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Certified Professional in Talent Development

What is the CPTD™ certification?

The Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) is a professional certification for TD professionals with at least five years of experience. It is broad and measures a professional’s knowledge and skill application across the breadth of talent development capabilities.

Successful CPTDs report that the process of studying for and getting their CPTD designation was a tremendous growth opportunity, allowed them to both learn and give back to the profession, and made a positive impact on their careers.

Who can apply for the CPTD™?

All CPTD candidates must have at least five years of related work experience and should have deep knowledge and experience applying the principles for enhancing employee talent development. A CPTD understands and can affect the value and impact talent development strategies and solutions bring to the success of an organization.
What does the CPTD™ cover?

Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) candidates are tested on content covering 22 capabilities from the Talent Development Capability Model. Familiarize yourself with the model and download this detailed test content outline to see what is covered on the exam.

CPTD™ Exam Information

Interested in learning more?
To learn more

• Read the CPTD introduction materials.
• Contact the Director of Career Resources for ATD Nebraska.

ATD Nebraska members who have attained their CPTD!


Liz Brumels

Erick Dragsten

Melissa Flynn

Terri Grebel

Shelly Heenan

Katie Lennen

Kyle Perry

Renae Prieto

Brittany Rindone

Jon Titus

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