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    • 29 Sep 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Webinar
    • 74


    Member Engagement Event


    September 29, 2021




    The POWER of Active Listening

    Remember the last time you were really listened to?  How about the last time you really listened?  Active listening is the most powerful communication tool any of us have- and we all CAN do it- but many of us don't.  Our brains seem to be hardwired to respond. Please join us for a one-hour immersive experience where you will learn a technique to keep you listening to the end. You will leave the session with one simple tool that will help you be an empathetic listener who REALLY listens to understand.  Let us help you evolve your communication style by using the POWER of active listening. 



    Loretta specializes in helping leaders reach their full potential through techniques that drive business results. She uses experience, adult learning theory, and lots of laughter to evolve the leader within you. Loretta has 23 years of coaching, training, development, design, and leadership experience in a multifaceted corporation. She is a lifelong learner who believes that our abilities are limitless and we are all leaders. Loretta believes that "We need to be challenged to be changed". 

    Anyone is welcome to attend this event.  The event is free for ATD - South Carolina members, or $10 for non-members.

    When:   September 29, 2021

    Where:   Webinar

    Time:      11:00am EST


    Please download the GoToMeeting application prior

    to the start of the meeting.


    Additional Information:

    (Email with link will be sent prior to the webinar.)

    For additional information, contact Darla Skipper, VP of Education at vpprograms@atdmidlands.org

          We look forward to seeing you!

    Thank you to our business partners:

    • 20 Oct 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Webinar via GoTo Meeting conferencing
    • 18


    Learning Evaluation Certification

    WEBINAR via GoToMeeting

    October 20, 2021

    9am - 4pm EST


    Learning Evaluation Certification: Connecting Learning Programs to Business Results

    One of the biggest challenges for learning professionals is showing how their learning programs contribute to business success.  The Learning Evaluation Certification provides learning professionals with the knowledge and ability to make clear connections between their training design, behavior outcomes, and business results.

    Quantifying learning outputs and measuring how learning leads to business outcomes is effectively being used in organizations today. This certification provides the latest methods being used by companies in a variety of industries such as healthcare, pharmaceutical, financial, manufacturing, and hospitality.

    Identifying how learning programs transfer into changes in business performance and organizational metrics is a new skill requirement for trainers. The Learning Evaluation Certification is a one-day program that prepares learning professionals to design programs that can be measured, measure programs so they can be evaluated, and evaluate programs to show business outcomes.

    It provides clarity on how to define the behavior results from training, measure the behavior, and connect behavior changes to the associated metric. This certification prepares you to identify points of failure, understand accountability for failure, and define the means to repair failure as learning progresses from the classroom, to the job, and ultimately to organizational results.

    The Learning Evaluation Certification is a component of the ROI by Design program and provides you with an easy-to-follow chain of evidence linking training programs to business outcomes.

    Participants will walk away with a complete picture of how to show learning impact. You will learn the simple steps necessary to create the impact chain of evidence including what type of data to collect, when/how the data is collected, interpretation of the data, and how to communicate the results to stakeholders.

    Learning Objectives:

      1.     To learn how standardized learning design enables the ability to measure learning outcomes and show how programs impact the learner, the job, and the organization.

      2.     To realize when to measure learning, what to measure and how to interpret results from learning measurement.

      3.     To understand how a measurement methodology highlights accountability for learning success across the organization and creates learning organizations.

      4.     To witness learning measurement data currently being generated and used for data driven decision making in organizations.

      Early Bird Members: $149/Members: $169

      Early Bird RTA Members: $159/RTA Members: $179

      Early Bird Non-members: $179/Non-members: $199


      Laura Paramoure, EdD

      Laura Paramoure, EdD, has 25 years of experience in performance improvement, training design, and evaluation.  She is the author of ROI by Design™ (2014) and a featured speaker on the topic of return on investment for training organizations such as Association of Talent Development (ATD). Her private sector experience includes Director of Training and Development with Parata systems where she was responsible for the establishment and deployment of both domestic and international training.  She is currently the CEO of eParamus, a company which helps organizations of all types and sizes optimize and verify the impact of their training programs.

      When:    October 20, 2021

      Where:   Via GoToMeeting 

      Time:     9:00am - 4:00pm

      Anyone is welcome to attend this Chapter Learning Event.

      Additional Information:

      • Please download the GoToMeeting application prior to the start of the meeting. 
      • You must be registered to get the meeting access link.  
      • An email with the access link will be sent 2 hours prior to the webinar.

      For additional information, contact Darla Skipper, VP of Education at vp_education@atdsouthcarolina.org 

            We look forward to seeing you!

      Thank you to our business partners:

      • 21 Oct 2021
      • 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
      • Virtual Meeting via GoToMeeting conferencing
      • 6


      Technology SIG Learning Event
      October 21, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. EST
      Virtual Session via GoToMeeting
      Meeting access information will be emailed one day prior to the training.


      Join in the magic as three ATD Chapters Collaborate to bring you training!
      Greater Richmond   --  Research Triangle --  South Carolina

      Are your eLearning audiences being lulled to sleep when you
      present learning objectives at the top of your course?

      There’s a better way to communicate what the audience will learn while motivating them to dive into your eLearning course. In this session,

      • You will see several examples of how learning designers have taken the thrill of eLearning to a new level for their learners. 
      • You will also have the opportunity to learn principles for evaluating the variety of animation tools currently on the market that will help you make better decisions before investing time and money in any of them.
      ATD Capabilities: Communication, Instructional Design, Technology Application 
      Communities of Practice: Leaning and Development, Learning Technologies


        Robb Bingham(M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, University of South Florida) holds multiple awards for helping companies get strategic with training – especially in the space where learning intersects with communications and performance improvement. One company estimates a measurable savings over $3M within the first year of implementing one of Robb’s design solutions.

        Robb has served organizations in a number of different roles, from Trainer, Designer, Developer, and Producer, to Team Lead, National Curriculum Manager, and External Consultant and is the creator of the Converging Solutions Problem Solving Model.

        Robb also spent several years (back in the dark ages) performing and directing on the dinner theatre circuit. Now as a training and communication coach, he talks practically about ways to apply communication and theatre arts practices, to improve one’s authenticity, credibility, and relevancy when presenting to audiences of 1 to 1000.

        We hope that you will join us! 

        When:    Thursday, October 21, 2021
        Where:   Via GoToMeeting - Technology SIG Learning Event
        Time:      11:00 am to 12:15 pm EST

        Anyone is welcome to attend this event.
        The event is free for ATD South Carolina members, or $10 for non-members.

        Additional Information:

        • You must be registered to receive the meeting access link.  
        • Webinar "join information" will be emailed one day prior to the event.

        For additional information,
        contact Urica Floyd, Technology SIG Co-Chair at

              We look forward to seeing you!

        Thank you to our business partners:

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