Association for Talent Development

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Upcoming Webcasts

  • 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 »

  • How to Choose the Best E-Learning Authoring Tool

    Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

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

    This webinar might be useful if you are in the process of selecting an e-learning/m-learning authoring tool for yourself and your audience. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr. e-learning evangelist at Adobe – as she talks about the top things to consider while deciding the most appropriate authoring... More »

    Sponsored by: Adobe
  • 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 »

  • 4 Must-Know Strategies for Excellent Mobile Sales Training

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Shannon D'Alessio, Manager, Client Implementations, Inkling

    Your sales reps need to become experts in your business quickly, but slides and classroom training aren’t enough. Out in the field, they need to have the right information at their fingertips. What is already at their fingertips? Mobile devices. By putting searchable, always up-to-date sales c... More »

    Sponsored by: Inkling
  • 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
  • Creating a Professional Development Action Plan Using the ATD Competency Model

    Monday, May 11, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm EDT

    By: Jennifer Naughton, Senior Director, ATD

    What specific skills do you need to stay valuable? Learn how you can prepare for the future faster by aligning your professional development plans to The ATD Competency Model, which defines what talent development professionals need to know and do to be successful across a wide range of roles. This... More »

  • E-Learning Interaction

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

    By: Allen Partridge, Senior Technology Evangelist, Adobe

    Join Allen Partridge for an exciting hour of smart learning interactions. Learn to quickly customize your own interactions to easily create compelling, responsive, animated, and interactive content with Adobe Captivate 8. With little more than text, sounds, and pictures, learn how you can rapidly mo... More »

    Sponsored by: Adobe
  • 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 »

  • Using Video to Train Employees on Great Customer Service

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

    By: Mike Merit, Chief Evangelist, Kollective

    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 »

  • 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
  • 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 »

  • 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.

  • ATD Research Presents: Mobile 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 »

  • The Learning Function's Role in Managing Change

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Chris William, Root Inc and Karen Freedman, Vice President, FM Global

    Learn how FM Global managed the risks and opportunities in a major change initiative.

  • 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
  • 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 »

Past Webcasts

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