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Learning and Development Partner/Consultant

Location:
Hampstead, NC, 28443
Posted:
February 27, 2020

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NORMA J. LAPOINTE

508-***-****

adb0zo@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/normajlapointe

Learning and Development Consultant

SUMMARY AND SKILLS

Proven consulting partner who can create and drive learning strategies that support business initiatives. Collaborate with business leaders to define performance gaps and provide appropriate solutions. Over 20 years of experience consulting with both internal and external clients in many industries.

Areas of expertise

Leadership Development Blended Learning eLearning Development

Team Development Learning Management Systems Diagnostic Assessments

Human Performance Improvement Train-the-Trainer Programs Curriculum Design

Project Management Virtual Learning Metrics & Reporting

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Alcami Corp., Wilmington NC

Sr. Talent Development Partner

3/2018 to Present

Consulted on talent development strategy and enhancements to Alcami University leadership programs. Developed new elective courses in communication, delegation and leading change. Facilitated over seventy programs in both classroom and virtual learning experiences supporting seven locations.

Coached individual contributors and team leaders to improve communication and engagement using diagnostic assessments.

Conducted vendor selection and partnered with senior sales leaders on developing in-house SalesGym training and coaching for world-wide sales force.

Partnered with business leaders to develop training and resources to support transition to work cell structure. Developed and delivered team development training sessions using virtual connections.

CONSULTING ROLES Founded MSL & Associates consulting company to design and develop learning solutions with corporate partners and direct clients.

Maher & Maher, Neptune City NJ

Consulting Partner (remote)

2/2017 – 3/2018

Designed and developed software application surveys and on-the-job training materials for Cox Communications and U.S. government agency.

FM Global, Johnston RI/Norwood MA

Design and Development Consultant (remote)

10/2015 – 3/2018

Designed and developed assessments, elearning modules and classroom materials for the Consultant Engineering Program. Consulted with engineers and in-house engineering faculty. Development software included: Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, SMART Notebook 16.2.

Fresenius Medical Care, Waltham MA

eLearning Instructional Design Consultant (remote)

6/2015 – 9/2015

Designed and developed eLearning modules to support the Clinical Manager training curriculum across all U.S. locations.

CVS Health, Woonsocket RI

eLearning Instructional Design Consultant

5/2014 – 5/2015

Designed and developed medical practices and EMR (electronic medical records) eLearning courses using PowerPoint and Captivate software for Minute Clinic providers throughout the U.S. Responsible for LMS project tracking, course loading and testing.

New England College of Business, Boston MA

Instruction Designer/Course Developer (remote)

7/2014 – 9/2014

Developed graduate course using Captivate software and HTML to deliver through student web-site portal.

Controlled Risk Insurance Company (CRICO), Cambridge MA

Training Project Manager

8/2013 – 1/2014

Created training strategy for Pega system rollout to internal and external insurance underwriting, insurance claims and finance personnel. Used Visio process maps to design role specific workflow training. Designed and developed eLearning program in Articulate Storyline software, and developed classroom training materials. Developed and managed project plan for all training deliverables. Managed selection and implementation of the Articulate online Learning Management System.

Citizens Bank, Norwood MA

Interactive Design Manager (remote)

5/2012 – 7/2013

Designed and developed eLearning course in Captivate software to support commercial lending system automation for loan origination. Collaborated with Sr. Project Business Leaders and Subject Matter Experts through user acceptance testing, training design and implementation. Delivered classroom training to employees in seven U.S. locations.

The Eliassen Group, eClinical Training Solutions, Mansfield MA

Sr. Instructional Designer

2011 – 6 month contract

Designed and developed eLearning programs in Articulate and Captivate software to ensure consistent, accurate, and timely training was delivered to clinical research teams at Bayer, Merck and YM BioSciences. Developed and delivered web-based training and facilitated technical training at client sites.

Framework Performance Consulting, Little Compton RI

Performance Improvement Consulting Partner (remote)

2011 – 2012

Designed innovative and targeted performance improvement solutions for PNC Bank. Developed change management support materials for the PeopleSoft conversion and train-the-trainer materials for the Commercial Lending System upgrade.

LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT ROLES

Linkage Inc., Burlington MA

Product Development Instructional Designer/Facilitator

2007 – 2011

New York Life Investment Management, Norwood MA

Professional Development Training Specialist

2003 – 2006

Fleet Boston Financial, Providence RI/Medford MA

Sr. Instructional Designer/Facilitator

1995 – 2002

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

University of Massachusetts – Amherst, MA

B.A. Economics

Certifications/Professional Development

Human Performance Improvement by ATD, DISC Behavioral Style Analysis, Driving Forces, Emotional Intelligence by TTI, Certified Facilitator by DDI, Instructional Design and Assessing Training Needs by Boston University, Measuring the Impact of Training by Richard Chang Assoc.

Software expertise

MS Office Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Project, SharePoint, Adobe Captivate 2019, Articulate Storyline 2, Sony Soundforge Studio, Learning Management Systems: SABA, Articulate, Lotus, Ascentis, Smart Notebook16.2, CISCO Webex Board

Professional Organizations

ATD – Association for Talent Development (previously ASTD)



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