The Instructional Design track will put you on the right path to understanding the fundamental elements of an effective instructional designer. This track will also equip the most seasoned L&D professionals with new approaches to their design process. Introducing traditional methodologies and highlighting industry trends, this track will cover topics such as post-training engagement, effective project management, storyboarding, microlearning, blended learning, effective evaluation, and more!
The Training Delivery & Facilitation track provides facilitators with the tools and resources required to deliver training that engages their audience. Whether you are setting up your virtual classroom or facilitating in a traditional setting, this track will ensure that all your core bases are covered. Topics covered consist of virtual learning, storytelling, improvisation, science of learning, managing classroom behaviors, visual aids, collaborating with subject matter experts, best practices in facilitation, engagement, and more!
The Measuring Impact track is designed to provide L&D professionals with strategies on effectively measuring and evaluating their learning. Instructional designers and facilitators will learn assessment strategies to apply from the beginning through the conclusion of their learning programs. Core topics covered include aligning training, practices in needs assessment, big data analysis, training return on investment, and more!
The Technology Application track is designed to provide trainers with the fundamentals of e-learning and using technology to support learning and performance. Whether you’re looking to design a more engaging and effective e-learning program or seeking to understand new trends, this track has something for you. Topics covered include e-learning design, gamification, virtual classroom facilitation, animations, learning ecosystems, and more!
As an organization development (OD) professional, you are aware of the benefits that come with engaging and advancing employees. A workplace in which they are valued and able to grow can decrease turnover rates and increase organizations’ profitability. Developing extraordinary OD programs is crucial to creating this type of workforce. The Organizational Development Track will provide you with the skills needed to develop employee programs at all levels and throughout their employment lifecycle. You’ll learn innovative methods to onboard new employees and leaders, create an effective high-potentials program, leverage coaching as a developmental tool, and manage the ever-increasing rate of change in today’s workplace.
The future of work requires a new approach and new thinking when it comes to the capabilities of the workforce and how employees will be trained for jobs currently don’t exist. Forward thinking organizations are already planning for future readiness and working to create a blueprint for how their organization works and develops talent now – and how they’ll do it in the future. The Learning Leadership Track will arm you with the tools and knowledge you need to help your organization prepare for and succeed in the future. You will hear from organizations at the forefront of research and application and from companies working on plans to future proof their workforce.