HPI for Education
The first course in the School Improvement Series. Registration includes TIfPI membership in an access to the Education CoP and textbook.
Limited registrations (20) -- This is a 3-Part Series (March 7, 21 & 28; 11-2:30 Central time). Please mark your calendar.
The The program introduces the basic concepts of human performance improvement and describes how they can be applied to schools, school systems, and school districts. The concepts are documented in the The program introduces the basic concepts of human performance improvement and describes how they can be applied to schools, school systems, and school districts. The concepts are documented in the Performance Consultant’s Field Book: Tools and Techniques for Improving People and Organizations, 2nd Edition (Jossey Bass, 2007); available through Jossey-bass and Amazon.com.
Details: The workshop describes the work required for systemic analysis, intervention design, sustaining change, and measuring outcomes. It builds capacity in two interdependent processes: performance improvement and the consultative process. The workshop is delivered by Judith Hale and Deb Page.
Who is this program for? The program is for school improvement specialists, coaches, principals, assistant superintendents, and superintendents charged with identifying and eliminating barriers to sustainable improvement in schools and school systems.
What will be covered?
Human Performance Improvement Process
- How to leverage the client’s information and why
- How to uncover issues quickly
- How to avoid the simple solution
- How to put together a menu of solutions
- How to get important metrics quickly
- How to tell the story of what you did and the impact of your work
- How to demonstrate the value of your work
- How to build sustainability into your recommendations
Case studies are used to demonstrate the principles and rules.
- What consulting involves
- What distinguishes performance consulting from other types of consulting (OD, Quality, HRD, etc.)
- What is the role of the performance consultant - Experts v Facilitator
- How to influence others’ behavior and decisions
- How to manage the politics
There are practices and online polling throughout.
Key research is provided throughout.
Why should you attend? You will learn to:
- Respond to questions about what you do and what performance consulting is
- Leverage the information your client already uses and trusts
- Uncover quickly the factors that contribute to poor performance and miss opportunities
- Engage clients so they own the problem and the solution
- Present information so clients understand the relationship between what they do, the problem, the recommended solution, and the consequences
- Avoid the “silver bullet” syndrome
- Avoid the “paralysis by analysis” trap
- Overcome “there’s no money to evaluate” challenge
- Stay above the political fray
- Be associated with the positive side of consulting - “practical” “proven” “gets things done