The First Steps Toward Gamification

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Portland Country Club - Falmouth, Maine


  • Available to employees of companies with a Corporate Bundle. For your registration code, please see your company's bundle administrator.

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 - 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Check-in, breakfast and networking begins at 7:30 AM

Portland Country Club
11 Foreside Rd, Falmouth, ME

Registration is required by noon, Friday, October 13th



What is Gamification you ask?  How do you get started?

Join Erika as she tells her story of going from a concept to completion, in creating a scenario-based, critical thinking game.

Her example will walk you through the creation of a game for Unum's newly hired claims professionals, which navigates them through the claims management process.

    • The Challenge
    • The Assignment
    • Where to Start
    • Scoring
    • Badges
    • and of course: Fun Features!!!! 

    Are you ready to get your game on?

    As a result of this session, you will be able to:

    • Define what is gamification is
    • Identify the steps required to create a critical thinking game
    • Explain to your company why they need to invest in games


    Erika Wharton

    Erika Wharton

    Erika Wharton is the Learning Solutions Manager for the Benefits Center at Unum.  Erika has 20+ years’ experience in the insurance and financial industries. 11 of these years focused on the learning and development of geographically dispersed employees. She is a leader in her field and has presented at Demofest at DevLearn in 2016 and Training Industry Conference and Expo (TICE) 2017 as well as video blogs with D’Vinci Interactive.

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