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Trainer's Institute Day 2: Design and Development

  • 19 Sep 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • First National Business Park; 14010 FNB Parkway, Omaha NE 68154; First Floor


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Trainer's Institute : Day Two

Professional development opportunities for new and experienced professional concepts with real-world application, best practices, and current industry trends that can be immediately applied in the workplace.

Using Instructional Design Essentials to Drive Outcomes and Deliver Business Results

Morning Session (8:30am - 12:00pm) 

      Facilitator: Tricia Danielsen          

This session will provide a basic understanding of instructional design research, models and tools, and help you develop skills for designing effective employee development and training programs.  Experiential activities will enable you to assess business needs, identify performance gaps, and work with stakeholders, as well as explore evaluation models, requirements, and reporting results to help you re-evaluate training and move from training "events" to more meaningful learning, knowledge transfer and design application.


By the end of the morning session, attendees will be able to:   

  • Address assessing business needs, and identifying gaps, and working with stakeholders
  • Explore evaluation models, requirements, and reporting results
  • Identify and utilize various learning design principles, models, and methodologies    


Tricia Danielsen is the Principal and Founder of Meeting Tree Solutions, LLC, an organization that focuses on growing businesses, growing people and growing profits.  Ms. Danielsen has been working in the field of leadership and talent development for more than 20 years, and has held a variety of training leadership positions. She has championed the design, construction, and launch of multiple corporate universities, most notably as the Global Corporate University Leader for ACI Worldwide.

Tricia has been honored to speak at many key learning leadership conferences around the world, including: Chief Learning Officer Symposium, Corporate University Week, SkillSoft Perspectives, Association for Talent Development Leadership Conference, and many more. Ms. Danielsen has been selected to the CLO Business Intelligence Board, the IQPC CU Week Advisory Board, and the Human Capital Executive Research Board and has served on the board of directors as President for the ATD Nebraska Chapter.

Designing Training Materials

Afternoon Session (1:00pm - 4:30pm)

Facilitator: Michelle Kosmacek


This course looks at how we can design our training materials for lasting impact.  We will learn how to be intentional with our design and focus our handouts on materials that will be useful to the end user after class is over.

By the end of the afternoon session, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of intentional imagery in their materials
  • Identify the pros and cons of different technologies and training materials options
  • Have a plan on what style of training materials best support their individual class objectives    

Michelle is currently an Organizational Development Practitioner for Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.  She spends her days working with the organizational leaders and creating solutions and interventions that support team cohesion.  She is also co-leader of the Kansas City Organizational Development Network and is leading the relaunch of networking group.  Michelle received her Masters in Organizational Performance from Bellevue University in 2011 and is currently finishing her Leadership Coaching Certificate at Avila University.     

Registration Pricing:

Single Day

Early Bird Member (through Sept. 1): $185

Member (after Sept. 1): $210

Non-Member: $235 


Days 1-4 Package

Early Bird Member (through Sept. 1): $680

Member (after Sept. 1): $750

Non-Member: $900 (includes a one year ATD Nebraska Membership - $60 Value)


Days 1-5 Package

Early Bird Member (through Sept. 1): $750

Member (after Sept. 1): $835

 Non-Member: $985 (Includes a one year ATD Nebraska Membership - $60 Value)


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(Days 1-4 or Days 1-5 Packages)

Location: First National Business Park - First Floor

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