Mission, KS – January 21, 2019 – On Wednesday, Jan. 23, SkillPath, Training Industry and learning leaders from Sprint, Hallmark and Komatsu Mining Corp. will share their insights on learning and development trends with a global audience.

The event, located in Kansas City and involving business and community leaders, will be broadcast worldwide via live stream and commemorates the grand opening of SkillPath’s Center for Professional Development. The multipurpose facility serves as a state-of-the-art facility for SkillPath professional training events and an event space to be utilized by Kansas City businesses and community organizations.

“Opening the SkillPath Center for Professional Development is part of our purpose-driven mission to serve the local community and promote the progression of learning and development,” said Cam Bishop, SkillPath President and CEO. “With this training facility now open, we can play a greater role in expanding the skill sets of Kansas City business professionals.”

Training Industry (TrainingIndustry.com and Training Industry Magazine) is partnering with SkillPath on the event, moderating the round table: “Trends in Learning and Development: Case Studies, Challenges and Opportunities.”

“The business environment is changing rapidly, as are the demands on the learning and development function,” said Scott Rutherford, Training Industry head of digital operations. “With the Center for Professional Development, SkillPath provides a resource for businesses nationwide to adapt their training to meet the needs of their employees and drive positive business outcomes.” Learning leaders participating in the round table include Fay Balk, HR Director for Organizational Effectiveness at Hallmark; Scott Farley, Group Director of Talent Management at Komatsu; Barb Schlittenhard, Director of Learning and Development at Sprint; and Dave Fogleman, Chief Learning Officer at SkillPath.

Business professionals can register for the live stream at http://bit.ly/skillpathlivestream.

About SkillPath

A leader in learning and development, SkillPath has been helping build a better workforce since 1989. We leverage decades of experience to provide clients with strategic, innovative training solutions designed for individual and organizational success. SkillPath partners with top organizations across the Fortune 1000, all three branches of the federal government, four branches of the U.S. military and all four major sports leagues. Learn more at www.skillpath.com.

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