FORT WASHINGTON, PA – Banker’s Academy, the leading provider of training solutions to the financial services industry, today announced that Dr. Katherine Pang will act as Chief Learning Officer.
Dr. Pang joined Banker’s Academy in December of 2011, and since has focused on the establishment of a creative vision for instructional design to ensure that Banker’s Academy’s product designs were educationally sound, based on current research, best practices, accepted pedagogy, and the developmental needs of the target audience.
“Instructional Design is the key ingredient in making any learning solution optimal – from interactivity and effectiveness to retention and achieving the learning objectives, ultimately resulting in people doing their jobs better” said Dr. Rick Burghli, Chief Executive Officer of Banker’s Academy, “we are really fortunate to have Dr. Pang, who is a leading expert and authority on instructional design, leading our efforts in this area.”
Dr. Pang brings over 20 years of experience in the design, development and delivery of educational courses and professional development and training content. Her expertise lies within the fields of applied skills, active learning both in an ILT, CBT and Web-Based environment. Dr. Pang has served as a subject matter expert (SME) as well as instructed, facilitated, and led numerous business skill, professional development, continuing education, academic and non-credit courses in numerous fields, including law, business, psychology, and education across numerous industries. In addition, during the course of her career, Dr. Pang has worked for public agencies, governmental agencies, private industries, and banks.
In designing and developing curricula, adopting new technologies, integrating technology with instruction and implementing training and professional education programs Banker’s Academy solidifies its already impressive global market leader position in training solutions for banks, credit unions, and money services businesses (MSBs).
“Banker’s Academy provided a great solution to its 2,500 clients over the past 25+ years and I am thrilled to be a part of such a dynamic team to help take the solution to the next level” said Pang. “The instructional design contributions being made to the courses will not only deliver greater value to our customers but set a new standard of training excellence within the financial services industry.”
Dr. Pang has a PhD in Educational Psychology, two law degrees (a JD and an LLM in Taxation), an MBA, a Masters in Educational Technology and Psychology.
About Banker’s Academy
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