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2022 September Chapter Meeting: From the Ground Up: How to Build a Strategy for Evaluating Impact

  • 20 Sep 2022
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • SMU Cox School of Business, James M. Collins Executive Education Center 3150 Binkley Ave, Dallas, TX 75205


  • Free to ATD Dallas members.
  • Includes ATD Dallas chapter membership!

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ATD Dallas September Chapter Meeting
Hosted & Sponsored by: 

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 5:30-7:30 PM

Presenter: Tem Lawal, Ph.D.


If you've ever been challenged to prove that your talent development program made an impact beyond the standard class survey or "smile sheet", then don't miss this event! Learn how to design a strategy that enables you to evaluate impact in meaningful ways. Explore various methods to gather information and analyze results that lead to real insights, and answers the important questions facing your organization.  Join us for this very relevant topic to increase the value proposition of learning with your own business stakeholders and senior leaders.


  • Learn how to design strategy and define questions
  • Explore various methodologies for gathering and analyzing data


Dr. Tem Lawal is the Director of Leadership & Organizational Effectiveness at Gartner where he leads the company's employee engagement survey measurement and analysis efforts, as well as various organizational development/effectiveness initiatives. He earned his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology, and has since established his expertise in performing various research and data collection methods to gain talent insights that lead to meaningful actions for organizations and leaders.

Prior to joining Gartner, Tem worked for organizations such as eBay Enterprise, FedEx, and the City of Dallas, where he leveraged data to develop and implement people strategies across a wide breadth of talent practices including: training program design and evaluation, leadership assessments, DEI analyses, workforce planning, executive leadership development, organizational development, succession planning, talent reviews, career development, coaching, competency modeling, recruiting and retention, executive selection, and more. Tem is passionate about developing leaders and organizations to continually progress towards the best versions of themselves and to positively impact the people around them.


SMU Cox offers an intimate, private-school setting, with world-renowned professors, open doors and ambitious peers. Situated on a tree-lined campus that's just minutes from the beating heart of Dallas, SMU Cox is a powerful ally for your future.

With SMU Cox Executive Education, you'll gain breakthrough insights and advanced skills from a fast-paced curriculum. You'll put your new knowledge to work in leadership, finance, strategy, multidimensional diversity and more. We also have over 40 years of expertise in crafting custom programs tailored to the unique needs of individual businesses. With clients ranging from AT&T and Baylor Scott & White Health to Toyota and Walmart, we have skills and knowledge trusted the world over.


Whether you're charting your own career path or guiding the success of an entire organization, we're by your side with programs that meet today's challenges and anticipate the demands of the future.

Cost: Free for members, $25 for non-members


5:30 pm – Registration Open, Networking Time, & Refreshments

6:00 pm – Welcome & Announcements

6:15 pm – Program Begins

7:15 pm – Wrap-up / Q&A

7:30 pm – Meeting Concludes


SMU Cox School of Business

James M. Collins Executive Education Center
3150 Binkley Ave., Dallas, TX 75205
Room: Bank of Texas Dining Room (registration just inside the main building)


Complimentary parking pass with map and garage access code will be emailed to attendees closer to the event date.


  • Member registration: Free!
  • Non-Member Guest registration: $25


Contact 972-233-9107 ext. 224 or email info@tddallas.org


ATD Dallas is authorized to offer continuing education for APTD and CPTD applicants and credential holders.  Earn your recertification points by attending our events and programs!




14070 Proton Rd. - Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75244

Email: info@tddallas.org

Phone: 972-233-9107 ex. 224

Fax: 972-490-4219

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