Week 2023


Ajay Pangarkar

Performance Strategist, Author

November 25, 2022 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Attracting and Retaining a Future Workforce: Recognizing the New Work Normal

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Ajay Pangarkar is partner of CentralKnowledge and, leaders for strategic employee performance, strategic learning, learning technology applications, and strategy and cost alignment. His unique approach applying strategic, financial, and professional learning skills allows him to assist various organizations such as Government of Canada, Apple, Nest, LinkedIn Learning, CPA Canada, AICPA, Pfizer, Scotia Bank, and RBC to create innovative learning environments.

Ajay is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA, FCMA), Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP), and internationally recognized performance and strategic management and costing specialist. He ensures organizations leverage employee’s knowledge to deliver tangible performance results. Ajay is a world-renowned workplace performance strategist and foremost authority on integrating employee performance strategies into the Balanced Scorecard. He is passionate about building an irrefutable business case for investing in employees and is an industry-recognized speaker on strategic employee development and employee assessments.

Ajay, with partner Teresa Kirkwood, published three books with their recent titled, “The Trainers Balanced Scorecard: A Complete Resource for Linking Learning and Growth to Organizational Strategy” (Wiley). He’s an award-winning author receiving multiple prestigious Readership and Editors’ Award, was Elearning Magazine’s 2016 Learning Champion, and the World Training Development Congress named Ajay their 2017 “Distinguished Trainer”. Ajay is a broadcast media favorite discussing workplace performance issues and a regular contributor to many leading international publications.

Ajay is a professor at the Sprott School of Business and actively involved with workplace learning working closely with LinkedIn Learning (8 courses) and serving as past Vice Chair for the Canadian Society for Training and Development’s National Board of Directors.

Ajay Pangarkar