The stock prices of companies rise more when employers invest more in employee training. Yet, learning and development professionals often struggle to obtain program funding because they lack metrics to confirm the programs’ impact. This UNC Executive Development white paper shows how HR and talent management professionals can demonstrate the bottom-line impact of L&D projects to senior executives. Specifically, it:• Reviews how to evaluate L&D programs on four key levels• Discusses the challenges in assessing value for new and existing L&D development initiatives• Offers suggestions for ensuring L&D evaluations reflect what executive leadership expects• Provides steps to consider when calculating the ROI of L&D development programs• Shares examples of companies that have effectively demonstrated the value of their L&D programsL&D programs make a bottom-line difference. This white paper helps HR and talent professionals show just how valuable that bottom-line difference is.