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Learning Trends SIG - October Meeting

  • 10 Oct 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Quintiles Plaza: Room 102, 4820 Emperor Boulevard Durham, NC 27703


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A Real Virtual Reality Example

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are two of the hottest trends in talent development today. As a result, there is a rising interest in how organizations can potentially leverage this disruptive technology to enhance learning experiences and improve performance.

In this session, you will see a demo of VR/AR used in the profession of accounting. Our presenter will share some lessons learned and how you can possibly apply those lessons in your organization.

You will be able to:

  • Learn how AICPA is leveraging VR/AR to enhance learning events
  • Identify software, hardware, and processes used to create that VR/AR experience
  • Explore lessons AICPA learned and whether VR/AR is right for your organization

Michael Grant

Director, Learning Design and Development, AICPA

Michael leads the learning experience design and development of interactive training courses for global users in the accounting profession. Throughout his career, Michael has helped lead learning development teams and instructionally designed and developed eLearning courses for Fortune 500 companies. He is a former college instructor and department chair and has presented his research on interactive multimedia for educational reinforcement at major conferences, such as the E-Learn World Conference for Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education. Michael holds an MFA degree.

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