Preparing for the CPLP - Instructor Led Workshop

Begin your journey to become a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP).

This two-day workshop is designed to help participants plan and execute their personal study plan for the CPLP using the ATD Learning System as the primary study tool. During the workshop, participants use the Learning System and a variety of interactive and reflective exercises to determine which of the 10 Areas of Expertise (AOEs) they need to focus on to create their own personal study plan.

Each course group will have access to an online community for their course. Upon course completion, course participants will have the option of joining an inclusive online community of all course participants for ongoing peer support and exchange.

About the ATD Learning System

The registration fee includes online access to the ATD Learning System. The Learning System, will be offered in both a digital access format and a fully searchable and printable PDF. The ten modules (Areas of Expertise) will be accessible by course participants during and after the course. The ATD Learning System is required for this program.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Define the core concepts for each AOE in the ATD Competency Model and ATD Learning System.
  • Refine a personalized study plan, by identifying appropriate resources, to ensure thorough knowledge of each AOE.
  • Apply test-taking strategies for the knowledge exam.
  • Prepare for the skills application exam (SAE)


This program is designed for those who have the following qualifications:

  • five years of relevant work experience in the talent development profession
  • have decided that certification aligns with your career goals
  • have the resources required (time, money, energy) to invest in the CPLP
  • are ready to start preparing to earn your CPLP
  • want to know where your understanding of CPLP content is strong, and also where you need to invest more effort in preparation in order to be successful.

Facilitator Information

Emmy MonticelliEmmy Monticelli – Emmy Monticelli is a professional leadership coach, facilitator, trainer, and consultant. A Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) with more than 20 years of experience, she works with organizations to create and integrate customized learning solutions that support short- and long-term goals.

Emmy has designed and delivered numerous learning programs focused on enhancing team dynamics, leadership development, performance improvement, effective communication, and change management. Her expertise in utilizing various assessments helps create awareness, reduce ineffective behaviors, and lead individuals and teams into positive, productive action.

In addition to being an active member in her ATD and ICF local chapters, Emmy also is an instructor for ATD’s CPLP online and classroom workshops. She is a certified DiSC practitioner who enjoys helping others achieve personal and professional fulfillment.

Emmy earned an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications from Assumption College. She earned the CPLP accreditation through ATD, the Certified Professional Coach certification through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching, and the Professional Certified Coach designation through the International Coach Federation.


To purchase this program and an ATD 2018 conference registration, you will need to add both to your shopping cart during the registration checkout process.


May 04-05, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. each day

ATD Member: US $995
Nonmember: US $1,295*

The registration fee includes all course materials and is separate from general conference registration fees.


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For additional information on this program, please contact ATD Customer Care at or 703.683.8100.