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805 Optimizing L&D in Small Teams: Best Practices for Maximum Impact

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
Wednesday, December 6

Are you a team of one? Are you the learning strategist, instructional designer, facilitator, evaluator, learning technologist, project manager—and other tasks-as-assigned person? Are you looking for help to develop effective and efficient strategies for achieving organizational learning goals? As a team of one, you are faced with limited resources and conflicting priorities—and you require creative solutions to develop learning programs that drive business outcomes while increasing employee engagement and retention.

This session will provide practical guidance on how to prioritize training initiatives, leverage technology, and design effective learning strategies that address the specific needs of an organization. You will learn practical strategies and best practices for prioritizing training initiatives, leveraging technology, and designing effective learning strategies that meet the specific needs of your organization. Through interactive elements such as polling, case studies, and group activities, you will gain a better understanding of how to maximize limited resources and overcome common challenges faced by one-person L&D teams. You will leave the session with actionable insights and tools to drive business outcomes, increase employee engagement and retention, and enhance the overall effectiveness of your learning programs.

In this session you will learn:

  • Best practices for a one-person L&D team
  • How to prioritize your initiatives to maximize impact while using limited resources
  • About the most effective technology tools to enhance your training initiatives
  • Practical tips on how to be creative and effective with limited resources, including specific strategies for developing and delivering learning programs that drive business outcomes

David Jackson III

Director of Talent Pathways and Learning


David Jackson III is a seasoned L&D executive with over 17 years of experience in L&D operations, strategy, and leadership. With a deep understanding of adult learning theories, curriculum design, instructor-led training, virtual training, and content development, David has successfully designed and delivered regional training programs for thousands of learners and developed strategies for learning across organizations. He is a committed lifelong learner with an MBA and multiple professional certifications. In 2021, David was recognized for his exceptional work in building healthier, higher-performing organizations and awarded the Excellence in Learning & Performance Award by TiER1 Performance.