Association for Talent Development

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Upcoming Webcasts

  • Emotional Intelligence as a Leadership Predictor

    Monday, September 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT

    We are all familiar with emotional intelligence, but how do we leverage it in our practice as learning leaders and utilize it as a measure of potential leadership success, and ultimately organizational performance? Emotional intelligence (EQ) requires effective communication between the rational and... More »

  • Creativity Matters: Why Creativity is Crucial and How to Develop Creative Employees

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

    Global business trends underscore the important role of creativity and creative problem solving in the new millennium. Indeed many reports published in the last several years highlight creative thinking, innovation, and creative problem solving as essential 21st century skills for both individuals a... More »

  • Leveraging Changes in Federal IT and P/PM

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    The federal government spends a lot of money on IT—$79 billion is allocated to federal IT spending in the FY15 budget alone. Government and industry learning managers now have the challenge of empowering their program and project managers to spend all that money effectively. This webinar exami... More »

    Sponsored by: Federal Acquisition Certification Academy
  • M-Learning Goes Back to School: What Top Executive MBA Programs Reveal About the Benefits of Going Mobile

    Thursday, September 25, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    Increasingly, your employees, especially Millenials, demand mobile learning. In a shifting mobile landscape, how do you know what works and what doesn’t? Enter the world’s top executive MBA programs. Among the first to adopt devices like iPad for all students, these programs are using m... More »

    Sponsored by: Inkling
  • Creating Engaged Employees

    Friday, September 26, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT

    The word "engagement" evokes different impressions from different people. What does the word mean? Why should anyone care about engagement? How can an organization create and sustain a culture of engagement? This presentation will answer these simple, yet profound questions. Upon attending this webc... More »

  • Employee Brain Performance: Leveraging Neuroscience to Improve Critical Thinking

    Monday, September 29, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    Science offers surprising information about what really engages employees and makes a difference in optimizing their performance. In today’s fast-paced knowledge economy, employees make hundreds of decisions every day. Critical thinking skills are essential to optimize organizational performan... More »

  • From Searching to Shopping: Leveraging E-Commerce Within Your LMS

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

    An extensive catalog of training content provides tremendous value to an organization and its learners, but ensuring that learners can easily find and access the courses and resources they’re looking for is crucial. Luckily, there are many creative ideas that we can borrow from online retail t... More »

    Sponsored by: Totara LMS
  • Leaders Open Doors: Radically Simple Ideas for Effective Leadership

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

    Leadership is the most overanalyzed, thoroughly dissected, and utterly confused topic in business. The expectations leaders are judged against have become unrealistic and overly complicated, causing people to opt out of the chance to lead. It’s time to lighten the leadership load. It’s t... More »

  • 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
  • Change Management Research Webcast

    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 »

  • 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 Learning, Inc.
  • 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 »

  • 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 »

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