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This two-day workshop will help you create your personalized study plan to become a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP). You’ll begin to prepare for both the CPLP knowledge-based exam and the skills application exam (SAE).
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Dec 19-20, 2017
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Jan 22-23, 2018
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This course is a preconference learning opportunity held in conjunction with TechKnowledge 2018. Learn more.
Mar 29-30, 2018
1640 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Hilton Alexandria Old TownYou can reserve online by going to Alexandria Hilton Old Town. 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.
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May 04-05, 2018
San Diego Convention Center
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San Diego, CA 92101-7899
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Sep 17-18, 2018
525 S State St
Chicago, IL 60605
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1110 Vermont Ave NW Ste 700
Washington, DC 20005-3524
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This two-day workshop is designed to help participants plan and execute their personal study plan for the CPLP using the ATD Learning System as the primary study tool. During the workshop, participants use the Learning System and a variety of interactive and reflective exercises to determine which of the 10 Areas of Expertise (AOEs) they need to focus on to create their own personal study plan. Participants also review the requirements for the Skills Application Exam (SAE) component of the certification process.
Each course group will have access to an online community for their course and will be enrolled in an ongoing community after the course ends.
About the ATD Learning System
The registration fee includes online access to the new ATD Learning System. The Learning System will be offered in both a digital access format and a fully searchable and printable PDF. The ten modules (Areas of Expertise) will be accessible by course participant during and after the course. The ATD Learning System is required for this program.
Please review the CPLP cancellation policy here.
Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:
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This program is designed for those who have the following qualifications:
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Attendance at the Preparing for the CPLP workshops and self-paced course is not required. CEUs and certificates are not issued for preparation workshops. However, if you need verification of attendance for your employer please contact Customer Care and request a letter confirming your full attendance.
"I feel better equipped for the CPLP® certification, both the Knowledge Exam and the Work Product."
Amr ElFass is an entrepreneur, a keynote speaker, and a former senior executive in the pharmaceutical industry. He started his career in sales with Janssen, working in business development, regulatory affairs, marketing, and general management. Amr then joined Abbott as a unit manager to establish the company’s operations office. At Abbott, he headed the sales and marketing team as a division manager, leading a team of senior, middle, and junior managers to achieve corporate goals. He is currently the managing director for 747 Consulting Group.
Amr’s areas of experience include training delivery, sales and marketing management, building teams and organizations, negotiations management, business competitive analysis, product strategic marketing, presentations and communication, interpersonal soft skills, and product design and development. He has an MBA, and he earned the CPLP credential in 2015.
Facilitates the following:
Preparing for the CPLP: Instructor-Led Workshop|
Seema Nagrath Menon
Managing Director and Founder of CALM Worldwide (Center for Action in Learning Management)
Seema Nagrath Menon is an international speaker, an ATD expert facilitator, a Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach, and a senior learning and development specialist based in Dubai. As a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) and a qualified Certificates of Occupational Test Use - British Psychological Society (Level A & B) from Cambridge University, she has been working internationally in the fields of leadership development, learning strategy, and instructional design for more than 18 years.
Currently, she is the head of CALM Worldwide (Center for Action in Learning Management), a dynamic UAE-based management and learning consultancy dedicated to adding value to people and organizations by focusing on highly effective leadership, management, and L&D practices that enable maximum potential and growth.
Seema has also trained as a leadership and emotional intelligence specialist at Yale University and Case Western Reserve University. Her principal area of experience and expertise has been in research, innovation, designing, and managing delivery of interactive developmental learning programs aimed at facilitating the enhancement of targeted skills in her clientele. She is also an expert in the neuroscience of learning.
Using her cross-cultural international business exposure to add value and positively influence the life of her clients in global business, Seema has coached executives and leaders for peak performance. In addition, she has designed, developed, and delivered specialist learning programs on leadership skills, business and life skills, emotional intelligence, and mindfulness for a range of international organizations.
Lynn Lewis is an author and learning and performance consultant who fell onto this path in life by accident. Starting her career in broadcast journalism and newswriting, she taught those subjects at the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford. During this experience, she realized that she was meant to be a facilitator and consultant when she grew up.
Since that time, she has been a corporate trainer, training manager, director of project management and held two vice president positions—one where she was responsible for building a corporate university and the other where she was responsible for building a performance solutions consulting practice and project management office (PMO).
After these experiences, she found that the work she loved best was working as a consultant, strategizing with clients, managing projects, designing and developing learning solutions, and helping to mentor and develop these skills in others.
Lynn is a certified project management professional (PMP), and a certified professional and learning and performance (CPLP). She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University in New York.
Lynn is the author of several books: Ten Steps to Successful Meetings and Ten Steps to Successful Presentations. She also co-authored the ASTD Learning System (a series of 10 books used to study for the CPLP credential).
She facilitates the following programs for ATD:
CPLP Study Prep Workshop
Consulting Skills Certificate
Project Management for Learning Professionals
Emotional Intelligence for Improved Decision Making
She is an independent consultant and works with organizations across many different industries—especially pharmaceutical/biotech, insurance and financial services.
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ATD Master Performance Consultant Program|
Essentials of Learning Design Methodologies: ADDIE, SAM, Agile, and More|
Preparing for the CPLP: Instructor-Led Workshop|
Project Management for Learning Professionals Certificate|
Consulting Skills Certificate|
Emmy Monticelli is a professional leadership coach, facilitator, trainer, and consultant. A Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) with more than 20 years of experience, she works with organizations to create and integrate customized learning solutions that support short- and long-term goals.
Emmy has designed and delivered numerous learning programs focused on enhancing team dynamics, leadership development, performance improvement, effective communication, and change management. Her expertise in utilizing various assessments helps create awareness, reduce ineffective behaviors, and lead individuals and teams into positive, productive action.
In addition to being an active member in her ATD and ICF local chapters, Emmy also is an instructor for ATD’s CPLP online and classroom workshops. She is a certified DiSC practitioner who enjoys helping others achieve personal and professional fulfillment.
Emmy earned an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications from Assumption College. She earned the CPLP accreditation through ATD, the Certified Professional Coach certification through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching, and the Professional Certified Coach designation through the International Coach Federation.
Preparing for the CPLP: Instructor-Led Online Workshop|
Preparing for the CPLP: Instructor-Led Workshop|
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