Instructional Design Certificate

This course is offered for 3 full days or 3 hours a day, one day a week. With instructional design training you’ll learn best practices for conducting a needs assessment, completing a job/task analysis. Earning this instructional design certificate gives you easy access to tools you’ll put to great use in your training initiatives. You’ll learn to design a complete program that aligns with your business goals, including participant guides, instructor guides, visual support, and other materials. In addition, you’ll have an opportunity to work on your own real-world program throughout the course.

Retail Price: $1,800.00

Next Date: 03/12/2019

Course Days: 3


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What you will learn

  • Describe and apply the ADDIE model.
  • Conduct a training needs assessment that aligns performance needs with organizational results.
  • Select and use data collection techniques as part of the training needs assessment process.
  • Demonstrate how to structure instructional events that address psychological learning processes.
  • Apply the ROPES phases of instruction to construct effective learning events.
  • Write complete learning objectives based on observable actions or behaviors.
  • Select learning methods and media to support the attainment of learning objectives.
  • Apply guidelines to the use of visuals, text, and audio in instructional materials.
  • Create participant guides, facilitator guides, and supporting materials.
  • Prepare reports that document the training needs assessment, program design, and recommendations for training implementation, including pilot tests and rollout.
  • Develop an evaluation strategy for training initiatives.

Who Should attend

Developed for participants new to instructional design or for those who want to gain a comprehensive skill set, this is the complete workshop for designing outcome-based training.


Topic 1 - Getting started

HPI Overview
ADDIE Overview
How HPI and ADDIE Work Together

Topic 2 - Analysis and Training Needs Assessment

Needs Assessment Process Overview
Organizational Analysis
Performance Analysis
Performer Analysis
Data Collection Techniques
Evaluation Planning
Needs Assessment Report

Topic 3 - Design

How People Learn
The Psychological Processes of Learning
Gagne’s 9 Events of Learning
Bloom’s Domains and Taxonomy of Learning
Writing Learning Objectives
Instructional Methods and Media
Course and Lesson Outlines (ROPES)
Assembling a Design Document

Topic 4 - Development

What to Develop, Why, and for Whom
Developing Materials for the Classroom
Developing Materials for the Facilitator
Developing Materials for the Learner
Developing Assessment Materials

Topic 5 - Implementation

Coordinating Program Support and Administration
Preparing Facilitators
Running a Pilot and Making Revisions
Course Follow-Up

Topic 6 - Evaluation

Evaluation: Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels
ROI (Level 5) Evaluation

Topic 7 - Appendix

Instructional Design Models
Performance Analysis: Key Tasks and Competencies Slide Example
Nominal Group Technique Focus Group
Priority Matrix Technique
Affinity Sort Technique
Gagne’s 9 Instructional Events
What Must Be Done
Learning Styles: Going, Going, Almost Gone
Blended Learning That Works (TD at Work)
Sample Design Documents
Effective Job Aids
Why Aesthetics Matter
Crash Course in Visual Design of Your Learning Presentation
The Art of Test Creation
Glossary of Terms
ATD Competency Model
The Basics of ISD Revisited
Reliable Utility Case Study

Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
3/12/2019 - 4/23/2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Virtual Enroll