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DLC Wins ISPI Award

In partnership with Canada’s largest integrated oil company, DLC has been awarded the Outstanding Human Performance Intervention Award by ISPI for their Merchandising Excellence program.  

The program’s goal is to increase sales through improved merchandising implementation at convenience stores across Canada.

Convenience store, car wash and fast food sales have become a top business priority at the Client company.

DLC partnered with the Client to design, develop and implement the required performance intervention.  The blended solution addresses leadership, performance gaps, motivation and sustainment.  It includes in-class workshops (Train-the-trainer, Territory Managers Workshop and Retailer Workshops), on-site store evaluations (using a standard evaluation tool), performance job aids, a site readiness plan and a monetary incentive program.

The business measured significant sales increases in the first year and continues to build on this program each year to sustain performance and sales levels at their sites.

The award ceremony took place at the 2007 International Performance Improvement Conference in San Francisco on May 3rd.
 

DLC Teams Up With George Brown College for Distance Education

DLC is pleased to announce a collaborative initiative with George Brown College to offer access for rural and remote areas of Ontario to a series of nineteen online nursing education courses. The courses are designed to enable professionals to upgrade their skills and advance their career opportunities.

Working together with George Brown College, DLC’s role is to:

  • Develop instructional design standards for all online courses in the program
  • Develop 7 new certificate/diploma courses and convert 8 existing classroom courses to the online platform
  • Convert 4 existing online courses to meet the new development standards
  • Create a series of Flash-based interactions to enhance the users’ online learning experience
  • Created standards for how courses are developed on WebCT - the organization of how the content is laid out, the visual styles applied to the courses, etc.

The courses are hosted on the college’s WebCT platform and are scheduled to launch throughout 2007 as they are completed.