Association for Talent Development

ASTD is changing to ATD to support the growing needs of a dynamic, global profession

Upcoming Webcasts

  • 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 »

  • Using Video to Train Employees on Great Customer Service

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Mike Merit, Chief Evangelist, Kollective; Jennifer Dryg, Director, Creative Solutions, Sephora; and Chris Lloyd, Solutions Architect, 27 Partners

    Most customer-facing employees are usually based far away from your company’s senior leadership or strategists, yet by definition, these employees are the face of your brand. A new product, service, or brand initiative is only as effective as its delivery to the customer. In this webinar, we&r... More »

    Sponsored by: Kontiki
  • 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 »

  • Delegating: A Live Virtual Training Experience

    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Patrick Bosworth, President, Leadership Choice

    You’ve heard it said before: Delegation in management is a key to success. So why do many of us find it so difficult? Common excuses include: Some of us are perfectionists. We all have time constraints, and everyone knows that it takes longer to teach someone to do something than it would tak... More »

  • Scalable Growth: How Splunk Went From New Hire to President's Club Faster

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

    By: Kym Wood, Director of Global Field Enablement, Splunk

    Splunk is a global leader in operational intelligence. It’s no surprise the company values insight into what’s working and what’s not to help it consistently win big deals against competitors. Kym Wood, director of global field enablement at Splunk (and winner of the 2013 ASTD Exce... More »

    Sponsored by: Qvidian
  • Personalizing the E-Learning Experience: How Video-Based Training Motivates Employees

    Thursday, June 4, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Koreen Pagano, Director of Enterprise Product Management, lynda.com

    Keep employees motivated as they learn new skills. Engage learners by effectively incorporating video-based training and great design that personalizes employee instruction. Join Koreen Pagano to: Find out how video boosts knowledge retention and keeps learners coming back for more. Explore e-learn... More »

    Sponsored by: Lynda.com
  • Creating a Modern Mentoring Culture

    Friday, June 5, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Randy Emelo, CEO, River

    We all know mentoring works, but companies today still struggle with the details: How can we make it a part of our organizational culture? How can we support our entire workforce in mentoring relationships? How do we appeal to people of all ages? This webinar will answer these questions and more a... 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 »

  • 7 Ways to Retain Employees...Other than Locking the Doors

    Tuesday, June 9, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    Learn about proactive strategies that will help your organization retains its "A Team" employees as other companies start trying to lure them away. As the economy has improved, companies have begun to actively pursue top talent in the marketplace. You'll learn easy-to-implement tips and techniques... More »

    Sponsored by: Cornerstone OnDemand
  • Bridge the Skills Gap With Competency-Based Education

    Wednesday, June 10, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Julian L. Alssid, Chief Workforce Strategist, College for America at Southern New Hampshire University and Aimée Skinner, Director, Learning—Professional Development, Anthem

    While 71 percent of employers would prefer to promote staff from within over hiring externally, 85 percent of employees who are considering college degree programs are doing so to get a raise. These two desires align, but it’s not easy to bridge the skills gap. Join two organizations from the... More »

    Sponsored by: College for America
  • Employee Engagement Through L&D

    Thursday, June 11, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Christopher Henry, Vice President of Talent and Organizational Development, MGM Resorts International

    Learn how MGM Resorts provides development and educational opportunities at every level of leadership. MGM Resort's vice president of talent and organizational leadership will share the company's development strategy, which is rooted in the company's core values. MGM's development strategy is design... More »

    Sponsored by: Citrix GoToTraining
  • The New ATD World-Class Sales Competency Model

    Thursday, June 11, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Roxy Torres, Sales Enablement Community Manager, ATD and Reza Sisakhti, Managing Director, Productivity Dynamics

    ATD recently completed a comprehensive research project to revise its World-Class Sales Competency ModelTM (originaly developed in 2008). This research project started with a comprehensive literature review to identify trends that are shaping the sales profession. Next, interviews were conducted wit... More »

  • Creating a Culture of Trust: A Challenge for Today's Leaders

    Friday, June 12, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    Today, being a manager has become a high-risk activity for one's professional career and health. In a time of accelerated changes, paradigms are constantly being reviewed and traditional certainties are no longer valid. The same uncertainty is causing shock among teams, provoking egotism, and destro... More »

  • Strategies for Decision Leadership

    Monday, June 15, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Ali Agha, Founder and President, Think Cycle Consulting

    Our world is far too complex for any one model to explain it. Eclectic and pragmatic, decision leadership relies on a diverse toolkit of models and narratives, rather than a single account of events or a polarizing view of the world. In this webcast, participants will learn ten strategies - or guide... More »

    Sponsored by: International Coach Federation
  • The ABCs of the CPLP Program

    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Diane Daly, Senior Project Manager, ATD and Melissa Washington, Communications Specialist, ATD

    Join ATD Certification Institute (ATD CI) staff Diane Daly and Melissa Washington for an overview of the CPLP program. Diane and Melissa will present information about the program’s policies, eligibility, the CPLP exam, the CPLP Work Product assessment, and recertification. Diane and Melissa w... 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 »

  • Things to Track in Your eLearning Courses

    Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Senior eLearning Evangelist, Adobe Systems

    Tracking and reporting in e-learning reminds us of quiz scores and slide views. But, there are several other interactions that you can track in your e-learning courses. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Senior e-Learning Evangelist for Adobe Systems, to learn how to get a wholesome tracking report for your e... More »

    Sponsored by: Adobe
  • Why Business Acumen Is Now Required for Sales Professionals

    Wednesday, June 24, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Jason Reed, Executive Vice President of Sales, Paradigm Learning and Mark Roberge, Chief Revenue Officer of Sales Products, HubSpot

    This webcast will discuss the importance business acumen plays in the world of selling. Specifically, it will: Highlight business acumen and its connection to being a competent, successful salesperson in today’s ever-changing marketplace. Show how business acumen arms salespeople with the abi... More »

    Sponsored by: Paradigm Learning
  • 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.

    Can you imagine a choreographer training only one dancer to lead while his or her partner sits in the lobby staring at the wall? Unthinkable? Yet this happens all the time within organizations. Half the partnership is missing! There is a notion that everyone should be a leader all the time and, if l... More »

  • ATD Research Presents: The Mobile Landscape 2015 - Building Toward Anytime, Anywhere Learning

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Kevin Oakes, CEO, Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) and Geoff Stead, Senior Director, Mobile Learning, Qualcomm

    This webcast is based on the report The Mobile Landscape 2015: Building Toward Anytime, Anywhere Learning, which was the fourth collaborative examination of the state of mobile learning undertaken by ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity. Join Kevin and Geoff to get the latest statistics... More »

  • Using Research and Training to Deliver the Services Patients Really Want

    Monday, July 13, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    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 p... More »

  • Next-Generation Learning Strategies for Government

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

    By: Jason Marceau, Vice President of Strategic Accounts, Meridian Knowledge Solutions and Ed Cohen, Chief Technology Officer, 9Lenses

    Managing and developing talent in the government has never been more important, or more challenging. In the wake of constant change and unexpected budget cuts, local, state, and federal agencies are under a tremendous amount of pressure to do more with less. With a high number of employees who need... More »

    Sponsored by: Meridian Knowledge Solutions, LLC
  • Do Your People Trust You?

    Friday, July 17, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    Trust is a bond between individuals or between teams and their supervisors. It can never be expected or imposed. It is earned through example and reinforced through success as well as recognition. Trust is an essential component of leadership. This webinar will show attendees how to: Define trust a... More »

  • Managing Change

    Monday, July 20, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: David Jamieson, Dpt Chair, Univ of St Thomas

    This webinar will outline key aspects of organizational change that need to be planned and managed effectively. What is really involved in how individuals and organization systems change? Common misconceptions that get many into trouble. It will also include some exploration of recent changes in the... 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 »

    Sponsored by: Blackboard
  • Why Change: The Role Buy-In Plays in Implementing Organizational Change

    Friday, August 14, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Joshua Berkstresser, Manager of Learning and Development, 2-1-1 San Diego

    Do you play a key role in creating and driving change in your organization? Are you a learning and development professional who leads change management? Even if your answer is no to either of these questions, one thing is for sure: Change is constant, and business leaders play a crucial role in mana... More »

  • Bridging the Soft Skills Gap: How to Teach the Missing Basics to Today's Young Talent

    Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    The number one challenge with Millennials in the workforce today is hiding in plain sight: There is an ever-widening soft skills gap among the younger members of the workforce. These skills may be less tangible and harder to define and measure than many of the hard skills, but they are absolutely cr... More »

  • Brains, Teams, and Innovation

    Monday, August 24, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    Innovation is primarily driven by the right mix of experts working in highly functional teams. Unfortunately, dysfunctional teams are common, especially among those composed of experts. Understanding how the brain works can help us diagnose problems and take actions that result in high-performance i... More »

  • Creating a Patients First Culture: How the Cleveland Clinic Produced Lasting, Sustainable Change

    Thursday, August 27, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    “Patients First” is the guiding principle of Cleveland Clinic. The organization strives to provide outstanding and compassionate care and service, every step along the way. But creating the kind of culture capable of delivering such comprehensive service was a process years in the making... More »

  • Leadership and Development: Tools for High Performance

    Wednesday, September 2, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Tatiana Sehring, Director of Corporate and Strategic Relationships, American Public University

    Most leaders and organizations today seek to drive higher performance. However, very few of them take into consideration that employees have higher expectations for their leaders, which go beyond the single focus of making a profit: incorporating conscious culture, meaningful purpose, empowerment, a... More »

    Sponsored by: American Public University System
  • Data Driven: How Performance Analytics Delivers Extraordinary Sales Results

    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Jenny Dearborn, Chief Learning Officer and Senior Vice President, SAP

    Data are the future for every functional area of your organization, but in sales they’re more vital than ever before. The story of data is the story of business change, and if you are not up to speed, you’re about to be left behind. In this webcast, Jenny Dearborn, chief learning officer... More »

  • From The Mouths Of Millennials: Priceless Tips For Managers

    Tuesday, October 6, 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 »

  • The Personalization of Employee Learning Through New Innovation

    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Dan Schawbel, Managing Partner, Millennial Branding

    In the war for talent, corporations are struggling to not only attract employees with the right skills, but to retain them. A strong employee learning and development program, customized to fit the needs of today's workforce, is more important today than ever before. Achieving this has become increa... 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 »

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