Association for Talent Development

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Upcoming Webcasts

  • 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!

  • Stop Wasting Money on Sales Training: The Secrets to Creating a High-Performance Sales Team

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    By: Mike Kunkle and Lisa Clark, Vice President—Marketing and Business Development, Qstream

    You’ve likely heard the lament, “Our sales training isn’t working.” If done well, sales training can be effective. But the act of training alone, without the context of continuing sales support or manager engagement, won’t change the game, leaving you to wonder what you... More »

    Sponsored by: QStream
  • 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 »

    Sponsored by: International Coach Federation
  • 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 »

    Sponsored by: International Coach Federation
  • 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 Marlene 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 »

  • Creating Organizational Engagement

    Monday, March 23, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    Much has been made of physician engagement within healthcare systems, but often physicians are just one group within a system that depends on the active engagement and communication of employees in disparate, disconnected environments. Hospital executives can’t run clinics or departments direc... More »

  • TD: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Lynda McDermott, CEO, EquiPro International

    Research during the last two decades suggests that the most successful performers in organizations are alike in one critical way—they all have emotional intelligence. Most of us have probably been admonished at some point in our professional careers: “Don’t be so emotional” o... More »

    Sponsored by: The Leadership Challenge: A Wiley Brand
  • Developing Great Leaders: Bucking Conventional Wisdom

    Thursday, March 26, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Susan Stang, Vice President of Leadership Services , PSI Services LLC

    Leadership development has traditionally focused on the competencies needed for one to be successful. There is little doubt that competencies are important, but truly great leaders are more than competent. They have character – character represented by values that guide their every action and... More »

  • Effectively Managing Curriculum Projects

    Friday, March 27, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Rashim Mogha, Manager, Global ILT Curriculum , Amazon Web

    While we are bombarded with information and documentation available on Project Management in traditional fields such as engineering and software development, Project Management as it relates to curriculum and training projects are often times managed using tribal knowledge or unwritten rules. We all... 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 Influential 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
  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Developing Great Frontline Sales Managers

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

    By: Norman Behar, Managing Director and CEO, Sales Readiness Group and Ray Makela, 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
  • 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 »

  • 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, The Pennsylvania State University

    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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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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