Johnson Controls, Inc. Learning Services Earns Workplace Training Award
MILWAUKEE - Johnson Controls, Inc. Learning Services has earned an Excellence in Practice Award from the American Society for Training and Development.
ASTD annually recognizes exemplary practices in workplace learning and performance. Johnson Controls Learning Services was honored in the Technical Training category for its entry "Using Multiple Support Strategies to Build Programming Abilities in a Technical Workforce."
The Learning Services program provides a learning support system for the controls business technical field force. The approach combines paper-based learning modules and hands-on lab exercises using actual equipment. Students practice job-related tasks using files from actual Metasys(R) building automation system applications. A local coach, a professional instructor, job aids and a resource Web site support students. This approach allows for the flexibility of self-paced instruction and feedback.
Excellence in Practice Awards are presented to those practices that have demonstrated clear and measurable results of achieving organizational goals, meet demonstrated need, and have appropriate design values. Ninety-one nominations from around the world were reviewed for the 1999 awards competition.
The American Society for Training and Development is a professional association, based in Alexandria, Va., that represents more than 70,000 members worldwide in the field of workplace learning and performance.
(Feb. 14, 2000)