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Tom Stone - Learning & ROI of Training

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Tom Stone - Learning & ROI of Training

Time: December 18, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Vanguard in Malvern
Street: 50 Morehall Road
City/Town: Malvern PA
Website or Map: http://www.agilephilly.com/pa…
Event Type: meeting, tom, stone, howard, meyers, learning, roi
Organized By: John Voris, Lead Coordinator
Latest Activity: Dec 20, 2018

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Event Description

Tuesday Dec 18, 2018

RSVP closes at NOON on Monday 12/17

Location

Vanguard

50 Morehall Road, Malvern, PA

Directions-to-VANGUARD

6:30- 7:00 Pizza and Mingling

7:00 Presentation

Tom Stone and Howard Meyers are talking on "Learning and the ROI on training and coaching on Lean/Agile Practices within a Company"

Tom has finished his PhD and will be sharing viewpoints from his thesis.

His Co-Author Howard Meyers will also be speaking at this presentation.

Now, this may not to be perfectly polished presentation in it's final form.  This is more a trial for Tom and Howard who will be presenting their paper at a conference later this spring.  This presentation allows them to get feedback and make adjustments to their work - and we all get to help.

Thomas Stone is an Assistant Teaching Professor at Penn State Abington.  Tom joined the full time faculty at Penn State Abington in 2014 after 23 years at Siemens Healthcare IT in various capacities, most recently as Director of Strategy and Finance where he was responsible for benchmarking activities and competitive analysis.  Previous roles at Siemens included Compliance Officer, Financial Officer for International Operations, and Director of the Strategic Projects Office. 

   

Tom has

  • BA in Political Science from La Salle University
  • MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business
  • DBA from Temple University’s Fox School of Business
  • Tom’s doctoral dissertation examined the impact of training and coaching on lean/agile software development productivity at a major software development firm.

At Penn State, Tom teaches undergraduates in microeconomics, finance, strategy, and international business.

 

Note that Howard and Bob Marini are teaching a class on Lean Agile Fundamentals at Penn State Great Valley on Wednesday Feb 6th


https://greatvalley.psu.edu/professional-development/non-credit-courses/lean-agile-fundamentals

Pizza for the night is provided by Grow-Lean LLC

https://www.grow-lean.com/PublicTraining

More ideas on Learning at https://noidea.dog/blog/on-learning

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Comment by David Hughes on December 20, 2018 at 10:52am

Many thanks to Tom and Howard for a solid, well-thought-out presentation of research results. AgilePhilly once again demonstrated its vibrancy and its high level of intelligent engagement. Tom and Howard were looking for constructive criticism and it appears they got what they hoped for ... perhaps a little more ;-) 

I'm writing to them directly to recommend that they submit this talk to Lean Kanban North America Global Conference being held May 13-15 in Alexandria, Virginia and to provide additional feedback.

Comment by Greg Mester on December 17, 2018 at 2:01pm

Sorry for late rsvp. Can I still make it?

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