Category: Courses

Test Design and Delivery Certificate

A customized test can determine who should attend a training program and if learners mastered the material. In this course, gain a systematic approach for developing and administering tests that will meet your needs and follow professional standards.

Scenario-Based E-Learning Certificate

Scenario-based e-learning (SBel) is a proven method to build critical thinking skills and expertise in on-the-job tasks. In this certificate course, learn to apply the process for designing and creating successful scenario-based e-learning training.

Rapid Video Development for Learning Certificate

Video is the new flipchart. Learning and development professionals are increasingly called on to create video content that extends learning beyond the classroom; as well as to introduce more learning resources into classroom training. This program teaches learning professionals how to use consumer-level equipment to create engaging video that looks professional and reinforces learning. Participants will learn all aspects of shooting professional-looking video, from planning and pre-production, to shooting and recording sound, to editing and deployment. At the end of this program, participants will be able to confidently produce quality video quickly and affordably.

Presentation Skills Certificate

Presentation Skills Certificate is a new two-day training program that will provide you with framework needed to develop & delivering effective & memorable presentation.

Preparing Virtual Facilitators and Producers

A well-prepared and practiced delivery is essential to the success of a virtual classroom. Participants interact directly with the facilitator, and often a producer, in real time, so the people in these roles must be prepared and able to delivery dynamically.Learn what skills and competencies are required of virtual facilitators and producers, as well as some techniques to set them up for the accomplishment of your goals.Who should attend: Facilitators and others who support virtual training will benefit from this course.

Preparing for the CPLP: On-Demand Course

This self-paced online course will help you create your personalized study plan to become a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP). You’ll begin to prepare for both the CPLP knowledge-based exam and the Skills Application Exam (SAE).

Performance Support Certificate

Organizations today realize that they need to move beyond the 10 percent of learning that we call formal and address the entire learning ecosystem. Most agree that learners spend 90 percent of their time learning informally. However, the challenge is that few organizations have clear practices for moving beyond formal learning to create a complete learning and performance solution that delivers measurable business impact. Plan your strategy and develop powerful performance support tools to maximize your learners on-the-job results.

Measuring Return on Investment Certificate

In this certificate course developed by ROI Institute, build the skills needed to develop and deliver effective ROI evaluations for learning and performance, organization development, human resources, technology, change, and quality solutions.

Microlearning Certificate

In this hands-on microlearning certificate course, explore what microlearning is, why it is hot now in learning and development, and how to employ MILE, a microlearning instructional design model, to create outstanding, bite-sized learning programs.

Mobile Learning Certificate

Mobile learning (or m-learning) implementation is an ambitious goal and requires a wide range of knowledge about all aspects of this new and growing platform. This 2-day certificate program

Evaluating Learning Impact Certificate

Evaluating Learning Impact Certificate Program provides a solid foundation in all aspects of the measurement and evaluation of learning and performance solutions.

Facilitating Virtual Training Certificate

This program, presented by ATD in partnership with synchronous learning experts InSync Training, provides ten hours of live, online instruction along with opportunities for application.

Facilitation Skills Certificate

This facilitators training certificate equips you with effective facilitation skills & techniques for facilitating engaging and result-oriented learning events

Essentials of Writing Impactful Learning Objective

Strong learning objectives set the stage for meaningful learning by providing a road map to the end goal. In this collaborative online class, dive into writing observable and measurable learning objectives and applying techniques to simplify writing.

Essentials Series Annual Pass

ATD Education offers a flexible and affordable way to gain hands-on learning online from subject matter experts. Receive 12 months of unlimited access to our entire portfolio of 50+ online workshops with the Essentials Series Annual Pass. Subscribe!

Essentials of Using Assessments in Talent Development Initiatives

So many assessments, so many questions, so little time and budget. Have you ever found yourself pondering the questions, What types of assessments exist? And which ones will get me the results I am seeking. You are not alone! Get to know the ins and outs of some of the most popular talent development assessments. Don’t spend hours searching the Internet trying to understand whats available; instead, learn how to compare and contrast these tools, when to use them (and when not to), factors to consider in the purchase process, and strategies for maximizing learning and results through their application.

Essentials of Working with SMEs to Develop Training

Working with subject matter experts (SMEs) on training projects requires being adaptable to your SME and the situation. This online workshop explores the relationship between the SME and designer from the kick-off through the training course development.

Essentials of Writing E-Learning Quizzes and Polls

In this online course, learn to construct effective questions for e-learning quizzes, tests, and polls. Explore ways to decide what to quiz on, write effective e-learning quiz questions, and choose among a variety of question types.

Essentials of Survey Design

Whether conducting a needs assessment or evaluating a learning event, surveys are essential. This online survey design course provides a practical framework to help ensure the right questions are asked in the right way to capture the right data.

Essentials of Technical Training

This online workshop explores technical training course development, with a heavy emphasis on real technical training examples. Throughout the program, apply tools to make your own technical training project interactive, engaging, and motivating.

Essentials of Supporting Social and Collaborative Learning

We learn from one another all the time: through interacting with co-workers, managers, clients, and the public; water-cooler conversations; requests for help or advice; or asking, Can you show me how to do that or How would you handle this. This program will help you leverage and support social learning in your training programs and across your workforce.

Essentials of Staying Centered Through Conflict

This online workshop provides workplace conflict resolution strategies for: managing emotions, using a PEACE process to resolve issues, incorporating Three Guiding Principles during conversations, and applying negotiation skills to reach agreement.

Essentials of Overcoming Challenging Classroom Behaviors

This online course will help you identify the causes of challenging behaviors, determine the specific facilitation skills required to handle them, and lead you into your next learning event with a higher level of confidence.

Essentials of Performance-Based Job Aids

This online workshop walks you through the design, development, and testing of performance-based job aids. Learn how to build the critical job aids that match employee needs.

Essentials of Mobile Development using Adobe Captivate

Develop the skills needed to create mobile content in Adobe Captivate (version 8 or greater) in this online course. Learn to use the tools and methods for rapid mobile design, develop a workflow, and gain various publishing options and delivery methods.

Essentials of New Employee Onboarding

Without thoughtful new employee onboarding processes, your organization increases its likelihood of decreased productivity, increased turnover, and lost revenue. In this online course, learn proven techniques to engage new employees before and after the first day.

Essentials of Making Powerful Infographics

This infographic program will teach you how to make infographics quickly without fancy software. Quickly turn ideas, words, and data into clear, compelling infographics with this course.

Essentials of Leading Virtually

This course will provide the basics of managing your remote workforce from supervisory tools to leadership techniques. Challenges to managing remote employees are as big

Essentials of Gamification for Talent Development

Gamification is 75 percent psychology and 25 percent technology. In this online course, learn how to deploy a gamification strategy in learning and development using a proven five-step process that takes you from design concept through implementation.

Essentials of Graphics for Learning

This workshop presents the latest evidence on the use of visuals in e-learning. It also offers guidelines on how to design and develop visuals that increase learning transfer.

Essentials of Facilitating Impactful Software Training

Turn boring point-and-click software training into something more engaging and effective! Use software training techniques to go beyond the status quo and make software training motivating, memorable, efficient, and engaging.

Essentials of Evidence-Based Games

Did you know there is a solid research base regarding what makes games effective corporate learning methods? Check out this online course if you want to infuse your training programs with effective, research-based serious games that drive business results.

Essentials of Evidence-Based Training

In this Evidence-Based Training program, you’ll learn the evidence behind teaching to different learning styles, managing cognitive load imposed during learning, and the latest productive engagement methods.

Essentials of Developing a Mindful Workforce

In this online course, learn why and how to develop a more mindful workplace from scientific studies, anecdotal evidence, and hands-on exercises. Finish this course understanding mindfulness as tangible and practical, with benefits that can be realized right away.

Essentials of Developing Case Studies

The Essentials of Developing Case Studies workshop will provide a step-by-step approach to guide you in designing and developing custom case studies for your learning programs.

Essentials of Designing for WebEx Training Center | vILT

In this online course, you will be immersed in the capabilities of the WebEx Training Center while learning virtual instructor-led (vILT) design best practices, WebEx Training Center platform capabilities, and tips for a successful vILT implementation.

Essentials of Developing a Mentoring Program

The task of designing and developing a mentoring program can be daunting. This workshop examines what you need to develop a successful mentoring program, and provides you with best practices for implementing it.

Essentials of Designing for Adaptive Learning

In this online course, effectively apply adaptive learning systems to engage students and accurately measure learning. Get critical information for choosing adaptive platforms, building learning paths, and understanding systems and components in an adaptive learning process.

Essentials of Camtasia Studio 8: An Introduction

This online workshop provides a high-level introduction to Camtasia Studio, a software package that allows you to quickly and easily create high-quality training and sales videos for mobile devices and the Web.

Essentials of Creating Role-Based Coaching Plans

The Forgetting Curve is real. In this online course, experience a simple, practical method for integrating employee performance coaching into development plans for your teams and organizations, and your employees stay longer and perform better!

Essentials of Authoring with HTML 5

Maximize your authoring ability with HTML5 in this HTML5 training course online. As HTML5 increasingly becomes the standard for display in digital learning, you will future-proof your career by learning this important markup language.

Essentials of Storyboarding for E-Learning

Learn the essential best practices and methods for storyboarding for e-learning designs, including using various templates, visual storyboards, style guides, and tips for setting up a storyboard specific for an authoring tool.

Designing Learning Certificate

This program follows a human performance improvement approach to instructional design and includes practice in needs assessment, job/task analysis, and course design

Designing Virtual Training Certificate

In this online course, learn to design virtual training using virtual classroom tools, such as chat, whiteboards, and breakout rooms. Create learner-centric instructional materials to support the virtual classroom

E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate

In this course, learn fresh e-learning instructional design techniques and how to apply them to individualized e-learning courses, tutorials, games, simulations and other e-learning modules.

Change Management Certificate

The change management certificate program establishes a comprehensive change model that can be immediately applied to your current situations through application exercises, case studies, and interactive program modules.

Coaching Certificate

Coaching Certificate Program is for learning and performance professionals who want to develop successful coaching competencies and skills. The certification covers…

Blended Learning Certificate

This program uses a blended learning approach to model the concepts taught in the workshop. It is ideal for learning professionals who want to adopt blended learning approach

ATD Master Performance Consultant

Assess, refine, and enhance performance consulting skills in the ATD Master Performance Consultant program. Gain hands-on experience applying proven performance consulting tools and methodologies to real-world situations.

Basics of Human Performance Improvement

Human performance improvement (HPI) is a practice that focuses on identifying root causes of performance issues, which may go beyond a lack of skills and knowledge. The performance consultant makes recommendations on solutions that address issues with the goal of continually improving performance.

ATD Elements

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Writing Performance-Based Learning Objectives

Before developing instructional materials, you must be clear about what you expect your learners to do as a result of your training course. You then must communicate these expectations in a clear and concise manner. A learning objective is a clear statement of the skills or behaviors you expect your learners to acquire and demonstrate during the training course, and the level of performance that is to be demonstrated. Discover how to write learning objectives that are measurable and clearly describe the desired outcomes. Who should attend: Instructional designers and other talent development professionals who find their learning events do not have measurable results.

The Case for Blended Learning

Blended learning occurs when the best delivery methodologies available for each specific learning objective are incorporated into a learning and development curriculum. Advancements in available classroom technologies and virtual learning technologies continue to make blended learning a dynamic experience, with new resources and options appearing on an ongoing basis. Explore when a blended approach can be beneficial to both your learners and your organization. Who should attend: Instructional designers, trainers, and other learning professionals interested in exploring new delivery modalities will benefit from this course.

Surveys from Start to Finish

A survey can uncover opinions, insights, and facts about a current situation by questioning the people involved. Valuable information can be collected to influence your training needs and performance results. Like most assessment tools, it needs to be conducted effectively to yield the most helpful information. Explore the concept of survey ethics and take a look at online surveys, questionnaires, and analyzation of results. Determine when to conduct a survey, what type of survey to use, whom to survey, and how to get the information you need. Who should attend: Learning professionals who wish to learn how to leverage surveys to collect data from a broad audience will benefit from this course.

The ADDIE Model for Learning and Development in Healthcare

ADDIE (analysis, design, development, implementation, evaluation) is a model of the instructional systems design family. However, a successful learning function in the healthcare industry must go beyond this five-phase model and achieve a fully integrated learning function for maximum impact. Learn how the ADDIE model can be adjusted for the healthcare industry. Who should attend: Learning professionals working in the healthcare industry will benefit from this course.

Successful Subject Matter Expert (SME) Projects

Working with subject matter experts (SMEs) to produce meaningful learning experiences is one of the most important competencies of an instructional designer. However, this can often be a frustrating experience. Learn how to take a structured approach to SME projects. Explore specific strategies to help secure success at each phase of the project. Who should attend: This course will be most beneficial to those serving an instructional design role who must work with SMEs to create learning experiences with meaningful and accurate content.

Overview of Learning and Development in Healthcare

One of the many challenges facing healthcare organizations today is finding a way to manage, use, evaluate, and share their ever-increasing organizational knowledge. Leading healthcare organizations benefit from the knowledge assets of their workforce, patients, stakeholders, suppliers, collaborators, and partners, who together drive organizational learning and innovation. Explore how learning professionals can adapt their practice to meet the needs of the healthcare industry. Who should attend: Learning professionals working in the healthcare industry will benefit from this course.

Overview of Executive Dashboards for Learning and Development

Dashboards showcase metrics and data on various initiatives and the overall performance of business functions. Leaders use this information to take stock of the current situation and chart a path forward. Learn how to create an executive dashboard that accurately showcases the learning function and communicates your importance to leadership. Who should attend: Managers of the learning function will benefit from this course.

Overview of Collaborative Leadership

Two minds are definitely better than one. Collaboration has quickly become an essential element for leaders when they need to discover and apply new ideas, improve operations, and stay competitive in the marketplace. Discover the benefits and challenges of collaborative leadership and learn how to create a collaborative environment. Collaborative leaders open the door to innovation and creativity, sharing the success of an organization with others. Understand the potential of collaborative leadership by exploring the what, who, why, and when. Who should attend: Learning professionals and leaders who wish to improve their leadership effectiveness will benefit from this course.

Overview of ADDIE

ADDIE is a classic model of a systematic instructional system design process. By using a systematic approach, like those used in complex software or engineering design and development projects, you can produce training courses that guarantee learners the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed for effective job performance. Discover a systematic model that is the standard for creating instructional materials. Who should attend: New instructional designers and others new to the learning profession will benefit from this course.

Mobile Learning

The growing presence of mobile devices worldwide has resulted in a dramatic change in the way people learn. Learners increasingly demand training, learning, and performance support delivered through mobile applications. This is called mobile learning or m-learning. Explore the elements of mobile learning and best practices for deploying them. Who should attend: Learning professionals who want to learn more about the best use cases for m-learning will benefit from this introduction.

Managing as a Ground Floor Leader

Ground floor leaders work directly with their employees to get the job done and grow their employees. They create a meaningful and engaged culture in their department through all aspects of management from hiring to development to empowerment. Review the characteristics of effective managers and leaders and learn how to motivate and empower your employees. Who should attend: Managers who want to empower their employees will benefit from this course.

Leading as a Futurist

The new reality of the business landscape is global, changing, and challenging. Leaders need to embrace new forward-thinking practices and mindsets. A futurist employee uses strategic foresight to create functional views of alternative futures and possibilities. Discover new ways to challenge assumptions and lead your team forward. Who should attend: Anyone who has experienced the volatility of today's business world would benefit from this course on taking a new perspective.

Leading Successful Teams

Effective teams rest on a foundation of shared vision, mission, and values. High-performing teams build up from there to establish a level of trust. Learn how a leader can foster success for their team at every level. Who should attend: Managers who want to empower their employees will benefit from this course.

Introduction to Selecting Instructional Methods and Media

As you are defining your training needs and designing a learning event, you will be deciding what media blends to use to deliver your training in addition to the instructional methods you will need to achieve your instructional goals. It is essential that you clearly identify these before you spend time, money, and effort developing the materials. Explore how learning methods and media combine to support learning. Who should attend: New instructional designers and others new to the learning profession will benefit from this course.

Leadership Competencies

Certain leadership competencies remain stable across industries, roles, and time. Great leaders need specific skills and attitudes in order to lead others and themselves. Explore the competencies exhibited by great leaders and learn how to strengthen them in yourself. Who should attend: Employees, managers, and senior leaders at all levels will benefit from this overview-level course, whether for the first time or as a review.

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Proposal writing is hard work and, while necessary, can bring about feelings of dread and anxiety. A systematic approach to proposal writing can ease the effort. Proposals rely heavily on content, but creating interest is key to making them effective. Learn the six stages to the proposal-writing process and identify common techniques for overcoming the obstacles and pitfalls of proposal writing. Prepare to engage your audience with effective visuals, and think creatively about your approach to proposal writing. Who should attend: Instructional designers, trainers, and other learning professionals who write proposals to obtain outside consulting work will benefit from this course.

Interviewing to Get the Job

When you interview for a new position, the most important information to convey is why the employer should hire you over all other candidates. You can make this case through the words you use and stories you tell as well as your nonverbal communication. Explore standard interview questions and learn how to send the message you want when responding to them. Who should attend: Employees at all stages of their careers can benefit from this course, but it will be especially useful to those newer to the workforce.

Forming Workplace Teams

People have always worked together for a common goal. The foundation of teamwork is the belief that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, and that together we can accomplish more than we can by working independently. Explore how teams operate in today's workplace and discover the keys to success for a workplace team. Who should attend: Team leaders and team members will benefit from this course.