Webinar: How Manager Engagement Effects Training Transfer


In collaboration with Professor Kevin Ford of Michigan State University, Promote International has conducted a study of 1500 training participants to better understand exactly how the actions of supervisors influence the likelihood of training transfer.

Join Edward Boon, performance consultant at Promote International, and Brian Blume, Professor of Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management at the University of Michigan, for this illuminating webinar where we will reveal our preliminary findings from this innovative research project.

What we’ll cover:

  • Preliminary findings from the research study
  • A three-pillar support framework based on preliminary findings
  • Next steps in the study and how your organization can get involved

The webinar will be conducted online through GotoWebinar.


15th of October – 3.00 pm CEST

Host Edward Boon

About Edward Boon

The webinar will be hosted by Edward Boon.  Edward works as a consultant at Promote International and is co-author of the book Improving Performance Through Learning: A Practical Guide for Designing High Performance Learning Journey together with Professor Robert Brinkerhoff. Edward has 18 years of experience designing, developing and delivering large scale, strategic programs for organizations around the globe. The last four years he has focused his energy on helping instructional designers and program managers to create programs that deliver performance impact, face to face and online.

About Brian Blume

Dr. Brian Blume is a Professor of Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management at the University of Michigan, Flint. He has experience working as a manager and has provided consulting and training for management teams from several companies on the topics of leading change, organizational effectiveness, and training.

Brian obtained his Ph.D from Indiana University and teaches courses on Leading Change and Human Behavior in Organizations. He has published numerous journal articles on the transfer or application of training.

Learn more about Biran here: https://www.umflint.edu/som/brian-blume.