Monthly Learning Events

Join us for these informal events open to non-members.

  • Pre-event social time and introductions.
  • Professional speakers on trending topics.
  • Structured networking activities to discover new connections.  
  • Dinner, drinks, and dessert!

    • 01/23/2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Virtual Event
    Register
    The State of the Industry report is ATD's annual review of talent development trends, spending, and activities.  In 2017, this report indicated that the
    • Average Direct Learning Expenditure per Employee had increased to $1,273 per year.
    • Average Learning Hours Used Per Employee had increased to 34.1 hours per year.
    What will these numbers look like in today's environment? 

    We'll review those numbers, and also take a look at how organizational learning portfolios are being broken down,  and discuss if the report's findings are commensurate with your experiences here in Orange County.

    We'll also review ATD-Orange County's annual report - a discussion on key accomplishments within our community as it supports OC talent development professionals.

    Join us (online) as we discuss the key developments within our industry of the past year and how to apply the data to our own learning and development strategies. 

    Facilitated by: 

    Jeffrey Hansler is ATD-OC's Past President and current leader of the BizSIG.  

    Susmitha Valvekar is ATD-OC's current Chapter President 

    Schedule

    12:00 PM  Welcome

    12:15 PM  Main Program

    1:15 PM  Main program ends


    Competency Alignment: Industry Knowledge

    Each ATD-OC Learning Event will be aligned to one Talent Development Competency, as identified by ATD National.

    Industry Knowledge is a Foundational ATD Competency. One skilled in this capacity is able to keep abreast of industry changes and trends, and build industry sector knowledge.

    To find out more about the ATD Competency Model for the Training and Development Profession, visit http://www.td.org/Certification/Competency-Model.


    About Registration:

    Earlybird registration ends at 5 p.m. on the Monday before the meeting.

    For evening meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day of the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

    For breakfast & lunch meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day before the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

    Cancellation/refund deadline is noon on the Monday before the meeting. No shows will be charged in full.

    • 02/27/2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • DoubleTree Club Hotel, 7 Hutton Centre Dr., Santa Ana, CA
    Register

    What do leaders at the “best-of-the-best" organizations do to foster coaching cultures that lead to extraordinary employee performance and business outcomes? Whether you work within a small or large organization, or provide coaching services to them, you will get an inside look at different approaches coaching champions are taking to embed coaching in their organizations. 

    You will learn:
    • Benefits and payoff of establishing a coaching culture 
    • 4 key criteria the ICF uses to evaluate coaching culture 
    • Strategies and tactics used by top organizations to successfully implement coaching initiatives 
    • How to build internal capacity for coaching 
    • Proven metrics and methods to measure the effectiveness and impact of coaching within an organization

    About Our Facilitator

    Mike Gellman spent 11 years in a Fortune 500 company as an organizational consultant and career coach - overseeing talent management and succession planning. Mike facilitated teambuilding, conflict resolution, process improvement and change management. He successfully works with executives, business owners, and employees to help facilitate succession planning, high potential leader development programs, and employee engagement and organizational change efforts.

    Mike also created a nationally-recognized, award-winning mentorship program for the Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD) - San Diego that has been running strong since 2000. Mike is an adjunct instructor in interpersonal communication for Brandman University in Irvine, CA. 

    Mike is an ACC certified coach with a Master’s degree in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology. He also authored Pipe Dreams: 7 Pipelines of Career Success

    Learn more about Mike here.

    Schedule

    6:00 PM  Registration, Dinner, Informal Networking

    6:30 PM  Welcome

    6:45 PM  Main Program

    8:00 PM  Structured Networking

    8:15 PM  Adjourn


    Competency Alignment: Coaching

    Each ATD-OC Learning Event will be aligned to one Talent Development Competency, as identified by ATD National.

    The Coaching Competency helps us apply a systematic process to improve others' ability to set goals, take action, and maximize strengths.

    To find out more about the ATD Competency Model for the Training and Development Profession, visit http://www.td.org/Certification/Competency-Model.


    About Registration:

    Earlybird registration ends at 5 p.m. on the Monday before the meeting.

    For evening meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day of the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

    For breakfast & lunch meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day before the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

    Cancellation/refund deadline is noon on the Monday before the meeting. No shows will be charged in full.

    • 11/27/2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • DoubleTree Club Hotel, 7 Hutton Centre Dr., Santa Ana, CA
    From a facilitator to instructional designer, one of the best ways to distinguish yourself in the talent development field is to create an online portfolio.  In this session we’ll discuss the tools that are already available to you, and ways you can present yourself professionally.

    Registration is opening soon!

    Schedule

    6:00 PM  Registration, Dinner, Informal Networking

    6:30 PM  Welcome

    6:45 PM  Main Program

    8:00 PM  Structured Networking

    8:15 PM  Adjourn


    Focusing on the Foundation: Industry Knowledge

    Each ATD-OC Learning Event will be aligned to one Talent Development Foundational Competency, as identified by ATD National.

    This January, we seek to update our member's knowledge of relevant industries and industry segments.

    To find out more about the ATD Competency Model for the Training and Development Profession, visit http://www.td.org/Certification/Competency-Model.


    About Registration:

    Earlybird registration ends at 5 p.m. on the Monday before the meeting.

    For evening meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day of the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

    For breakfast & lunch meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day before the meeting, but walkins are welcome.

    Cancellation/refund deadline is noon on the Monday before the meeting. No shows will be charged in full.





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