ATD Detroit Chapter Events

ATD Detroit hosts monthly dinner meetings with speakers who are experts in the Training and Development community.  These meetings also provide an opportunity for members and guests to network with others in our profession. 

    • Thursday, November 21, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Office Coffee Shop 402 S Lafayette Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067
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    Location: The Office Coffee Shop 402 S Lafayette Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067

    Time: 8:00am-9:00am Thursday, November 21, 2019

    Cost: Free! (coffee/snacks are on your own at the coffee shop) 

    Come hang out with a brand new SIG focused on Storytelling!

    The Storytelling Special Interest Group is dedicated to helping members hone their storytelling skills, develop critical leadership skills related to communication, and help members bring storytelling to their organizations. In addition, the group aims to build relationships with one another through sharing stories and have fun. 

    In a typical meeting, participants will practice sharing stories and giving feedback to one another while focusing on a particular aspect of storytelling.

    For more information about the Storytelling SIG or the upcoming Meet-up, contact SIG Organizer Jessica Tower, Jessica@towerandco.com.  

    Note: Members are allowed and encouraged to bring guests to this Meet-up.

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    What's a SIG?

    Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are small groups of members who share an affinity for a particular aspect of Talent Development. Whether it's a specific approach, a certain skill, or a common role in the industry, a SIG helps bring chapter members together to share in an interest.  

    Anyone can start a SIG - all it takes is a shared interest and a meeting place! To learn more, contact Shonna Amos, VP of Career Development, vpcareers@detroitatd.org.

    • Friday, November 22, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom Webinar Platform
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    Joint ATD Chapters Webinar



    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

    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 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.

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    Registration and attendance at ATD Detroit meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to allow ATD Detroit to use and distribute the registrant or attendee's image, voice or name in photographs, video, electronic reproductions, and audio files or podcasts of such events and activities.

    • Monday, November 25, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Ignition Point Workshops, 32780 Grand River Ave, Suite #204A, Farmington Hills 48335
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     November Meet-up

    Monday, November 25, 2019


    Location: Ignition Point Workshops, 32780 Grand River Ave, Suite #204A, Farmington Hills 48335

    Time/Date: 6:30pm-8:30pm on Monday, November 25, 2019

    Cost: Free! 

    Come hang out with a group of facilitators!

    The Facilitation Special Interest Group (SIG) is dedicated to helping members hone their facilitation skills, gain opportunities to practice new approaches and techniques, and discuss critical aspects of life as a facilitator.

    Whether you're a full-time facilitator or just have an interest in building the skill, this SIG is for you!

    For more information about the Facilitation SIG or the upcoming Meet-up, contact Facilitation SIG Organizer Tracy Laveque, tlaveque@comcast.net. 

    Note: Members are allowed and encouraged to bring guests to this Meet-up.

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    What's a SIG?

    Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are small groups of members who share an affinity for a particular aspect of Talent Development. Whether it's a specific approach, a certain skill, or a common role in the industry, a SIG helps bring chapter members together to share in an interest.  

    Anyone can start a SIG - all it takes is a shared interest and a meeting place! To learn more, contact Shonna Amos, VP of Career Development, vpcareers@detroitatd.org.

    • Tuesday, December 03, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom Webinar Platform
    Register

    Joint ATD Chapters Webinar


    Going Solo? Realities and Rewards of Consulting

    Thinking about starting your own consulting business? Need advice before taking the leap? The new gig economy has fueled the fire of going solo. Join Elaine Biech and Halelly Azulay, two successful TD entrepreneurs and authors, for a provocative webinar about what it takes to go solo and thrive. Based on our 50+ years of combined experience, you’ll gain valuable tips, tools, and activities to help you decide if you’re ready to strike out on your own.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Gain insights to help you decide if consulting is right for you
    • Recognize common mistakes to avoid
    • Identify faulty thinking about consulting
    • Distinguish some of the many rewards of consulting

    About the speakers

    Elaine Biech is a consultant, trainer, and author of The Washington Post #1 best seller, The Art and Science of Training. She has four decades of experience and published more than 80 books including two classics in the consulting industry: The Business of Consulting and The Consultant’s Quick Start Guide. Her company, ebb associates inc, started as a custom-designed training business and now helps large global companies work through large scale change. Elaine is a dedicated lifelong learner who believes that excellence isn’t optional and has had the privilege of helping hundreds of trainers become consultants. The recipient of numerous professional awards, Elaine is a consummate training professional who has been instrumental in leading the talent development profession during most of her career.

    Halelly Azulay is a consultant, trainer, and leadership development strategist at TalentGrow. She brings 25+ years of experience in training and development including 13 years as a training consulting business owner. Halelly is the author of two books, Employee Development on a Shoestring and Strength to Strength. She has contributed to numerous training books such as ATD's Action Guide to Talent Development, The ASTD Handbook, and The Art and Science of Training. She offers actionable leadership insights on her blog and her leadership podcast, the TalentGrow Show, where she has interviewed such legends as Daniel Pink, Dr. Beverly Kaye, Elliott Masie, and many more. Halelly is a sought-after volunteer leader and mentor in the talent development industry.


    ATD Detroit RECORDED CONTENT DISCLAIMER:

    Registration and attendance at ATD Detroit meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to allow ATD Detroit to use and distribute the registrant or attendee's image, voice or name in photographs, video, electronic reproductions, and audio files or podcasts of such events and activities.

    • Tuesday, December 10, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
    • 60
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    ATD Detroit 2019 Networking Event

    ATD Detroit December 2019 Artistic Holiday Bash

    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)

    5200 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48202

    Celebration Summary

    Begin your holiday season celebrating with ATD Detroit at the DIA. Stroll the food buffet, explore the various art galleries, network with members,and bask in the artistic atmosphere are on the night’s agenda. Come mix and mingle with ATD Detroit as we closeout 2019 and highlight 2020. Be sure to bring a guest!  We hope to have you at Hello!

    White Elephant Learning Gift Exchange (Optional)

    For our White Elephant Learning Gift Exchange, you are welcome to bring a wrapped "learning-themed" gift. Have an extra copy of your favorite book or tool that helped you solve a problem? Bring it anonymously and wrapped to exchange. Don't have a "learning-themed" gift to share? That's okay, any White Elephant gift is welcome. 

    Community Involvement

    This year, we are promoting a Gleaners Food Drive. Help fight hunger by bringing your canned goods to the holiday event.    

    Registration fees:

    $50 ATD Detroit Members & Partner Association Members 

    $65 Non-Member and guest (bring a friend!)

    Space is limited so register today!


    ATD Detroit CONFIRMATION/CANCELLATION POLICY:

    Registrations are not considered definite or confirmed until payment has been submitted. Cancellations will be accepted until 5:00pm on Thursday, December 5th. Cancellations received prior to this time/date can be 1) refunded to the credit card less a $5 processing fee or 2) transferred to the next scheduled ATD Detroit meeting date.

    Refunds after this date cannot be issued, but we will gladly accept a substitution should you wish to send someone in your place.
      


    ATD Detroit RECORDED CONTENT DISCLAIMER:

    Registration and attendance at ATD Detroit meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to allow ATD Detroit to use and distribute the registrant or attendee's image, voice or name in photographs, video, electronic reproductions, and audio files or podcasts of such events and activities.


    • Thursday, December 19, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Office Coffee Shop 402 S Lafayette Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067
    Register

    Location: The Office Coffee Shop 402 S Lafayette Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067

    Time: 8:00am-9:00am Thursday, December 19, 2019

    Cost: Free! (coffee/snacks are on your own at the coffee shop) 

    Come hang out with a brand new SIG focused on Storytelling!

    The Storytelling Special Interest Group is dedicated to helping members hone their storytelling skills, develop critical leadership skills related to communication, and help members bring storytelling to their organizations. In addition, the group aims to build relationships with one another through sharing stories and have fun. 

    In a typical meeting, participants will practice sharing stories and giving feedback to one another while focusing on a particular aspect of storytelling.

    For more information about the Storytelling SIG or the upcoming Meet-up, contact SIG Organizer Jessica Tower, Jessica@towerandco.com.  

    Note: Members are allowed and encouraged to bring guests to this Meet-up.

    ----

    What's a SIG?

    Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are small groups of members who share an affinity for a particular aspect of Talent Development. Whether it's a specific approach, a certain skill, or a common role in the industry, a SIG helps bring chapter members together to share in an interest.  

    Anyone can start a SIG - all it takes is a shared interest and a meeting place! To learn more, contact Shonna Amos, VP of Career Development, vpcareers@detroitatd.org.

Past events

Thursday, November 07, 2019 The Parade Company Networking Event
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 What If Everything You Know About Personality Style Training Is Wrong? Webinar presented by Take Flight Learning
Friday, October 25, 2019 Storytelling SIG - October Meet-up
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Empower U Conference
Friday, September 27, 2019 Storytelling SIG - September Meet-up
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Authoring Tools Showdown: Captivate vs. Storyline presented by Artisan E-Learning
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 The Art of the Possible by Raytheon Professional Services
Sunday, September 01, 2019 Tigers Game ~Free for Members~
Monday, August 26, 2019 Facilitation SIG - August Meet-up
Friday, August 23, 2019 Coffee & Microbites August Event
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Quick Start to Accessible Video by 3PlayMedia
Friday, August 16, 2019 Join the ATD Detroit Board! Info Session #2
Friday, August 16, 2019 Storytelling SIG - August Meet-up
Thursday, August 15, 2019 Join the ATD Detroit Board! Info Session
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Top 10 Microsoft Office Tips by New Horizons
Friday, July 26, 2019 Storytelling SIG - July Meet-up
Friday, June 28, 2019 Storytelling SIG - June Meet-up
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Building Your Leadership Pipeline by New Horizons
Friday, June 21, 2019 Coffee & Microbites June Event
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 7th Annual Top Trainer Throwdown
Friday, May 31, 2019 Talent and Development Professionals Book Club
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Facilitation SIG - May Meet-up
Friday, May 24, 2019 Storytelling SIG - May Meet-up
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Ready for Anything Webinar by The Frontier Project
Friday, April 26, 2019 Storytelling SIG - April Meet-up
Monday, April 22, 2019 Facilitation SIG - April Meet-up
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Influence Greatness presented by O.C. Tanner
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital: "HR Strategy with L&D Implications"
Friday, March 29, 2019 Storytelling SIG - March Meet-up
Friday, March 22, 2019 Coffee & Microbites Event
Thursday, March 07, 2019 Design Thinking: Moving From Theory to Application to Business Results
Friday, February 22, 2019 Storytelling SIG - February Meet-up
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Utilizing a Next-Gen Learning Ecosystem in the Workplace
Friday, January 25, 2019 Storytelling SIG - January Meet-up
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 D2L Webinar: "Putting Learners in the Driver’s Seat"
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 "2019 Kickoff Celebration & Knowledge Share"
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 December Holiday Networking Event
Friday, November 16, 2018 Leading Through Generational Diversity
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Webinar: Memory and Learning: Designing for Memory
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Stop wondering what to do next! Change Management DIY
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Facilitation Special Interest Group (SIG)
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 6th Annual Top Trainer Throwdown
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 "When the Robots Come to Take our Jobs: Preparing the Workforce with the Critical Skills of the Future"
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Emotional Intelligence: Calming the Emotional Storm to Achieve the Results You Desire
Friday, April 06, 2018 CPLP/APTD Informational Webinar
Monday, March 19, 2018 "Introduction to Human Centered Design"
Thursday, February 22, 2018 "Let's Get Graphical: How to create powerful visuals with zero artistic skills"
Thursday, January 11, 2018 "2018 Kickoff Celebration & Knowledge Share"
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 December Holiday Networking Event
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Overview of FranklinCovey's "4 Disciplines of Execution"
Thursday, October 26, 2017 "Disney Institute: Disney's Approach to Business Excellence"
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 "Winning in the Workforce Revolution"
Tuesday, August 08, 2017 "Using Clues to Get from Objectives to Interactions and Tools"
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 5th Annual Top Trainer Throwdown
Friday, May 12, 2017 Gamification Certification*
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 "Bank On Your Network"
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 "Game the System™"- The Basics of How and Why You Should Gamifiy Your Training Programs- FREE
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 "The Leader's Protocol®"
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 "Improving Engagement and Retention with More Effective Visuals"
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 2017 Kickoff Celebration & Knowledge Share
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 Valentine's in December: "Crafting" A Holiday Member Appreciation Soiree to Remember- FREE for Members
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 Leadership Development in a Mobile App
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Cutting the Complexity of Mobile Learning Solutions
Tuesday, August 09, 2016 Leading in the Digital Age
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Training Certificate Program
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 4th Annual Top Trainer Throwdown
Friday, May 20, 2016 Webinar: ATD-ICE Innovation Session Preview
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 "Integrating Learning Theory into Training Design and Delivery"
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Enhance Your Training and Facilitation Skills: How to Inspire and Empower People to Learn
Tuesday, March 08, 2016 Organize or Agonize: It’s Your Choice - How Will You Invest Time?
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 WORKSHOP: Capture Elusive Level 3 Data: The Secrets of Survey Design
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Take Your Level 2s Up a Notch: Start Measuring Application, Not Just Recall
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 2016 Kickoff Celebration & Knowledge Share
Thursday, November 19, 2015 Special Event! "Driving Innovation Through Talent Development"
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Making the Most of mLearning Tools, Templates, Models, and Patterns
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Performance Improvement - Successful Comprehensive Practice
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Setting a Sound Foundation for Decision Making
Thursday, July 23, 2015 E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate Program
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Summer Networking Event
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 3rd Annual Top Trainer Throwdown
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 High Impact Learning...By Design
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Breaking the Ice in Your Classroom: Methods to Keep Your Learners Engaged, Energized, and Ready to Grow!
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Designing for Experiential Learning
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Maximizing New Talent Development Through Effective Onboarding: 7 Steps to Enhance Performance *Productivity* Profit
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 2015 Kickoff Celebration & Knowledge Share
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 The Power of Learning by Observing: Using GoAnimate to Develop Online Instructional Vignettes
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Speed Networking
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Design Team Collaboration With a Complex Design Problem
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Train the Trainer Certificate Program
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 2nd Annual Top Trainer Throwdown
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Best Practices in Designing, Developing and Managing Mobile Learning Solutions
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Where in the World are Your Trainees? Tools for Training in a Global Business Environment
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Mentoring: Big Impact Without a Big Budget
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Boost Training Effectiveness: Top 10 Powerful Body Language Secrets
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Mission Impossible: Teaching Old Dawgs New Tricks
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Holiday Event: Member Appreciation & Networking
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Use Social Media to Boost Your Training Effectiveness
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Business Acumen Simulation for Training and Performance Improvement Professionals
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 Consistent Performance: Using an Impact Map to Train the Right Things
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Leading New Economy Business Models for Learning and Development
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 The Art of Networking
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 1st Annual Top Trainer Throwdown
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Training through Mobility: How Instructors Can Engage Audiences in a Mobile World
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 The Auto Club Group's Best Practices: Three Methods of Transformation
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Journey is NOT Just an 80s Rock Band!
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Leaving ADDIE for SAM: An Agile Model for Developing the Best Learning Experiences
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 Engaging Learners in the “Orderly Conversation” – Tried & True Techniques for Engaging Today’s Learner
Wednesday, December 05, 2012 Holiday Knowledge Exchange

Top Trainer Hall of Fame

2018 Top Trainer Throwdown 

Winner: April Callis Birchmeier

2017 Top Trainer Throwdown 

Winner: Jay Johnson

 

2016 Top Trainer Throwdown 

Winner: Michael Jacobson

2015 Top Trainer Throwdown 

Winner: Susan Sanderson


2014 Top Trainer  Throwdown

Winner: Anne Apking

2013 Top Trainer Throwdown 

Winner: Barbara Boldt

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