CPTD Study Group

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ATD Long Island is partnering with the Ann Arbor ATD Chapter to offer a virtual CPTD study group prior to the next testing window. This study group can assist with your preparation by providing a structured group learning program and connections to other professionals who are actively preparing for the exam.

The Spring 2022 study group is now open for registration.

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Schedule

This study group is aligned with testing window: 1 February - 29 April 2022 as well as the first weeks of the testing window starting 1 April - 30 June 2022. The cohort will run Sundays, 30 January – 10 April 2022 from 7:30 - 9:30 PM EST

Date

Topic 

 January 23 Information Session / Kick off Meeting
 January 30

Communication

Emotional Intelligence & Decision Making

 February 6

Collaboration & Leadership

Cultural Awareness & Inclusion

 February 13

Project Management

Compliance & Ethical Behavior

 February 20

Learning Sciences

Instructional Design

 February 27

Training Delivery & Facilitation

Technology Application

 March 6

Knowledge Management

Career & Leadership Development

 March 13

Coaching

Evaluation Impact

 March 20

Business Insight

Consulting & Business

 March 27

Organizational Development & Culture

Talent Strategy & Management

 April 3

Performance Improvement

Change Management

 April 10

Data & Analytics

Future Readiness


Frequently Asked Questions

Please feel free to send any additional questions to certification@a2atd.org

Who Can Attend?

The study group is open to anyone interested in preparing for the CPTD exam, this includes:

  • Any member of an ATD local Chapter

  • Non-members

  • General public


How Much Does it Cost?

$40 USD for non-members and general public, $20 to Ann Arbor ATD members and chapter affiliates.


What Should I Expect:
The study group sessions are typically structured as follows:

  • Informational session for kickoff

  • 11 weekly sessions focused on the three capability areas

  • The virtual study group sessions are meant to supplement your independent study. The sessions provide a chance to reinforce knowledge through discussion, clarification of key points, shared resources, and key test taking strategies. Each study group session is moderated by one or more facilitators from the A2ATD chapter. It is ideal if each participant has access to the CPTD Certification Preparation Course but not required.

Study Group Overview:

  • The study group (excluding kickoff) consists of 11 weekly virtual meetings, held on Sundays.

  • The sessions are conducted via an easy-to-use online web conferencing tool.

  • The schedule of study group sessions leads up to a testing window for the CPTD exam.

  • All materials focus on the Talent Development Capability Model.

  • Certified CPTDs and experts in the capability areas may be scheduled as guest speakers during an individual study group session. 


Will I Receive Study Materials?

No study materials are provided specifically from this study group. You have the option of purchasing resources from ATD, such as the TDBok or the CPTD Preparation Course from ATD. If purchasing these resources, please include the code CH1079 which will provide a credit to ATD Long Island. Click here to get additional information about preparation materials.


Can I participate if I am not an ATD member?

Yes, non-members are welcome to join the CPTD virtual study group sessions. The sessions are open to the public from anywhere in the world.  If you are from a time zone that is not conducive to meeting at this time we are happy to connect you with others in your geographic region.


Will I have free access to the CPTD Certification Preparation Course to prepare for the exam as a participant of the virtual study group?

No, the CPTD Certification Preparation Course is a digital resource purchased from ATD's global organization found here: https://www.td.org/education-courses/cptd-certification-preparation-course. You are responsible for purchasing access to this online program if it fits your study plan. It is recommended but not required to be a part of the study group. Please remember to use ATD Long Island's CHiP code, CH1079, when you checkout from the ATD Store.


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