Events

A2ATD is committed to offering valuable, monthly educational programs along with networking opportunities for those in (or interested in) the training and development field. 

Our program topics are aligned with the ATD's new Competency Model.

Program Dates & Times

First Thursday of the month (unless otherwise noted)
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Program Location 

Washtenaw Community College
Morris Lawrence Building
4800 E. Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48106

Refunds

If you register for a program and cannot attend, cancellations will be accepted up until 5 pm on the Friday, the week prior to the event. Refunds after this date cannot be issued, but we will gladly accept a substitution should you wish to send someone in your place.

Cancellations received prior to this time/date should be requested in writing and sent to finance@a2atd.org. Refunds will be issued either by check (less a $5 processing fee) and will be mailed to the address on file or transferred to the next scheduled A2ATD meeting date.

Upcoming events

    • 06 Nov 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 150, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105
    Register


     

    November 6, 2019

    TIME: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
      
     
    Integrating Adult Development into Talent Management Initiatives
     

    Leaders live in a time of unprecedented change and solutions aren’t always obvious. Volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA) are lurking at every corner. To thrive in this complex world, leader’s need support in advancing their thinking capabilities. This session will provide practical frameworks and resources on how to develop VUCA skills in your leaders.

    At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

    • Understand the difference between horizontal (what you know and capabilities, i.e. competencies) and vertical (how you know, i.e. adult development levels)
    • Understand why vertical is critical for developing Leaders to manage volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA)
    • Review the various adult development tools to integrate into talent offerings
      Agenda:

      5:30 - 5:50 pm   Dinner & Networking 
      5:50 - 6:05 pm   Welcome & Introductions
      6:05 - 7:15 pm   Presentation & Practice
      7:15 - 7:30 pm   Learning Wrap-Up & Meeting Close

      Location:

      Washtenaw Community College
      Morris Lawrence Building
      4800 E. Huron River Drive
      Ann Arbor, MI 48105

      Registration:

      Register by Friday, November 1 and save $5

      • Chapter members = $20
      • Student members = $15
      • Non-member guests = $40
        (Join now and save up to $25!)

      Registrations are not considered definite or confirmed until payment has been submitted.

      Cancellations & Refunds:

      Cancellations will be accepted until 5 pm on Friday, November 1

      • Cancellations received prior to this time/date should be requested in writing and sent to finance@a2atd.org.
      • Refunds will be issued either (1) by check (less a $5 processing fee) and will be mailed to the address on file or (2) transferred to the next scheduled A2ATD meeting date.
      • Refunds after Friday, November 1 at 5 pm cannot be issued, but we will gladly accept a substitution should you wish to send someone in your place.


      About the Presenter:

       


       

       

      Becky Andree has provided coaching and development to leaders in global corporations in a variety of industries including manufacturing, banking, insurance, retail, and IT. Becky has 20+ years of designing and deploying global leadership programs focused on the integration of horizontal and vertical development. Her leadership development programs have been translated into 13 languages, delivered in 19 countries to over 9,000 leaders and are currently still being used in two Fortune 500 companies.
      • 22 Nov 2019
      • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
      • Webinar

      Ann Arbor ATD in collaboration with ATD Detroit, ATD Greater Toledo and ATD Central Ohio chapters brings you:


      Learn how to create engaging and interactive branching scenarios where learners may choose their own paths through your content. Participants will learn how to design a realistic conversation scenario to depict a job-related task. This session is a good continuation of your learning from the A2ATD "Zero to Publishing" workshop, but anyone with basic proficiency in the features of Storyline 360 is welcome!


      Objectives

      • Explain to project stakeholders during course development why branching scenarios are effective for learner engagement

      • Create interactive branching scenarios in Storyline 360

      • Set completion of a course based on multiple scenario endings

      Register for this Joint Chapter Event for FREE!


      About the Presenters:


      Laurel Schulert is a Content Developer for SAP Concur, where her primary responsibilities include the creation of eLearning courses and other training materials to support her organization’s global sales enablement department. Prior to her career in instructional design, Laurel taught secondary English in North Carolina from 2008-2013 and was an adjunct professor of English as a Foreign Language at Wake Technical Community College from 2012-2014. Laurel earned a Master of Science in Education in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Eastern Michigan University in 2007. Laurel also holds the Master Performance Consultant and Project Management  for Learning Professionals certificates through ATD!


      Jennifer Shelden is a Senior Instructional Designer with SAP Concur with an interest in creating beautiful, informative learning materials. Her eye for design and layout help her to create, edit, and present materials that catch and keep the audience's attention, and aid in learning retention. Primarily focusing on virtual learning, Jennifer creates eLearning, virtual session assets, and written learning materials in her current role. Jennifer holds the Master Instructional Designer certification through ATD, as well as the Storyline 2 and Advanced eLearning certificates. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Learning Design and Technology – Instructional Design and Adult Learning from the University of Colorado Denver.





      • 23 Nov 2019
      • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
      • Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 150, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105
      Register


      BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!

       

      Saturday, November 23

      TIME: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

        
       
      Articulate Storyline 360 Workshop: Zero to Publishing in One Day
       

      Hands-on Practice, BYOL (Bring Your Own Laptop)

      Create a complete interactive eLearning work sample in just one day! Bring your laptop (loaded with the 60-day trial or the licensed version of Storyline 360) and learn the fundamentals of this authoring software. You’ll walk away with a portfolio piece that will wow your audience and can be shared during interviews, on your website, or with your colleagues. No prior experience necessary!


      Over the course of the day you will: 

      • Create a project from scratch and learn how to create scenes, add slides, and include text and images
      • Brand your course using themes and master slides
      • Add interactivity through various program features (buttons, sliders, videos, and more!)
      • Create highly engaging experiences using triggers and variables
      • Customize the learning experience with states
      • Include audio samples and discuss recording best practices and how to caption
      • Quiz your learners to assess their knowledge
      • Publish your course in the format of your choice (web, SCORM for a learning management system, offline access, or hosted on Articulate 360 via Review)


      Notes:

      • Class will start promptly at 9:00 A.M. and end at 5:00 P.M. Please arrive 15 minutes early for registration and breakfast.
      • This event includes breakfast and a boxed lunch
      • All participants must have a copy of Articulate Storyline 360 installed prior to the event

      Location:

      Washtenaw Community College
      Morris Lawrence Building, Room ML 150
      4800 E. Huron River Drive
      Ann Arbor, MI 48105

      Registration:

      • Chapter members = $150
      • Non-member = $200

        Registrations are not considered definite or confirmed until payment has been submitted.

      Cancellations & Refunds:

      Cancellations should be requested in writing and sent to finance@a2atd.org.  Cancellations received:

      • By Thursday, November 14 will be issued by check (less a $5 processing fee) and will be mailed to the address on file.
      • Between Friday, November 15 and the date of the event will be issued by check (less a $25 processing fee) and will be mailed to the address on file.


      About the Presenters:

       

          

       

       

      Laurel Schulert is a Senior Instructional Designer with SAP Concur, where her primary responsibilities include the creation of eLearning courses and other training materials to support her organization’s global sales enablement department. Prior to her career in instructional design, Laurel taught secondary English in North Carolina from 2008-2013 and was an adjunct professor of English as a Foreign Language at Wake Technical Community College from 2012-2014. Laurel earned a Master of Science in Education in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Eastern Michigan University in 2007. Laurel also holds the Master Performance Consultant and Project Management for Learning Professionals certificates through ATD.

      Jennifer Shelden is a Senior Instructional Designer with SAP Concur with an interest in creating beautiful, informative learning materials. Her eye for design and layout help her to create, edit, and present materials that catch and keep the audience's attention, and aid in learning retention. Primarily focusing on virtual learning, Jennifer creates eLearnings, virtual session assets, and written learning materials in her current role. Jennifer holds the Master Instructional Designer certification through ATD, as well as the Storyline 2 and Advanced eLearning certificates. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Learning Design and Technology –Instructional Design and Adult Learning from the University of Colorado Denver.


      • 05 Dec 2019
      • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
      • Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 150, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105



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      • 09 Jan 2020
      • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
      • Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 150, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105



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      • 05 Feb 2020
      • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
      • Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 150, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105



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      • 05 Mar 2020
      • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
      • Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 150, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105



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      • 02 Apr 2020
      • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
      • Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 150, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105



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      • 07 May 2020
      • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
      • Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 150, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105



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      • 03 Sep 2020
      • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
      • Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 150, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105



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      • 01 Oct 2020
      • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
      • Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, Room 150, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48105



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