The premier train-the-trainer program.
Gain a practical, how-to overview of the entire training function in this best-in-class train-the-trainer program. Through modeling
of best practices and the latest techniques in training delivery, you will experience a live demonstration of exceptional facilitation skills.
You’ll be introduced to a proven model for delivering outcome-based development and training. This will cover Purpose & Assessment, Planning & Preparation,
Presentation & Facilitation, and Performance & Evaluation. New trainers seeking tips and techniques and experienced trainers who want to increase learner
engagement and refresh their toolkit will benefit by earning this trainer certificate. Acquire a strong foundation in proven training and facilitation
techniques that is balanced in theory and practical application. The focus of this corporate/organizational training course is on what happens before,
during, and after you deliver training. This certificate aligns with the training delivery area of expertise in the ATD Competency Model, which serves
as the foundation for ATD Certification Institute Master Series programs and APTD and CPLP certifications.
Why Should You Attend!
Fully grasp how to use adult learning theory to engage your learners.
Gain a foundation in conducting a needs assessment, developing learning objectives, and evaluating the impact of your training initiatives.
Learn and apply effective training techniques for engaging a variety of learning styles and preferences, creating an effective
positive learning environment, leveraging effective questioning techniques, and managing classroom challenges.
Develop engaging, learner-centered training solutions.
Design and deliver your own 10-minute skill exercises to practice new techniques learned in the course.
Identify professional growth opportunities through pre- and post-course self-assessments.
Instructional Design Certificate
Leverage exclusive ATD tools and templates to develop the most powerful, bottom-line focused learning
With instructional design training you’ll learn best practices for conducting a needs assessment, completing a job/task analysis,
and designing and developing courses using exclusive ATD templates. Discover a structured step-by-step process you can follow and
apply immediately to your own training program development. Earning this instructional design certificate gives you easy access to tools
you’ll put to great use in your training initiatives. You’ll learn to design a complete program that aligns with your business goals,
including participant guides, instructor guides, visual support, and other materials. In addition, you’ll have an opportunity to work on
your own real-world program throughout the course.
What You Will Learn!
Describe and apply the ADDIE model.
Select and use data collection techniques as part of the training needs assessment process.
Demonstrate how to structure instructional events that address psychological learning processes.
Apply the ROPES phases of instruction to construct effective learning events.
Write complete learning objectives based on observable actions or behaviors.
Select learning methods and media to support the attainment of learning objectives.
• Apply guidelines to the use of visuals, text, and audio in instructional materials.
Create participant guides, facilitator guides, and supporting materials.
Prepare reports that document the training needs assessment, program design, and recommendations for training implementation,
including pilot tests and rollout.
Develop an evaluation strategy for training initiatives.
Help others develop, take action, and reach their goals.
Coaching for individuals, teams, and organizations works. Evidence shows that it’s a powerful
development approach that leads to positive change and results. Earning your ATD Coaching Certificate
improves your ability to help clients develop rapidly, produce better results, and improve others’ ability to
set and achieve goals and take action. This coaching certificate program lets you practice foundational coaching
competencies through role plays, group exercises, and case studies. Learning the behaviors of a successful coach
amplifies your ability to help employees succeed by using their own natural strengths.
What You Will Learn!
Practice coaching competencies and apply them to coaching conversations with individuals, teams, or throughout an organization.
Establish coaching agreements with clients and identify how goals link to enhanced business performance.
Promote an open, flexible, and confident coaching relationship with clients and establish mutual respect and trust in a safe, supportive environment.
Apply coaching ethics and standards appropriately in all coaching situations.
Demonstrate active listening, ask powerful questions, and use effective dialogue and feedback techniques to provide maximum benefit to clients.
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of data and make interpretations that help clients achieve agreed-upon results.
- Design actions and opportunities for ongoing learning that will most effectively lead to coaching results.
Develop and maintain an effective coaching plan with clients, manage ongoing progress, hold clients accountable for actions,
highlight and celebrate successes, and adjourn the coaching process.
Designing Virtual Training Certificate
Design powerful activities for instructor-led virtual training.
Determining how your content can be effectively delivered in the virtual environment should be a proactive, intentionally planned effort.
A common pitfall is assuming training from the physical classroom can be delivered online without modifications. This approach can negatively
impact participant engagement, lead to technology challenges, and reduce the effectiveness of the training. This course provides grounding in
everything you need to know to avoid that pitfall and successfully design virtual instructor-led training programs that establish learner engagement,
incorporate collaborative activities, and enable you to create effective instructional materials. Develop the skills you need in this program, presented
in partnership with InSync Training. Take this opportunity to see best practices for virtual training design modeled through 12 hours of live, online
instruction; templates for a facilitator and participant guide; and an interactive planning tool.
Why Should You Attend!
Learn how to apply a four-step instructional design technique to determine which instructional objectives can be taught in a virtual environment, traditional classroom, or via self-directed formats.
Engage learners with appropriate interaction and collaboration techniques.
Design and develop a variety of instructional activities that utilize the whiteboard, chat, application sharing, web browsing, webcam, and breakout room activities.
Understand how to hold learners accountable using a variety of assessment and debriefing techniques.
Know how to critique a virtual training program to ensure adult learning principles are being met.
Be able to extend learning beyond live events by utilizing blended learning technologies and long-term assessment techniques.
Gain practice by developing materials for a one-hour lesson including the facilitator guide, participant guide, and slides.
Articulate and demonstrate the competencies of the virtual classroom instructional designer.
Facilitating Virtual Training Certificate
Engage your audience in the virtual classroom.
Virtual facilitation has been on the rise over the last decade—two thirds of organizations and growing regularly leverage this modality, according
to ATD Research. But in today’s remote work environment, virtual facilitation is a core competency for trainers and educators. No matter how
skilled you are as an in-person classroom trainer, success in the virtual environment requires unique skills in audience engagement, creating
nontraditional interactivity, sensitivity in how to use your voice, and confidence to multitask in a new technical and logistical setting. ATD,
in partnership with online learning experts InSync Training, offers this virtual facilitator trainer certificate in the live online classroom
so you can experience techniques being role modeled. You and peer from your cohort will also receive a piece of content to deliver virtually,
using the techniques modeled. At the conclusion of this online facilitation training, you will have developed the skills and confidence to
successfully facilitate synchronous learning events.
Why Should You Attend!
Learn to apply proven techniques that maximize learner engagement, energy, and motivation via online learning.
Use producer or assistant facilitator support to ensure seamless, stress-free sessions.
Manage technical and participant problems that can and will occur.