Instructional Design Now: A New Age of Learning and Beyond, a collaboration of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), explores a learning landscape rich in emerging opportunities, populated by professionals eager to create and unleash content that drives employee development and organizational performance. But ATD and i4cp found that instructional designers don’t rate their profession’s overall efforts as highly as they might.
The learning and development (L&D) needs of the healthcare industry are dramatically different from those of other businesses, making for unique challenges for the talent development field. Patients are not customers, for example, and healthcare’s learning audience is extremely segmented. Additional hurdles to designing and delivering training include the changing dynamics of healthcare—for example, new regulations and the increasing number of individuals accessing healthcare services and its payment structure.
Create made-to-order learning experiences that deliver results with Lisa Haneberg by your side. By emphasizing deep listening and empowering learners to pull coaching conversations forward, you’ll help coaches build experiences that count.
Savvy business professionals and enlightened organizations know that training has no value unless what is learned gets applied on the job, and the subsequent on-the-job performance contributes to key organizational outcomes. This issue of TD at Work will help you create an effective training evaluation plan for any program so that you can show the organizational value of your work. At the same time, an effective plan will ensure that your valuable, limited resources are dedicated to the programs that will create the most impact.
The ATD 2014 State of the Industry report sponsored by Skillsoft and The Ken Blanchard Companies describes an industry that is stable and consistent. A diverse group of 340 organizations representing organizations of various sizes, industries, and locations submitted their 2013 training and development efficiency and expenditures data.
Like a great leader, a great leadership training aligns the right people to the right task at the right time. Whether you are developing a first-rate leadership development program from scratch or adding to an existing workshop, let leadership expert and master trainer Lou Russell be your guide. The second book in the ATD Workshop Series, Leadership Training presents a step-by-step blueprint to developing and delivering dynamic, powerful leadership training.
Published as a collaborative effort between the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and the Project Management Institute (PMI), this whitepaper highlights some of today’s most omnipresent and pressing training and talent management issues
The Agile methodology helps project managers respond to rapidly changing business requirements that can shift even before a project is complete. It guides you to better target the deliverables required to meet a project’s goals, fine tuning as necessary. A form of Agile, the Lot Like Agile Methods Approach (LLAMA), is designed specifically for instructional projects. In this TD at Work, you will learn how to: Identify business goals that will help you align your project accordingly. Leverage the LLAMA approach to define the scope of a project. Select a primary learner persona (PLP) for your project. Break your project into easy to manage tasks. Use iterative development to refine a project’s deliverables.
Are you reinventing the wheel each time you create a training project? Organize your way to efficiency, with project management templates and tools specifically designed for training professionals. Using good forms correctly can greatly increase productivity and consistency within adistributed network of project team members. Whether you are a project manager whohas training responsibilities, or a trainer responsible for managing projects, Templates for Managing Training Projects offers tools you need to maximize efficiency.
Communication Skills Training offers the crucial tools you’ll need to help your workshop participants master the skills that drive performance. The first book in the ATD Workshop Series offers practical, road-tested strategies and tactics for use at all levels of your organization.