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The ATD Master Instructional Designer™ certificate program covers the entire process of analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of learning programs. Explore new design models and techniques, evaluate real-world projects, and work with expert facilitators.
Jul 12-14, 2017
The ATD Master Instructional Designer™ Program, Core Course, starts on July 12, 2017 and takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
Please note: participants must be available to engage in an online community three weeks prior to the Core Course, and complete their online elective and learning project within three months following the Core Course.
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525 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
While ATD has not secured a room block or sleeping room discount, we invite you to visit the website of the facility to view a list of hotels near the workshop location. Clicking this link will bring you there. We also encourage you to use travel search engine tools to find the lodging options that will best accommodate your needs.
Note: If you decide to stay at the Hotel Blake, call 1.312.344.4950 and ask for the special University Center rate when making your reservation. You will receive a special rate.
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Aug 01-17, 2017
The ATD Master Instructional Designer™ Program consists of six live, online instructor-led sessions, each from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET:Session 1: August 1, 2017Session 2: August 3, 2017Session 3: August 8, 2017Session 4: August 10, 2017Session 5: August 15, 2017Session 6: August 17, 2017Please note: participants must be available to engage in an online community three weeks prior to the Core Course, and complete their online elective and learning project within three months following the Core Course.
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This program is conducted in the WebEx Training Center platform with a toll-free teleconference or Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) option for the audio component. Special software is not required. You only need a standard web browser and telephone or VoIP capability to participate.
After registering, you will receive a WebEx online sign-in, teleconference dial-in details, and instructions via email. Although they take place online, these programs are highly interactive, with features and tools such as “raise your hand,” polling, live chat, and break-out rooms. All sessions are recorded, so if you miss a session, you can watch the recording at a later time before the program ends. Certificate programs have attendance requirements. Please see the Credits & Attendance section on the program description page for more details.
Note: Participants located outside the U.S. and Canada will dial a toll phone number or use free VoIP through their computer to access the program. They should check with their phone carrier to determine rates for calls to the U.S. if using a telephone.
Aug 02-04, 2017
The ATD Master Instructional Designer™ Program, Core Course, starts on August 2, 2017 and takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
1640 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314
There are a few options for lodging at a discounted rate in Alexandria. However, ATD has not secured a room block, so reservations are based on availability. Please contact the hotel directly for reservations, and be sure to mention that you would like the "ATD Rate."
Hilton Alexandria Old TownYou can reserve online by going to www.alexandriaoldtown.hilton.com. Once you select the dates you will select "add special rate codes" and enter our client ID (Our client ID is N3044465 for reserving rooms.) in the corporate account section. This will automatically populate your rates. You can also call 1-800-445-8667 and provide them with our client ID.
Hilton Garden InnYou can reserve online by going to www.hiltongardeninn.hilton.com. Once you select the dates you will select "add special rate codes" and enter our client ID (Our client ID is N3044465 for reserving rooms) in the corporate account section. This will automatically populate your rates. You can also call 1-800-445-8667 and provide them with our client ID.
Hampton Inn Alexandria Old Town/King Street MetroThe rate is $189 and can be obtained by calling The Hampton Inn directly at 703-299-9900 and ask to speak with Tina Moore.
Lorien HotelFor reservations call 1-800-KIMPTON and give them the rate code “ATD”. For online, go to www.lorienhotelandspa.com and use rate code “ATD”.
Embassy Suites Old TownTo check availability and make reservations, go to EmbassySuites.Hilton.com/Alexandria.
Participants will need to book their own hotel and find parking, if applicable. Some training facilities offer vouchers for parking. If this is the case, you will be directly notified in an informational email.
Aug 23-25, 2017
The ATD Master Instructional Designer™ Program, Core Course, starts on August 23, 2017 and takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
Microtek - Denver
999 18th St., Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202
Sep 13-15, 2017
The ATD Master Instructional Designer™ Program, Core Course, starts on September 13, 2017 and takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
Microtek - Dallas
5430 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy.
Three Lincoln Center, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75240
New York, NY
Oct 18-20, 2017
The ATD Master Instructional Designer™ Program, Core Course, starts on October 18, 2017 and takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
Executive Conference Center - New York
New York, NY 10019
The description for this facility will be available soon.
Oct 31-Nov 16, 2017
The ATD Master Instructional Designer™ Program consists of six live, online instructor-led sessions, each from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET:Session 1: October 31, 2017Session 2: November 2, 2017Session 3: November 7, 2017Session 4: November 9, 2017Session 5: November 14, 2017Session 6: November 16, 2017Please note: participants must be available to engage in an online community three weeks prior to the Core Course, and complete their online elective and learning project within three months following the Core Course.
San Francisco, CA
Nov 28-30, 2017
The ATD Master Instructional Designer™ Program, Core Course, starts on November 28, 2017 and takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
Executive Conference Center - San Francisco
55 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Dec 13-15, 2017
The ATD Master Instructional Designer™ Program, Core Course, starts on December 13, 2017 and takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
Use the Accelerated Learning Cycle to make your learning programs more engaging, effective, and efficient.
Jul 20-Aug 24, 2017
Oct 05-Nov 09, 2017
This in-depth exploration of Adobe Captivate will deepen your skills and significantly reduce your production times in creating e-learning programs.
Sep 01-22, 2017
Sep 27-Oct 18, 2017
Oct 02-03, 2017
Nov 08-Dec 06, 2017
Design meaningful, memorable, and motivational e-learning courses, while blending in successful behavioral-change principles.
Jul 11-26, 2017
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Sep 12-27, 2017
Oct 10-25, 2017
Oct 30-31, 2017
Microtek - Orlando
2145 Metrocenter Blvd.
Berkshire Building, Suite 150
Orlando, FL 32835
San Diego, CA
Dec 07-08, 2017
San Diego Training & Conference Center (MicroTek)
350 10th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
This course will teach you everything you need to know to create an interactive, engaging e-learning course using this powerful software.
Jul 06-07, 2017
Microtek - Washington, DC
1110 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
Aug 01-29, 2017
Sep 07-08, 2017
Oct 10-Nov 07, 2017
Nov 01-Dec 06, 2017
This program consists of five live, instructor-led sessions, each from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET:Note: there will be no class on November 22nd. Session 1: November 1, 2017Session 2: November 8, 2017Session 3: November 15, 2017Session 4: November 29, 2017Session 5: December 6, 2017
Nov 14-15, 2017
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