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CTN Galleria: Embrace the Unexpected (Jiffy Lube University)

  • July 20, 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • New Horizons CLC Houston, 5120 Woodway Dr., Suite 200, Houston, TX 77056
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  • Open to everyone at no cost

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This session brings to you the story of two unscheduled, unexpected presentations that Kenneth Barber, Jiffy Lube's Manager of Learning and Development, heard on Leadership that literally changed the trajectory of his management In so doing, it shaped, impacted and assured the success of Jiffy Lube University (JLU). It is practical and easily adaptable for anyone interested in becoming a leader and reminds us that our next life lesion can come from the most unexpected source.

Take a look at this link to the May 2016 edition of HR Magazine that features Kenneth and JLU.   https://www.shrm.org/publications/hrmagazine/editorialcontent/2016/0516/pages/0516-barber-jiffy-lube.aspx

ATD Competency Model - Area of Expertise This Session Supports: Performance Improvement, Managing Learning Programs, Coaching, Knowledge Management

Speaker:  Ken Barber is the Manager of Learning & Development for Shell Oil Company. Ken is responsible for the training and development of 20,000 employees at Jiffy Lube International’s 2,000 locations. Under his leadership, the learning brand, Jiffy Lube University (JLU), was created in 2008. Today JLU has over 100 WBT, ILT and VILT courses which constitute the 10 Certifications for store level employees and managers. With a Learning Team of only 8, JLU recorded over 2.2 million hours of learning in 2015. 

Ken is a member of the ACE Commission on Education Attainment and Innovation working with academic and business leaders to help colleges and universities better prepare graduates for today’s workplace. Ken is a popular speaker at training industry conferences and conventions. His simple, participant centered, application oriented presentations, have consistently received high marks from participants.

JLU has been featured in many trade publications and has won over 28 national and international awards in 12 different competitions over the past six years. Awards include first in the Training Top 125 Award in 2014 and 2016, first in the ATD BEST Award in 2011, and fourth in the Learning Elite Award in 2013. In addition, JLU has received awards from the Automotive Training Managers Council, CorpU Xchange, E-Learning 100, Bersin A wards, Brandon Hall Awards, Bob Pike Award, and the International E-Learning Award. JLU is an Accredited Training Provider with ASE, Automotive Services Excellence. JLU is one of only 3 franchise training programs to be recommended by ACE, American Council on Education for college credits. The other two are Starbucks and McDonalds. 

Address ( print map with directions)

New Horizons CLC Houston (Located in the same complex at the Decorative Center Houston)
5120 Woodway Dr., Suite 200
Houston, TX 77056

Be on the lookout for the Design Center of Houston on Woodway, you will go past it as New Horizons location is located behind the white building you see on Woodway. There is free valet parking or you can self-park in the garage. 

Visitors can park in any spots without a ‘RESERVED’ sign on them. They have open spots on every floor of the garage and outside the lobby of the building (there is also a valet service here)

Food (menu attached)
The onsite café has good food but a small kitchen so please plan to place your order with the café at least 30 mins prior to the start of the session.


Association for Talent Development, Houston Chapter
PO Box 32, Bellaire, TX 77402
Email: feedback@tdhouston.org

P 713-839-1757

F 713-839-1453

CHIP Code: CH7032 - Use for every purchase at the ATD Store

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