Training Design and Delivery Certificate
Advance your career as a talent development professional with this fast-paced program, which combines key knowledge and actions from both the Instructional Design and Training Delivery areas of expertise as defined by the ATD Competency Model. In five days, you’ll learn how to apply the tools and principles of instructional design by utilizing a human performance improvement approach. You will also model the best practices and latest techniques in training delivery to ensure the success of your learning programs.
Enroll in this program to take the first step in becoming a learning superstar.
- Design Pre-Work: Choose one of your current training programs to work on during the workshop, and review the following:
- Infoline: “The Basics of ISD Revisited,” pages 3-26
- Blog Post: “Designing Learning Is Like Building a Dog House” by Lorimer Fauntleroy ( https://www.td.org/Publications/Blogs/L-and-DBlog/2014/11/Designing-Learning-Is-Like-Building-a-DogHouse )
- Audio Q&A: Applying Human Performance Improvement Principles to Learning Design (Barbara Greenstein and Amanda Smith) (https://www.td.org/Publications/Blogs/L-and-DBlog/2016/09/Applying-Human-Performance-ImprovementPrinciples-to-Learning-Design )
- Delivery Pre-Work: Complete a self-assessment and read the TD at Work “Basic Training for Trainers.”
- Learn the basics of adult learning theory and instructional design methodology.
- Gain a foundation in conducting a needs assessment, developing learning objectives, and evaluating the impact of your training initiatives.
- Learn and apply effective training techniques for managing participants, engaging a variety of learning styles, creating an effective positive learning environment, and managing classroom challenges.
- Develop engaging training solutions that are learner-centered.
- Create participant guides, facilitator guides, and supporting materials using templates provided in the workshop.
- Ensure your training has the impact you and your organization expect.
ATD Education programs are designed primarily for learning professionals—trainers, instructional designers, and organization development practitioners—but also greatly benefit anyone within an organization who is responsible for developing others, from managers to human resources specialists.
This program is also valuable to learning professionals that are responsible for the design and delivery of their learning programs.
After the Design Phase, you will be able to:
- Describe and apply the ADDIE model.
- Conduct a training needs assessment that aligns performance needs with organizational results.
- Select and use data collection techniques as part of the training needs assessment process.
- Demonstrate how to structure instructional events that address psychological learning processes.
- Apply the ROPES phases of instruction to construct effective learning events.
- Write complete learning objectives based on observable actions or behaviors.
- Select learning methods and media to support the attainment of learning objectives.
- Apply guidelines to the use of visuals, text, and audio in instructional materials.
- Create participant guides, facilitator guides, and supporting materials.
- Prepare reports that document the training needs assessment, program design, and recommendations for training implementation, including pilot tests and rollout.
- Develop an evaluation strategy for training initiatives.
After the Delivery Phase, you will be able to:
- Describe the training cycle.
- Apply adult learning concepts, develop supportive climates, and customize off-the-shelf materials.
- Use training activities and alternatives to lecture, strategize for different learning needs, and create effective questioning techniques.
- Prepare properly for a training session, and prepare participants to foster learning.
- Manage and encourage participants of all backgrounds and learning styles.
- Address challenging participants and behaviors.
- Present and facilitate a training program, including use of audio-visuals and handouts.
- Identify the five levels of evaluation.
- Evaluate program impact at different levels using a variety of methods.
- Face-to-Face: 5 days
- On-Site: Flexible dates & duration
Earn 3.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program.This program may be eligible for up to 35 CPLP recertification points.
Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and 3.5 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.
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.
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