David C Forman is the President of Sage Learning Systems and former Chief Learning Officer of The Human Capital Institute. The courses he has developed and taught for HCI have been taken by thousands of HR professionals all over the world. In 2002, David worked with SHRM to create materials to support the GPHR certification program. Prior to these experiences, David spent 25 years in the training industry, working with large global organizations to improve the knowledge, skills and performance of their people. Major clients include FedEx, IBM, DuPont, Microsoft, SAP, American Express, PwC, Ford, Prudential, Apple, Scripps Healthcare, Allstate Insurance and the University of Farmers. In 1984, David had the unique opportunity to work with Apple on the release of the Macintosh; and several years later to help IBM streamline and cross-train over 22,000 manufacturing employees.
David has written more than 40 articles on talent management, analytics, strategic human resources, learning systems, high-performance cultures and leadership. He has also spoken at many national and global talent and leadership conferences, both in his role of hosting HCI’s conferences for many years but also as a key note speaker.
Content Presented by David Forman
HR often does a poor job marketing itself and demonstrating its value to the business. Leaders are naturally suspicious of initiatives that can’t be directly tied to the bottom line. Dave Forman believes HR does, in fact, have a variety of ...Read more
Explore the three primary drivers for improved outcomes for business results, and continue beyond these general drivers to discover an additional ten levers in which HR adds value to business.
Discover how clarity of purpose drives the roles that need to be developed in HR, and why a new framework--the HR Capability Framework (HRCF)--is needed to achieve HR’s purpose of driving business results.
The story of Fearless HR also applies to the Learning and Development profession, because it suffers, as well, from less than flattering historical perceptions and conflicting purposes. Once it is irrevocably stated that L&D’s ...Read more
David Forman spent 2 years writing his book Fearless HR, six months of which involved developing a meaningful point of view and value proposition. Beyond that, he has leveraged his more than four decades of experience in the talent management ...Read more
Before HR can be successful in adding more value and driving business results today, it must first confront its past. If we don’t do this, these beliefs and biases become even more engrained in corporate memory.
In order to drive change and become a truly strategic partner HR must be fearless in its approach to seize future opportunities to drive business results.
HR leaders get it. They need a workforce plan, but a plan should be more than a report or set of charts; it needs to lead to a better prepared workforce and a stronger competitive position: it must move beyond words to action. In this ...Read more
Presented by: David Forman, Chief Learning Officer, Human Capital Institute (HCI)
Something isn’t quite right. The engine is running rougher than it should. There is no question that the field of talent management has enjoyed a ...
David Forman, Chief Learning Officer, Human Capital Institute (HCI)
Pamela Stroko, Talent Management Expert & Evangelist, Oracle Corporation