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This three-day program provides the critical leadership necessary to develop the learning function (its people and programs) and have a meaningful impact on the overall strategy in your organization. This interactive program includes self-assessments, small group case study discussion, best-practice review, and feedback on specific challenges participants face.
This three-day program will prepare you to provide leadership in developing your organization's people to execute organizational strategy.
The ASTD Competency Study identified managing learning programs as a critical area of expertise for the training and development professional. The content of this program is based on the ASTD Competency Model and helps in preparation for obtaining the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) Credential. Learn more about Certification.
Upon completion of the program, the participant will be able to:
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Earn 2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program. Learn More
This program may be eligible for up to 20 CPLP recertification points. Learn more at astd.org/recertification.
This program has been pre-approved for 21 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and 2 CEUs. Participants who miss more than two hours of the entire program will not be eligible to receive the certificate. Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate at the end of the program.
Participation in all 7 online sessions at their originally scheduled day and time is mandatory in order to receive a completion certificate and 2 CEUs. All sessions will be recorded and available for participants to review throughout the course of the program. One missed live session can be made up by listening to the session recording in full. Participants who miss more than one live session will not be eligible to receive the certificate. If you find you need to miss/have missed a session, simply view the recording for the content you missed and let us know.. If you meet the eligibility requirements ASTD will mail you the completion certificate within two weeks of the last session.
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As CEO and Founder of QVF Partners, Rita partners with organizations and individuals who want to transform ordinary work environments into high-performing, profitable cultures. She shares her expertise and resources to help create workplaces where enlightened leaders can leverage the strengths and diversity of their people as a competitive advantage.
During her 25 year career at Southwest Airlines, Rita served in several roles including customer service, sales, marketing, public relations, and HR. In her last position she was director of the Southwest Airlines University for People. She was responsible for the design, development, and implementation of leadership and personal development programs for over 32,000 employees. She also established a career development services team, responsible for helping employees develop a career path.
Rita has served on several advisory committees and boards and was a member of the ASTD Board of Directors, serving as chairwoman of the ASTD Board in 2005. She is often quoted in publications such as Harvard Business Review, Business Week, Corporate Meetings and Incentives, and The Wall Street Journal on topics of recruiting and training practices. Rita is the co-author of the new book, Destination Profit: Creating People-Profit Opportunities in Your Organization.
As an international speaker and consultant, she has presented to and worked with groups in Europe, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, and Japan on topics including organizational culture, people strategies, leadership, innovation, customer service, and branding.
When asked what business she is in, the answer is simply "the people business."
Bruce Runnfeldt is the co-founder and President of InnerChange. Since 1987, he has worked with a wide variety of organizations providing creative solutions to talent management needs including recruiting and selection, onboarding, performance management, training and development, pipeline planning ,and career planning.
Prior to 1987, he served as corporate director of training and development for Hyatt Hotels, corporate manager of training and development for Helene Curtis Industries, and worked as a training consultant for Abbott Laboratories and Organizational Consultants.
In addition to this corporate experience, Bruce has served as a member of the adjunct graduate faculty in Management and Organizational Behavior at Benedictine University and the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. He has also provided services for governmental and non-profit organizations including Easter Seals of Metropolitan Chicago, the Veterans Administration, the Department of Justice, the IRS, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency For Planning, and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago.
Bruce is a graduate of North Park College in Chicago and received his master's degree in administration and organizational behavior from George Williams College in Downers Grove, Illinois.
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For over 15 years, Tina Thompson has served as a learning and development professional in various organizations in positions including director, manager, instructional designer, facilitator, and coach. During her corporate career, Tina served as a senior learning consultant and learning manager at AT&T and Lucent Technologies where she pioneered the use of facilitated distance learning, earning her Lucent's prestigious "Role Model" award. Tina was sought out by Applied Systems, an insurance software development company, to build a corporate university. Hired as the director of learning and development, she built a team of learning professionals and quickly gained the trust of senior management by identifying key learning solutions that linked to critical business goals
At Panduit Corp, Tina built a corporate university, bringing together learning solutions that provided development for employees on a global scale. Concentrating on Panduit's core business needs, the team provided learning solutions to meet the needs of Oracle end-users, new Ssupervisors, managers, emerging leaders, engineers, and salespeople.
An advocate of lifelong learning, Tina continues to learn and grow through networking with other professionals and organizations. She has served as VP of member networking for CISPI (Chicago Chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement), and she is an active member of ASTD, CCASTD, SHRM, WorldWit, and the OD Network. She has a BA in education and a MA in adult education, and is a certified technical trainer (CTT).
Mar 17-Apr 28, 2014
Consisting of seven live instructor-led three-hour online sessions, the Managing Learning Programs Online Certificate takes place on Mondays from March 17, 2014 to April 28, 2014, from 1:00 to 4:00pm eastern time.
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This program is conducted in the WebEx Training Center platform with a toll-free teleconference or Voice over Internet Protocol option for the audio component. Special software is not required. Participants only need a standard web browser and telephone or VoIP capability to participate.
After registering, you will receive a WebEx online sign-in, teleconference dial-in details, and instructions via email. Although they take place online, these programs are highly interactive, with features and tools such as “raise your hand,” polling, live chat, and break-out rooms. All sessions are recorded, so if you miss a session, you can watch the recording at a later time before the program ends. Certificate programs have attendance requirements. Please see the Credits & Attendance section on the program description page for more details.
Note: Participants located outside the U.S. and Canada will dial a toll phone number or use free VoIP through their computer to access the program. They should check with their phone carrier to determine rates for calls to the U.S. if using a telephone.
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Mar 24-26, 2014
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Sep 03-Oct 15, 2014
Consisting of seven live instructor-led three-hour online sessions, the Managing Learning Programs Online Certificate takes place on Wednesdays from September 3, 2014 to October 15, 2014, from 1:00 to 4:00pm eastern time.
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Integrated Talent Management Certificate
Now more than ever, employees need to have the right skills to meet the strategic challenges of the organization and employee career-paths need to align with these objectives. This program will explore processes essential to achieving an optimal match between individual and organizational needs, and promote individual growth and organizational renewal.
Note: This program was formerly named the Career Planning and Talent Management Certificate Program. The name and content has changed slightly to reflect the new ASTD Competency Model™.
Introducing Human Performance Improvement Certificate
What is HPI? Who invented it? Is it just another fad, or is it something revolutionary? What am I supposed to do about this request for training, when everyone knows it's a resource issue?
Note: This popular ASTD program was formerly called Human Performance Improvement in the Workplace Certificate Program. The title has been updated to align with the recently revised ASTD Competency Model™.
Analyzing Human Performance Certificate
Before you can solve performance problems, you need a systematic approach to get at the real performance gaps and the root causes. ASTD, in partnership with Platinum Performance Group, will introduce you to the new analysis model of Performance DNA.
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