Demonstrating the Value of Learning Investments with Chani Pangali

  • 15 Mar 2016
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • San Ramon Community Center at Central Park


  • (formerly Mt. Diablo ASTD)
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Join Us for Networking, Dinner & A Meeting Titled

Demonstrating the Value of Learning Investments 
with Chani Pangali

Training professionals are told to tread carefully when discussing the ROI of learning investments. Dr. Chani Pangali shares examples from his extensive experience on how to set up conversations on the impact of learning with business leaders. He discusses a range of options available to the practitioner, from the simple to complex causal models.

The emphasis will be on the practical aspects of measurement and how to have a successful conversation with the business leader. Dr. Pangali has implemented training evaluation methods at several organizations including his current employer, Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

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Analytical Ensemble

One size does not fit all. There are low investment tools and high investment tools, and they can be applied to different learning models.

  • What are the tools?
  • What works best where?
  • How do you know?

 be successful, you need direct your career. You need to assess:

  • Am I focusing on the right things?
  • Am I going far enough in this area?
  • Am I going too far in another area?
  • What’s going well?
  • What concerns me?

What's the right approach?


  • ROI vs ROV
  • Business Impact Template
  • Human capital
  • Advance Business Results Evaluation
  • Business Impact Templates
  • Actual Results Correlations
  • Causal Models
  • The Balanced Scorecard
  • The Human Capital Capacity Scorecard (HCCS)

Who should come?

  • Department Heads of HR and Learning/People Development (CLOs)
  • Managers and Organizational Development Practitioners

Anyone who wants to learn the current state-of-the art thinking and tools learning analytics

Competency Addressed: Learning Analytics

You're invited. Join us! Bring a friend!


About the Presenter:

Chani Pangali 

Dr. Pangali did his undergraduate work at Cambridge University, earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University, and was a Research Fellow at Harvard University. He has done and continues to do pioneering work in the area of HR technology, and has built and sold talent management companies. Chani is a man of amazing insight and intellect. He was the CEO at IntelliMatch and WorklLife, and SVP of Talent Management for Fujitsu/TalentPool. Currently, Chani is helping PG&E become a leading utility in the US through best-in-class training programs.

Those of us in the chapter and on the board who know him best, know Chani to be a humble man of unmatched ability. Just being around him makes you smarter.


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  • If you have questions, email or call Joe Novosel at 707-332-8972.

Walk-ins are welcome, but pre-registration helps us order the right number of dinners. Sorry, we cannot offer refunds or credits.

The Price Includes Your Meal

  • Discounted Rate for Mt. Diablo Members: $28
    Guest / Non Member Rate: $35
  • Student Rate: $25
    (please show student ID at registration upon arrival)

Typical Monthly Meeting Agenda

  • 6:00 pm Networking & Registration
  • 6:20 pm Dinner begins
  • 6:30 pm Keynote presentation
  • 7:30 pm Meeting Adjourns / Optional "After the Show" Networking Begins

Professional opportunities are usually 

mentioned during the meeting


San Ramon Community Center at Central Park

12501 Alcosta Blvd.
San Ramon, CA 94583

Directions from 680

  • Take Crow Canyon Blvd East
  • Go Right on Alcosta Blvd (past the school and the fire station)
  • Turn right at the San Ramon Community Center and Park 
  • Parking is free

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San Ramon Community Center at Central Park

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