CBS Radio-National News, and NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.


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