Upcoming Webcasts (April 2018)

  • Straight Talk: Communication and Connection Skills to Increase Influence

    Monday, April 2, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Ria Story, Founder, Top Story Leadership

    Learn effective communication techniques to improve your communication skills, and learn to connect effectively to leverage those communication skills. Apply these key principles to accelerate your career, increase your influence, and enhance your personal and professional relationships. In this web... More »

  • Learners Are From Mars, L&D Leaders Are From Venus: Understanding What Everyone Wants From Corporate Learning

    Tuesday, April 3, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Kabir Chadha, Global Head of Customer Success, Coursera and Seth-Aaron Martinez, PhD, Adobe

    Your company needs talent with the latest skills to take advantage of emerging technologies and stay competitive. Investing in corporate learning and development not only helps companies grow talent from within and maintain a competitive edge, it’s also a boon for employees who feel more engag... More »

    Sponsored by: Coursera
  • Beyond Buzzwords: The Down and Dirty Realities of Modern Learning

    Wednesday, April 4, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Mike Martin, Chief Learning Officer, Litmos by CallidusCloud

    You know the buzz—from “embedded” to “micro” to “agile.” There’s no shortage of trendy terms to describe workplace training today. However, no amount of new terminology can convey the true and lasting importance of building a modern learning culture. D... More »

    Sponsored by: Litmos by CallidusCloud
  • Getting Over Your Fear of Giving Feedback

    Friday, April 6, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Patrick Malone, Director of Key Executive Leadership Programs, American University

    Feedback: No one wants it, no one wants to give it. It’s a loaded word, and one that has the capacity to strike fear in the heart of both the recipient and the deliverer. But it’s more than the interplay of minds, language, and egos. The ability of leaders to foster organizational enviro... More »

  • Delivering Care of the Future, Today: Creating a Workforce Innovation Engine

    Monday, April 9, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Masoud Rabie, Senior Vice President, Reingold, Inc.

    Innovation in healthcare is more important than ever. Talent development executives are under the gun to help employees find new ways to improve quality, increase access, reduce errors, and navigate regulatory changes—all while improving efficiency. But between organizational silos, overwhelme... More »

  • 5 Reasons Your Training Videos Don't Belong On YouTube

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Steve Rozillis, Head of Customer Evangelism, Panopto

    You wouldn’t trust YouTube to keep a video that held your personal credit card information. But right now, a quick YouTube search turns up 815,000 videos for “internal meeting,” 310,000 for “product road map,” and 168,000 for “confidential training.” Hopeful... More »

    Sponsored by: Panopto
  • What if Everything You Know About Personality Styles Training Is Wrong?

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Merrick Rosenberg, CEO/Author/Keynote Speaker, Take Flight Learning

    Even though DISC assessments are commonly used around the world, they regularly fail to have a lasting impact. While people are fascinated by their results, awareness doesn’t often translate into sustained behavioral change. Learn how to reinvent DISC training to make it more engaging and stic... More »

    Sponsored by: Take Flight Learning
  • Ask an APTD!

    Thursday, April 12, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Susan Kaiden, Community of Practice Manager, Career Development, ATD; Rob Hoitt, Learning Specialist, n/a; Heather Tilton; and Heather Reed, Instructional Designer, Press Ganey Associates

    The industry’s newest credential, Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD), was designed and developed by the Certification Institute team to meet the needs expressed by professionals like you. You asked, we delivered—and these learners succeeded! The APTD is designed for tale... More »

  • Coaching for Accountability and Motivation: Rewriting the Harmful Stories We Tell Ourselves About Work

    Monday, April 16, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT

    By: Annemarie Spadafore, Executive Coach, Spark!

    Accountability and motivation are essential for long-term business success; leaders often struggle with the challenge of both instilling these characteristics within individual staff members and ensuring they are part of the broader company culture. Accountability is necessary to ensure quality, pro... More »

  • How High-Performing Companies Approach Performance Management

    Monday, April 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Ben Eubanks, Lighthouse Research & Advisory

    Instead of just hating on performance management processes, why don't we do something about them? New insights uncovered by Lighthouse Research reveal a clear distinction between the performance management and engagement practices used at high-performing firms versus their lower-performing peers. An... More »

  • When Humans Crave Coaching, Manager Mindsets Matter

    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Alison Lazenby, Managing Director, Root Inc.; Rashel Rogers, Leadership Development Consultant, Root Inc.; and Jennie Thomas, Leadership Development Consultant, Root

    Millennials, Boomers, Gen Xers—it doesn’t matter who you are, human beings crave coaching at work. We want our managers to have a vested interest in our growth and development, very often above all else. Yet, even for managers with the best intentions, coaching can be a constant fail. Jo... More »

    Sponsored by: Root Inc.
  • We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Badges, We Are Here to Learn

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Joseph Livigni, Director Training & Development, Capsim Management Simulations

    Adult learning and technology can be a messy mix. This isn’t to suggest that adults can’t “use the Google” or load an app. It suggests that adult learning theories must be taken into consideration when choosing the appropriate learning technology tools. There’s hype aro... More »

    Sponsored by: Capsim
  • Solve the Puzzle: Customize Your Talent Development Framework to Fit Your Organization’s Culture

    Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT

    By: Leen Zaballero, Senior Partner, Rothwell & Associates; William J. Rothwell, President, Rothwell & Associates; Angela Stopper, CLO, Director L&D, UC Berkeley; and Jennifer Homer, VP, Community & Branding, ATD

    Effectively developing skilled talent means having a learning and talent development function that is structured to meet both the needs of the workforce and the goals of the business. In this webcast, you will learn about the central components of the ATD talent development framework and understand... More »

  • Augmented Reality in L&D

    Friday, April 20, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    How can you encourage self-directed learning even in an instructor-led training session? Augmented reality (AR) is a technology that embeds multimedia web elements and graphics into real objects. It might seem intimating but there are some quick, cheap and really easy solutions to implement. You don... More »

  • Deliver Extraordinary Results Through Transformative Training!

    Monday, April 23, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Amir Ghannad, Founder, The Ghannad Group, Inc.

    Knowing what to do makes no difference unless you are doing what you know. In an age when an abundance of knowledge is always available at the touch of a button, what sets extraordinary trainers apart is that they go beyond merely informing their audience, to also equip them with the tools, skills,... More »

  • Keep Your Career From Derailing

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Carter Cast, Clinical Professor, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

    Take a look within yourself in this one-of-a-kind webcast with Carter Cast, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management professor and former Walmart.com CEO. In this webcast, you will learn how to identify your inter- and intra-personal vulnerabilities and which of the five archetyp... More »

  • Put Me In, Coach! Mobile Coaching Applications in L&D

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Ann Rollins, Sr. Instructional Strategist, GP Strategies and Britney Cole, Director of Learning Experience Design, GP Strategies

    Our industry is evolving and bringing us new ways to reach employees beyond the classroom and into the workflow. But how can we do that in a way that is relevant and contextual? How can we increase retention, refocus learners, and create additional opportunities to learn on the job? One promising ap... More »

    Sponsored by: GP Strategies
  • ATD Research: Personalized and Adaptive Learning

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Carol Morrison, Senior Research Analyst, i4cp

    Recently, the Association for Talent Development (ATD) partnered with the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) to explore current practices and trends in personalized and adaptive learning. It is commonly accepted that everyone learns differently, and we all have different skill levels and ex... More »

    Sponsored by: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Own Your Career: Secrets of Female Leaders

    Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    By: Shavon Lindley, Founder, Mentoring Method

    Men and women work side by side, tackling the same business problems, sitting through the same meetings and walking the same hallways—but the common ground ends there. Men and women experience very different workplaces. The 2016 Women in the Workplace study shows that the disparity begins at e... More »

  • Great Leaders Are Great Coaches

    Thursday, April 26, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    By: Kim Ades, President and Founder, Frame of Mind Coaching

    This webcast is perfect for leaders and trainers who really want to step up their coaching game. Conducted in interview style, the content will focus on equipping you with core coaching skills, perspectives, and behaviors to leverage the most important asset inside any organization: the people. This... More »

  • Communicating Strategically by Reading Others Effectively

    Monday, April 30, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    By: Liz Weber, CMC,CSP, President

    As a healthcare professional, Do others regularly misinterpret what you say? Do you struggle to ensure you’re selecting the right words so others don’t get irritated or offended? Are you frustrated because it’s difficult for others to understand simple concepts? If you answered &... More »