Workshops

All workshops take place from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on May 16

Create a Powerful Measurement and Reporting Strategy With Talent Development Reporting Principles

Dave Vance, Center for Talent Reporting

May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

In this workshop, you'll learn how to select, define, and calculate the right measures for your organization using the Talent Development Reporting principles (TDRp) framework, which was designed by industry thought leaders. You'll also learn how to create business reports employing these measures.

Application on the job:

  • Select the appropriate effectiveness, efficiency, and outcome measures for your organization.
  • Understand how the measures are defined and calculated or collected.
  • Use your selected measures to create standard reports for your program managers and department head.

Track: Evaluating Impact

Registration:
ATD Member: US $495
Nonmember: US $695

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Passion for the Platform: Masterclass

Gary Rifkin, CoreClarity

May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Today's audiences require you to present with professionalism and passion. Your speeches will come alive when you build both competence and confidence. Join this workshop to sharpen your skills around openings, stories, activities, and closings. You'll also learn Rifkin's 4 Questions for messaging.

Application on the job:

  • Deliver expertise in a way that is centered on the audience instead of the presenter.
  • Create dynamic openings and action-oriented closings that help learners focus on what's important.
  • Design powerful stories and activities that anchor messages.

Track: Training Delivery & Facilitation

Registration:
ATD Member: US $495
Nonmember: US $695

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Story Design: Discover, Design, Deliver Stories for Training

Rance Greene, needastory.com

May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Join this workshop to learn a methodical and efficient approach to story writing for learning. Your training programs and business outcomes will benefit from this approach, which builds on sound instructional design. In the workshop, you'll practice the methodology and receive expert feedback.

Application on the job:
Discover the audience and the action through analysis of stakeholder and SME conversations.
Design relatable characters and strong conflict based on an audience profile and action list.
Deliver a creative solution for story-based training using tools you already own.

Track: Instructional Design

Registration:
ATD Member: US $495
Nonmember: US $695

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Modernize Your L&D Approach: The Owens-Kadakia Learning Cluster Design Model

Crystal Kadakia, Invanti LLC

May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

L&D professionals say they're tired of being seen as 'old-school' or order-takers---always overworked or tasked with adopting trendy tech. Is this you? Surprisingly, the barrier is our approach to learning design. There's a new model for L&D success: the Owens-Kadakia Learning Cluster Design Model.

Application on the job:

  • Apply a new model to create learning experiences that win over the organization.
  • Design a set of learning assets to engage modern learners where, when, and how they need to learn.
  • Track the impact of multiple learning assets by telling the story of L&D successes.

Track: Instructional Design

Registration:
ATD Member: US $495
Nonmember: US $695

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From UX to LX: Using Design Thinking to Create Learning Solutions That Work

Sharon Boller, Bottom-Line Performance, Inc.

May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Learning is a journey, and experience drives every choice we make. Discover how to craft a meaningful learner experience in this workshop. You'll get to learn and practice design thinking techniques that help craft relevant, meaningful experiences that get organizational results.

Application on the job:

  • Create useful performance problem statements that inform solutions and experience design.
  • Use design thinking tools to get multiple perspectives that shape your design decisions.
  • Build learning journeys that are relevant and influence performance and business results.

Track: Instructional Design

Registration:
ATD Member: US $495
Nonmember: US $695

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Coaching SMEs to Facilitate Learning: Techniques to Improve Their Performance

Greg Owen-Boger, Turpin Communication

May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

SMEs bring depth of experience, credibility, and enterprise-wide perspective to the training room. They also bring risk because facilitation is outside their expertise. We'll explore the unique needs of SMEs and discuss how to design for them and coach them to be successful.

Application on the job:

  • Position training with SMEs as a facilitated conversation and make the case for SMEs to be TD savvy.
  • Use a framing strategy to help SMEs plan for and manage the learning conversation.
  • Coach SMEs to develop communication skills, conduct learning activities, and tell stories for impact.

Track: Training Delivery & Facilitation

Registration:
ATD Member: US $495
Nonmember: US $695

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Know the Mind, Know the Learner: Applying Brain Science to Improve Training

Art Kohn, Portland State University Business School

May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

In this workshop, the speaker, an internationally renowned neuro-psychologist, will explore 10 core principles to help you understand how the brain controls learning and memory. His dramatic demonstrations and case studies will give you exciting new strategies to create effective training.

Application on the job:

  • Improve employees' attention within mobile learning.
  • Design learning solutions that are compatible with people's spatial learning capabilities.
  • Use authoring tools more effectively by understanding how the brain encodes metaphor and emotion.

Track: Learning Sciences

Registration:
ATD Member: US $495
Nonmember: US $695

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A Better Culture Starts With Better Conversations

Chuck Ainsworth, Center for Creative Leadership

May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

This workshop centers on four core behaviors to help drive organizational culture change by breaking down silos and communication barriers. You will leave ready to have emotionally intelligent conversations about your organization's business priorities and the challenges that get in the way.

Application on the job:

  • Drive organizational culture change at scale by breaking down silos and communication barriers.
  • Create a cultural movement that can influence the ability to recruit, retain, and engage employees.
  • Develop a common language for cultivating and accelerating leadership behaviors at every level.

Track: Leadership Development

Registration:
ATD Member: US $495
Nonmember: US $695

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Blow Their Minds Without Breaking the Bank! DIY Animated Video for Interactive E-Learning Adventures

Diane Smith, Everest CS

May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Want to create interactive scenario-based e-learning adventures, but have no clue how to design them? Think video-based scenarios and interactive e-learning are too complicated or expensive to make? In this workshop, you'll learn how to easily and inexpensively create the e-learning content you want

Application on the job:

  • Get hands-on experience using inexpensive tools to create video-based e-learning adventures.
  • Learn a simple method for designing branched scenarios for interactive, animated e-learning videos.
  • Apply a blend of e-learning and animation design best practices using templates and worksheets.

Track: Learning Technologies

Registration:
ATD Member: US $495
Nonmember: US $695

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