Kirkpatrick Partners

The Standard for Leveraging and Validating Talent Investments

Jim Kirkpatrick Wendy Kayser Kirkpatrick and Don Kirkpatrick
Level 1: Reaction
Level 2: Learning
Level 3: Behavior
Level 4: Results

What Is The Kirkpatrick Model?

The Kirkpatrick Model is the standard for leveraging and validating talent investments. The four levels of evaluation – Reaction, Learning, Behavior, and Results – form the time-tested and most trusted method of designing, implementing, and evaluating training that produces bottom-line value and organizational mission accomplishment.

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What Kirkpatrick customers
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The Kirkpatrick principles are essential to maximizing the transfer of learning to behavior and subsequent organizational results as well as to demonstrate the value of training to the organization; unquestionably critical for any world-class institution!

Dr. John Plifka
Director, Army Quality Assurance Program

Love the New World Kirkpatrick Model! It applies to rapidly changing industry and allows for flexibility within a framework.

Rose Holiday
S.C. Johnson

Although I am a Certified Performance Consultant, it wasn’t until after your class that I realized how to present a complete Performance Solution. And the importance of being a part of the complete solution, not just the training piece of it! I am really excited to continue using what I learned.

Pei-Wen Fu
Park WellPoint, Inc.
February 26, 2024

Harnessing Technology: Automating Learning and Training for Smarter Work

Imagine a world where learning outcomes, training processes, and even the Kirkpatrick Model can seamlessly unfold through automation. It may sound like a distant dream, but thanks to technological advancements,…
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February 19, 2024

Building Trust and Influencing Senior Leaders: Strategies for Gaining Buy-In

In the world of training and talent development, we tend to get fixated on the numbers – data, evaluation scores, and ROI. But an often-overlooked aspect can make or break…
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February 12, 2024

Building Strong Relationships with Line Managers and Supervisors for Improved Learning and Performance

It’s become more and more clear over the years that organizations must provide better training and support to help supervisors master the essential skills of effective performance management. Managing diverse…
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