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Fundamentals of Training - 4 mornings in October

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2022
  • 8:30 AM
  • Friday, October 21, 2022
  • 12:00 PM
  • Zoom - Access will be provided prior to programs


  • Fundamentals of Training for four mornings in October - early bird chapter member rate.
  • Fundamentals of Training 4 mornings in October - early bird non member rate.
  • Fundamentals of Training, 4 mornings in October, early bird discounted rate for partner organizations. Must be a member of ICF, ODN or SHRM. Please contact us for the discount code.

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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  8:30am-12:00pm, Tuesday, October 18th

  • Course Development Process
  • Task Analysis
  • Learning Objectives

Needs Assessment - 8:30am - 10:00am, Wednesday, October 19th

  • Differentiating Needs That Have Training Solutions (from those that don't)
  • Planning and Advocating for Needs Assessment

Learner Analysis - 10:15am - 12:00pm Wednesday, October 19th

  • Learner Analysis Principles and Processes
  • Integrating Learner Analysis into Design and Development
Training Methodologies & Strategies - 8:30am - 12:00pm, Thursday, October 20th
  • Training Methods
  • Dale’s Cone of Experience
  • Connecting Training Methodology to Learning Objectives

    Virtual Facilitation Skills - 8:30am - 10:15 am, Friday, October 21st

    • Guidelines for Effective Facilitation
    • Practice with Virtual Tools

    Presentation Skills - 10:30am - 12:00pm, Friday, October 21st

    • Seven step process to prepare a presentation
    • Practice with presenting

    Our Instructors - click here for the biographies of our instructors.

    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.

    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

    • Early bird registration ends September 30, 2022

    • Online registration is available until October 16th 

    • 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 September 2nd)

      • 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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