Association of Talent Development - Greater Cincinnati Chapter

Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the Association of Training & Development | Thursday, February 4, 2016

Connect, Collaborate & Contribute for Learning and Development with GCATD!

FREE Lunch and Learn Webinar Feb 16

Change Management: How to Effectively Drive Change in Today's Workforce

This month's webinar is an introduction to the basics of Managing Change in the workforce. While any changes within an organization can cause disturbances or issues, applying the fundamentals of change management can help use your organization's resources to achieve the best results. Presented by HR specialist, Matthew Petrella. More

WHEN: Tuesday, February 16, 2016; 12:00 - 1:00 PM



Dinner Meeting March 1

Change Management Practices for Large Scale Implementation

At this month's dinner meeting, presenter Sarah Sontheimer examines a case study where Prosci's change management methodology was applied to a large scale Customer Relationship Management (CRM) implementation.

Ms. Sontheimer's employer, Nationwide Financial, implemented and used change management practices from the start of the project. More 

WHEN: Tuesday, March 1, 2016; 5:30 - 7:15 PM

WHERE: DoubleTree Suites - Blue Ash, 6300 E. Kemper Road, Sharonville, OH 45241


Early Bird Member: $25
Early Bird Non-Member: $35
Student: $15

Early Bird Registration Ends February 20.


Dayton Group Breakfast Meeting March 11

Learn How to Positively Impact the Culture of Your Organization

Come join the re-launch of the Dayton Group of GCATD! The first session features best practices from CareSource University. This highly interactive session provides participants with the opportunity to positively impact the culture of their organization using Barry Heermann’s Team Spirit Spiralan excellent means of coalescing a team that has added new members, has a new leader, has significant changes in workflow, process or procedure, or is experiencing challenges in trust or communication. 

Co-Presented by Abel Hernandez and Jackie Smith from CareSource and facilitated by Bob Riess, Training Manager at A.M. Leonard in Piqua. More

WHEN: Friday, March 11, 2016; 8:00 - 10:00 AM

WHERE: UD Center for Leadership, 1700 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, OH 45479


Registration fee includes full breakfast.


February Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Consultants SIG - The Learning Industry is Changing: What do I Need to Change? - Feb 5 - 7:30 - 9:00 AM. RSVP

Organizational Development (OD) SIG - Topic TBA - Feb 18 - 5:30 - 7:30 PM. RSVP

Learning Leaders SIG - Topic TBA Feb 24 - 7:30 - 9:00 AM. RSVP

Coaching SIG - Topic TBA - Feb 25 - 7:30 - 9:00 AM. RSVP

GCATD Presents EPIC Innovations

Friday, October 14, 2016

We've already planning this year's fall conference we're now calling EPIC Innovations. There will be more announcements in the months to come but in the meantime, make sure you mark your calendar so you can attend the best Talent Development Conference in the region!

WHEN: Friday, October 14, 2016

WHERE: Savannah Center, 5533 Chappell Crossing Blvd., West Chester, OH 45069 

From the Desk of GCATD Vice President of Professional Development, Michele Miller

Hello Fellow GCATD Members!

Do you want to take your career to the next level or learn about a different area of talent development? As the VP of the Professional Development Committee (PDC) for this great chapter, I’m excited to announce changes to our programming for 2016 in order to assist you in these areas.

Based on feedback from our members and brainstorming sessions with our leadership team and Special Interest Group (SIG) Leaders, we will focus on 3 themes this year. This will allow us to offer some basic informational sessions and then take a deeper dive into some topics by offering other formats for learning and sharing. More

GCATD hosted its first learning event of the year on January 21, 2016! 

Robert “Jake” Jacobs facilitated a workshop titled The Secret to Achieving Fast and Lasting Results in Whatever Change Work You’re Doing. He presented the principles of Real Time Strategic Change that can be applied to replace “either/or” thinking with a “both/and” point of view to achieve a competitive advantage. Participants were encouraged to bring a change project to work on in the session.

Jake offered 6 principles to help leverage continuity of what’s working while capitalizing on new opportunities for transformation. One participant commented that the session was “a great use of real-life examples: his, then ours.” Feedback about ideas generated during the session included “It definitely got me thinking about change.” More

Sponsor Spotlight: Center on Education and Training for Employment - The Ohio State University (CETE)

offers powerful solutions to support talent development strategies. Best-selling services include occupational analysis, curriculum design and development, high-stakes test development and delivery, and program evaluation.

CETE can also customize a talent management solution to address specific workforce development challenge. They've helped organizations reduce ineffective hires, identify training and eliminate training gaps, and leverage tools to align performance management efforts to job duties.

CETE has more than 50+ years of workforce experience across industry sectors and their clients include private industry, government agencies, professional associations, and educational institutions.

We thank CETE for their generous sponsorship and participation in the 2015 GCATD Fall Conference. 

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