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Essential Learning. Essentials Series. All Year Round.

The Essentials Series Annual Pass gives you or your team access quick, on-demand learning online from subject matter experts.

ATD Education offers a flexible and affordable way to gain hands-on learning online from subject matter experts. Develop your own yearlong, online professional development curriculum with the Essentials Series Annual Pass. This is not a one-size-fits-all program—you customize and personalize your learning journey.

Anatomy of an Essentials Workshop

  • What? Essentials are workshops covering niche talent development topics. 
  • When? They consist of three 90-minute sessions over three weeks. 
  • Where? You can participate in them live online in the virtual classroom. 
  • Who? Essentials are for talent development professionals, and facilitated by thought leaders and practitioners. 
  • How? Essentials share knowledge using collaborative discussions, brainstorming, and breakout sessions. 
  • Why? These workshops will enable you to incorporate a new idea or skill into your L&D repertoire.
  • Why is the series called “Essentials?” These workshops cover essential skills and topics for talent development professionals using hands-on learning in the virtual classroom.

Choose from more than 40 interactive Essentials Series Online Workshops taught by a leader in the field, and designed to help you focus on a specific topic, such as brain-based learning, or new employee onboarding. Learn the skills you need to know!

Pass Pricing
Members: $1,595
Nonmembers: $1,795

What Participants are Saying

"The online workshop was so user friendly that I felt that I took a quantum leap into technical savvy and a greater appreciation of learning via a web conference. The facilitator was right in tune with the participants, keeping us attentive and involved. It was a proactive event for me, and something I would like to repeat in the near future." ¬ Bernard Rochon, President, Center for Performance and Accountability Inc.