Pre-conference Learning

ATD Certificate Programs

If you want to become more proficient in a specific area of interest or expertise, extend your ATD Saudi Arabia Summit experience to include pre-conference learning. These professional development options will help you enhance and develop the skills needed for you to perform at your optimal level.

Take your skills to the next level with world-class programs designed to help you deliver strategic impact on the business and advance L&D in your organisation. Attendees will receive an accredited ATD certificate upon completion of any of the four programs.

Delegates can choose between Certificate Program A, B, C, or D. All three program days run from 8 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. each day.

One Day

 

A

Creating Leadership Development Programs for Your Female Workforce

Sunday, 2 December 2018

Program starts at 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

This program supplies you with an ATD exclusive model for creating leadership development programs for your female workforce. The model provides you with a framework for building a leadership program that meets the unique needs of your organization and female workforce. Leadership development programs are a process, not a training program. It requires a process to develop excellent leaders. Whether you are building this program from scratch or outsourcing the development, it is critical to identify what leadership skills that you want to development, what outcomes you want from a program and ensuring it aligns with your organization’s overall goal, mission values and strategy. Using templates created by ATD you will leave this engaging and hands on workshop with a draft of a leadership development program as well as a better understanding of your own leadership development capacity.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, you will be able to:
  • Articulate the difference between leadership and management.
  • Ensure appropriate alignment of your leadership development program
  • Select and implement appropriate learning methods to sustain your leadership process
  • List leadership competencies that must be included in your program and how to build those competencies
  • List observable behaviours that display a leader’s ability to demonstrate the competencies
  • Discern the advantages, disadvantages, and appropriate use of off-the shelf-programs

ATD Expert Facilitator:

Elizabeth Hannah, Head of Education MENA, Association for Talent Development (ATD)

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Two Days

 

B

Measuring Return on Investment Certificate

Monday – Tuesday, 3 – 4 December 2018

Program starts at 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Connect Your Learning Investment to the Business Bottom Line.

In this program you will develop the skills needed to create and deliver effective return-on-investment (ROI) evaluations for learning and performance, organizational development, human resources, technology, change, and quality solutions. The program emphasizes the Phillips ROI Methodology. You will learn to apply ROI techniques to learning and performance solutions, link training program objectives to business results, and develop an evaluation plan for one of your own programs.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, you will be able to:
  • Update internal processes on evaluation.
  • Develop application and impact objectives.
  • Develop data collection plans and select appropriate data collection methods.
  • Use appropriate methods to isolate the effects of programs.
  • Use appropriate methods to convert data to monetary values.
  • Tabulate appropriate program costs.
  • Calculate the ROI.
  • Identify intangible benefits.

Who Should Attend

This workshop is for anyone in an organization who manages a training function or anyone responsible for determining the impact of learning and change interventions. The workshop teaches the skills of research and measurement that are necessary to effectively conduct impact analysis studies. This workshop can be beneficial even for those who have a strong research and measurement background.


ATD Expert Facilitator:

Nader Bechini Facilitator, ATD Partner, The ROI Institute

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Two Days

 

C

ATD Corporate Coaching Certificate

Monday – Tuesday, 3 – 4 December 2018

Program starts at 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Help Others Develop, Take Action, and Make Better Decisions

Improve your clients’ ability to set goals and achieve satisfying results by helping them identify and take advantage of their natural strengths. Participants will learn a model that outlines a coaching process they can use with individuals, teams, or an entire organization, and will practice foundational coaching competencies through role plays, group exercises, and case studies.

Many talent development professionals have discovered that they need to add coaching to their skill set. This two-day workshop demonstrates the functions of a successful learning professional in the role of coach, including using an interactive process to help clients develop more rapidly and produce more satisfying results, and improving others’ ability to set goals, take actions, make better decisions, and make full use of their natural strengths. Participants will learn a model that outlines a coaching process they can use with individuals, teams, or an entire organization, and will practice foundational coaching competencies through role plays, group exercises, and case studies.

Learning Objectives

After this program, you will be able to:
  • Practice coaching competencies and apply them to coaching conversations with individuals, teams, or throughout an organization.
  • Establish coaching agreements with clients and identify how goals link to enhanced business performance.
  • Promote an open, flexible, and confident coaching relationship with clients and establish mutual respect and trust in a safe, supportive environment
  • Apply coaching ethics and standards appropriately in all coaching situations.
  • Demonstrate active listening, ask powerful questions, and use effective dialogue and feedback techniques to provide maximum benefit to clients.
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of data and make interpretations that help clients achieve agreed-upon results.
  • Design actions and opportunities for ongoing learning that will most effectively lead to coaching results.
  • Develop and maintain an effective coaching plan with clients, manage ongoing progress, hold clients accountable for actions, highlight and celebrate successes, and adjourn the coaching process.

ATD Expert Facilitator:

Mohamed Bahgat, Facilitator, ATD Founder and CEO SeGa Group

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Three Days

 

D

Improving Human Performance Certificate Program

Sunday – Tuesday, 2 – 4 December 2018

Program starts at 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Learn to Articulate Business Goals.

Applying the principles of human performance improvement (HPI) in an organization is a proven way to get results. In this program, you will learn how to use the ATD HPI model to apply the three critical components of HPI: link organization goals to human performance, outline a strategy for finding and addressing performance gaps, and describe a process for evaluating the impact of your HPI solutions.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, you will be able to:
  • Describe the three principles that underlie HPI.
  • Explain the relationship between the steps in the HPI process.
  • Apply analysis models to determine performance gaps and their root causes.
  • Describe approaches to evaluate the impact of solutions.
  • Outline a strategy for addressing the root causes of performance gaps.

Who Should Attend

This workshop is for anyone in an organization who manages a training function or anyone responsible for determining the impact of learning and change interventions. The workshop teaches the skills of research and measurement that are necessary to effectively conduct impact analysis studies. This workshop can be beneficial even for those who have a strong research and measurement background.

ATD Expert Facilitator:

Bahaa Hussein, Facilitator, ATD

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