Webinar: Building the Business Case for Learning and Development

Virtual Event

It can be challenging to gain executive buy-in for an investment in talent management process and technology improvements, especially when the return may not be immediately measurable or apparent. This can be especially frustrating when the cost of doing nothing – which may be greater than the initial investment – goes unrecognized. The key is to present a meaningful, relevant ... Read More

Resilience: The Art of Failure, Recovery, and Success

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC

In an ever-changing, uncertain work environment, resilience is a must. Optimism, a positive attitude, emotional intelligence, and the ability to embrace failure positions managers and leaders for success. The impact on mind, body, and organization is not only important, it's measurable. When managers are able to engage in accurate self-assessment and a clear analysis of potential decisions, they are poised ... Read More

Webinar: Tips for Converting ILT to Virtual Classroom Delivery

Virtual Event

    “Deliver that training online!” It’s easy for your boss (or their boss) to say that, but successfully converting classroom training to the virtual classroom takes work. It’s just similar enough to trick you into thinking it’s easy. But your traditional learning methodologies need a makeover if they're going to work in the virtual classroom. Think about the best ... Read More

**POSTPONED** 2020 Annual Institute

April 19-22, 2020 at the Clarion Fountainebleau in Ocean City, MD The 2020 Annual Institute is postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read the message from the TOC Executive Board for more information.    

Webinar: The Art and Science of the Virtual Classroom: A Deep Dive into Logistics and Facilitation

Virtual Event

  In a previous webinar (recording available here), we explored six key principles of successfully designing for any virtual classroom platform and a blueprint for adapting traditional classroom methodologies for live, online instruction. During this session, in partnership with Cornerstone OnDemand, we will take a closer look at two of the critical elements of the ILT to virtual conversion process: ... Read More

Webinar: L&D’s Opportunity to Help Engineer the Future Organization

Virtual Event

In this session, you will learn how L&D can 1) build its constituency, 2) enhance its effectiveness, and 3) increase its ability to help shape strategy by capitalizing on the enterprise imperative to become more flexible and adaptive. The nature of work is changing. Organizations are shifting employees from low value work (computers do easily) to high value work (only ... Read More

TOC Program Year Kickoff and Moving from Diversity and Inclusion to Equity and Belonging

Virtual Event

Join us for the kick off the Training Officers Consortium 2020-2021 program year. In this two-part session the TOC Executive Board will reveal the plans for an incredible TOC Program Year and explain some of the revisions we’re making to deepen learning for our registrants. The second part of our session will be spent with Mike Powell and the Powell ... Read More

Take Control by Cultivating Intentional Culture

FREE Webinar

Looking for a way to tune up your team? Know the best way to make things stick when culture needs to evolve and change? In today's forced-virtual world, it's more important than ever for a leader to take control of culture rather than to be controlled by culture. You need a deliberate approach to crafting a solid, actionable, and intentional ... Read More

Creative and Critical Thinking for Transformational Change

Virtual Event

The world is changing at an increasingly rapid rate and the future is not a linear extension of the past. To add value, leaders at all levels of government must change their approach to be more strategic in assessing risk, compliance, and performance by identifying transformational risks, opportunities and solutions that move organizations to a desired state. This session will ... Read More

“The Head or Heart” Emotional Intelligence: A Critical Skill for Better Decision Making

Virtual Event

Research shows that emotional intelligence (EI) enables us to make effective decisions. Cornell University researchers found that individuals with higher EI picked up better on critical bodily signals and used that information to avoid risky decisions. In contrast, those with lower EI often didn’t notice these subtle bodily signals, and when they did pick up on these cues, they misinterpreted ... Read More