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July 2024: Top Instructional Design Events, Webinars and Courses

Selection of Instructional Design Events, Webinars and Courses

July 2024

  • Community Social Mixer

    • By L&D Shakers Events

    • Modality: Free Online Networking Session
    • When: Friday, July 5, 2024
    • Time: 10:00 AM CET
    • Description:
      • Join us for a lively and fun networking session to connect with fellow learning professionals from around the globe.
      • Share ideas, make new friends, and enjoy a fantastic opportunity to mix and mingle.
      • The event will be held on Zoom, so you can join from the comfort of your own home.

 

 

  • Video Production on a Shoestring Budget

    • By Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Tuesday, July 9, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 AM Pacific / 12:00 PM Eastern
    • Key topics:
      • What equipment you need to record great audio and video.
      • How to configure your camera and microphone for quality.
      • What to look for in a recording space to get the best results.
      • How proper lighting can improve your video production.
      • How to improve sound quality with simple adjustments to your recording equipment and space.

 

  • Immersive Series: Reinventing Leadership Development in the AI Era

    • By L&D Shakers Events

    • Modality: Virtual Workshop
    • When: Wednesday, July 10, 2024
    • Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM GMT+12
    • Key topics:
      • Exploring the future of leadership development in the AI era.
      • Understanding AI’s impact on L&D and leadership development.
      • Identifying critical skills and competencies for leaders in a changing world.
      • Strategies for integrating these skills into leadership development programs.

 

  • The Pursuit of Sales Excellence: Training Your Sales Team to Co-Create Value and Win New Opportunities

    • Sponsored by PMI

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, July 10, 2024
    • Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • Key topics:
      • Implementing a transformational, award-winning approach to selling and co-creating customer value.
      • Evolving the focus from “what” we are selling to “how” we should be selling and achieving the required mindset shift.
      • Understanding how customers define value and aligning offerings with what matters most to their key stakeholders.
      • Training and deploying contemporary best practices and tools to equip salespeople for pursuing sales excellence through value co-creation and winning sales strategies.

 

 

 

 

  • ATD RESEARCH: INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

    • By: Rocki Basel, Director, Research, ATD and Shannon Tipton, Chief Learning Rebel, Learning Rebels, LLC

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Thursday, July 11, 2024
    • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    • Key topics:
      • ATD defines instructional design as “the creation of learning experiences and materials is what results in the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills.”
      • This webinar will present updated research focusing on the skills and competencies of instructional designers, challenges they face, and current practices.
      • Key findings from the report include:
        • 82% of instructional designers are good or excellent at being organized and have time management skills.
        • 85% of instructional designers are good or excellent at understanding adult learning theories.
        • 87% of instructional designers are good or excellent at facilitating training.
        • 88% of instructional designers are good or excellent at collaboration.
        • 77% of instructional designers are good or excellent at project management.
        • 49% of instructional designers work on 1 to 2 projects daily.
        • 40% of instructional designers work on 3 to 4 projects daily.
        • 11% of instructional designers work on 5 or more projects daily.
        • 44% of instructional designers are using AI for content creation.
        • 80% of instructional designers expect their use of AI to increase in the future.
      • Participation in this event, either live or recorded, can be reported for one (1) professional development point toward initial certification eligibility or recertification requirements for the APTD or CPTD credential.

 

  • Slide Decks that Inspire (and Don’t Tire) Your Learners

    • By Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Thursday, July 11, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 AM Pacific / 12:00 PM Eastern
    • Key topics:
      • Exploring new apps for creating stunning slide visuals beyond PowerPoint.
      • Adding interactivity to virtual slide decks.
      • Understanding differences between slide decks for virtual and in-person training.
      • Sharing tips and tricks for designing effective slides.

 

 

  • DEMO: DRIVE ORGANIZATIONAL RESULTS WITH BUSINESS ACUMEN

    • By: Robb Gomez, VP, Experiential Learning, Culture Partners

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Monday, July 15, 2024
    • Time: 6:00 AM – 6:30 AM NZST
    • Key topics:
      • It’s no secret that bad decisions affect organizational results. Uneven levels of business acumen—an understanding of how the organization makes money—is the typical culprit.
      • Zodiak®: The Game of Business Finance and Strategy upskills your managers so they understand and speak the language of finance to dramatically improve decision making for better business outcomes.
      • More than two million employees have experienced Zodiak, and 100 percent of participants surveyed rated it “valuable to extremely valuable.”
      • Learn how Zodiak helps your managers:
        • Develop both the business and financial literacy required for big-picture thinking.
        • Connect how their everyday decisions contribute to the top and bottom lines.
        • Translate financial discussions into strategic future actions.

 

 

  • Present without PowerPoint – Could Ya? Would Ya?

    • By Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, July 17, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 AM Pacific / 12:00 PM Eastern
    • Key topics:
      • Capturing listeners’ minds and hearts with vivid word pictures.
      • Incorporating storytelling, analogies, and memory-aiding techniques.
      • Exploring creative ways to convey ideas visually beyond traditional slides.
      • Improving presentation skills by mastering essential communication techniques.

 

  • Retention Revolution: Strategies for Stickiness in Learning

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, July 17, 2024
    • Time: 11:00 AM ET
    • Key topics:
      • Understand how to leverage AI prompts to create personalized learning paths.
      • Learn how to incorporate gamification elements to enhance engagement and motivation.
      • Discover the benefits of spaced repetition and how to improve long-term retention.
      • Gain practical insights and examples of implementing these advanced strategies in your VILT and eLearning programs.

 

  • [Leader Talk] Strategies to Make Learning Stick

    • Sponsored by Training Industry, Inc.

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, July 17, 2024
    • Time: 11:00 AM ET
    • Key topics:
      • Retention Revolution: Strategies for Stickiness in Learning – Michelle Lentz, Senior Learning and AI Strategist, ELB Learning
      • From Mundane to Memorable: Develop and Retain a Top-Performing Sales Team – David Ashe, Director of Sales Development, Allego
      • Making Learning Unforgettable: 3 Practical Examples – Oliver Nussbaum, Managing Director, imc Learning and Kenneth Littlepage, L&D Project Leader, imc Learning
      • More sessions to be announced

 

  • You’ve Been Training Virtually…Now What? (1st of a 2 Part Series)

    • By Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Thursday, July 18, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 AM Pacific / 12:00 PM Eastern
    • Key topics:
      • Beyond the Basics: Innovative ideas to elevate your training content and delivery.
      • Exploring New Features: Latest features of online training platforms to enhance engagement.
      • Focus on Engagement: Strategies and techniques to captivate your participants.
      • Networking Opportunities: Connect and exchange ideas with fellow trainers.

 

  • Employee Engagement is Stagnant: L&D is the Answer

    • Sponsored by Axonify

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Thursday, July 18, 2024
    • Time: 1:00 PM ET
    • Key topics:
      • Exploring a new framework for improving frontline employee engagement.
      • Understanding the role of L&D in fostering a capable and confident frontline team.
      • The critical role of frontline managers in reducing turnover and boosting performance.
      • Accessing a tactical playbook for architecting an effective employee engagement strategy.
      • Data-driven insights to continuously optimize and improve the employee experience.

 

 

  • L&D Backstage: Developing a C-Suite program in-house with zero budget

    • By L&D Shakers Events

    • Modality: Virtual Session
    • When: Thursday, July 18, 2024
    • Time: 3:30 – 4:15 PM GMT+12
    • Key topics:
      • Understanding the initial challenges and gaps for the senior executive population.
      • Gathering comprehensive data to shape a tailored program.
      • Exploring various formats and content options to meet executive needs.
      • Insights into rollout strategy and feedback received.
      • Impact analysis after one year of implementation.

 

  • ATD’S ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS CASE STUDY: HOW CENCORA PARTNERED WITH ATD TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS

    • By: Amanda Miller, Associate Vice President, Enterprise Solutions, ATD and Jamie Dalferes, Director of Enterprise Learning and Development, Cencora

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Friday, July 19, 2024
    • Time: 4:00 AM – 5:00 AM NZST
    • Key topics:
      • ATD offers a variety of solutions to address your team’s challenges and organizational hurdles, but how do you know where to start? How can these solutions work together to help you achieve the best possible outcome?
      • During this case study webinar with Cencora, we’ll dive into the various ways they partnered with ATD to transform their talent development department to achieve long-term success.
      • During this webinar, you will learn how Cencora:
        • Partnered with ATD for private team training.
        • Utilized ATD’s Enterprise Membership benefits and resources to keep their team on the cutting edge.
        • Leveraged the Flexible Learning Pass to open doors across the department to partner with ATD without budget or contract restraints.
        • Engaged with ATD Forum to collaborate with other organizations to drive business results.

 

  • [Learning Tech Showcase] AI in Training

    • Sponsored by Training Industry, Inc.

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Monday, July 22, 2024
    • Time: 11:00 AM ET
    • Key topics:
      • Exploring the transformative impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on corporate training.
      • Live product demonstrations showcasing AI-powered tools and solutions.
      • Personalizing learning, automating administrative tasks, and providing just-in-time feedback with AI.
      • Interactive Q&A sessions with product experts.

 

  • Maximizing Adult Learning in Your Performance and Learning Initiatives

    • By Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Tuesday, July 23, 2024
    • Time: 9:00 AM Pacific / 12:00 PM Eastern
    • Key topics:
      • Using the Systematic Learning Process to ensure learner success.
      • Planning motivational strategies to improve learning retention.
      • Designing higher level questions to test for understanding and retention.
      • Planning activities that allow adult learners to share their knowledge and experience.

 

  • MAPPING THE CENTURY: NAVIGATING LIFELONG LEARNING IN A 100-YEAR LIFE

    • By: Misty Frost, Chief Transformation Officer, Instructure

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Tuesday, July 23, 2024
    • Time: 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM NZST
    • Key topics:
      • Discover the transformative power of lifelong learning for a 100-year life in this webinar, informed by Stanford Center on Longevity research.
      • Learn how lifelong learning is crucial for future-proofing your workforce and gain actionable strategies to integrate it into educational programs.
      • Uncover how this approach enables your workforce to thrive in an era of unprecedented longevity.
      • Participation in this event, either live or recorded, can be reported for one (1) professional development point toward recertification requirements for the APTD or CPTD credential.

 

 

  • HOW MATURE IS YOUR SKILLS-BASED TALENT DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY?

    • By: Rocki Basel, Director, Research, ATD and Ann Parker, Associate Director, TD Leader Consortiums, ATD

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, July 24, 2024
    • Time: 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM NZST
    • Key topics:
      • Understanding the impact of skills shortages and technology disruption on profitability.
      • Investing in automation, upskilling, and deploying advanced technology to meet organizational demands.
      • Assessing, planning, and improving an organization’s skills-based talent development efforts.
      • Aligning skills-based initiatives with business strategic goals.
      • Fostering continuous improvement and enhancing accountability.
      • Driving long-term success through structured talent development strategies.

 

  • 5 Things You Can Do With Random Numbers in Articulate Storyline 360

    • By Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, July 24, 2024
    • Time: 12:00 PM Pacific / 3:00 PM Eastern
    • Key topics:
      • Understanding the Random Number Variable in Articulate Storyline 360.
      • Triggering actions or events based on random number selection.
      • Exploring five different applications of the Random Number Variable.
      • Enhancing design possibilities with random number integration.

 

  • Adapt or Struggle: Embracing AI for Learning Teams

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Wednesday, July 24, 2024
    • Time: 5:00 AM ET
    • Key topics:
      • Understanding the five crucial skills for learning professionals to navigate work technology transformation.
      • Strategies to futureproof your learning organization by empowering learning teams.
      • Actionable insights for immediate skill development implementation.
      • Importance of investing in skill development to stay competitive and harness workforce potential.

 

  • AI: Your New Instructional Design Sidekick

    • By Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Thursday, July 25, 2024
    • Time: 12:00 PM Pacific / 3:00 PM Eastern
    • Key topics:
      • Examining AI’s abilities and limitations for effective instructional design use.
      • Using prompt engineering to develop action-focused learning objectives aligned with Bloom’s Taxonomy.
      • Practicing prompt formulas to receive targeted lesson plans and activities.
      • Utilizing roles and personas to make AI more helpful and effective.

 

  • Leverage the Training APEX Application as Your Road Map to L&D Excellence

    • By Training Magazine Network

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Friday, July 26, 2024
    • Time: 8:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Eastern
    • Key topics:
      • Identifying and closing training gaps.
      • Aligning training with business unit goals.
      • Fostering communication and relationship building between L&D and business unit leaders.
      • Becoming more innovative and agile.
      • Measuring behavior change and business outcomes.
      • Earning a seat at the C-suite table for strategic planning and increased investment in L&D.

 

  • ATD DEMO DAY: AI-POWERED SOLUTIONS

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Monday, July 29, 2024
    • Time: 11:55 AM – 3:30 PM EDT
    • Key topics:
      • Make Sales Enablement Seamless with Autonomous Sales Coaching (Dextego).
      • Pluralsight’s AI-Powered Demo (Pluralsight).
      • Embrace the AI Paradigm Shift: Empower Your Team Today (ELB Learning).
      • AI Enabled Skills Management: Make Personalized Skills Development a Reality (Cypher Learning).
      • Use Generative AI to Achieve Your Strategic Goals (Strategy AI).

 

  • HOW TO CLOSE SKILLS GAPS AT SCALE (ACCORDING TO 2,500+ LEARNERS)

    • By: David James, Chief Learning Officer, 360Learning

    • Modality: Free Webinar
    • When: Monday, July 29, 2024
    • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
    • Key topics:
      • Current Online Learning Insights: Recent polling of more than 2,500 learners has provided new insights into what is effective and ineffective in online learning.
      • Opportunity for L&D Teams: Identifying a significant opportunity for Learning and Development (L&D) teams to use effective online learning methods to address and close skills gaps on a large scale.
      • Data-Driven Recommendations: Linking survey findings to industry best practices to help L&D professionals understand and implement strategies that can drive powerful results.
    • Participation in this event, either live or recorded, can be reported for one (1) professional development point toward initial certification or recertification requirements for the APTD or CPTD credential.
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