ATD Research: 2017 State of the Industry

  • 01 Feb 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • ATD Webcast
  • 495


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The State of the Industry report is ATD’s definitive review of training and development trends. In this webcast, Maria Ho, senior manager of ATD Research, will discuss learning benchmarking data from ATD’s 2017 State of the Industry report. 

The webcast will explore trends in key learning metrics, including: 

• direct learning expenditure
• the average number of training hours used by employees
• what methods of training companies are using
• content areas that companies are focusing on
• whether companies are using on-the-job learning. 

Note: The State of the Industry is available at However, you do not need to have read the report to follow and benefit from the webcast. 

About the presenter: Maria Ho Senior Research Manager, ATD 

Maria Ho, senior research manager at ATD, provides oversight and direction for all of ATD's internal and external, industry specific, and market research services. Prior to joining ATD, Maria was a public policy researcher, data analyst, and writer at the Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington, D.C. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University and a master’s degree in economics from Johns Hopkins University.