Laurel and Associates, Ltd is a certified woman-owned small business that builds & strengthens managerial, employee development & technical skills through the design & delivery of participatory classroom training. We also support management by providing organizational development & workplace performance improvement services.
Our areas of expertise include:
•Curriculum Design- We specialize in working with subject matter experts to transform technical lecture-based training into interactive participant-based training proven to be more effective in building skills.
•Classroom Training Delivery- Our skill-building training is tailored to meet client needs and uses participatory learning techniques based on the UCLA Mastery Teaching Model, adult learning principles, accelerated learning & evidence-based research.
•Train-the-Trainer- We help experienced & novice trainers create more effective program content, increase the probability that learning will occur through a variety of learning activities & audiovisual aids, & facilitate more effective presentations.
•Training Program Audit- We use a proven collaborative audit process, working with audited trainers to review & improve the quality & effectiveness of their training decisions so that desired learning goals are met.
•Meeting Facilitation- We expedite committee work & planning processes, specializing in working with groups that have conflicting or hidden agendas.
•Management Consulting- We provide executive coaching, conduct personnel interventions and develop policy to improve organizational performance.