T&D: 5 PACT Practitioner Self- Development Paths

Using Free Resources On This Website

For an overview of the 5 Self-Development Paths please go – here. The resources include a free book PDF, free videos, audio podcasts, articles, chapters, presentations and PowerPoint Shows.

5 PACT Self-Development Paths

If you want to jump directly to a particular Self-Development Path page for one of the 5 Key PACT Practitioner Roles…

PACT Practitioner Self-Development Path Page Links

  • PACT Performance Analyst – PPA

    This “role” does all of the analysis in both CAD and MCD/IAD – which in PACT involves: 1) gathering Target Audience data, 2) modeling Performance of both the current state “ideal” of Master Performers and current state “gaps” of the non-Master Performers and determining the probable causes for those gaps, 3) systematically deriving the enabling Knowledge and Skills, and 4) assessing all existing content for its ReUse potential – as is or after modification. Performance Modeling and deriving the enabling K/Ss are done in a Group Process with designated Master Performers, other SMEs, and sometimes Novice Performers (with promise) and supervisors/managers of the Target Audience.

  • PACT CAD Designer – PCD

    This role facilitates the Group Process Design Team Meeting in CAD efforts to process all of the analysis data in a 7-Step process for creating a modular T&D/L&D Path and creating “Specifications” for all gaps at two levels: Events and Modules.

  • PACT MCD Designer – PMD

    This “role” facilitates the Group Process Design Team Meeting in MCD – and IAD – efforts to process all of the analysis data in a 9-Step process for creating a modular design of an Event Map (of Lessons) a Lesson Map (of Instructional Activities) and post-meeting the Instructional Activity Specifications for hand-off to the Lead Developer and Development Team for building the Pilot-Test content and Pilot-Test support materials.

  • PACT Lead Developer – PLD

    This “role” is a junior Project Manager role for MCD and IAD efforts – plus is responsible for leading the Development Team in the micro-project planning of “Lesson Assignments” – and in the creation of the modular Events, all while maintaining the modular integrity of the MCD/IAD designs and any CAD designs. This “role” also leads the Pilot-Testing efforts of the Content they oversaw the development of, and of any subsequent “Revision & Release” efforts of an MCD or IAD effort.

  • PACT Project Manager – PPM

    This “role” plans, prepares and conducts all informal and formal meetings with the clients and stakeholders, develops Project Plans and Proposals, and with the help from other PACT Practitioners develops all Analysis Reports, Design Documents for both CAD and MCD/IAD efforts, Implementation Planning Reports (CAD), and Pilot-Test Reports (MCD/IAD).

The Initial/Key Resource

Free Book PDFs: lean-ISD (1999)

Click on the book image to link to the download page.

Note: the cover design for “lean-ISD” was created by the late Geary A. Rummler.

Note: Guy W. Wallace’s book “lean-ISD” – was a recipient of a 2002 Award of Excellence for Instructional Communication from the International Society for Performance Improvement.

lean-ISD is also available as a $15 paperback book – and $7.50 as a Kindle – for more information and/or to order – please go – here.

1999 Review by Geary A. Rummler…

Lean-ISD Quote - Rummler

1999 Review by Miki Lane…

Lean-ISD - Lane

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