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    • 02/24/2017
    • 03/03/2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Sportsmen’s Lodge Events Center, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604, 818-755-5004 www.sportsmenslodge.com
    • 19
    Registration is closed


    Earlybird rates expire February 3, 2017

    Use this page to register for the
    2-Day Delivering Training Course

    Deliver Training with Impact

    This immersive learning experience is designed to give you the tools, skills and confidence needed to engage adult learners. The course is highly interactive and covers all pertinent topics from preparation through powerful openings, tools to maintain engagement and confidently manage the classroom, through methods for powerfully closing a session. The material is learned not only by presentation and discussion, but also by modeling the desired behaviors and skills in an informal workshop setting. The course concludes with a practice session where each participant can practice the newly acquired skills and receive feedback. Every participant leaves with a clear action plan for implementation.

    What you'll get from the course:

    • Gain credibility by learning to command attention and exude confidence when facilitating.
    • Add new tools to your facilitator toolbox.
    • Practice crucial facilitation techniques that can be quickly transferred to your work.

    Who should attend? 

    • Anyone responsible for delivering training, including those just beginning their career, experienced professional trainers, frontline leaders, and team members

    Course Agenda:

    Day 1: Adult Learning Theory and Communication Skills

    • Effective facilitation fundamentals
    • Adult learners & learning styles
    • Questioning techniques and communication skills

    Day 2: Training Delivery and Classroom Management

    • Maintaining engagement and motivation
    • Openers, closers and energizers
    • Handling disruptive behavior
    • Skills practice
    • Powerful close
    Meet Your Master Instructor 

    CAMILLA HEINZMANN, Founder and Principal, Heinzmann Coaching & Consulting, Inc.

    Camilla Heinzmann is a dynamic professional with more than 20 years experience in guiding, training, coaching, mentoring and leading individuals and teams on four continents. She is an accomplished adult learning expert in creating and implementing impactful learning programs for employees at all stages of their careers and at all levels of an international organization.  She is well recognized for facilitating high-energy meetings and training workshops that inspire and engage audiences and deliver expected behavioral outcomes. She is a sought-after business partner with a strong reputation as an effective trainer, leader and coach, with a passion to support people in their quest of reaching their full potential. 

    Since establishing Heinzmann Coaching & Consulting, Inc. in 2014, Ms. Heinzmann has designed and delivered corporate training courses for both national and international audiences. Ms. Heinzmann is a member of the Association for Talent Development and the International Coach Federation.

    We know trainers sometimes have trouble scheduling professional development for themselves in advance, and as such tend to register the week before the event. However, if you know you want to attend this workshop, we ask that you do so, or we risk cancellation of this event due to low enrollment.

    SPECIAL NOTES:

    • Registration includes class materials, morning coffee, lunch and afternoon refreshments.
    • Participants must attend both Delivering Training Dates; prorates or refunds are not offered, if participant misses any dates within the course.
    • Parking is free or subject to the venue availability

    Space is limited to 25 participants.

    Pre-registration and payment are required. No Walk Ins.

    Click here to register for the 2-Day Designing Training Course

    Click here to register for the 4-day Delivering Training and Designing Training Course Bundle

    Download the Flyer: Click Here

    Want to attend, but need to ask your boss for permission/budget? Customize this template.

    Cancellation/Refund Policy


       Delivering Training (14 PDCs) Code: 17-MKM2G

    • 02/24/2017
    • 04/14/2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Sportsmen’s Lodge Events Center, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604, 818-755-5004 www.sportsmenslodge.com
    • 19
    Registration is closed


    Earlybird rates expire February 3, 2017.

    Use this page to register for the
    4-Day Delivering & Designing Training Course Bundle

    Earn Two ATD-LA Certificates with this Bundle 

    Delivering Training

    This immersive learning experience is designed to give you the tools, skills and confidence needed to engage adult learners. The course is highly interactive and covers all pertinent topics from preparation through powerful openings, tools to maintain engagement and confidently manage the classroom, through methods for powerfully closing a session. The material is learned not only by presentation and discussion, but also by modeling the desired behaviors and skills in an informal workshop setting. The course concludes with a practice session where each participant can practice the newly acquired skills and receive feedback. Every participant leaves with a clear action plan for implementation.

    Designing Training

    Developed for participants new to instructional design or for those who want to gain a comprehensive skill set, this is the complete workshop for designing outcome-based training. The program content is based on key knowledge and actions defined by the ATD Competency Model Area of Expertise for Instructional Design. You will leave knowing how to design a complete program that aligns with your business goals, including participant guides, instructor guides, and other materials. In addition, you will have an opportunity to work on the design and development of your own training program throughout the workshop.

    What you'll get from the course:

    • Gain credibility by learning to command attention and exude confidence when facilitating.
    • Add new tools to your facilitator toolbox.
    • Practice crucial facilitation techniques that can be quickly transferred to your work.
    • Gain a strong foundation in the needs analysis process to ensure your training initiatives are aligned with organization goals.
    • Develop engaging instructional events that take human memory and learning processes into account.
    • Create participant guides and supporting materials using templates provided in the workshop.
    • Ensure your training has the impact you and your organization expect.

    Who should attend? 

    • Anyone responsible for delivering training, including those just beginning their career, experienced professional trainers, frontline leaders, and team members
    • This course is designed for practitioners new to the field of instructional system design, or those wanting to apply the latest best practices to their course designs. Participation in the ATD Facilitation Skills certification is not a prerequisite.

    Course Agenda

    Day 1: Adult Learning Theory and Communication Skills

    • Effective facilitation fundamentals
    • Adult learners & learning styles
    • Questioning techniques and communication skills

    Day 2: Training Delivery and Classroom Management

    • Maintaining engagement and motivation
    • Openers, closers and energizers
    • Handling disruptive behavior
    • Skills practice
    • Powerful close

    Day 3: Training Design

    • Needs assessment
    • Writing learning objectives
    • Developing course content
    • Evaluating training effectiveness
    • Skills practice

    Day 4: Training Development

    • Project management tools
    • Creating participant guides
    • Slide design
    • Developing videos
    • Skills practice
    Meet Your Master Instructors   

    CAMILLA HEINZMANN, Founder and Principal, Heinzmann Coaching & Consulting, Inc.

    Camilla Heinzmann is a dynamic professional with more than 20 years experience in guiding, training, coaching, mentoring and leading individuals and teams on four continents. She is an accomplished adult learning expert in creating and implementing impactful learning programs for employees at all stages of their careers and at all levels of an international organization.  She is well recognized for facilitating high-energy meetings and training workshops that inspire and engage audiences and deliver expected behavioral outcomes. She is a sought-after business partner with a strong reputation as an effective trainer, leader and coach, with a passion to support people in their quest of reaching their full potential. 

    Since establishing Heinzmann Coaching & Consulting, Inc. in 2014, Ms. Heinzmann has designed and delivered corporate training courses for both national and international audiences. Ms. Heinzmann is a member of the Association for Talent Development and the International Coach Federation.

    Ann Kwinn, Ph.D.

    Ann Kwinn, Ph.D. is an expert in Instructional Design and currently serves as the Director of Instructional Strategy for Azusa Pacific University. Ann specializes in course design and digital pedagogy, including blended and online courses. Ann helped develop Bellevue University’s M.S. in Instructional Design and Development program; was vice president of interactive learning for CallSource; director of elearning for Clark Training & Consulting; and co-wrote the book The New Virtual Classroom with Ruth Clark.

    We know trainers sometimes have trouble scheduling professional development for themselves in advance, and as such tend to register the week before the event. However, if you know you want to attend this workshop, we ask that you do so, or we risk cancellation of this event due to low enrollment.

    SPECIAL NOTES

    • Use a laptop computer for the Designing Training  course. Using a tablet or phone severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate in the program.
    • Registration includes class materials, morning coffee, lunch and afternoon refreshments.
    • Participants must attend all dates; prorates or refunds are not offered if participant misses any dates within the course.
    • Parking is free or subject to the venue availability

    Download the Flyer: Click Here

    Want to attend, but need to ask your boss for permission or budget? Customize this template.

    Space is limited to 25 participants.
    Pre-registration and payment are required. No Walk Ins. 

    Click here to register for the 2-Day Delivering Training Course

    Click here to register for the 2-Day Designing Training Course


    Delivering Training (14 PDCs) Code: 17-MKM2G

    Designing Training (14 PDCs) Code: 17-2019Y


    Cancellation/Refund Policy

    • 03/02/2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • 03/03/2017
    • 4:30 PM
    • San Diego, CA

    Facilitating change is more critical now than ever as organizations are affected by economic conditions and are driven to improve efficiency, productivity, and service quality. This program establishes a comprehensive change model that can be immediately applied to your current situations through application exercises, case studies, and interactive program modules.

    Designed for ATD by industry expert Elaine Biech of ebb associates, the Change Management Certificate Program contains application exercises, case studies, templates, and interactive program modules. You will learn a comprehensive, six-step change model that can be applied to your current situation.

    By the end of the program, you will be able to:

    • Implement a change process using the six step CHANGE model.
    • Apply tools and techniques to support a change intervention.
    • Describe and model the role of a facilitator of change.
    • Assist clients to assess, design, and implement a change intervention.
    • Establish sponsorship, ownership, and involvement in change efforts.
    • Evaluate change results.

    Day 1 Topics

    • Introduction to Change Management
    • Six Step CHANGE Model
    • Change Agent Characteristics
    • Data Collection
    • Organizational Readiness
    • Qualities of a Change Leader
    • Creating Visions for Change
    • Developing Communication Plans
    • Using Teams to Design an Implementation

    Day 2 Topics

    • Reactions to Change
    • Overcoming Resistance and Increasing Commitment
    • Establishing Metrics
    • Conducting a Risk Assessment
    • Implementation Tools
    • Importance of Short-Term Gains
    • Building Momentum
    • Evaluating the Effort
    • Making Change Stick

    Technical Requirements:

    • Online programs: The online version of this program is conducted in the WebEx Training Center. Special software is not required.You only need a standard web browser and telephone or VoIP capability to participate. In addition, it is strongly recommended to use a desktop or laptop computer as using a tablet or phone severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate in the program.

    This program takes place March 2-3, 2017. The workshop begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. each day.

    Support ATD-LA with your registration.

    Use ChIP code “CH8028” when you register for this course.

    • 03/08/2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • 03/10/2017
    • 4:30 PM
    • San Diego, CA

    Discover all of the tools necessary to develop powerful, bottom-line focused training. Using a human performance improvement approach to instructional design, you will learn best practices for conducting a needs assessment, job/task analysis, and course design and development using templates exclusive to ATD. Leave with a structured step-by-step process that can be immediately applied to the development of your own training programs.

    Developed for participants new to instructional design or for those who want to gain a comprehensive skill set, this is the complete workshop for designing outcome-based training. The program content is based on key knowledge and actions defined by the ATD Competency Model Area of Expertise for Instructional Design. You will leave knowing how to design a complete program that aligns with your business goals, including participant guides, instructor guides, and other materials. In addition, you will have an opportunity to work on the design and development of your own training program throughout the workshop.

    Why You Should Attend:

    • Gain a strong foundation in the needs analysis process to ensure your training initiatives are aligned with organization goals.
    • Develop engaging instructional events that take human memory and learning processes into account.
    • 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.

    What to Expect:

    • Pre-Work: Choose one of your current training programs to work on during the workshop and read the ATD Infoline "Basics of ISD Revisited."
    • Homework/Intersession Work: For the online program, intersession work includes a weekly online discussion forum, where you will post assignments and engage with your peers.
    • Supplemental Resources: This program includes tools and templates to help you apply what you learned on the job.
    • Technical Requirements: The online version of this program is conducted in the WebEx Training Center. Special software is not required. You only need a standard web browser and telephone or VoIP capability to participate. There are no technical requirements for the face-to-face program. In addition, it is strongly recommended to use a desktop or laptop computer as using a tablet or phone severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate in the program.
    • Online Course Only:  During the online program, you will collaborate in “real time” with your facilitator and classmates via interactive group discussions, polls, chats, and whiteboards. In addition, you will have access to an online learning portal with discussion boards and program materials.

    This program takes place November 30 - December 2, 2016. The workshop begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. each day.

    Support ATD-LA with your registration.

    Use ChIP code “CH8028” when you register for this course.

    • 03/31/2017
    • 04/14/2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Sportsmen’s Lodge Events Center, 12833 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604, 818-755-5004 www.sportsmenslodge.com
    • 22


    Earlybird rates expire February 17, 2017

    Use this page to register for the
    2-Day Designing Training Course

    Designing Training

    Developed for participants new to instructional design or for those who want to gain a comprehensive skill set, this is the complete workshop for designing outcome-based training. The program content is based on key knowledge and actions defined by the ATD Competency Model Area of Expertise for Instructional Design. You will leave knowing how to design a complete program that aligns with your business goals, including participant guides, instructor guides, and other materials. In addition, you will have an opportunity to work on the design and development of your own training program throughout the workshop.

    What you'll get from the course:

    • Gain a strong foundation in the needs analysis process to ensure your training initiatives are aligned with organization goals.
    • Develop engaging instructional events that take human memory and learning processes into account.
    • Create participant guides and supporting materials using templates provided in the workshop.
    • Ensure your training has the impact you and your organization expect.

    Who should attend? 

    This course is designed for practitioners new to the field of instructional system design, or those wanting to apply the latest best practices to their course designs. Participation in the ATD Facilitation Skills certification is not a prerequisite.

    Course Agenda:

    Day 1: Training Design

    • Needs assessment
    • Writing learning objectives
    • Developing course content
    • Evaluating training effectiveness
    • Skills practice

    Day 2: Training Development

    • Project management tools
    • Creating participant guides
    • Slide design
    • Developing videos
    • Skills practice
    Meet Your Master Instructor 

    Ann Kwinn, Ph.D.

    Ann Kwinn, Ph.D. is an expert in Instructional Design and currently serves as the Director of Instructional Strategy for Azusa Pacific University. Ann specializes in course design and digital pedagogy, including blended and online courses. Ann helped develop Bellevue University’s M.S. in Instructional Design and Development program; was vice president of interactive learning for CallSource; director of elearning for Clark Training & Consulting; and co-wrote the book The New Virtual Classroom with Ruth Clark.

    We know trainers sometimes have trouble scheduling professional development for themselves in advance, and as such tend to register the week before the event. However, if you know you want to attend this workshop, we ask that you do so, or we risk cancellation of this event due to low enrollment.

    SPECIAL NOTES:

    • It is strongly recommended to use a laptop computer for this course. Using a tablet or phone severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate in the program.
    • Registration includes class materials, morning coffee, lunch and afternoon refreshments.
    • Participants must attend both Designing Training dates; prorates or refunds are not offered if participant misses any dates within the course.
    • Parking is free or subject to the venue availability 

    Want to attend, but need to ask your boss for permission/budget? Customize this template.

    Click here to register for the 2-Day Delivering Training Course

    Click here to register for the 4-day Delivering Training and Designing Training Course Bundle

    Space is limited to 25 participants.
    Pre-registration and payment are required. No walk ins. 

    Download the Flyer: Click Here

    Cancellation/Refund Policy


    Designing Training (14 PDCs) Code: 17-2019Y

Past events

02/21/2017 ATD Master Trainer™ Program
02/15/2017 ATD Training Certificate
01/31/2017 ATD Master Performance Consultant™ Program
12/15/2016 ATD Articulate Storyline Certificate
12/13/2016 ATD Expert Coach™ Program
12/05/2016 Employee Learning Week
11/30/2016 ATD Designing Learning Certificate
11/17/2016 November Chapter Meeting:Building a Culture of Trust
10/26/2016 ATD Training Certificate
08/25/2016 Talent Development Conference 2016
08/23/2016 DISC Certification Train the Trainer
08/23/2016 DISC in the Workplace (Public Workshop)
03/24/2016 Emotional Quotient Inventory 2.0 & EQ 360 Certification
03/19/2016 1/2-day Workshop: Managing Use of Self for Professional Practice
01/18/2016 ATD National: ATD Master Instructional Designer™ Program
12/07/2015 Employee Learning Week
11/07/2015 Volunteer & Board Strategy Meeting
11/07/2015 Leadership Involvement Day
10/10/2015 Speed Mentoring
09/24/2015 DISC Certification – Train the Trainer
08/29/2015 Developing Personal Resilience, Sponsored by Lee Hecht Harrison
06/19/2015 ATD-LA Conference ~ L.A. LearnTech 2015
04/18/2015 CPLP Study Group Series: AOE 1 Performance Improvement
04/17/2015 Advanced Presentation Skills
03/21/2015 Workshop:Talent Development Leaders Roundtable ~ ATD State of the Industry Report
02/28/2015 Workshop: Career Strategies for Talent Development Professionals
11/08/2014 ASTD-LA's 2014 Leadership Involvement Day
10/24/2014 1/2 Day Workshop: Competency Games
09/19/2014 Workshop: Facilitating Virtual Collaboration: How to Engage Others in Meetings and Classrooms
08/22/2014 Workshop: So No One Told You You’re A Marketeer?
07/24/2014 Workshop ~ Project Paramedic: Tools and Resources to Resuscitate your Projects
05/16/2014 Workshop ~ Training with Improvisation: Gutsy, Fun and Transformational
04/17/2014 Workshop ~ Adobe Captivate 7
03/14/2014 Advanced Presentation Skills ~ Waitlist
03/14/2014 Advanced Presentation Skills
01/24/2014 Workshop: Competency Games
11/09/2013 ASTD-LA's 2013 Leadership Involvement Day
10/25/2013 Advanced Presentation Skills
06/01/2013 Workshop: Creating Training Videos Guerilla Style
05/10/2013 Advanced Presentation Skills
04/26/2013 Special Division: Technical Training: SIMULCAST - Workshop: Basics of Creating a Captivate Simulation
04/26/2013 Workshop: Basics of Creating a Captivate Simulation
03/09/2013 Workshop: PowerPoint® Design Lab
02/23/2013 Train-the-Trainer Series ~ 5 Saturdays
01/18/2013 Workshop: Instructional Design for Elearning
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