Category: Videos

Working Out Loud: Payoffs and How-Tos

From the TechKnowledge 2016 Conference: Organizations struggle to capture tacit knowledge. Workers struggle to find answers and information across organizational databases, boundaries, and silos.

Media Competencies for Talent Professionals

From the TechKnowledge 2015 Conference: Video is the new flipchart. No longer will the marker pen and flipchart pad be the primary medium that trainers use to aid learning.

The Advantages of Building an Advisor Program

From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: In today’s workplace, building an internal advising program decreases ramp time and increases the happiness factor of employees.

Mobile Learning: YouTube Style

From the TechKnowledge 2015 Conference: Many organizations want to provide small chunks of on-demand, just-in-time performance support that require minimal technical skills to create.

Best Practices: Designing Training for a Global Workforce

Globalization demands that leaders navigate a multitude of training styles, each one impacting the degree to which the trainer is able to engage, motivate, and achieve the highest level of skill acquisition and carryover.

Storyboarding Tips for Better Collaboration

From the TechKnowledge 2016 Conference: When used effectively, storyboards act as a blueprint for your e-learning course, enabling important design conversations that surface requirements and ultimately save time and costly rework.

Serious Games + Smart Implementation = Win: 7 Keys to Success

From the TechKnowledge 2016 Conference: Serious games have the potential to engage and motivate your learners . . . and to drive long-term retention of business-critical knowledge. But what does it take to make a game successful in your organization?

Video for Non-Video Professionals (SU318)

Video is a versatile and powerful training delivery tool. It can be paired with instructor led training, e-learning, or it can stand alone. When executed properly video will leave a lasting impression on your audience. If you’ve never worked with video, the experience can be quite daunting and may seem overwhelming. This session will cover the basics of video production including camera setup, lighting, audio, and shooting basics. The speaker will also share best practices on equipment, editing…

Using Workforce Analytics to Navigate Organizational Change (SU306)

Successful organizations are adopting change management as a fundamental skill, and viewing it as a competitive advantage. Does your organization have what it takes to achieve sustainable change? Research shows that 70 percent of all major change efforts fail to fully deliver. This is largely due to well-planned changes getting blindsided by people issues during implementation. In this session, you will learn how to leverage behavioral science and workforce analytics to support sustainable and…

Using Top-Producer Analysis to Improve Sales Results (TU218)

Top-producer analysis is the epitome of talent development. It takes best practices to a new level, by using your own, internal top sales talent to help others improve, which accounts for the context and nuances that best practices do not.

Using the Psychology of Game Design for Learning

Game designers know a lot about how to create engaging, immersive experiences, but game designers also know a lot about learning design. Many games require a steep learning curve, and game design has several tools to help players acquire and master new skills.

Using the Power of Stories in Compliance and Technical Training

Compliance and technical training, unfortunately, have a bad reputation. Many trainers think of it it as a necessary evil. They are resigned to the fact that good learning opportunities are difficult to incorporate. The consequence is long and tedious learning programs. However, at the heart of all compliance and technical issues are real-life events, which when extracted and formulated into provocative stories help engage learners and provide great opportunities for better understanding and…

Using Technology to Produce Learning Transfer and Sustainable Corporate Change (SU108)

As trainers, our success is measured by whether we can get people to transfer learning and behave differently. Unfortunately, there are myths that undercut our success, and the well-established techniques of behavior change are not well understood. This session will examine the scientific research demonstrating how to produce sustainable learning transfer and behavior change. The speaker will explore how to produce behavior change among individuals and demonstrate specific techniques and…

Using Research and Training to Deliver the Services Patients Really Want

As the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States, Providence Health & Services places great emphasis on service marketing and development. The organization devotes large amounts of time and effort to engage physicians and get the kind of input it needs to communicate with patients in a meaningful way while measuring how effective the services it markets really are. From using online research to determine what patients really want, to identifying operational barriers to…

Using Scorecards and Metrics for Success

From Learn from the BEST 2016: Data collection and reporting process are key to engaging leadership throughout the company. See the L&D scorecard and learn how the tool could help demonstrate your progress and success.

Using In-Context Training to Improve Sales Results (M219)

Today’s on-the-go sales reps are busier than ever. Technology has inadvertently raised expectations on a rep’s ability to multi-task and deliver a high velocity of deals, which can make it difficult to stay on top of their game in order to succeed. Once-a-quarter training and process improvement isn’t enough-reps need access to continual, real-time, in-context training, content, and guidance to perform their best. With modern sales enablement training methodologies, you can arm your reps with…

Using Mobile Video to Transform Sales Learning

From ATD TechKnowledge 2017: Traditional training methods are fundamentally broken because employees don’t absorb or retain the key information and skills they need to do their job effectively.

Using Culture Fit to Help Employees Thrive (M117)

To flourish at work, employees must not only fit the job, they must fit into the culture of the organization. When employees mesh with the culture, they are more likely to find a sense of meaningfulness and harmony working there. This session offers a step-by-step process for determining if a workplace culture is a fit. You will be guided through the process of understanding yourself, understanding an organization’s culture, and auditing for culture fit. After a brief introduction, you will…

Up Is Not the Only Way: Mobility Matters! (M216)

Multiple surveys have revealed that employees want to know where and how they fit in the organization-not just currently but as the organization moves forward. The exploration of multiple ways to grow and develop will broaden the landscape of possibilities for employees who may feel trapped, plateaued, or dissatisfied by what they view today as limited options. This session will offer multiple ways and experiences for managers to share with employees who are ready, willing, and able to dive…

Updated ATD Mission and Strategies: How Your Chapter Can Support and Extend Them Locally

ATD Vice President Jennifer Homer shares more about the updated mission and strategies that are an extension of the re-branding. In this webcast, you will gain an understanding of ATD’s content, community, and customer experience framework. You’ll hear about the relationship between the ATD Competency Model, communities of practice, and centers of interest. In addition, you will identify ways that your chapter can support and extend each strategy locally to create the ATD experience and value for your chapter members.

Unprecedented Pressure

The Public Manager talks with Commissioner John Koskinen about how he managed the challenges of unprecedented pressure at the IR

Unraveling Misconceptions About Millennials

Crystal Kadakia, author of The Millennial Myth and presenter at ATD 2017, discusses some common misunderstandings about Millennials and explains how organizations can best leverage Millennials’ experience.

Unleashing the Can-Do Spirit in Player/Managers (M312)

In today’s knowledge-driven, cost-competitive, global business environment, many organizations can no longer afford to promote their best talent to the leadership ranks and then allow them to focus exclusively on being only a manager.

Understanding Employee Motivation: What if Motivation Is a Skill?

Leaders today face a dilemma. They are being held accountable for something they cannot do—motivate others. Dependence on carrots and sticks as common practice has been perpetuated because leaders didn’t understand the true nature of human motivation. Now, because of compelling discoveries in motivation science, we do. In this session, the speaker makes the case for treating motivation as a skill that can be taught, learned, nurtured, and sustained. You will be introduced to an evidence-based…

Unchecking the Box: Performance Management Reloaded (W113)

Tired of the same old, same old, yearly performance evaluation process? So is everyone! Organizations are finally doing something about it. This session will guide you through the history of performance management in the workplace and how the process became an ineffective, check-the-box exercise that no one really wants to do. You will learn how some organizations are taking a disruptive approach to performance management by eliminating ratings, substituting numeric ratings with adjectives, or…

Twice as Much in Half the Time

From ATD TechKnowledge 2017: 12 seconds: Whether designing training for live video streaming, webinars, or asynchronous modules, that’s how long you have before the audience decides if they’re going to tune you out.

The Role of Learning in Organizational Change

From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: One of the most significant problems faced by organizations is how to deal with a competitive environment characterized by continuous and complex change.

Leader First, Trainer Second

From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Today’s classroom trainer is not just looked upon as a subject matter expert. You are also being asked to be a facilitator, creative partner, entertainer, and perhaps most importantly, a leader.

Innovative Team Selling

From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: In today’s highly competitive environment, sales teams must learn how to work together internally to develop innovative and creative solutions that address their client’s needs.

Corporate University Design in the 21st Century

From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: In this session, the speaker will describe how he set up a corporate university at Philips and improved the overall paradigm of learning for a global multinational.

Make Powerful Infographics Fast

From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Harness the power of infographics–visuals (or animations/videos) that combine several bits of quantitative information into easy-to-understand audience-appealing designs.

Suddenly, Stories Are Serious Business

From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Storytelling is no longer confined to literature departments at major universities. Top medical schools are instituting programs in narrative medicine so doctors can better analyze patient stories.

25 Things You Didn’t Know PowerPoint Could Do

From the ATD 2015 International Conference & EXPO: Even though PowerPoint is one of the most ubiquitous software packages in the training world, many users are merely scratching the surface of its capabilities.

Build a Better Reaction Sheet (TU306)

Have you been using the same evaluation form after your training programs for as long as you can remember? Are you struggling to get an acceptable response rate? Do you wonder what people really think of your training?