Achieving success as a business partner in your organization requires strong consulting skills and relationship building. Through ATD’s practical 5-D Consulting model, learn effective internal consulting skills that will enable you to help your clients achieve their desired outcomes, establish goals, and manage expectations. Guide clients through an instructional design or organizational development project: help them overcome obstacles and resistance, and build your credibility to influence decision-making.
The two-day Consulting Skills Certificate will take place on May 04-05, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
By the end of this program, participants will be able to:
This program is for professionals who are new to an internal consulting role or want to prepare to assume this role in the future. Experienced learning and performance professionals, as well as external consultants who want to sharpen their consulting skills will also benefit.
Ethan S. Sanders- Mr. Ethan S. Sanders is a Senior Fellow in ICF’s Organizational Research, Learning, and Performance Division. In this role he serves as a thought-leader in the practice of Strategic Planning, Leadership Development, and Human Performance Improvement. He has provided consulting services to clients in the public, non-profit, military, and private sectors for over 20 years. Prior to joining ICF Mr. Sanders was president and CEO of Sundial Learning Systems and Director of Organizational Development for the US Navy’s Human Performance Center. Prior to these positions, Mr. Sanders was manager of instructional design for the Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly ASTD). While at ATD, he led the research and writing of two major competency studies, and redesigned several of ATD’s courses. Before joining ATD, he has a senior instructional designer of management development courses in the banking industry and a training manager in the transportation industry. He is the co-author of Handbook for Workplace Learning, Models for Learning Technologies, Models for Workplace Learning and Performance, Performance Intervention Maps: 36 Strategies for Solving Your Organization’s Problems, HPI Essential, ASTD Distance Learning Yearbook, and the ATD course “Human Performance Improvement in the Workplace.” Mr. Sanders teaches several of ASTD’s courses offered through public and corporate seminars, and is an Associate Professor for the University of Maryland. He holds a master’s degree in applied behavior science from Johns Hopkins University.
ATD Member: US $1,220
Nonmember: US $1,580*
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