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ATD Certificate in Management Development

Develop the skills you need to develop your team.

ATD’s research-based ACCEL framework highlights five skills crucial to managerial success, including a heightened emphasis on listening and emotional intelligence.

Face-to-Face
Face-to-Face
Credits: CEU 2.1 MORE
Level: Foundational
Role(s): HR/OD Professional More
Language(s): English

Pricing

$1,695
Member
$1,895
Non-member
Course Info

In this certificate program based on ATD's ACCEL skills model, you'll focus on the five key competencies necessary for managerial success—accountability, collaboration, communication, engagement, and listening and assessing. In five interactive modules, completed face-to-face or online, you'll develop your ability to effectively recruit, develop, engage, evaluate, and retain employees through more intentional talent development efforts.

Why Should I Attend?

In this certificate program based on ATD's ACCEL skills model, you'll focus on the five key competencies necessary for managerial success—accountability, collaboration, communication, engagement, and listening and assessing. In five interactive modules, completed face-to-face or online, you'll develop your ability to effectively recruit, develop, engage, evaluate, and retain employees through more intentional talent development efforts.

Why Should I Attend?

  • Explore how emotional intelligence can increase your efficacy as a manager.
  • Access job aids and checklists to support you in consistently applying concepts from the ACCEL model.
  • Build your skills through guided practice.

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What You Will Learn
  • Create a culture of accountability within a team
  • Clarify team roles and support collaboration toward common objectives
  • Communicate transparently and openly to build credibility and lead change
  • Support and coach direct reports to build engagement
  • Apply listening and assessment skills to assess team performance and needs
IMG-ACCEL-Background INSIGHT

What Is ACCEL?

One of the crucial yet often unrecognized factors in determining success of a group or division is the frontline or senior manager’s ability to develop and fully enable the capacity of his or her...

INSIGHT

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In her July 8, 2017, Forbes article, “ The Leadership Skill Everyone Needs—And 90% of Managers Lack,” Liz Ryan writes, “New managers typically receive little to no training in ’people management,’...

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About the ACCEL framework

To help frontline managers develop their direct reports, ATD created the ACCEL model, which defines the five critical abilities necessary for managerial success.

COURSE TOPICS
Topic 1- Accountability
Defining Accountability
Focusing on the Big Picture
Raising Performance With Apprenticeships
Selecting Appropriately Challenging Tasks
Establishing a Learning Culture
Creating a Psychologically Safe Workplace
Topic 2 - Collaboration
The Collaborative Mindset
Collaboration Competencies
Why Collaboration Fails
Building a Collaborative Culture
Topic 3 - Communication
Communicating With Integrity
Building Trust
Crafting Persuasive Messages
Delivering Actionable Feedback
Leading Effective Team Meetings
Topic 4 - Engagement
Building Employee Engagement
Demonstrating Respect
Delivering Targeted Support
Encouraging Autonomy
Coaching for Re-Engagement
Topic 5 - Listening and Assessing
What Is Emotional Intelligence?
Developing Emotional Intelligence
Common Listening Blunders
Becoming a Better Listener
Topic 6 - Capstone
The Importance of Deliberate Practice
Working With a Mentor
Planning the Capstone Project
Who Should Attend

This program is designed for managers who are relatively new to managing a team, have up to two years' experience in a managerial role, and who have little or no prior training in leadership skills. Primary audiences also include individual team members who play a leadership role within their team or want to develop their skills to move into a managerial role.

Typical roles include:

  • aspiring managers
  • new managers
  • project managers

ATD Education programs are designed primarily for learning professionals—trainers, instructional designers, and organizational development practitioners—but also greatly benefit anyone within an organization who is responsible for developing others, from managers to human resources specialists.

Level: Foundational
Roles: HR/OD Professional, Manager
Language: English
What Our Participants are Saying
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Jane Loda

"I can rely on ATD to present material that is very well constructed, timely, content-rich, and relevant to the challenges workplace learning professionals face every day."

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Danielle Buscher

"ATD is my go to source for almost all of my development needs."

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Chris Kagy

"In my opinion and experience, ATD is the most cost-effective way to invest in my professional development."

Dates & Locations
  • Oct 16-18, 2019
    Chicago, IL
  • Dec 09-11, 2019
    San Francisco, CA
  • Feb 05-07, 2020
    Alexandria, VA
  • May 14-16, 2020
    Denver, CO
  • Aug 03-05, 2020
    Washington, DC
  • Nov 04-06, 2020
    Boston (Burlington), MA
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Facilitators
Erica Nelson
Rita Bailey
Dana Vogelmeier
Linda Bush

Things to Know

ATTENDANCE

Face-to-Face Certificate Courses
Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and CEUs. Participants who miss more than two hours of the entire program will not be eligible to receive the certificate. Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate at the end of the program.

Online Certificate Courses
Participation in all online sessions at their currently scheduled day and time is mandatory to receive a completion certificate and any applicable credits.

ATD requires active participation through the program to receive credit for the class. Active participation includes, but is not limited to, participating in virtual classroom activities, discussions, breakout sessions, and intersession work. Please note that using a tablet or mobile device severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate.

For programs with five or more sessions, one missed live session can be made up by listening to the session recording in full. Participants who miss more than one live session will not be eligible to receive the certificate. For programs with four or fewer sessions, attendance at all live sessions is required to receive a certificate. If you meet the eligibility requirements, a certificate will be issued to you through the ATD Learning Portal at the end of the program. All sessions will be recorded and available for participants to review throughout the program for your reference.

CREDITS

21.0 learning hours

2.1 CEUs awarded

Up to 21.0 APTD Recertification Points through the ATD Certification Institute.

Up to 21.0 CPLP Recertification Points through the ATD Certification Institute.

This program has been approved for 21.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

This program is valid for 21.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrm.org/certification.

ATD LEARNING PORTAL

Enrolled in a program? Sign in to the ATD Learning Portal with your ATD account credentials two weeks before the first day of class to:

  • Engage with your facilitator and peers.
  • Access pre-work assignments.
  • View any technical requirements.
  • Review logistical information.

TRANSFERS/CANCELLATIONS

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