Association for Talent Development

ASTD is changing to ATD to support the growing needs of a dynamic, global profession

Upcoming Webcasts

  • The Journey to Sustainable Leadership: Creating a Leading-Edge Leadership Plan

    Friday, October 3, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    It’s no secret that public sector organizations have a reputation for being process oriented, with a more conservative culture and traditional hierarchical structure. Some might say this perception can create limitations when it comes to innovation and thinking outside the box in certain busin... More »

  • End the New Hire Blues: Get the Critical Information You Need to Prevent Disengagement and Turnover

    Monday, October 6, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    The cost of ineffective onboarding goes beyond the cost of disengagement and turnover. As anyone who remembers their own new employee experience can attest, ineffective onboarding extends the amount of time it takes to become a productive contributor. Thus, better onboarding means your new employees... More »

  • High Impact Sales Coaching

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    Research shows that effective sales coaching can dramatically improve the performance of sales teams—in some cases driving up revenues by 20 percent or more. However, all too often sales organizations find it challenging to develop a sales coaching program that's embedded in a coaching culture... More »

    Sponsored by: Sales Readiness Group
  • Why Web Meetings Stink and What to do About It

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    Join internationally recognized communication expert Wayne Turmel to learn why about two thirds of online time is wasted, and what we all can do about it. In this high-energy, candid, and informative interview you’ll learn: why web meetings are painful for the same reasons regular meetings ar... More »

  • Finding Your Inner Confidence When You Need It

    Thursday, October 9, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    Has a lack of confidence ever kept you from pursuing your goals? Have you ever experienced self-doubt to the point where you talked yourself out of pursuing a job, a promotion, or a relationship? Have you ever gotten feedback that sounded anything like this: “You always sound like you’... More »

  • BEST Webcast Series: IBM - The Adaptive Learner: Making every IBMer an innovator

    Monday, October 13, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    IBM Learning has researched the behaviors that drive innovation. Hear how practical and simple promoting innovation through learning can be. This webcast will be sure to spark ideas about how your organization can be even more innovative. Key takeaways include: how to drive innovation through learn... More »

  • ATD Human Capital Virtual Summit: Leadership for Today's Workplace

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:00am - 5:00pm EDT

    Developing leaders in your organization starts with knowing your workforce. Implementing the wrong leadership strategy can mean losing time, resources, or even your employees. The Human Capital Virtual Summit: Leadership for Today's Workforce is the second annual event hosted by ATD to take a deeper... More »

    Sponsored by: PSI Services LLC
  • ATD Research Presents: Change Management Research

    Thursday, October 16, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    This webcast is based on the recently released research report from ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) titled, Change Agents: The Role of Organizational Learning in Change Management. The report aims to provide learning professionals with insight into the learning practices most... More »

    Sponsored by: NYU Stern School of Business
  • 7 Best Practices to Boost Employee Engagement

    Friday, October 17, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    In the average organization three out of 10 employees are engaged, while in the best organizations the number climbs to six or more. The low rate of engagement hasn't budged in more than a decade. Why? Employee engagement surveys and programs are not enough. Higher engagement is rooted in a culture... More »

  • BEST Webcast Series: Teknosa—A Career Road in Retail

    Monday, October 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am EDT

    The Career Road in Retail program was designed in consideration of the strategic goals and route map of Teknosa, a Turkish retail chain. Consisting of interchangeable modules, this program was structured with targets to enhance performance and affect the Teknosa Key Performance Indicator. Career Roa... More »

  • Ally or Adversary? Navigating Professional Relationships

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    "Difficult to manage relationships sabotage more business than anything else." —John Kotter, Harvard Business School For most of us, our early careers are spent developing technical expertise—and that's typically how we assess our value. Yet research and experience show that as you progr... More »

  • The Science of Sales Enablement

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    Crafting effective sales enablement content is an art, but its underpinnings lie solidly in science. This presentation not only shows what works when it comes to training your reps on how to engage prospects more effectively, but also explains why. Peek into the inner workings of the brain and disco... More »

    Sponsored by: MobilePaks
  • Virtual Strategies for Social Learning

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    Learning has always been a social process: It is human nature to learn from one another. What’s changed, however, is how social media and virtual learning technologies have made it possible for workers to collaborate in ways that were almost unimaginable a decade ago. Companies are now rethink... More »

    Sponsored by: ON24
  • Enabling Virtual Learning By Design

    Thursday, October 23, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    We all know that the use of virtual classrooms, e-learning, and blended learning has gone beyond a trend to become an accepted and permanent part of the learning mix. It’s hard to find a subject that isn’t, in some form and at some level, taught online. With so much content and technolog... More »

  • Bite Size Is the Right Size: How Microlearning Shrinks the Skills Gap

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    We’re in the midst of a learning crisis. Rapid technological change has led to a skills half-life of just 2.5 years, according to Deloitte. At the same time, the way people consume information, and thus how they learn, has changed as well. Attention is a diminishing resource in the digital age... More »

    Sponsored by: Grovo
  • Use LOLAs to Increase Interactivity in Your Virtual Classroom

    Thursday, October 30, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    Bad news: Webinars have replaced PowerPoint as the most soporific strategy to put your participants to sleep. Good news: A live online learning activity (LOLA) can increase—and improve—interaction in a virtual classroom situation. Over the past 12 years, we have field-tested a variety of... More »

  • Generation Z: Understanding the Next Generation of Worker

    Monday, November 3, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

    Having grown up post 9/11, in the wake of the great recession, and always connected online, Generation Z is an emerging group that your entire company needs to understand, from HR to marketing. Gen Z represents 23 million Americans born between 1994 and 2010. Dan Schawbel has spent the past year lea... More »

    Sponsored by: Intrepid Learning
  • Women, Leadership, and Success

    Tuesday, November 4, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

    Companies should not be run solely by men or be predominately male; nor should they be run solely by women. Generally, women offer different leadership skills and competencies than men, and these skills are every bit as important—if not more so. Women are more focused on organizational culture... More »

  • BEST Webcast Series: Measuring Talent Development at Valvoline Instant Oil Change

    Friday, November 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    When measuring the impact of their programs, talent development departments too often settle for Level 4 data that doesn't connect to the needs of the business. In this session, you will see how Valvoline Instant Oil Change correlates actual employee business metrics with granular data from the empl... More »

  • The Self-Aware Leader: Reinventing Yourself, Others, and the Business

    Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

    Our work constantly challenges us to find faster and better ways of doing things—to reinvent. Yet, the speed of business pushes leaders to maintain a pace that is exhilarating one day and exhausting the next. Leaders that move too fast risk missing important pieces of data that feed solid deci... More »

  • Moving the Middle: Motivating Existing Sales Teams to Perform Better

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    Every sales organization can be categorized into top, middle, and bottom performers. Top performing sales reps can be counted on for hitting quota and making those deals happen that didn't look possible. Most reps, however, fall into that middle category. Consider that a simple 5 percent gain in the... More »

    Sponsored by: Qvidian
  • 7 Strategies for Learning Leaders: Driving Agility, Accountability, and Results

    Thursday, November 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    Much is expected of today’s learning leaders. They must ensure that their organization has the learning opportunities and resources it needs, measure the business value the department provides, and stay on top of their evolving roles. This session is designed to help learning leaders build per... More »

    Sponsored by: eCornell
  • Understanding What's Next in Talent: The People Cloud Future

    Friday, November 21, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

    Companies in the future will have two key assets to manage–their technological infrastructure and their human capital–with an increasing overlap between the two. We are all familiar with Cloud Computing–the ability to share, store, and deliver computing services over the Internet i... More »

  • Developing High-Performance Leadership Teams

    Monday, November 24, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    During the past couple of decades, organizations have increasingly become enamored with the power of teams. However, if the team you are working with is a leadership team, comprised of "leaders of leaders," it will be difficult for them to build collaborative team-oriented relationships with their p... More »

  • BEST Webcast Series: WNS—Business Goals and L&D Initiatives

    Monday, December 1, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am EST

    In a global business environment, growth, profitability, agility, and sustainability are recognized as the key focus areas in organizations. Today, learning and development (L&D) initiatives are evaluated based on the business value they drive to the organization. Today, there is a need to clear... More »

  • Sharpen Your Mind Muscle and Think Like an Extraordinary Leader

    Thursday, December 4, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

    As a leader, your thinking has a greater impact on your team and your business results than any other factor. Examining and sharpening your thinking is vital for attaining the outstanding levels of success that you desire. This process requires you to deliberately build the muscle that keeps you mov... More »

  • What Drives Your Leaders in a VUCA World?

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

    Volatility. Uncertainty. Complexity. Ambiguity (VUCA). These four words accurately sum up today's business climate. The question is, how well-equipped are leaders to succeed in this new environment, and what are organizations doing–or failing to do–to prepare them? This highly-interacti... More »

  • BEST Webcast Series: Verizon's Innovative Mobile Technology for Learning and Performance Support

    Thursday, December 11, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    Verizon’s L&D team built innovative mobile technology solutions to optimize the learning and performance support experience and meet the unique needs of its learner base. Through live tool demonstrations, Verizon aims to inspire your mobile technology vision and provide tactical advice on:... More »

    Sponsored by: AchieveGlobal
  • What’s So Different About Leading Remote Teams?

    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    The fastest growing segment of the learning industry is “remote management.” Leading virtual and remote teams is a way of life today. Yet many organizations are still struggling to develop the skills needed to manage teams and projects when people are separated by time, space, and langua... More »

  • ATD TK 2015 Newcomers Orientation Webcast

    Tuesday, January 6, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    Whether you are a first-time attendee or a seasoned TechKnowledge® conference participant, let us help you develop your conference game plan! Join us for the 2015 TechKnowledge orientation webcast to jump start your conference planning. Learn about key activities during the conference, gain tips... More »

  • BEST Webcast Series: American Cancer Society—Developing the Development Professional

    Thursday, January 15, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    You've heard the saying: "The cobbler's children have no shoes." Does this apply to you and your talent development team? In this session, we'll discuss creating a learning culture on your team, and even your organization, through the approaches first introduced by Peter Senge and The Fifth Discipli... More »

  • BEST Webcast Series: Lupin Limited—Creating an Aspirational Learning Mindset

    Wednesday, February 4, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am EST

    When was the last time you really enjoyed what you learned? It only happened when learning was paired with enthusiasm, curiosity, challenge, interest, and most importantly, aspiration. Simply put aspirations are emotional and inspirational. Creating an aspirational learning mindset in the workplace... More »

  • Innovation and Improvisation: It's All About Focus

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

    Every industry, every company, and every leader is concerned about innovation. It launches new products, finds new uses for old products, and discovers cost savings. Greater innovation starts at the brainstorming table. Learn how to break through to more effective brainstorming with Karen Hough, CEO... More »

  • BEST Webcast Series: Innovation in Education—Supporting a Changing Health Care Enviornment at WakeMed Health & Hospitals

    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    The role of healthcare is changing at an astronomical pace. The unique nature of the dynamic health care industry is the perfect environment for new teams to learn how education is delivered to decrease medical errors and improve the quality of patient care. The link between education and clinical m... More »


    Thursday, February 26, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST

    Instructional designers are constantly bombarded with new technologies and trends. It's difficult to distinguish which are fads, and which are worthy of time and resources. Instructional designers must also battle the false perception that you can teach any content using any technology. So what's th... More »


    Thursday, April 16, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    Flawless virtual events don't just happen—they take careful planning, preparation, and practice! This session will explore what goes into making impeccable virtual events. You'll discover how to make a smooth and seamless transition from traditional face-to-face content to the virtual classroo... More »

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