As the coronavirus situation continues to escalate, businesses around the world are making rapid decisions and talent professionals are expected to adapt quickly. Reflecting the growing and changing needs of talent development, ATD’s new Capability Model is here to serve as a blueprint for impact for all TD professionals, setting the standard for what they need to know and do to be successful. With the release of this new Capability Model, our ATD certifications, CPLP and APTD, are also adjusting to reflect these changes. Learn from three distinguished speakers on how this game-changing model helps prepare TD professionals for the trends we can’t yet see and the future we cannot predict. Key Takeaways: - Learn how the Talent Development Capability Model was formulated. - Get an overview of the ATD Capability Model. - Learn how to use this model to develop yourself and your team. - Get an overview of the CPTD and APTD certification programs and how they can help professionals distinguish themselves from their peers. - Hear from one of our internationally Credentialed ATD practitioners about her journey to receiving the CPTD certification and how it benefitted her professional career.
ATD’s Certifications and New Talent Development Capability Model
Wei Wang is the senior director of ATD Global for the Association for Talent Development (ATD). In this capacity, she manages ATD Global Partners from more than 20 countries, develops and supports member convening and networking programs, and facilitates the exchange of knowledge among the global learning and development community. Wei's other role at ATD is manager of the association's Global Perspectives topic. In this role, she supports professionals around the world to share regional best practices, conducts global benchmarking, and discusses cross-cultural and global talent development issues.
Wei holds a PhD in human resource development from The Pennsylvania State University, and a master's degree in management from Nankai University in China. She is also a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP). Wei speaks Mandarin and English.
She has published articles in numerous industry journals and has spoken at international conferences and workshops in China, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Mexico, and the United States.
As Director of Credentialing for the Association for Talent Development, Morgean Hirt brings over twenty-five years of nonprofit experience in personnel certification and accreditation across a variety of professions. Morgean has devoted her career to advancing professions through the establishment of industry standards. She provides strategic leadership and technical expertise in developing and implementing credentialing programs, focusing on policy and standards development, test development, board and committee governance, program audits, strategic planning, and ANSI/ISO 17024 and NCCA accreditation.
Morgean has led a number of organizations through establishing industry standards for emerging professions, including clinical research, massage therapy, and mortgage brokering. Prior to joining ATD, Morgean spent 10 years as Present and CEO of Certified Fund Raising Executives International Credentialing Board (CFRE International), and was responsible for establishing international support across six continents for a unified standard of fundraising practice. She also has served as a Senior Account Executive with Metacred, a boutique association management firm specializing in credentialing management, where her clients included several IT-related associations. Morgean lives in the Washington, DC area and is active with the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), serving as a member of the Education and Program Committees and as a presenter at the ICE Exchange.
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.