September Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, September  ~ 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Tapas, Wine & Gamify!

Is game-based learning a fad or is it the silver bullet? The answer is neither, but gamification and game-based learning is here to stay. Come join us and find out WHY gamification works and HOW it can increase the business impact of learning, if done right. 

Curious? If your answer is YES!, you must bring your work colleagues, corporate teams, and friends to this casual, relaxed, “fireside chat” event with Gamification Guru, Zsolt Olah.

Workshop: Game Thinking for L&D: Hands-on Application of Gamification and Game-Based Learning

Thurs/Fri, September 29 & 30 ~ 1-1/2 days

Gamification is a buzzword in the L&D world. But buzzwords do not solve business problems. Come to this hands-on, workshop to learn about the art of and science of engagement and motivation from Certified Boredom Resuscitator, Zsolt Olah and take home real answers.

Workshop: Improvisation for Talent Development Professionals

Thursday, October 20 ~ 1:00 to 5:00 pm

This unique program, customized by Lee Godden and Bob Doll of Advantage Improv, is designed to help T&D professionals improve how they communicate, engage and lead by leveraging proven-effective improvisation techniques.

Join us for this fast-paced, interactive half-day workshop ideal for all human resources professionals, talent development managers, trainers, instructional designers and performance consultants.

Total Trainer: Delivering Training ~ 9-week series

9 Tuesdays: Sep 20 to Nov 15 ~ 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 pm

The course works great for both experienced and inexperienced trainers and presenters. Those less experienced focus on developing fundamental skills, while the more experienced take action on subtle tips and techniques that take their skills to the next level.

You will take these skills to the next level:

  • Engage your audience through discussion, practice and your
    basic presentation skills  
  • Structure, Prepare for and Practice your presentation
  • Lead activities, Use humor, and Handle off-track and challenging participants
  • Lead icebreakers, individual and group activities

Special Interest Groups

Change Leadership


Perspectives From A Change Leadership Tribal Elder

In this program you will benefit from Ray’s 40 years of experience as an organizational development consultant. He will focus on:

  • Key tactics in psychological contracting with internal/external clients
  • The components of the change contracting dialogue
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Energy—The Unseen Force:  Understanding & Harnessing Energy for Training Success

What do Luke Skywalker and Bruce Lee have in common? A unique understanding of something supremely subtle, but practically powerful—Energy!

Martial arts practitioners become disciplined in harnessing it, while legends, even of the Jedi, speak of a "force" that surrounds us all.
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