Saint Paul, MN, United States

Instructional strategist and designer with 25+ years experience in performance gap analysis, curriculum development, and program evaluation in healthcare and aviation. Expert in leading global training projects.

Notable Clients

  • Medtronic
  • Northwest Airlines
  • Design Works LLC

Primary Roles

  • Consultant
  • Instructional Designer
  • Technical Writer

Global Training Strategy and Implementation for New Product

This was a large-scale curriculum for a new implant procedure that was required for learners to complete prior to conducting the new procedure. The client loved this work because I provided a blended learning solution that was linked to the job performance and was proven to result in a safe procedure in all global environments through ongoing metrics reporting. View More
  • Learning Theory
  • Blended Learning Development
  • Consultancy
  • +8 more
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  • Create Customized Training Plans

    With 25 years of experience, I can design effective training plans tailored to your organization's needs, helping to close performance gaps and meet business objectives.

  • Design and Develop Training Content

    Based on my experience with Medtronic and Northwest Airlines, I can develop a wide variety of unique training content including videos, presentations, handouts, and more.

  • E-Learning Development

    Having worked extensively with e-learning tools, I can help you develop and implement engaging, digital learning solutions that effectively transfer knowledge to the learners.

  • Curriculum Management

    Bringing in my experience as a Sr. Global Curriculum Manager, I can manage your training curriculum, ensuring courses are updated, relevant, and impactful for learners.

  • Conduct Training Needs Analysis

    With my long experience in instructional design, I can conduct comprehensive training needs analysis to identify gaps and develop effective training solutions.

  • Project Management for Training Development

    As a strategic leader in Medtronic's training department, I am well-equipped to manage your training development projects, ensuring timely and efficient delivery.

  • Creation of Training Templates and Standards

    Borrowing from my time at Medtronic, I can develop templates and standards for your training development process, bringing transparency and consistency to your practices.

  • Conversion of In-Person Training to E-Learning

    Having converted various in-person training into e-learning formats, I can aid in transforming traditional learning modules into digital formats for flexible learning.

  • Develop Successful Blended Learning Solutions

    My experience with blended learning development allows me to create diverse learning solutions combining face-to-face and online methods for an enriched learning experience.

  • Instructional Consulting

    Building on my role as a consultant, I can provide strategic advice and direction on your instructional design process, helping you optimize your training efforts.

  • Extensive Experience in Instructional Design

    With over 25 years of experience in instructional design, Angie has proven capabilities in creating effective training solutions.

  • Expertise in Training Strategy and Development

    Angie has demonstrated expertise in training strategy and development, including designing content and managing projects.

  • Experience in Diverse Industries

    Angie has worked in various industries including Airlines, BioTechnology, and Medical Services, showcasing her adaptable talent.

I am an accomplished, results-oriented instructional strategist with proven experience as a leader working in areas of performance gap analysis, instructional design, scalable solution development, and program evaluation. Most recently, I have spent my time on the training strategy side of the instructional design process (e.g.: listening to the voice of the customer, recommending training solutions and managing the project including designing the content); although I have over 20 years on the tactical sides of training development in creating and implementing the training content. I have great enthusiasm for this work and for working with others to build meaningful content for our learners.

  • Global Training Strategy and Implementation for New Product

    Designed and implemented a large-scale curriculum for a novel implant procedure. This involved creating a blended learning solution tied to job performance. As a result, all global procedures were conducted safely and effectively, proven by robust metrics reporting.

  • Development of eLearning Delivery Outcomes

    Managed the creation of digital training solutions. Identified learning objectives, mapped them to training delivery methods ensuring effective learning transfer. This included an online implant simulator for physicians for hands-on training phase.

  • Leadership Role in Medtronic's Global Training Team

    As a Sr. Global Training Manager at Medtronic, I led the creation of quality assurance process standards for the department’s training development cycle, resulting in improved transparency and consistency of practices.

  • Development of Standard Design Processes

    At Medtronic, I successfully led the development of standard design and development processes and performed internal auditing for the training department. This brought in consistency and a higher level of quality to our instructional designs.

  • Management of Vendor Work for Customized Training Solutions

    Managed vendor relations for successful partnership and training delivery. Oversaw vendor selection, contracting, budgeting, and work status, ultimately ensuring the delivery of customized training solutions that meet business-critical objectives.

  • Instructional Design Consultant/Freelance

    Self/Design Works LLC Aug 2022 - Present

    • Partner with clients to address their training development needs across the lifecycle of instructional design (gap analysis through project evaluation)
    • Provide customized training solutions that meet business objectives
    • Agile and responsive to dynamic project environments

  • Sr. Global Training Manager

    Medtronic Aug 2020 - May 2022

    • Led the high-performing global cardiac rhythm & heart failure (CRHF) product training team to create effective and timely training solutions for physicians, clinicians and internal field learners
    • Efficiently managed the staff, budget, and resources to support all training project requests across the business unit specific to product launch
    • Led the creation of quality assurance process standards for department’s training development cycle including project management templates resulting in transparency and consistency of practices

  • Sr. Global Curriculum Manager

    Medtronic Oct 2005 - Aug 2020

    • Scoped, created, and sustained complex global performance solutions for new cardiac rhythm devices which meet business-critical objectives
    • Through project management and instructional consulting, facilitated curriculum design teams of physician panels and employee to create global case study-based clinician training
    • Managed vendor work (from vendor selection, contracting, budgeting, and work status) for successful partnership with Customer (Physician) and Field Force training
    • Project managed, designed, and developed blended learning solutions for global product launch involving informal/formal, simulation, eLearning, and coaching for measured performance
    • Led the development of standard design and development processes and internal auditing for training department

  • Skills

    • Instructional Design
  • Tools

    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Adult Learner Theory
    • Case Studies
    • Maslow's Hierarchy
    • Scenario Based Assessment
    • +69 more
  • Industries

    • Airlines & General Aviation
    • Product-based companies
    • Medical Services
    • BioTechnology
    • Elementary & Secondary Education Services
  • Training methods

    • E-Learning
    • Learning Videos
    • Microlearning
    • Mobile Learning
    • Other Primary Online Blended Learning
    • +19 more
  • Languages

    • English
  • Subject Matter

    • Certification Training
    • Product Training