Use the APTD Learning System, an essential resource for study for the exam. This book focuses primarily on three AOEs from the ATD Competency Model on which it is based. The AOEs are Instructional Design, Training Delivery, and Learning Technologies. Evaluating Learning Impact and the foundational competency of Global Mindset also will be included in this book to prepare you for the questions that relate to those competencies on the exam. These competencies were identified by the research as core building blocks for talent development professionals and are part of The ATD Competency Model. This resource is available as a 12-month subscription to the online resource is included in the cost of the 2017 APTD program fee. The APTD Learning System is an online textbook covering all areas of expertise tested on the APTD exam. Interactive quizzes, reference lists, tips, stories, cases, and cross-chapter links are included to support learning.