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Specialized Programs and Professional Certifications

Program Overview

A globally recognized method of evaluating the results of training and learning programs, the Kirkpatrick Method provides a standard for leveraging and validating talent investments. Through this program, you will gain deeper insights into the Kirkpatrick methodology and understand how to apply it to learning and development, maximizing performance results.
You will explore the reasons why evaluation is critical to training success and hear case studies and success stories from companies that have used the model effectively. You will also learn tactics to help you to allocate training resources effectively.
A key focus of this program is the exploration of how to ensure that what is learned transfers to on-the-job behaviors. You will learn why training alone is not enough and receive guidance to ensure that what you teach is utilized on the job.

Program General Info

Grade 1-4 who work in L&D domain from all levels and oversee implementing the training effectiveness (UAE Nationals)

16 hours face-to-face sessions held over two days

Upon the successful completion of the program, participants will become an internationally certified and recognized Kirkpatrick Training Evaluation Professional, and will be able to:

  • Evaluate training effectiveness at all levels, especially in evaluating training impact on performance results

  • Create a chain of evidence to help them link the results achieved at each level to establish the big picture outcome

  • Work as an internal business partner with their organizations stakeholders to achieve the results they aspire for

  • Practice the latest techniques in training evaluation using the evaluation approach

  • Connect with professionals from around the world, exchange ideas, learn from other experience, and share the expertise

Participants will have unlimited access to the Kirkpatrick Partners library of resources including training evaluation case-studies, real-life examples, whitepapers, videos, tools, and ready to use evaluation templates.

  • Learning effectiveness

  • Learning evaluation

  • Strategic thinking in evaluation

Direct registration link

All participants must attend the full program as per the dates and times shared and must abide by the ADSG learning contract shared.

Learning Objectives


Objectively determine where to allocate training resources for the greatest performance impact


Create an effective program Blended Evaluation Plan that maximizes performance results and minimizes resources employed


Define the critical difference between effective training and training effectiveness


Identify appropriate Blended Evaluation Plan methods and tools for any program


Certificate of completion

Digital Certificate: Training Evaluation Professional of Kirkpatrick Four levels® Evaluation Certification – Bronze Level


The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG)

ADSG is reshaping the culture of learning and supports Abu Dhabi’s ambition to build a sustainable and open economy, driven by a confident society and innovation through world-class initiatives, partnerships, and technology.

Program Facilitators

Maha Al Khatib

An Internationally recognized Learning and Development (L&D) consultant, with over 20 years of experience in the GCC, and MENA Region.

As an entrepreneur she co-founded the first boutique consultancy specializing in equipping learning and development professionals with the skills they need to elevate the L&D practice in the Middle East. Maha is a certified Kirkpatrick facilitator and consultant on the New World Kirkpatrick Model, including the Kirkpatrick Four Levels® Evaluation Certification bronze level, silver level, and the Kirkpatrick® Strategic Evaluation Planning.

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