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How to Prepare and Defend Your Training Budget

Friday, February 23, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Lianabel Oliver, CEO, OBALearn

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It is time for the preparation of the annual budget, and you approach the process with apprehension. You think of the endless hours you will spend preparing and defending your training budget and of the time and effort that it will require, on top of your day-to-day responsibilities.

The budget, however, is the ideal time for you to question your programs and procedures, look for alternatives, and redesign or improve existing processes. It is the perfect opportunity to ensure you are aligned to the strategic direction of the organization and the needs of your internal customers. This webcast will provide an overview of the new TD at Work, "Preparing and Defending Your Training Budget.”

After this webcast, you will be able to:

  • Analyze your internal and external operating environment.
  • Use this information to prepare your work plan for the upcoming year.
  • Prepare and defend your training budget to the next level of management.


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Lianabel Oliver
Lianabel Oliver


Lianabel Oliver is CEO and chief learning officer at OBALearn. She is a recognized expert in the field of cost management and management accounting, with extensive industry experience. She has trained thousands of employees at all levels and in all industries. She is the author of the TD at Work “Preparing and Defending Your Training Budget,” published in December 2017.