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Metro DC ATD

The Premier Association for Talent Development Professionals in the Metro DC Area

November Chapter Webinar: Training Portfolios

  • 16 Nov 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 12:59 PM
  • Webinar

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Training Portfolios - No Longer an Option, But a Requirement

Event Description

A workplace training professional needs a career portfolio to communicate and demonstrate their knowledge, skills and abilities in ways that a resume cannot.  Portfolios offer a unique way to distinguish yourself from other workplace learning and performance professionals.  Portfolios are now starting to become required for many positions.  Don’t get caught unprepared!

 

In this session you will learn to create a career portfolio that will give you a competitive advantage in a challenging job market.  

 

Listen to a podcast with our speaker, discussing his webinar.

 

Learning Objectives 


  • Demonstrate how portfolio artifacts help achieve measurable business results
  • Link career accomplishments to established ASTD Areas of Expertise
  • Create an electronic portfolio without learning complicated software
  • Describe how to use a career portfolio in the job search and interview process
  • Describe your accomplishments in way ways that non-learning professionals will understand
  • Write a personal action plan to design and develop a career portfolio


About our Speaker

Dr. Greg Williams has over 20 years experience as an instructional designer, eLearning developer, trainer, university professor and consultant. He is the Director of Instructional Systems Development graduate program for University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).  He also serves a faculty member in the program and holds the rank of Associate Professor.  Dr. Williams has taught over 75 online courses in the last eight years and has been a frequent invited presenter at numerous national conferences on instructional design and eLearning.  Dr. Williams also serves as a consultant to a variety of organizations that include Johns Hopkins Hospital, Washington Metro Area Transit Authority. Management Concepts, U.S. Dept. Health and Human Services, Univ. of Maryland Medical School, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, the Kennedy Krieger Institute and more.  Dr. Williams completed his B.A and M.S. at The State University of New York, at Plattsburgh.  He completed his doctorate at The George Washington University.  

Registration Fees

  • Metro DC ASTD Chapter Members  no charge
  • Non-Metro DC Chapter Members  $25

Virtual Drawing

One lucky participant will receive a copy of Greg's Infoline published by ASTD, Build Your Training Portfolio.


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