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Preparing for the Certified Professional in Learning & Performance (CPLP) Exam
Create Your Personalized Study Plan To Better Prepare Yourself For The CPLP Knowledge-Based Exam And The Skills Application Exam (SAE)
19 – 20 December 2017
ibis One Central Hotel, Dubai, UAE
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This two-day workshop is designed to help participants plan and execute their personal study plan for the CPLP Exam using the ATD Learning System as the primary study tool. During the workshop, participants use the Learning System and a variety of interactive and reflective exercises to determine which of the 10 Areas of Expertise (AOEs) they need to focus on to create their own personal study plan. Participants also review the requirements for the Skills Application Exam (SAE) component of the certification process. Each course group will have access to an online community for their course and will be enrolled in an ongoing community after the course ends.

Course Content
  • Module 1: CPLP Overview And Resources
  • Module 2: Global Mindset
  • Module 3: Performance Improvement
  • Module 4: Instructional Design
  • Module 5: Learning Technologies
  • Module 6: Training Delivery
  • Module 7: Putting Your Study Plan Together - Part 1
  • Module 8: Evaluating Learning Impact
  • Module 9: Coaching
  • Module 10: Knowledge Management
  • Module 11: Managing Learning Programs And Integrated Talent Management
  • Module 12: Change Management
  • Module 13: Putting Your Study Plan Together - Part 2
  • Module 14: Skills Application Exam
  • Module 15: Scavenger Hunt, Test-Taking Tips And Strategies, And Workshop Wrap Up
Who Should Attend

Am I eligible and willing to pursue the CPLP certification?
Professionals must have at least five years of full-time related work experience in the talent development profession or equivalent.

Benefits Of Attending
  • Define the core concepts for each AOE in the ATD Competency Model and ATD Learning System
  • Refine a personalized study plan, by identifying appropriate resources, to ensure thorough knowledge of each AOE
  • Apply test-taking strategies for the knowledge exam
  • Understand the skills application exam (SAE)
In Association With

    The Association for Talent Development (ATD),

    The Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly known as ASTD, is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. For 70 years ATD Education’s mission has been to empower learning and development professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful and remain competitive. We offer cutting-edge training and professional development programs to bring you the latest research in the field, best practice, expert-vetted content, and tools you can immediately use on the job. Each learning experience prepares you to maximize the efficiency of your systems and processes, while supporting and developing your people.

    Seema Nagrath Menon
    CPLP®, COTU, MD & Founder
    CALM Worldwide (Center for Action in Learning Management)

    Seema Nagrath Menon is an International Speaker, Master Trainer, experienced Executive Coach, Senior Learning & Development Specialist and ATD Expert Facilitator based in Dubai. As a Certified Professional in Learning & Performance (CPLP®) and a qualified COTU-BPS (Level A & B) from Cambridge University, she has been working internationally in the fields of leadership development, learning strategy and instructional design for over 18 years.

    She is currently the head of CALM Worldwide (Center for Action in Learning Management), a professional and dynamic UAE based Management & Learning Consultancy. CALM Worldwide's niche is to add value to organizations, focusing on highly effective leadership, management and L&D practices that enable maximum potential and growth in the employees.

    She has also trained as an Emotional Intelligence and Leadership specialist, at Yale University and Case Western Reserve University. Using her cross-cultural international business exposure to add value and positively influence the life of her clients in global business she has designed and delivered specialist learning programs in Leadership Skills, Business & Life Skills, Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence for a range of international business corporates and institutions.

    ibis One Central Hotel

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    ibis One Central Hotel

    Dubai One Central welcomes you in the heart of Dubai's financial and commercial districts for both business trips and leisure. Our fine hotel offers an easy access to Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre and is close to the very central World Trade Centre metro station. Chill out at the gym after a beautiful day and get a good night sleep in one of our sweet beds by ibis while staying connected with the free WiFi in our 588 modern guest rooms.

    Stop worrying and relax, parking is available, you can also take our complimentary shuttle to malls & beaches. Enjoy shopping in the famous Dubai Mall a few minutes away from the hotel. If you are fascinated by both ancient and modern attractions, Dubai is the place to be. Visit the oldest building of the city, Al Fahidi Fort and discover the Dubai ancestral traditions, schuss down Dubai famous indoor ski slopes at Ski Dubai Mall of the Emirates and finally go on an organised desert safari.

    ibis One Central Hotel, Dubai, UAE
    Trade Centre District
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Tel: (+971)45195555
    Fax: (+971)45195550


    Special delegate rates have been negotiated at selected hotels and we highly recommend you secure your room reservation at the earliest to avoid last minute inconvenience. You can contact the Hospitality Desk for required assistance on:

    T:+971-4-407 2693
    F:+971-4-407 2517


    Delegates requiring visas should contact the hotel they wish to stay at directly, as soon as possible. Visas for non-GCC nationals may take several weeks to process.

Date Course Fee For ATD Members* Final Fee
19 – 20 December 2017
US$ 995 US$ 1,295

Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

*Terms & Conditions to avail of the ATD Member Price: Please quote your Membership Number and Full Name (as mentioned on your ATD Membership) at time of registration. Course fee must be paid at least 5 weeks prior to course date. This offer is only valid for ATD Members and cannot be passed on to a colleague/relative.

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