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Upcoming workshops

    • 28 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tipping Point Media - 255 Great Valley Parkway Malvern PA, 19355
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    Join the Learning & Development Professionals of Greater Philadelphia and locally based, internationally award winning Tipping Point Media for our 2018 Philly Tech Week Signature event. And don't miss our follow up event later in the week - "Exploring the Possibilities of Real-Time Collaboration in a Virtual Landscape". Details and registration for that second event at: https://www.ldphilly.com/event-2827299

    *Please note - you must register for this event in advance. Space is limited and we will be providing light snacks and beverages. If registration maxes out we will create a waiting list.


    In this highly interactive workshop, you will have an opportunity to learn about and experience today’s leading Virtual Reality (Oculus Riff and HTC Vive), Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality (Microsoft HoloLens) technologies. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of each, as well as potential use-cases that can achieve real business results.

    Using a real-life case study, we will break down the process of designing for virtual reality, from analysis through implementation. We’ll cover:

    · How to identify if VR is the right learning solution

    · Instructional design strategies for virtual environments

    · Storyboarding for VR

    · UI/UX design and how to create an inspiring experience




    William Garner, President and Chief Creative Officer of Tipping Point Media

    William Garner is an award-winning creative strategist, technical innovator, motivating tactician, and collaborator. He is the founder, President, and Chief Creative Officer of Tipping Point Media, and leads a team of modern Renaissance digital artists, web engineers, medical writers, 3D/VR simulation developers, gamification designers, and revolutionary educators.



    Jessica Angove, Director of Experiential Learning

    Jessica Angove is a Senior Instructional Designer and eLearning Developer at Tipping Point Media. Jessica earned her Master’s degree in Instructional Technology from Bloomsburg University in 2012. Since then she has spent a majority of her career in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, working at the University of Pennsylvania Health System before joining TPM in 2015. At TPM, Jessica specializes in instructional design for virtual reality and augmented reality.



    Tipping Point Media (TPM) specializes in the development of inspirational education, instructional strategy, and cutting-edge interactive designs for the pharmaceutical, medical, and life-science industries, as well as academic institutions.

    Our dedicated team of educators, medical experts, 3D medical animators, certified programmers and digital renaissance innovators are dedicated to revolutionizing the learner's experience. TPM’s goal is to drive technology beyond its limits to transport learners into a “real world” experience and invent solutions that address all learning styles to maximize global learning reach.


    • 2 May 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Harrisburg University (Philadelphia Campus) 1500 Spring Garden Street - Use Entrance on 16th Street
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    Join the Learning & Development Professionals of Greater Philadelphia and locally based, internationally award winning Tipping Point Media for our second 2018 Philly Tech Week event. And don't miss our PTW Signature event with Tipping Point on Saturday April 28th to kick off Philly Tech Week 2018! Details and registration for that signature event at:  https://www.ldphilly.com/event-2825467

    *Please note - you must register for this event in advance. Space is limited and we will be providing light snacks and beverages. If registration maxes out we will create a waiting list.

    This interactive workshop will explore the possibilities of connecting learners from all over the world in a collaborative virtual reality (VR) landscape using devices like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. We’ll demonstrate the technology, discuss design considerations and how to create engaging interactions, and allow time for a hands-on experience within the VR collaborative space.

    Exploring the Possibilities of Real-Time Collaboration in a Virtual Landscape



    William Garner, President and Chief Creative Officer of Tipping Point Media

    William Garner is an award-winning creative strategist, technical innovator, motivating tactician, and collaborator. He is the founder, President, and Chief Creative Officer of Tipping Point Media, and leads a team of modern Renaissance digital artists, web engineers, medical writers, 3D/VR simulation developers, gamification designers, and revolutionary educators.


    Jessica Angove, Director of Experiential Learning

    Jessica Angove is a Senior Instructional Designer and eLearning Developer at Tipping Point Media. Jessica earned her Master’s degree in Instructional Technology from Bloomsburg University in 2012. Since then she has spent a majority of her career in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, working at the University of Pennsylvania Health System before joining TPM in 2015. At TPM, Jessica specializes in instructional design for virtual reality and augmented reality.


    Tipping Point Media (TPM) specializes in the development of inspirational education, instructional strategy, and cutting-edge interactive designs for the pharmaceutical, medical, and life-science industries, as well as academic institutions.

    Our dedicated team of educators, medical experts, 3D medical animators, certified programmers and digital renaissance innovators are dedicated to revolutionizing the learner's experience. TPM’s goal is to drive technology beyond its limits to transport learners into a “real world” experience and invent solutions that address all learning styles to maximize global learning reach.


    • 9 Jun 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Drexel University - LeBow Hall, 3220 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 - Room 368
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    We don’t teach content; we teach people. That’s why it’s time to start focusing on context. People are drowning in all of the free content that is available since the Internet arrived in 1995. It’s time for an update: Make Training A Want To (Not A Have To) gives you the insight and tools to reverse engineer the ultimate training in order to facilitate learning experiences that create measurable results with your people and compelling reasons to apply the learning. This changes everything.

    Today’s training has to be energizing, interactive, fun, and full of valuable content, too! But too many trainers still stand behind a podium—a 20th century practice. It’s time for an update: this experience gives you the insight and tools to help design trainings that create lasting impact with your learners. Content is the loser here; because it’s NOT about “what” people learn. This is about becoming a context expert. Discover training practices that go against standard practice.

    You'll walk away with critical and practical strategies to change the learning dynamic:

    · Engage learners with our unique and highly-researched Learn-Say-Do-Reflect Model to increase engagement, retention, and fun.

    · Improve your training atmosphere, increase retention to 90%, and create a consistent system for all trainers and facilitators to do the same.

    · Be a part of the art and science to make training fun again.

    · Learn how to become a strategic partner and performance consultant for your organization, not just a trainer.

    If you are tired or bored with ineffective training formats, attend this session to transform any training session into an easy-to-apply and unforgettable experience, which will make you look like a hero!




    Joe Urbanski is the COO with the Total Solutions Group (TSG), a global strategic consulting, training, and coaching firm committed to driving a transformative impact to what’s Really Most Important™ to an organization’s value proposition and results. For nearly two decades, Joe has honed his electrifying facilitation style performing for as many as 2,400 participants during full-day trainings, three-day retreats, and multi-year leadership development programs. He has delivered more than 520 onsite and online workshops for 390,000+ participants including executive leaders, corporate trainers, and everyone in between. Joe is honored to be ranked among the top 10% of speakers in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly ASTD), as well as Training Conference.

     

    Joe’s genius and passion for providing high-energy, interactive, engaging, and fun experiences within personal and organizational development is at the core of his appeal, while his entertaining style and simple approach make him a favorite at events across the country. Off the road, Joe invests his time with his wife and two kids in their beautiful home in South Jersey.


    • 14 Jul 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • TBD
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    Change is everywhere and constant. It’s not going away anytime soon, so we’d better get good at dealing with it.

    Change Management is often reduced to a method or process, but it’s more than that. It’s about people. Join us for an interactive session to explore how to think about change, how people really experience it, and how you can immediately apply practical change tools, resources and principles.

    This program has been designed especially for you by two seasoned OD consultants with deep experience in transformational and evolutional change efforts in pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare services and technology industries.

    Come learn tried and true concepts, insights, and tools, and gain a new perspective on change management.



    Chris(tine) Young - Senior Organization Development & Change leader with over 25 years of experience in transforming organizations. Deep expertise in organization design, large scale transformational change, mergers and acquisitions, strategy design and execution, change management, talent strategy and building OD capability. Strong leader and collaborator recognized for driving results and increasing organizational effectiveness.



    Julie Urbanchuk - Organization Development Practitioner with 20+ years experience in the field of organization effectiveness and talent management.

    • 25 Jul 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • TBD

    Join the Learning & Development Professionals of Greater Philadelphia and Beacon as we co-host a fabulous discussion with and between CLOs. Join local learning executives as they share their views on the state of the industry, what's going on in the business world that's driving change for L&D, and offer their suggestions on how to improve learning at your organization as well as improve your career.


    More information & registration details coming soon!



    • 11 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • The Pyramid Club of Philadelphia - 1735 Market Street, 19103

    “Say do you remember dancing in September?” sang Earth Wind & Fire on their 1971 hit song “September.” Well, we may not be dancing (although you never know with this crew) but we’re certainly going to have a fantastic time at our 2018 Networking Extravaganza on September 11, 2018!

    Featuring fun activities, plenty of food, raffles, prizes, and a discounted cash bar – plus amazing views from the beautiful Pyramid Club in Center City – this is one party you won’t want to miss. Register now as we expect a packed room for this one!


    Join L&D Philly and our partner organizations - ATD Philadelphia, ATD Mid-New Jersey, Philly SHRM, Philadelphia ACP, Philadelphia STC, and others! More information coming soon.



    • 22 Sep 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • TBD
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    A lot of what is written about resumes on the Internet is good advice, but a lot of it is outdated, confusing, or just plain wrong. On September 22, learn from the wisdom and insights of someone who’s trained hundreds of professionals and graduate students to become more competitive in today’s employment marketplace – Kim Neubauer.

    In this hands-on workshop, Kim will discuss ways to get your resume noticed. You will hear what employers really care about and why they might pass over a resume. Expect to receive peer feedback on the current version of your resume and leave with renewed confidence.

    Please Note: You must bring copies of your (printed) resume with you.


    Kim Neubauer designs and facilitates learning solutions that raise the bar on service excellence, develop leaders, improve job performance, and foster more productive job searches. Her ability to focus on business objectives, establish a safe learning climate, deliver effective feedback, and ask good questions has empowered others with new insights and perspectives, confidence, and better results in their lives and work.

    Kim is known for helping clients appreciate and leverage cultural and personality differences. In addition to being certified to administer the Myers Briggs Type Indicator®, her extensive global experience contributes to increased productivity and openness when working with diverse populations.

    Her specialties include: customer service, team building, training of trainers, diversity, inclusion, supervisory training, MBTI, Peace Corps, career transitions, and leadership development.

    • 11 Oct 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Pyramid Club of Philadelphia

    Join L&D Philadelphia & the Meet the Author Series run by local training guru Theresa Hummel-Krallinger for her monthly "Meet the Author" at the Pyramid Club of Philadelphia. This month, Rick Brandon, CEO of Brandon Partners and founder of the Organizational Savvy workshops & clinics will join us for a discussion and a meet & greet. 

    Do you have Organizational Savvy? Let's face it, success in business depends on our attitudes about power and politics. Dr. Brandon helps people confronts naiveté about the hidden dynamics found in every organization and provides practical political skills for building organizational impact with integrity. His work can help anyone navigate organizational politics and power, achieve strategic influence, recognition, and credit, sell their ideas and positively impact the enterprise, ensure their career satisfaction and growth, build role credibility for their entire team, and prevent and protect you from being passed over, underestimated, marginalized, or sabotaged.


    • 13 Oct 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • TBD
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    Join the Learning & Development Professionals of Greater Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Chapter of Career Professionals (ACP) for the first of two great workshops in October.

    Thinking of starting your own business? Maybe you’re contemplating starting your own consulting gig or toying with the idea of living life as a contractor. Whether you’re wondering what it would be like to run your own business or have already started down that path, join us for a fun, engaging, and truthful discussion on what it takes to be your own boss. Our panel will include individuals who are currently making it on their own as well as financial and marketing experts who can help make the journey a little easier.

    No matter what your dream, fulfilling it takes hard work and dedication.  Let us help get you a little closer to achieving it!


    Facilitator - Ken Blackwell - CEO of InKlaritas

    Panelists:

    • Dr. Brandi Baldwin-Rana - CEO of Millennial Ventures
    • Judy West - CEO of English That Works
    • Liz Nover - ID Specialist & Contractor to the Stars
    • Gus Prestera - CEO of PresteraFx
    • John Shimp - Private Wealth Advisor and Managing Director - RidgePoint Financial
    • Lesley Katz - Owner - Leveraging Financial Knowledge, LLC
    • Anthony Biondo - President & CEO - Biondo


    • 20 Oct 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • TBD
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    Maybe you feel comfortable with your current position. And maybe...just maybe...you feel like you career couldn’t possibly be going any better.

    Stop. You’re setting yourself up for disappointment.

    Even in the midst of a great career, unexpected things happen. That’s why the best time to think about finding a new job is when you already have one. Don’t wait for the economy to tank again to think about your current trajectory and where you want to go. Proactive work today can set you up for success, even if it’s years down the line!

    Join the Learning & Development professionals of Greater Philadelphia and an all-star panel of locally-based recruiters on October 20 for an in-depth look at the current job market. Hear from individuals who interact with candidates every day about the trends going on right now. You’ll have an opportunity to ask questions about professional profiles, interviewing tips, hiring practices, and much more!



    • 9 Nov 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Pyramid Club of Philadelphia

    Join L&D Philadelphia & the Meet the Author Series run by local training guru Theresa Hummel-Krallinger for her monthly "Meet the Author" at the Pyramid Club of Philadelphia. This month, David Bookbiner, will join us for a discussion & meet & greet on his book - the NEW ROI (Return on Individuals). More information to come soon!

    Ask anyone from the CEO to the shipping clerk about the organization's most valuable asset, and you'll get the same answer: "The people!" However, when it comes to the valuation of that organization, especially in terms of intangible assets, items like patents and trademarks wind up seeming to be more valuable. How can that be? Simple: They're more quantifiable.

    In The NEW ROI: Return on Individuals, David delves into placing a more quantifiable value on the human capital asset - the most valuable asset in every organization. Additionally, he explores universal ways to promote even greater workforce value including creating difference makers, increasing employee success, improving happiness, reducing toxic employees, generating innovation by building trust, embracing and improving corporate culture, and much more.



Past events

14 Apr 2018 April Monthly Workshop - Unlocking Creative Solutions Through Design Thinking
3 Mar 2018 March Monthly Workshop - NOW VIRTUAL! - Micro-learning for the 1%
17 Feb 2018 February Monthly Workshop #2 - Tears of Laughter Method: Advanced Articulate Storyline (Variables, Triggers, and Conditions)
10 Feb 2018 February Monthly Workshop #1 - eLearning Design for Beginners
13 Jan 2018 January Monthly Workshop - Smash Your Sales Stereotypes!
2 Dec 2017 A New World - Bottom-Up vs Top-Down: Creating the Training Experience People Really Want
11 Nov 2017 November 2017 Monthly Workshop - Designing Experiential Learning for Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality
8 Nov 2017 Fall Webinar Series - Captivate versus Storyline - A Comprehensive, Objective Review
25 Oct 2017 Fall Webinar Series - (The) Future of Learning Technology
4 Oct 2017 Fall Networking Event
16 Sep 2017 September 2017 Monthly Workshop - Prototyping Your Concepts: Turning Ideas into Reality
13 Sep 2017 Fall Webinar Series - Road Map to xAPI
1 Aug 2017 Mastering the Art of Strategic Selling - in Partnership with Drexel University's Goodwin School of Professional Studies
15 Jul 2017 July 2017 Monthly Workshop - Experiential Learning for High Engagement and Learning
17 Jun 2017 June 2017 Monthly Workshop - Cafeteria Style Learning for Adults
18 May 2017 Gamification for Talent Development - Deconstructing the Psychology of Games to Entice and Engage
3 May 2017 May Workshop - Philly Tech Week 2017 presented by Comcast - Brain Based Learning in the Virtual Classroom
22 Apr 2017 April Workshop - Funny Fuel: Gas to Gain Glee in Your Work
25 Mar 2017 March Workshop - Hooked on a Feeling: Amplifying Your Emotional Intelligence for Peak Performance
4 Feb 2017 February Workshop - The 6D's of Breakthrough Learning
21 Jan 2017 January Workshop - Mind Over (subject) Matter
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