The LCD Model Tools

Five Actions | Five Tools | Impactful Results Every Time

Frames to Guide Your Strategic Thinking

Create Powerful Deliverables Aligned with the Model

Make sure to avoid leaping to design and using your intuition.

Use a data-driven, thorough approach, outlined step by step in the Tools, to create your learning cluster.

New Tools are Coming Out Soon!

Co creators of the model, Crystal Kadakia and Lisa MD Owens, have been incorporating evolutions learned since publishing the book. Focused on clarity and power of instructions, streamlining of steps and the process, greater fillability, and better user experience.

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Original Tools

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Change On-The-Job Behavior

Objective of This Tool: Create the strategic performance objective (SPO) to articulate the on-the-job-change goals for the learning cluster using a reverse-engineering process, starting with the business results you expect to improve.

Learn Learner-to-Learner Differences

Objective of This Tool: Dig deep into understanding the learning-need differences among your target learner group.

Upgrade Existing Assets

Objective of This Tool: Modernize existing learning assets and/or create new ones by strategically adding ways to include the nine elements in your asset.

Surround Learners with Meaningful Assets

Objective of This Tool: Providing multiple Learning Assets across all three Learning Touchpoints in a deliberate, thoughtful way.

Track Transformation of Everyone’s Results

Objective of This Tool: Measure your learning cluster’s overall effect on changing learners’ on-the-job behavior, and positive changes on select KPIs.

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