SELR203 How We Create Award-Winning Work—And You Can Too
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Thursday, October 24
Expo Hall: eLearning Rockstars Stage
Every instructional designer wants to create top-notch work. But it can often feel like the odds are stacked against you—tight deadlines, lack of resources, department of one—you know what we’re talking about. What if you could take a peek behind the curtain at how an award-winning custom eLearning shop works? See what their secrets to innovation, efficiency, and awesomeness are?
Come hear from Rich Vass, director of customer success at eLearning Brothers, together with one of our custom clients, in a deep-dive exploration of real-world projects we’ve partnered on. Joining Rich on stage is Jennifer Le Page, director of eLearning design and development at Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. During this session, you’ll see examples of the amazing content we created, as well as hear stories of what not to do. You’ll learn about how our teams work together to craft amazing learning solutions. You’ll walk away inspired, with new ideas to take back to your office.
In this session, you will learn:
- About innovative eLearning solutions we’ve created and how the learners responded
- Strategies for working with clients or stakeholders
Director, eLearning Design and Development
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada
Jennifer LePage, director of eLearning Design and Development at Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, has worked in organizations big and small for more than 15 years, giving her a broad range of opportunities to experience life in hospitals, retail organization, financial institutions, and colleges. Jennifer is a formally trained teacher and instructional designer with a graduate degree in distance learning. She has taught international students, C-suite executives, line workers, professionals, and other teachers. She has also published work in medical journals and spoken at conferences.
VP Customer Success
Richard Vass is a dynamic, experienced consultant and professional facilitator with over 25 years in the field of human performance and development. As co-founder and director of customer experience at eLearning Brothers Custom, Richard has forged a number of deep relationships with leaders in the field of professional learning services and has provided significant contributions to an impressive list of clients. Prior to eLearning Brothers, Richard co-founded impact Solutions, a professional learning services company service focusing on comprehensive learning solutions for domestic and international clients with a focus on the MENA region. Richard has also worked as a National Training and Design Manager for Discover Financial Services and Morgan Stanley MasterCard operations. In this role he managed curriculum for over 4,500 employees in five states and was recognized nationally on a number of occasions for significant, innovative accomplishments in the training arena that resulted in greater speed to competence and dramatic improvements in employee retention. In 2008 Richard was recognized by the Association of Talent Development (ATD) as a Certified Professional in Talent Development and served as president of the ATD Utah Chapter in 2011. He is currently active in local leadership and national learning strategy for ATD.