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Management SIG: Collaborating Across Business Lines (Using what you know about interactive training to solve business problems)

  • 03 May 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, 6001 Summerside Drive, Dallas, TX 75252
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  • Free for Members and Non-Members.

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Dallas ATD Management Special Interest Group

Hosted by: Glenn Smith, Melody Bertrand, and Bob Britton

Friday, May 3, 2019  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Facilitator: Tom McGehee

Collaboration across boundaries, whether they be business lines, internal teams, or geography is a critical aspect of the talent development professional’s responsibilities these days. Collaborative success is found when diverse perspectives are brought together, have the right conversations, and commit to taking ownership for creating something greater than their individual interests.

For over twenty years Tom McGehee, Founder of WaveChanger, has been helping individuals and organizations accomplish more than they thought possible by equipping them with a process that enables them to have their best collaboration conversations. In this session, Tom will discuss the power of participation, how you currently leverage it in the development and facilitation of learning solutions, and how you can use it to positively impact the engagement of your collaboration partners.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will have a specific definition for collaboration and how to measure it

  • Participants will be able to download multiple tools to help them plan and design collaborative business sessions.

  • Participants will have a model for applying training design and facilitation techniques to collaborative work design

    : Tom McGehee

    Position/Company: Founder, WaveChanger

    Tom has an extensive background of designing and leading collaborative work sessions over the past 20 years, partnering with organizations around the globe and across multiple industries, as well as non-profit and minsitry work. Tom entered into the area of collaborative work as a Partner with Ernst & Young Consulting LLP in the mid-nineties and it has been his passion ever since. Tom draws upon his vast and varied experiences, including leading a business consulting group, developing multi-million-dollar outsourcing relationships for EDS, and serving as an officer in the US Marines. He is comfortable conducting sessions for any sized group and has worked with leadership teams as small as six people and facilitated complex working meetings with groups as large as 800.

    Tom is honored to have partnered with the following clients: Adventist Health, Bell Canada, Cox Communication, Neiman Marcus, Keurig/Dr. Pepper, John Deere, Leadership Network, Saddleback Church, JC Penney, Baylor University, All Saints Dallas, The Lausanne Movement, and Youth with a Mission.


    Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas - Get Directions here.

    6001 Summerside Dr

    Dallas, TX 75252

    When: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    You are welcome to arrive early and get settled prior to the start of the meeting.

    All members of ATD Dallas are welcome to attend any SIG any time. Non-members are welcome to join us for up to 2 complimentary sessions. After that, to provide ongoing chapter support to the SIG, you will need to join ATD Dallas by paying the annual dues of $115. 

    Questions? Contact 972.233.9107 ext. 224 or email info@tddallas.org.


    14070 Proton Rd. - Suite 100
    Dallas, TX 75244

    Email: info@tddallas.org

    Phone: 972-233-9107 ex. 224

    Fax: 972-490-4219

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