As the Owner and President of EnVision Performance Solutions, Irene Stern Frielich’s expertise includes every aspect of the learning and development field. A creative problem solver, Irene has provided clients with customized solutions for over 25 years.
Irene’s breadth of experience includes managing training projects, designing curriculum and instructional materials for both learners and instructors, and delivering live and virtual training classes. Irene and her team have developed instructor-led and elearning courses on a wide array of topics including performance/talent management, products and sales, leadership skills, compliance, quality, process management, new hire orientation, executive onboarding, disaster services, and safety.
EnVision’s innovative suite of solutions to build clients’ self-reliance includes the BRIDGE Solution® rapid development approach, course audits based on EnVision’s proprietary 85-point checklist, EnVision’s series of WELTM (Writing Effective Learning) workshops, and support for subject matter experts.
Clients have described Irene as “a fabulous instructor” and one client has shared “[Irene] exceeded my expectations in the quality of work she submitted, creative idea generation, expertise in the content area and timeliness of deliverables. The end result was an extraordinary product and an extremely delighted client.” EnVision has been repeatedly recognized for thorough project management, conceptual focus and analytical capabilities, consistently earning “best in class” ratings on project evaluations. In 2011, Irene and her team were awarded first place in the Corporate Developer category of eLearning Guild’s LINGOs Global Giveback Competition.
Since 1998, Irene has applied her extensive experience in project management and instructional design to help dozens of EnVision clients in a variety of industries including life sciences, healthcare, disaster services, banking, government organizations, not-for-profit and NGOs, consumer services, and utilities.
Irene is MBTI-qualified and continues her professional development by attending seminars and as a member of Association for Talent Development (ATD), International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI), Human Resources Leadership Forum (HRLF), Boston Facilitators Roundtable, and The Boston Club. Irene holds an MBA from Babson College and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Brandeis University.
Irene is a snowshoeing, kayaking, and cycling enthusiast, which keeps her happy throughout the year.