Upcoming events

    • 27 Feb 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CST)
    • Whitney Bank UNO Training Facility 2285 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70122

    Let’s get down to business! 

    Discover the results of ATD’s State of the Industry report, the state of our New Orleans Chapter, and how you can obtain grant funding for your training programs.

    Benefits of attending include:

    • Get funding for your training programs
    • Be in the know about industry trends
    • Network and share best practices with local professionals
    • Get more out of your membership by joining a “krewe

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    • 20 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 21 Mar 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Whitney Bank UNO Training Facility 2285 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70122

    What gets talked about in an organization and how it gets talked about determines what will happen.      Or won’t happen.

    This 2 day workshop provides hands-on, interactive training with results-oriented “real play” exercises to address the issues you bring.  You will work with a master facilitator to delve into:

    • the 7 bedrock principles of Fierce
    • a proven method to turn a team into a think tank
    • delegation as a tool for development
    • a question-based approach for effective coaching
    • how to tee up any confrontation in 60 seconds
    • the link between conversations, culture and the bottom line



    Fierce Conversations is an instructor-led workshop that provides practical tools and techniques for handling all types of conversations, whether it is running team meetings, coaching, delegating, or confronting.

    Prepare for the workshop by considering real-life conversations you need to have. During the workshop, you’ll use your most pressing topics to practice techniques, test out new methods, and gather feedback from fellow employees or other professionals. You’ll leave the session with a game plan for moving forward, having already achieved progress on the issues most important to you.

    The workshop is comprised of five modules, covering the most common and critical business conversations in the modern workplace:

    • Module 1 The Foundation 

    • Module 2 Team Conversation

    • Module 3 Coaching Conversation

    • Module 4 Delegation Conversation

    • Module 5 Confrontation Conversation 

    Candid dialogue in which participants come out from behind themselves into the conversation and make it real.

    The objectives of fierce conversations:

    • Interrogate Reality

    • Provoke Learning

    • Tackle Tough Challenges

    • Enrich Relationships

    • 19 Apr 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Whitney Bank UNO Training Facility 2285 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70122

    Stay Tuned for More Information 

    • 22 May 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • TBD


    Your ATD NOLA Chapter is excited to bring you these Lagniappe Sessions - informal gatherings for professionals with a passion for the field of Learning, Education and Training. Participants will exchange ideas on the research and practices that shape the workforce development field. There is no fee for members to attend and only $10 for non members . Participants may choose to purchase food and drink directly from the location vendor.  Please note Morning Call is Cash only, there is an ATM located on the premises. 
    • 18 Jun 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • 22 Jun 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • Whitney Bank UNO Training Facility 2285 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70122

    The ROI Certification Program is the most comprehensive way to gain the skills, resources, and knowledge to measure the value of projects and programs of all types – down to the financial return on investment (ROI). The program includes a 5-day course surrounding the ROI Methodology, a systematic approach to program evaluation that is proven to deliver accurate and credible results. After the course you will receive one-on-one support as you conduct your first Impact/ROI Study in your own organization. Upon demonstrating competency in applying the ROI Methodology, you will join an elite group of professionals with the designation of Certified ROI Professional (CRP).

    During the workshop, you will:

    • Apply the ROI Methodology™ to a program in your own organization
    • Get detailed, first-hand experience with every step
    • Learn how to measure the contribution of a variety of performance improvement programs
    • Learn how to calculate ROI
    • Learn how to enhance program results and improve ROI
    • Discover how to translate intangible benefits into monetary values
    • Practice presenting results of an ROI study

    Skills you gain:

    • Determine data collection techniques, timing, and methods
    • Choose appropriate strategies for isolating the effects of programs
    • Convert impact measures to monetary values
    • Analyze data and calculate the actual financial ROI
    • Present results to a variety of audiences

    What’s Included:

    • Pre-Work: Identify a project for ROI Evaluation. Prepare for the basics.
    • Workshop: Five days of content rich, interactive sessions. The focus is on your project evaluation.
    • Virtual Assistance: One-on-one help with your ROI Evaluation. Review and approval of your ROI Study.
    • Right to Use Materials in Your Organization: You have the right to reproduce and use materials as you build capability in measurement and evaluation.
    • Certified ROI Professional (CRP) Designation: A unique sought-after credential

    Who Should Attend:

    Anyone who needs the skills to measure the impact of learning and performance improvement programs. Individuals who need to demonstrate the ROI and business impact of other initiatives such as human resources, quality, process improvement, organizational change, and technology implementation will also benefit.



    This program has been approved for 32 (HR General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute


    Cost:  $3995 per person. Group discounts are also available.


    For More Information Click Here

Past events

22 Jan 2018 Bottomline on ROI-1 Day Workshop
10 Jan 2018 Bob Pike presents Creative Learning Strategies
09 Jan 2018 Games Trainers Play with Bob Pike
14 Nov 2017 Fierce! Conversations
24 Oct 2017 Standards, Beliefs, and Strategy
26 Sep 2017 Technology on a Shoestring Budget
22 Sep 2017 Gulf Coast Talent Development Conference
23 Aug 2017 Bottomline on ROI-1 Day Workshop
22 Aug 2017 Membership Mixer-Hurricane Party
21 Jul 2017 Effectiveness in a Virtual World with Bob Pike as Special Virtual Presenter
28 Jun 2017 LANTEC Lunch & Learn on the Northshore
22 Jun 2017 FranklinCovey: Culture -Your Ultimate Competitive Advantage
20 Jun 2017 Engaging Games & Activities
18 Apr 2017 Virtual Challenges - Lagniappe
28 Mar 2017 Styling & Profiling
22 Mar 2017 Learning Solutions 2017 Conference & Expo
21 Feb 2017 Resume Tips & Tricks - Lagniappe
24 Jan 2017 Tame your 3-Ring Circus at our Share Fair
25 Oct 2016 SOME Tips and Tricks for Engaging Learners
29 Sep 2016 Core 4 Conference
27 Sep 2016 Book Signing:Jim Smith Jr.: The No Excuse Guide to Success: No Matter What Your Boss-or-Life-Throws at You
16 Sep 2016 Gulf Coast Talent Development Conference
24 Aug 2016 August Membership Mixer
11 Aug 2016 ATD Baton Rouge Workshop: Emotional Intelligence
28 Jul 2016 Global Trends in Talent Development (TD around the world)
22 Jun 2016 Lagniappe: SMEs as Trainers or Talent Development Professionals? Why Not?
22 May 2016 ATD 2016 International Conference & Exposition
19 May 2016 Stuck in a Training Box? Try Bite-sized Learning Nuggets with Microlearning
18 May 2016 ATD-ICE (FREE) Innovation Session Preview Webinar
21 Apr 2016 Lagniappe: Planning the New You – Goal Setting ATD Nola Style
24 Mar 2016 Oodles Of Art: Cartooning basics for the Artistically Challenged!
25 Feb 2016 Social Media Frenzy: Let’s Get Social!
20 Jan 2016 You can't get water from an empty well.
11 Dec 2015 Employee Learning Week
02 Nov 2015 Telling Ain’t Training
29 Oct 2015 Learning Law & Order
25 Sep 2015 The Louisiana Talent Development Conference
20 Aug 2015 ATD Membership Mixer
18 Jun 2015 ATD Mississippi Meeting: Reframing Talent Management Strategies for the Future
17 Jun 2015 Exploring Talent Management & Development in Human Resources: A Panel Discussion
29 May 2015 Performance Consulting Workshop (approved for 6.00 HR credit hours)
28 May 2015 SMEs – It’s a Marriage for Better or Worse
21 May 2015 FranklinCovey Productivity Suite Overview
19 Mar 2015 Awaken the Inner Learner
26 Feb 2015 Lagniappe: Training Resources Swap Shop
29 Jan 2015 ATD NOLA Premiere
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