Seema Nagrath Menon
The Association for Talent Development (ATD)
- 25 Jan 2021 Online
This program consists of Six Live Online, Instructor-led sessions
Program Start: 25 January 2021
Program End: 10 February 2021
Although this course is taught in the virtual classroom, the focus is on face-to-face facilitation.
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.
Acquire a strong foundation in proven training and facilitation techniques that is balanced in theory and practical application. You will 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.
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.
During the course of six live online sessions, you will explore what it takes to be an exceptional facilitator using ATD’s proven model for outcome-based training. Under the guidance of your ATD expert facilitator, you will demonstrate your technique in a skills-practice delivery video at the end of the program. You’ll receive feedback from your facilitator and your peers, and you’ll also share your feedback with others.
Who Should Attend
- New and experienced trainers, training coordinators, or instructional designers looking for insight into the role of trainers
- Anyone ready to learn, spanning various industries, will benefit from the collaborative nature of this course
ATD Education programs are designed primarily for learning professionals – trainers, instructional designers, and organizational development practitioners – but also greatly benefit anyone within an organization who is responsible for developing others, from managers to human resources specialists.
Capability Area(s): Training Delivery and Facilitation, and Performance Improvement.
Benefits of Attending
- 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
- 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 skill exercises to practice new techniques acquired
- Identify professional growth opportunities through pre- and post-course self-assessments
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.
ATD Education offerings are shaped by extensive research, input from expert practitioners, emerging trends in the field, and member and customer feedback. The ATD Competency Model — which defines the knowledge and skills learning professionals need to have — forms the foundation for our content. Education offerings are aligned to the Model, providing you with a comprehensive learning path.
ATD understands, develops, and delivers the most practical and application-oriented training and professional development opportunities. Every offering is designed and developed by teams of practitioners, subject matter experts, instructional designers, and ATD staff to ensure the perfect balance of theory, structure, engagement, practice, and application. This approach means learning professionals can be confident that they are building a strong foundation, while at the same time staying on top of important trends in the field. And our programs are not only practical in the classroom — ATD’s participant guides are packed full of tools, templates, checklists, and forms that are available electronically and can be applied immediately on the job.
Niamh Jordan is a highly experienced executive coach and leadership consultant with an international career spanning 22 years in executive coaching and mentoring, leadership consultancy, corporate training and learning and development. She has a Bachelor of Education with honors, from Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, and a master’s degree in executive coaching and mentoring from the Institute of Leadership and Management. She is a faculty member at the Institute of Healthcare Leadership and Management, a member of the Association of Coaching and a senior consultant with FranklinCovey, delivering a range of leadership topics.
Niamh is a hands-on leader capable of strategic and critical thinking, identifying potential in others and inspiring them to action. Her strength lies in liaising and building strong relationships as well as in facilitating professional development across multiple platforms while consistently displaying exceptional communication skills and a strong sense of moral and ethical principles. She demonstrates a balance of professionalism, passion and practicality in inspiring others to action.
She is currently working across a range of industries, focusing on one-on-one executive coaching, skilled facilitation, team and leadership development, action learning facilitation and coach and mentor training. Niamh has completed executive coaching and leadership consultant assignments in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Ireland, Vietnam and Thailand. She has coached, facilitated and consulted in organizations at C-suite, middle management and new graduate levels in a range of industries, including; healthcare, hospitality, aviation, education, construction, entrepreneurships, oil and gas and government entities.
Seema Nagrath Menon
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.
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