Zero to Hero: Building an Award-Winning Training Program

Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 1:00 pm CT

Nate Becker and Chris Von Helmst, two besties with a passion to create a better training experience within their organization Intek Plastics, break down how they created a virtual training program. In the time of having a dispersed workforce, training your employees where they’re at is more important than ever. Intek Plastics created an award-winning virtual training program by promoting the benefits of continuous improvement. Their new approach to learning and development has encouraged a diverse and engaged workforce and inspired new programs within their organization.

Join us for a discussion on March 22 where we will dive into:

  • Gaining leadership buy-in
  • Promoting elective training to upskill your workforce
  • Measuring the ROI of your training program
  • Identifying training topics based on an organization’s business challenges

Brought to you by your presenters

Nate Becker
Extrusion Training Specialist
Nathan has worked at Intek for 22 years. Over those years he has been a Utility, Skid Builder, Machine Operator, Shipping Clerk, Production Supervisor and is now the Extrusion Training Specialist. He is responsible for the onboarding and ongoing training of all Intek production associates. Nathan lives in Woodbury MN. He has a Sister that also lives in Minnesota. He enjoys weekends in the summertime at his lake place in Chetek Wisconsin with his girlfriend and daughter. Nathan has participated in unique skill-based collaborations with different educational institutions, including Hennepin County Technical College, Hastings High School, Dakota County Chamber of Commerce and Dunwoody College.
Chris Von Helmst
Training and Development Specialist
Chris Von Helmst has been working for Intek Plastics since 2019, where he took his experience as a Machine Operator and Value Stream Supervisor and parlayed it into an opportunity to become their Training and Development Specialist, where his passions are developing apprenticeships, career pathing, and training new employees. Outside of work he, his wife, and their (mostly) German Shepherd Jade are avid wanderers of the world, always with their eyes on the horizon looking for their next adventure. He is also proud to work for the team who received the 2021 Align National Training Program of the Year.
Kate Walsh
Chief Client Officer
Values and purpose motivated, results-driven L&D enthusiast with proven outcomes of leading high-profile accounts and operations department with initiatives to humanize our work, care for our talent and clients while increasing revenue and efficiency. Respected as an inclusive, empathetic, and effective leader with strong emotional intelligence, interpersonal skills, levity, and a succinct communication style inspiring teams to develop and celebrate each person personally and professionally.

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