ASTD ICE 2011 Session W316: Description: By itself, training often is not enough to improve individual or organizational effectiveness. After all, training is only an appropriate intervention when the performance gap is due to a lack of skills and/or knowledge. Solutions that affect real change and fully address business needs typically involve multiple interventions. Learning and performance professionals require basic skills to gauge and stage business readiness to support training sustainability. The speaker will present a step-by-step approach that will allow you to start adding change management tools and techniques to your existing training toolkit. Objectives: -Identify common change-management tasks for learning initiatives -Implement simple tools for creating deliverables -Integrate change-management tasks with training tasks to create an overall transition strategy.