Instructional Design

This track will concentrate on learning techniques for trainers, with a specific focus on facilitation skills, competencies of a trainer, design and delivery methods, needs assessment, and related core skills.

  • Design Techniques for Advanced Practitioners
  • Innovation in Design
  • How to Design Effective Technical Training
  • Integrating Behavioral Assessments Into Training Programs
  • Incorporating Task Practice Into Training Courses
  • Measurement and Evaluation

Human Resource Development

This track will concentrate on cross-cultural issues including developing cultural awareness, global workforce development, and benchmarking.

  • Regional Best Practices in Talent Development
  • Career Development
  • Talent Management
  • Performance Improvement
  • Leadership Development
  • Managing Multiple Generations

Organizational Effectiveness and Innovation

This track will concentrate on creating a culture of innovation to unleash employees' creative problem-solving abilities and ultimately affect the organization's bottom line. 

  • Organization Design and Structure
  • Design of Measurements and Scorecards
  • Implementation of Change and Transformation
  • Developing Change Capability of Employee and Organization

HR Technology

This track will concentrate on broad technology trends affecting talent development in a world of new technologies. These technologies contribute to learning-focused organizations through mobile, informal, and social learning.

  • Big Data for Human Resources
  • Human Resources Information Systems
  • Social Media
  • E-Learning Design and Development
  • Mobile
  • Platforms and Tools
  • Gamification and Simulations
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robots
  • Cloud Technology

Future of Work and Business Insights

This track will concentrate on how technology and business change is transforming work and working lives.

  • Applying Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Job Growth and Technological Change
  • Skills Gaps and Skills Churn
  • Connecting Education and Employment
  • Improving Forecasts