Association for Talent Development

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Upcoming Webcasts

  • ATD Research Presents: Instructional Design Now - A New Age of Learning and Beyond

    Monday, March 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Carol Morrison, Senior Research Analyst, i4cp and Nanette Temby, Lead, Field Skills Development, Novartis Pharmaceutical Coporation

    This webcast is based on the recently released report from ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond. The report explores a learning landscape rich in emerging opportunities, populated by professionals eager to create and unle... More »

  • How to Talk to an Executive

    Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Sally Williamson, President, Sally Williamson & Associates

    When we surveyed managers about executive conversations, 90 percent said these conversations are harder than those with co-workers or employees, and 20 percent said they are significantly harder. There seems to be a disconnect between managers and executives that occurs during high-level conversatio... More »

  • 10 Powerful Principles for Creating Impactful e-Learning

    Wednesday, April 1, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Ethan Edwards, Chief Instructional Strategist, Allen Interactions

    The shared perspective of learners and designers about e-learning is that much of it is not very good: it's boring, the interactions don't teach, the media are unhelpful, and so on. This is despite the fact that well-meaning instructional designers are following long-established models and doing exa... More »

    Sponsored by: Allen Interactions
  • How U2 Cracked the Code of Team Culture

    Friday, April 3, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Michael Stallard, President, E Pluribus Partners

    The rock band U2 went from a band people laughed at to one that received more Grammy awards than any other in history and broke The Rolling Stones' record for the highest-grossing concert tour. How did they do it? Bono, U2's lead singer, says that the way the band works is more extraordinary than it... More »

  • The Zen of Physician Engagement

    Monday, April 6, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    Change can feel like failure when you’re in the middle of it. All too often, administrators struggle to articulate a vision for the future that results in a clinical workforce becoming meaningfully more engaged. In this webinar, we address the factors that make physician engagement challenging... More »

  • ATD 2015 Conference Preview (Previo al Congreso ATD 2015)

    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 9:00am - 10:15am EDT

    By: Inigo Sanchez-Cabezudo, ASTD; Alfredo Castro, President, MOT Training and Development Inc.; German Paris, President, P&B Ltd.; and Debra McKinney

    “Mejores Prácticas de aprendizaje organizacional en una comunidad global, con perspectivas globales y contenido mundial.” ¿Cuáles son tus prioridades de aprendizaje para 2015? ¿Hacia dónde enfocarás tus recursos destinados al desarrollo de tal... More »

  • 10 Ways to Virtualize Your Training

    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Tom Masotto, Vice President of Virtual Learning Strategy, ON24

    Are you struggling with the challenges of delivering training to a global employee base? Would you like to provide more interactive and engaging training? Is social learning one of your training objectives? This webinar will showcase 10 best practices for using virtual learning environments to: Del... More »

    Sponsored by: ON24
  • How to Engage Millennials at Work

    Wednesday, April 8, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Donalee Frary, Live Online Trainer, Dale Carnegie

    Their work habits are different. Their values are different. They care more about work-life balance and less about money. They want to be given responsibility rather than earn it. They are entering the workforce at record rates—they are the Millennial generation. In this fast-paced, one-hour w... More »

    Sponsored by: Dale Carnegie Training
  • Build Your Organization to Innovate – Or Watch It Deteriorate!

    Thursday, April 9, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Dave Hamme, Ephesus Consulting

    Despite the popularity of thought leadership materials promoting creative epiphanies, innovation rarely comes from out-of-the-blue ideas. Rather, it comes from connectivity with your customers, insightful information, strategic intentions, and everyday execution. All too often, these critical connec... More »

  • Feedback for Impact: Intentional Conversations. Desired Results.

    Friday, April 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    Performance Evaluations. Very few scheduled events can conjure up such negative emotions for both the manager and employee alike. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way. An effective feedback session involves three key parts: planning, delivery and follow-up. Adequate preparation... More »

  • Leading for Engagement

    Monday, April 13, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    Recent surveys continue to show that levels of job satisfaction and employee engagement are at record lows. This is a crisis for businesses and individuals alike. Kevin Kruse presents conclusions based on surveys of more than 10 million workers in 150 countries, along with his own experience as a fo... More »

  • Accelerate your Executive Career through Personal Branding and Marketing Yourself

    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Rita Allen, President, Rita B. Allen Associates

    The term marketing makes most people think of products, services, and commodities. How about marketing ourselves—our talents, accomplishments, and value—inside our organization and within our profession, industry, and community? Are you or your staff members comfortable talking about you... More »

  • Dispelling Myths: Understanding Learning and Knowledge Management Teams

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Adam Krob, Co-Founder and CIO, Klever and Emily Dunn, Enablement Designer, Anaplan

    Knowledge and learning teams are the suppliers of information and training within an organization. Often, instead of collaborating eagerly, the teams are notorious for misunderstanding each other. This webcast will explore the two teams and examine key organization objectives that compel them to wor... More »

    Sponsored by: American Public University System
  • Behind The Scenes: Ensuring Flawless Virtual Events

    Thursday, April 16, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Jennifer Hofmann, InSync Training

    Flawless virtual events don't just happen—they take careful planning, preparation, and practice! This session will explore what goes into making impeccable virtual events. You'll discover how to make a smooth and seamless transition from traditional face-to-face content to the virtual classroo... More »

  • Detoxify Your Work Environment Using the 5 Languages of Appreciation

    Friday, April 17, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Paul White, Appreciation at Work

    In spite of the growing number of employee recognition programs, employees still report high levels of not feeling valued. Negativity, cynicism, and apathy continue to increase in many workplace environments. Discover the difference between “going through the motions” recognition and aut... More »

  • Great Leadership Creates Great Workplaces

    Monday, April 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Jim Kouzes, Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University

    The key to making extraordinary things happen in organizations is great leadership. Leadership author Jim Kouzes will present evidence that exemplary leadership makes a meaningful difference in people’s engagement and in the performance of their organizations. He will explore the engagement di... More »

    Sponsored by: The Leadership Challenge: A Wiley Brand
  • Developing Great Frontline Sales Managers

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Ray Makela, Managing Director, Sales Readiness Group and David Jacoby, Managing Director, Sales Readiness Group

    High-performing sales managers have a profound impact on a company's bottom-line sales results. But, too often training initiatives focus on salespeople and not a company’s frontline sales management team. Join us for a highly interactive webinar as Norman Behar and Ray Makela of the Sales Rea... More »

    Sponsored by: Sales Readiness Group
  • The Blended Learning Breakthrough

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Jim Yupangco, Founding Partner, Lambda Solutions

    Do you recognize the benefits of online learning but worry about the benefits that are lost without face-to-face instruction? You are not alone! For many organizations, the ability to offer training and development programs that are completely online is not practical. Blended learning uses a diverse... More »

    Sponsored by: Totara LMS
  • A View from the Top: The Learning Executive’s Take on Learning Strategy and The Future of Learning

    Thursday, April 23, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Maria Ho, Research Analyst, ATD and Laurie Miller, Director, Research Services, ATD

    This webcast will discuss topics in learning of importance to learning executives. Specifically, it will: Present ATD’s research on how learning leaders can develop an effective learning strategy that is aligned with business strategy. What is the value of alignment? What are some challenges... More »

    Sponsored by: College for America
  • Employee Engagement: 10 Reasons, 10 Ways

    Friday, April 24, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Zane Safrit, Mine

    Raising your company’s employee engagement levels doesn’t require another department-head meeting or brutal budget approval process. Employee engagement happens when we engage with our employees. In this 60-minute webcast, Zane Safrit will share 10 reasons why you need an engaged workfor... More »

    Sponsored by: The National
  • Engaging for Success: Measuring Employee Engagement

    Monday, April 27, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Rashed Alzahmi, PhD Candidate, PSU; Olga Buchko, PhD Candidate, Penn State University; and Jennifer Myers, PhD Graduand, PSU

    There is no doubt that engaged employees are vital to an organization’s long-term success. Researchers and organizations confirm that highly engaged employees are more productive, innovative, customer-focused, profitable, and committed to the success of their organizations. Therefore, it is es... More »

  • Perpetual Venues: Extend ROI through Touch-Point Engagement and MicroLearning

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Adam B. Arthur, Director, CDC Virtual Platform Initiative, CDC

    The explosion of feature-rich, interactive, cloud-based meeting and conferencing technologies has already begun to restructure how organizations communicate and disseminate, study, and archive digital assets and data. With the use of webcams, audio and video streaming, and real-time file and informa... More »

  • Visual Explanations: How to Describe and Clarify With Graphics

    Friday, May 1, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    People are wired to understand visuals. Research shows that when you use relevant graphics to explain, clarify, and enhance content, it typically improves learning. In this session, we will explore the most effective graphics to use for various types of content. Then the speaker will discuss design... More »

  • Stand Out: How to Become a Recognized Expert in Your Company and Beyond

    Tuesday, May 5, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    The best form of career security is becoming recognized for your expertise. In this webinar, Dorie Clark, an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It, shows you how to develop... More »

  • The Science of Learning in Action: 7 Insights From Real Data

    Thursday, May 7, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Alice Kim, Research Associate, York University, Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest and Carol Leaman, CEO, Axonify

    Many organizations around the world are starting to apply the principles of brain research to their learning environments. On May 7, join Carol Leaman and Alice Kim as they leverage real learning data to determine what kind of effect is this having on behavior and, ultimately, performance. During th... More »

    Sponsored by: Axonify
  • Add Power: Use the ATD Career Navigator to Build Your ATD Conference Schedule!

    Friday, May 8, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Cheryl Lasse, Managing Partner, SkillDirector

    If you want to make the most of your time at the ATD International Conference & Exposition, or if you simply want to identify the right activities to close your talent development skills gaps for the job you have or the job you want, then join us! For a limited time, you can use this free member... More »

    Sponsored by: SkillDirector
  • Visual Learning: A Picture Is Worth an Hour of Training

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Sheri Weppel, Director of Training and E-Learning Development, GP Strategies Corporation

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, it is easily worth an hour of training. As the time available for training continues to diminish, organizations need to be creative in how information is communicated to learners. An innovative solution to teaching a challenging project is to use visual learni... More »

    Sponsored by: GP Strategies
  • Lessons Learned From 30 Years of Entrepreneurial Success

    Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Louise Kursmark, Co-founder and Executive Director, Resume Writing Academy and Career Thought Leaders Consortium and Wendy Enelow, Co-founder and Executive Director, Resume Writing Academy and Career Thought Leaders Consortium

    As an entrepreneur, it’s not enough to excel at your profession. You must also be a master of business development, sales, project management, marketing, finance, strategic planning, and all of the other hats that entrepreneurs wear. In this webinar, two entrepreneurs—each in business fo... More »

  • BEST Webcast Series: TouchPoint Support Services: Growing Your Supervisors Into Great Leaders

    Tuesday, May 26, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Jessi Moffitt, Director of Marketing, Communications, and Training , TouchPoint Support Services and Sharolyn Balsley, Director of Customer Experience , TouchPoint Support Services

    In this webcast, you will learn how developing your supervisor-level associates will help your company achieve its business objectives and build a strong bench of qualified candidates for future management openings. Sharolyn and Jessi will tell you how they focused on their supervisors and developed... More »

  • Dealing With Ambiguity During Change

    Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Josh Smith, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

    Learn how Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) developed a hands-on leadership simulation event to prepare leaders to make critical decisions during unprecedented ambiguity and industry change. HCSC is the largest customer-owned health insurer in the United States and fourth largest overall, opera... More »

  • Blended Learning Instructional Design: A Modern Approach

    Monday, June 1, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Jennifer Hofmann, InSync Training

    Instructional designers are constantly bombarded with new technologies and trends. It's difficult to distinguish which are fads, and which are worthy of time and resources. Instructional designers must also battle the false perception that you can teach any content using any technology. So what's th... More »

  • Training for Preventative Health

    Monday, June 8, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    Finding ways to create meaningful population health management programs is a major goal for most healthcare networks looking to comply with federal government mandates that will shape the new healthcare environment. Not only does that effort take extensive internal change, but it also requires that... More »

  • Millennial Engagement

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Alex Tremble, Program Analyst, Government Agency

    With over 50% of the U.S. Federal Government workforce eligible for retirement in 2014, and a projected shortage of qualified Gen X'ers to back-fill the vacant positions, millennials find themselves in a unique situation of assuming leadership roles earlier in their federal career than their predece... More »

  • Leadership is Half the Story

    Thursday, June 25, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Samantha Hurwitz, CEO, FliPskills Consulting and Marc Hurwitz, Professor, Wilfrid Laurier U.

  • Employee Engagement Best Practices at NRC

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Jody Hudson, Chief Learning Officer, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    Employee Engagement is more important now than ever in the Federal Government. As agency budgets continue to be constrained, there are fewer resources available to perform increasing work demands. Tapping into people’s discretionary effort through higher levels of employee engagement is crit... More »

  • Developing Your Technical Experts Into Organizational Leaders

    Thursday, October 22, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Bob Hewes, Senior Partner, Camden Consulting Group

    Developing technical experts into organizational leaders is critical. In today’s changing and competitive business environment, making this shift is ever more important; companies and organizations need this capability and individuals need to grow. By understanding common challenges for this g... More »

Past Webcasts

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