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Upskill with Role-based Training at Discover! 2024

June 5th, 2024

Upskill with Role-based Training at Discover! 2024

Dakota’s Annual User Conference is set for October 16-18, 2024 in Nashville, TN, and we are excited to be able to spend time with our clients once again! The Conference offers the unique opportunity for Dakota users to hear from their peers and apply their learnings in the various product training sessions. This year’s agenda includes a wide variety of topics to help both new and experienced users get the most out of Dakota’s ProActivity Suite.

Targeted EHS Skill Tracks

To help clients at any level improve their knowledge and skills, the event will include three functional training tracks, covering the fundamentals of our products, as well as the best practices used by our diverse user population.

  • Safety First Learn key product workflows for capturing incidents, collaborating on issues, and analyzing data to ensure a safe and compliant work environment.

  • Compliance Assurance Drive EHS Compliance Excellence with accurate regulatory registers, up-to-date compliance plans, and programs that mitigate operational risk.

  • Data & Analytics Explore data integrity and communication best practices, analytics features, and visualization techniques to make data-driven decisions for EHS and ESG success.

Courses are organized by track, but clients have the freedom to determine their own agenda by selecting the courses that are meaningful to their day-to-day use of Dakota applications. Need help determining a training plan that’s right for you? Here are some role-based suggestions to get you started.

EHS Compliance Managers

Is tracking and managing compliance activities your top concern? The following sessions will help you keep your compliance calendars up-to-date and ensure that tasks are completed on time.

Safety Managers

Are you responsible for tracking incidents and corrective actions, conducting RCAs, analyzing safety trends, and managing OSHA recordkeeping and reporting? If so, these training sessions may be exactly what you are looking for.

Corporate Auditors and Audit Managers

Is verifying the compliance status of your locations and prioritizing risk what gets you out of bed in the morning? If so, these sessions will help you ensure compliance, mitigate risk, and propel your EHS programs forward.

ESG & Sustainability Professionals

For ESG & Sustainability professionals seeking to improve their organization's environmental, social, and economic impacts, the following courses will help to create a strong foundation of EHS compliance, manage issues, and track critical ESG metrics.

ProActivity Administrators

System administrators have a critical role in supporting their companies EHS programs. The following courses will cover everything you need to know about the basic product workflows, setting up users, and creating visibility for your management team.

Focus Groups

Within this year’s training tracks, users will also have the ability to interact directly with Dakota’s Product Team during our new Focus Group sessions. Each session is designed to discuss industry trends, new development, and future plans. These special sessions will be offered throughout the morning of Friday, October 18th.

Whether you are new or experienced ProActivity users, with more than a dozen unique courses, you can find a training plan that is right for you. Need help? Just contact us and we’ll connect you with the resources to help you make the most of this event.

Registration is now open and the full agenda and speaker list will be announced soon. The cost is just $795 for all three days. For customers whose annual contract includes User Conference credits, two (2) users can attend for each available credit. If you are unsure if you have credits available, or if you have any other questions, please email us at

Mark Judy

Mark Judy

Software Training and Adoption Lead

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