William J. Rothwell

On how it all started…

I started my career 30 years ago, and I started as a practitioner, not as an academic. I was first a training director and was delivering many training programs in state government in Illinois. After that, I was widely involved in the insurance industry and my company and in setting up a training department from scratch, looking at everything from executive development to hourly workers and skill and technical training in an insurance environment. I have also done a number of consulting projects on training evaluation. I won’t drop names, but one state government’s entire system of community colleges ...

Get ASTD Handbook of Measuring and Evaluating Training now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.