ATD-Orange County offers longer-form workshops to support your professional development.  

Our flagship workshops: the Total Trainer Program.  Other full and half-day workshops are scheduled throughout the year.

Oh! If you were looking for a list of our Monthly Learning Events, you can find them here.

If you were looking for a list of our Special Interest Group meetings, they can be found here.

We hope to see you soon!


Upcoming Workshops

    • Tue, April 11, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Lyon Living, 4901 Birch Street, Newport Beach, CA 92660
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    Total Trainer:  Creating Training

    10 Tuesdays ~ April 11 thru June 10
    5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    ASTDOrange County's Total Trainer University consists of two courses:

    • Total Trainer: Creating Training
    • Total Trainer: Delivering Training 

    Total Trainer:  Creating Training is a series of ten workshops that helps training professionals improve their ability to design and develop training. To help attendees become more well-rounded training professionals, a small portion of the class is devoted to delivering training as well.


    • Instructional designers
    • Those wishing to enter the training field
    • Training coordinators, specialists and managers wanting more formal training in program design and implementation


    • How to move toward performance consulting
    • An easy-to-use methodology for needs assessment
    • Sharpened facilitation skills
    • Techniques for approaching blended learning

    Taught by senior training professionals from the ASTDOC community, the program takes participants from the initial needs analysis through the evaluation of the training.

    Topics Include:

    • Performance Consulting
    • Needs Analysis
    • Program Design
    • Program Evaluation
    • Document Design
    • Facilitation
    • Distance Learning

    10 Tuesdays ~ April 11 – June 10
    5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    Pricing for Creating Training only:

    Register by Monday, March 27 and save $50 off these prices...

    • Members:                  $535
    • NonMembers:            $624
            (Special Offer: Non-members will have the
             opportunity to add membership for an additional
             $10 when registering.)
      • Affiliates:                  $535
        (For members of ATD-LA, ATD-SD, ASTD-IE ISPI-OC and ISPI-LA. ATD National members are NOT eligible for the affiliate rate)
      This course is limited to 24 Seats

      Bundled Pricing for both Total Trainer Courses

      If you’d like to enroll for both Total Trainer courses ~ Creating Training + Delivering Training ~ at this time, you’ll receive an additional $100 discount, as well as early bird discounts off both programs.


      Full Price

      Discounted price for both classes ($100 off) + 2 Early Bird Discounts ($100)










      Total Trainer's toolbox is the ADDIE Model ‐‐ a methodology of design that incorporates the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a training intervention. Learn more about the ADDIE Model at

      How this series aligns to the ATD Competency Model:

      To find out more about the ATD Competency Model for the Training and Development Profession, visit

      Take your knowledge to a new level and get access to exclusive info about the Competency Model for ASTD National members by becoming a Power Member (member of the Orange County Chapter and National). Find out more here.
      • Primary Competency:
        • Instructional Design and developing learning solutions
      • Also:
        • Training Delivery
        • Evaluating Learning Impact
        • Performance Improvement
        • Learning Technologies

      For more information, contact Melissa Ruiz at

      Cancellation/Refund deadline is March 28.
      No shows will be charged in full.

    Past events

    Thu, October 20, 2016 Workshop: Improvisation for Talent Development Professionals
    Thu, September 29, 2016 Workshop: Game Thinking for L&D: Hands-on Application of Gamification and Game-Based Learning
    Tue, September 20, 2016 Total Trainer: Delivering Training ~ 9-week series
    Thu, June 16, 2016 Storyline: The Next Level ~ Hands-on e-Learning Skill Building
    Tue, April 12, 2016 Accelerated Learning 2-Day Workshop
    Tue, April 05, 2016 Total Trainer: Creating Training ~ 10-week series
    Thu, October 29, 2015 Storyline Fundamentals: Hands-on e-Learning Skill Building
    Tue, September 22, 2015 WAITLIST: Total Trainer: Delivering Training (Formerly, “Powerful Presentation Skills”) ~ 8-week series
    Tue, September 22, 2015 Total Trainer: Delivering Training (Formerly, “Powerful Presentation Skills”) ~ 8-week series
    Tue, March 17, 2015 Total Trainer: Creating Training (Formerly: “Total Trainer”) ~ 10-week series
    Thu, September 25, 2014 2-Day Workshop: Crucial Conversations ~ Tools for Talking WHEN STAKES ARE HIGH
    Tue, September 09, 2014 Powerful Presentation Skills ~ 9-week Series
    Tue, April 22, 2014 WAITLIST ~ The Total Trainer (10-week series)
    Tue, April 22, 2014 The Total Trainer (10-week series)
    Thu, August 15, 2013 2-Day Workshop: Crucial Conversations ~ Tools for Talking WHEN STAKES ARE HIGH
    Tue, April 09, 2013 The Total Trainer (10-week series)
    Thu, February 28, 2013 Workshop ~ Stop Winging It: Realistic Project Management
    Thu, January 24, 2013 Twitter for Learning Professionals - 2 Hour Workshop
    Sat, January 12, 2013 CPLP Work Product Workshop 4-Session Series
    Tue, September 25, 2012 Powerful Presentation Skills ~ 8-week Series
    Tue, August 07, 2012 Advanced Articulate Storyline Workshop
    Thu, May 17, 2012 Tom Kuhlmann is Coming! Rapid E-learning Development Using Articulate & Storyline
    Tue, April 10, 2012 The Total Trainer (10-week series)

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