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Chapter Event:Learning to Learn!

  • 05/01/2019
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • WeWork: 27 E 28th St, 3rd Fl. New York, NY 10016
  • 24


  • ATD NYC Member in good standing.
  • Non-member of ATD NYC. You can have this event fee credited to your ATD NYC membership if you join within the next two weeks. Email to take advantage of this offer.

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NOTE: Member registration opens on 30 days prior to this event and for non-member registration opens 15 days prior to this event.

Program Description: 

Future is here: Economy is evolving with digital and data capabilities while demographics bring together diversity and work longevity. Challenge for employers is competitive performance, which requires skilled and engaged talent ready to execute, innovate and transform. In parallel, employees face figuring out how to stay relevant at work while coping with change and increased demands, possibly even finding meaning and purpose. 

Learning to learn is a way to meet these challenges through enabling shifts in mindset, capabilities and environment that support continuous development. Please join us for an evidence based and interactive session that will explore the following topics:

• Connect the dots from research highlights including Learning Agility, Growth Mindset, Psychological Safety, Emotional Intelligence, and Resilience

• Explore social experiences that facilitate people’s growth, both in formal training programs and as informal learning on the job

• Discuss practices for managers and teams that create and sustain feedback conversations and learning culture

About the Presenter: Anika Gakovic

Anika Gakovic has over fifteen years of experience in leadership development, change management, team building, employee engagement, strategic planning and organizational design. Most recently Anika was with JPMorgan Chase as Head of Design for management programs and afterwards created Continuous Development programs at Leadership Edge.

Her prior roles were Head of Organizational Effectiveness for OppenheimerFunds, Executive Development at New York Life Insurance Company, and Learning and Development roles at HSBC and UBS. Prior to her career in Financial Services, she worked as a consultant developing selection tests for Hess Oil and the Chicago Police Department while teaching psychology courses at University of Houston. Anika completed her PhD and MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology at University of Houston.

Anika has been a presenter at conferences, including the Conference Board, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and National Foreign Trade Council. She has also published articles for the Journal of Organizational Behavior and Organizational Development Journal. Anika's presentations and publications focus on a range of topics including executive development, employee engagement and motivation, and driving people strategy through learning and change management.

Anika also served on the Board of Directors for New York HR Planning Society (NYHRPS) and participated as a coach for the Entrepreneurs Challenge Competition at New York University Stern School. 

ATD New York City chapter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and the local chapter of the Association for Talent Development - the leading association of workplace learning and performance professionals in the world.

Chapter Incentive Program (ChIP) code for store purchases: CH1026


ATD NYC Chapter

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New York, NY  10024-3444

Chapter Administrator:

Art Weiss

Telephone: 212.479.7397

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