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Fundamentals of Training - 4 mornings in May (Special Engagement)

  • Tuesday, May 17, 2022
  • 8:30 AM
  • Friday, May 20, 2022
  • 12:00 PM
  • Zoom - Access will be provided prior to programs
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  • Fundamentals of Training over 4 mornings - Offer member rate $299, and then buy 4, get 1 free.

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Ready to upskill your learning and development competencies? Looking for a way to add value to your organization? The ATD-Cascadia Fundamentals of Training course is a perfect fit for your needs! Fundamentals of Training provides you with an interactive learning experience addressing the core elements of the ADDIE Instructional Design Model. Facilitated by local industry experts, this course blends the foundational tenets of instructional design with current best practices for training delivery and facilitation.

This course is perfect for:

  • New and aspiring instructional designers and trainers

  • Professionals who are looking to expand their skill set

  • Professionals who train others as a part of their job description

Session Descriptions

Course Design  with Lenny Borer

  • Course Development Process
  • Task Analysis
  • Learning Objectives

Training Methodologies with Dan Vetter 

  • Training Methods
  • Dale’s Cone of Experience
  • Connecting Training Methodology to Learning Objectives

    Presentation Skills with Jillian Douglas 

    • Guidelines for Presenting
    • Presentation Practice

    Virtual Facilitation Skills with Amanda Otto

    Learner Analysis with Dana Pratt

    Our Instructors

    Jillian Douglas | Idea Learning Group |Portland, Oregon

    Jillian Douglas is co-founder and chief learning officer of Idea Learning, a learning and strategy agency that provides instructional design and development to a variety of clients in a variety of industries.

    Dan Vetter, CPLP | Vetter Solutions |Portland, Oregon

    Dan has over 30 years of industry experience and is the founder of VETTER SOLUTIONS with the motto: Organizations run better with VETTER. After two decades of designing and delivering LIVE training sessions, during the last 10 years, the company has focused on designing and developing custom e-learning courses for a variety of corporate, public and non-profit clients.

    Program Details

    • Sessions are held virtually over Zoom. Links to the Zoom meeting are sent prior to each session.
    • Because our sessions use all of the interactivity tools available from Zoom, joining the training from a desktop or laptop computer is strongly recommended.
    • Enrollment is limited to 30 participants.
    • Though this course is offered virtually, it is not a class specific to virtual training or virtual platforms, such as Zoom.
    • We may be recording these sessions for non-commercial use

    Universal Access

    ATD Cascadia is committed to providing universal access to all of our participants and will make reasonable efforts to accommodate requests. Please contact Linda at 503-579-1552 or adminassistant@tdcascadia.org to request accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.

    Additional Information

    • This is a training exclusively for Public Partnerships LLC.

    • Online registration is available

    • Discounted registration is available for our partner organizations (ICF, NSA, ODN, SHRM only).

    • Contact the ATD office at 503-579-1552 or Adminassistant@tdcascadia.org for assistance with any of the following: 

      • Multiple registrations

      • Scholarship assistance 

      • Refunds (available only until April 1)

      • Substitutions (allowed at any time; price adjustment for nonmembers)

      • Partial registration (We highly recommend taking all four sessions; however, if you are looking for a refresher, need to make up a session or can only attend one, partial registration may be allowed).

    Recertification Credits

    CPTD (estimated 12 hours)
    CPTDs earn one recertification point/credit for each physical hour of continuing education within one’s current role/job or involving a new experience or content. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any paperwork required by National ATD. Visit the CPTD Website for complete information.

    HRCI and SHRM
    This program may be eligible for self-certification for HRCI and SHRM recertifications credits. You will need to keep records of the event and prepare any paperwork required by either HRCI and SHRM. Visit either site at HRCI website or SHRM website for more information.

    ATD Capability Model

    The ATD Capability Model outlines what practitioners need to know and do to development themselves, others, and their organizations. Participants in the Fundamentals of Training course complete a free self-assessment and learn how to build a custom learning plan for ongoing professional professional development. For more information about the ATD Capability Model, please visit this website

    This course develops Professional Capability in the following areas:

    • Learning Sciences

    • Instructional Design

    • Training Delivery and Facilitation

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