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

    • Thu, June 16, 2016
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fri, June 17, 2016
    • 4:30 PM
    • National University, Costa Mesa Campus, 3390 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa CA 92626
    • 20
    Take your Storyline skills to the Nex Level:

    Articulate® Storyline

    • Design a storyboard for your e-learning project
    • Identify the elements of the Storyline software dashboard
    • Develop an e-learning program for your company
    • Practice on existing templates from different industries

    Articulate® Storyline is among the most popular e-learning authoring tools today.

    This workshop gives participants practical knowledge in how to expand their use of Storyline.

    • Variable programming
    • Interaction design
    • Custom quiz and scoring

    NOTE:  You must be familiar with Storyline. This is not a beginner course. This is an advanced Storyline workshop and the basics of Storyline will not be covered.

    What’s In It for Me? (WIIFM)

    You’ll develop these skills to take back to the workplace:

    Day 1 – Conditional programming and interaction design:

    • Variable programming
    • Custom free-form interactions
    • Conditional evaluation using object states and variables

    Day 2 – Interacting with media and complex quiz design

    • Interacting with video and audio
    • Complex quiz and knowledge check design
    • Multiple results and scoring techniques

    About the Presenter: Kevin Thorn frequently leads Storyline workshops at major training conferences and community of practice meetings.

    • Spring 2016: Conducted Mastering the Art of Storyboarding workshop for the Elearning Guild’s annual Learning Solutions conference
    • Winter 2016: Conducted Storyboard to Storyline workshop for the Training 2016 conference.
    • Fall 2015: Conducted Intermediate Articulate® Storyline training for ATD-OC Chapter.
    • June 2015: Conducted Intermediate Articulate® Storyline training for ATD-San Diego.
    • In May 2015: Participated in an eLearning Panel with ATD Memphis.
    • February 2015: Spoke on The Art of Storyboarding for ATD Atlanta. 
    • Ongoing: Kevin regularly teaches the Fundamentals and Next Level Design live online through Training Magazine.

    Chief NuggetHead (NuggetHead Studioz), Kevin Thorn, is an award-winning eLearning designer with over 20 years’ experience in the training industry. And, in 2015 Kevin celebrated a partnership with Training Magazine to teach Articulate® Storyline.

    After retiring from the Army as a trainer, Kevin earned a Technology Management degree (Christian Brothers University) in pursuit of an IT career.  When his interest in technology mashed with his passion for visual design, along with his experience in training, he founded NuggetHead Studioz, LLC

    The NuggetHead Studioz is a custom design and development company providing services in instructional design, storyboarding, eLearning, Articulate Storyline training, graphic recording, illustration, graphic design, storytelling, cartooning and comics. 

    Kevin can be found around learning communities on Twitter as @LearnNuggets, or at NuggetHead Blog where he writes opinions, reviews, and tutorials.  For more information on Kevin and his service offerings, go to:


    Members:         $499
    Non-Members:  $599
    Affiliates*:        $499
       *Includes ATD-LA, ATD-SD, ATD -IE, ISPI-OC & ISPI-LA

    Register by Wednesday, June 1, 2015

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    National University, Costa Mesa Campus, 3390 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

    (SE Corner of Harbor and Sunflower, off 405 FWY. FREE parking. Large lot, easy access.)

    Questions? Contact our Workshop Manager, Gillian Wilson:

    Cancellation/Refund deadline is June 1.
    No shows will be charged in full.

Past events

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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