Pre-Conference Certificate Programs

Training magazine presents Certificate Programs conducted by leading industry experts. These programs give you the essential knowledge, practiced techniques, and sound theories you need to become (and remain!) a top performer in your field. In the end, you’ll not only walk away with a certificate (and ebadge), you’ll also jumpstart your career and enhance your professional know-how. Additional fee required, see registration tab. 
 
Click here and see P01-P12 program descriptions for more details and specifics on BYOD requirements.


3-DAY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS (Friday, January 31-Sunday, February2)

  P01 DESIGNING AND DELIVERING INSTRUCTOR-LED TRAINING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Bob Pike, Author, Creative Techniques Handbook; Sharon Bowman, Author, Training from the BACK of the Room; Sivasailam Thiagarajan, Author, More Jolts! Activities to Wake Up and Engage Your Participants
Day One: Creative Training Techniques and Participant-Centered Models. Learn how to create a high-impact, high-retention, high-application environment where everyone learns because of their total involvement. Day Two: Making Training Stick by Applying Brain Science. Toss outdated trainin
g assumptions and explore the most current “cognitive neuroscience” that explains how humans naturally and normally learn. Day Three: Designing and Conducting Training.  Based on 20 years of field experience and research, Thiagi will share important secrets for effective training facilitation. Note: Attend this certificate plus 5 foundational sessions and receive a special “Total Trainer” certificate signed by Lorri Freifeld, Training magazine’s Editor-in-Chief.

P02 INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Louyse Dawe, Senior Consultant, Friesen, Kaye and Associates
Discover the keys to creating interactive and engaging training that ensures learner success- whether in the classroom, online, or a combination of both. Take home electronic job aids and a detailed support manual to help you apply what you learned.

 


P03 MANAGING THE TRAINING FUNCTION CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Jean Barbazette, Founder; Maria Chilcote, Managing Partner, The Training Clinic
With the right practices, any training program can accelerate performance while delivering economic benefits...and as a focused and practical manager of a training function, you can lead the charge within your own organization.

 

 

P04 BUILDING INTERACTIVE ELEARNING WITH ADOBE CAPTIVATE 7 CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Joe Ganci, President, eLearning Joe; Pooja Jaisingh, eLearning Evangelist, Adobe Systems
Adobe’s release of Captivate 7 has taken the eLearning development world by storm! Now is your chance to learn Captivate and take advantage of its latest features.



2-DAY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS (Saturday, February 1-Sunday, February 2)

P05 DESIGNING, FACILITATING, AND MANAGING THE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Jennifer Hofmann, Author, Live and Online! Tips, Techniques, and Ready-To-Use Activities for the Virtual Classroom
This program provides the building blocks for successfully designing, facilitating, and managing your live eLearning initiatives, while exploring the experience from the perspective a learner, a designer, a facilitator, and a live eLearning producer.


 

P06 MANAGING ITERATIONS-USING PM AND SAM  TO PRODUCE POWERFUL ELEARNING EXPERIENCES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Lou Russell, Author, Managing Projects; Richard Sites, Co-author, Leaving ADDIE for SAM: An Agile Model for Developing the Best Learning Experiences
Attend and learn about AGILE approaches-working back from the needs of the business and a date; the design paradigm SAM (Successive Approximation Model); and the DARE approach to project management, a minimal take on PMI best practices. Bring an eLearning project to this learning lab and prepare to complete your implementation when you return to work.


P07 THE MISSING PERFORMANCE LINK: USING COACHING AS A LEARNING STRATEGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Tim Hagen, Author, Coaching: Corporate America’s #1 Weapon
According to a multiyear Harvard Business Review study, the top motivator of performance is-progress. When workers sense they’re making headway in their jobs, or when they receive support that helps them overcome obstacles, their emotions are most positive and their drive to succeed is at its peak. Learn how to use coaching as a critical learning strategy to influence employee progress and drive performance.


P08 VIDEO PRODUCTION FOR ELEARNING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Ty Marbut, Vice President for Training, Dark Blue Morning; Art Kohn, President, AKLearning
Learn the skills you need to create outstanding training videos. Get the pre-production skills and learn about defining goals, budgeting, selecting equipment, authoring a storyboard, and production planning. Working with equipment (lights, cameras, microphones, and teleprompters), you’ll get a hands-on experience while creating excellent videos.


 P09 CREATING MOBILE LEARNING SOLUTIONS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Nick Floro, President, Sealworks Interactive Studios; Jason Bickle, Manager, Instructional Design and Development, Experlogix, Inc.
Creating a mobile learning course isn't just about wrapping your content and pushing it to the learner. This program will prepare you for what to consider, plan and where do you start or jumpstart your mobile learning plans.


P10 INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED ARTICULATE STORYLINE TECHNIQUES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Kevin Thorn, Owner, NuggetHead Studioz
Articulate Storyline elearning authoring software is a great addition to any toolbox. Whether your work is in rapid development or more sophisticated and complex designs, Storyline can handle just about any project. We’ll jump past the basics and look at intermediate and advanced techniques building on what you already know about Storyline.


1-DAY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS (Sunday, February 2)

P11 KIRKPATRICK FOUR LEVELS EVALUATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Jim Kirkpatrick, Senior Consultant; Wendy Kayser Kirkpatrick, President, Kirkpatrick Partners
Learn directly from the Kirkpatricks the true and correct evaluation methodology and how to apply it to maximize the business results from your training initiatives. During this course, you will learn the four levels, receive a participant manual filled with examples and templates that you may borrow and adapt to build your own tools, and gain a complete understanding of what each level measures.

P12 ADVANCED INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Clark Quinn, Executive Director, Quinnovation
Going beyond traditional instructional design requires a deep understanding of the cognition of learning and recent findings on the emotional component of engagement.  In this program, go beyond ordinary practice and consider the art and science of developing learning experiences. You'll go through how our brains learn and perform and apply this knowledge to the components of learning.  



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