Association for Talent Development

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Upcoming Webcasts

  • Activate Your Secret Weapon: The Simple Truth About Managers and Your Strategy

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    By: Gary Magenta, Senior Vice President of Client Solutions and Certified Exec., Root Inc.

    Your strategy is brilliant. Your people want to help the business succeed. Your customers want what you’ve got. So, what’s standing in the way of success? Chances are you haven’t fully activated your secret weapon: managers. Strategy execution is hard work, but when you tap into th... More »

    Sponsored by: Root Inc.
  • MOOCs: Expanding the Scope of Organizational Learning

    Monday, February 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

    By: Kevin Oakes, CEO, i4cp and Amy Rouse, Director, AT&T University, AT&T

    This webcast is based on the recently released report from ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), titled MOOCs: Expanding the Scope of Organizational Learning. The report explores the current and anticipated use of MOOCs (massive open online courses) in the business world. Join Kev... More »

  • Accelerate the Ramp-Up Time of New Sales Reps

    Tuesday, February 3, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    By: Norman Behar, Managing Director, Sales Readiness Group and David Jacoby, Managing Director, Sales Readiness Group

    The ramp-up time for new sales reps is typically six months or longer, while sales reps stay in their positions for less than two years on average. A comprehensive onboarding program for sales reps can shorten this ramp-up period, ensure sales success, and reduce turnover. In this webinar, Norman Be... More »

    Sponsored by: Sales Readiness Group
  • BEST Webcast Series: Lupin Limited—Creating an Aspirational Learning Mindset

    Wednesday, February 4, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am EST

    By: Rituraj Sar, Vice President of Learning and Development , Lupin Limited

    When was the last time you really enjoyed what you learned? It only happened when learning was paired with enthusiasm, curiosity, challenge, interest, and most importantly, aspiration. Simply put aspirations are emotional and inspirational. Creating an aspirational learning mindset in the workplace... More »

  • The Trendspotters Challenge - Innovation in Action

    Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

    By: Kathy Klock, National Industry Talent Development Leader, Deloitte and Andy Hill, Founder and CEO, Smartfirm

    Deloitte's technology, media, and telecommunications industry leaders were looking for an innovative and exciting way to help leaders develop insights into important technology trends. Hear how they designed and launched the Trendspotters Challenge, providing an engaging and innovative space to lear... More »

  • Innovation and Improvisation: It's All About Focus

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

    By: Karen Hough, Founder and CEO, ImprovEdge

    Every industry, every company, and every leader is concerned about innovation. It launches new products, finds new uses for old products, and discovers cost savings. Greater innovation starts at the brainstorming table. Learn how to break through to more effective brainstorming with Karen Hough, CEO... More »

  • Unlocking the Potential of Performance Support with Mobile Technologies in 2015

    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    By: Shannon D'Alessio, Implementation Manager for Learning Solutions, Inkling and Allyson Bradford, Senior Manager of Curriculum Development, Covidien

    For many organizations, it’s more important than ever to implement performance support, the training strategy for getting the right information at the right time into your employees’ hands. What else is in your employees’ hands? Mobile devices. In fact, 2014 was the first year that... More »

    Sponsored by: Inkling
  • Are You Ready to Make a Change? Navigating Your Way to Your Next Position

    Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

    By: Cheryl Lasse, Managing Partner, SkillDirector

    With the economy and resulting employment opportunities improving, you might be thinking about making a change. Do you want to move up within your organization or change the focus of your position? Perhaps you're ready to move on to a new employer. Or, maybe you're thinking about moving from another... More »

  • Converting Potential to Performance: Optimizing High-Potential Development

    Monday, February 16, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

    By: William Seidman, Cerebyte and Rick Grbavac, Cerebyte

    High potentials are the future leaders of their organizations. Developing high potentials to achieve their full capabilities has unique opportunities and challenges. This webinar presents simple, highly effective techniques, based on research on star performers and the newest neuroscience of learnin... More »

  • Build a High-Performance Virtual Team

    Wednesday, February 18, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    By: Donalee Frary, Live Online Trainer, Dale Carnegie

    The digital age is changing the way we work, play, communicate, and think. It is an exciting frontier that rewards those who step up to the challenge and develop new levels of competence. While it may seem difficult to keep pace with technological changes, the abundance of new, user-friendly tools a... More »

    Sponsored by: Dale Carnegie Training
  • Mastering Global On-the-Job Development

    Thursday, February 19, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am EST

    By: Elden Maxwell, Vice President and Global Head of Talent Management, Sutherland Global Services

    Study after study has shown that the most influential and lasting learning and development occurs not in the classroom and in general time, but on the job and just-in-time. Yet most talent development functions are required to do more for less. How can individualized, global, just-in-time, on-the-jo... More »

  • Preparing for the CPLP Certification Exam—Let Me Count the Ways

    Thursday, February 19, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    By: Linda David, Senior Project Manager for CPLP Preparation, ATD and Priyanka Coats, Training and Development Specialist , Shelter Insurance

    You’re serious about attaining the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) certification. What is the best way to prepare? Attend this webcast and learn about the various ATD options to prepare effectively for the multiple choice exam and work product. The speaker will cover... More »

  • Prepare Now to Lead Later

    Friday, February 20, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

    By: Terri Clark, Principal, Summit Equity Advisors

    Excelling later at your job means planning your career from the start. Determine the best path for you by assessing your own skills, gaining line experience, and becoming aware of the characteristics of your industry’s leaders. You also need to optimize your performance reviews and polish your... More »

  • BEST Webcast Series: Innovation in Education—Supporting a Changing Health Care Environment at WakeMed Health & Hospitals

    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    By: Amar Patel, Director, Center for Innovative Learning , WakeMed Health & Hospitals and Harriet Stephenson, Director, Nursing Education , WakeMed Health & Hospitals

    The role of healthcare is changing at an astronomical pace. The unique nature of the dynamic health care industry is the perfect environment for new teams to learn how education is delivered to decrease medical errors and improve the quality of patient care. The link between education and clinical m... More »

  • 5 things to avoid in Mobile Learning

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

    By: Allen Partridge, Senior Product Evangelist , Adobe

    Join Allen Partridge for this live introduction to five common mistakes and mishaps to avoid when creating content for mobile devices. This pragmatic session will include demonstrations of Adobe Captivate 8 as an authoring tool for mobile devices, and focus on the design and development of mobile e-... More »

    Sponsored by: Adobe
  • Blended Learning Instructional Design: A Modern Approach

    Thursday, February 26, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    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 »

  • Applying Learning Theory to Mobile Learning

    Friday, February 27, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    By: Margaret Driscoll, Consultant, IBM and Angela van Barneveld, Learning and Performance Strategist, IBM

    This webinar goes beyond the hype that reasons that because 40% of web content is consumed via mobile phone, and more than half of American adults have smart phones, there is, therefore, a mandate to create mobile learning. As educators, we will look at mobile learning with a focus on LEARNING and n... More »

  • The Future Trends of Organization Development

    Monday, March 2, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    By: Catherine Haynes, Ph.D. Candidate; Leen Zaballero, Senior Partner, Rothwell & Associates; and William J. Rothwell, President, Rothwell & Associates

    Predictions are commonplace in the stock market and real estate, but they should be just as common in organization development (OD), which can be as volatile, with people moving from one organization to another for many reasons. As OD practitioners, can we predict how or why employees leave? Where i... More »

  • Making Every Learner an Innovator

    Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

    By: Matthew Valencius, Manager, IBM Center for Advanced Learning

    IBM Learning has researched the behaviors driving innovation, and Matthew Valencius will show you how practical and simple it can be to promote innovation through learning. This webcast will spark ideas about how your organization can be even more innovative!

  • What makes a great facilitator?

    Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

    By: Robyn Rickenbach, President, Springboard International

    In this webinar, we'll share the critical skills for effective facilitation, and the expectations you may encounter as a facilitator with a C-level group. As a part of the webinar, you will hear real scenarios and how the facilitator dealt with real-life participant issues. We'll discuss: what C-le... More »

  • Case Study: Building a Program to Grow Real Leaders

    Friday, March 6, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

    By: Rachel Dumke, Talent Development Project Manager, First Bank Financial Centre and Ann Lueth, Vice President and Human Resources Director, First Bank Financial Centre

    First Bank Financial Centre (FBFC) is a 155-year-old community bank based in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. As the organization continues to grow in support of its clients’ needs, it remains an admired, trusted financial institution in the communities it serves. FBFC’s reputation is a reflection... More »

  • Building a Culture of Employee Engagement

    Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Robert Lavigna, Assistant Vice Chancellor/Director of HR, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Research has shown that improving employee engagement in government will drive higher levels of organizational performance, stimulate innovation, reduce unwanted turnover and yield other important workforce and organizational benefits. In this session, Bob will expand on previous sessions he’s... More »

  • State of the Industry

    Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Laurie Miller, Director, Research Services, ATD and David Frankel, Research Specialist, ATD

    Laurie Miller, director of Research Services at ATD, and David Frankel, research specialist, will discuss benchmarking data from ATD BEST Awards Winners, and other organizations from 2006 to present. ATD estimates that U.S. organizations spent $1,208 per employee on training and development in 2013.... More »

    Sponsored by: Skillsoft Ken Blanchard Companies
  • Leadership Skills

    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Lou Russell, President & CEO, Russell Martin & Associates

    Taken from the ATD Trainer's Workshop series, this Leadership Training webcast offers practical, ready-to-use programs that allow users to quickly create half-day, full-day, and multi-day workshops. Learn how to integrate 10 key leadership competencies to create leadership training programs that get... More »

  • Qvidian Presents: 2015 Sales Execution Trends Research Results

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Christopher Faust, Chief Marketing Officer, Qvidian and Amanda Wilson, Marketing Director, Qvidian

    Qvidian recently surveyed sales and marketing executives from companies around the globe to better understand their outlook for 2015. Please join Qvidian’s Chief Marketing Officer Christopher Faust and Marketing Director Amanda Wilson for a live webinar as they review the results of the annual... More »

    Sponsored by: Qvidian
  • From The Mouths Of Millennials: Priceless Tips For Managers

    Friday, March 20, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Malati Shinazy, Catalyst/Consultant/Facilitator, Pacific Leadership Consultants

    Big data can give us demographic numbers to crunch and analyze. But that’s not enough for us to be the most effective managers we can for our Millennial employees. Listen to what they are saying: What is on their minds? What is important to them now? How can we break the 1.5-year-average rete... More »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

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