Counseling, Administration, Supervision, and Adult Learning (CASAL)

Training and Development Certificate Program

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The Training and Development Certificate Program takes you through an overview of adult learning principles, the planning and design of effective training, and gives you a working knowledge of the evaluation process.  You’ll develop skills in needs assessment and analysis, learn how to design and use training strategies and techniques, and walk away with tools you can use immediately in your work.  The program follows the ADDIE model (analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation).  Content is aligned with the American Society for Training and Development’s (ATD) Certified Professional in Learning and Performance Certification (CPLP) competencies.

Offered through CSU’s Adult Learning and Development Program in the Department of Counseling, Administration, Supervision and Adult Learning (CASAL), this non-credit, professional development program will help you develop the knowledge you need for success in today’s training field. You’ll gain the skills and credentials you need to advance as a learning and development professional.

Meet our Presenters

Cleveland State University Training and Development

Who Should Attend

Trainers, instructors, designers, analysts and training supervisors who want to gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to take their career to the next level.  This program is also the perfect "follow up" to the CSU Adult Learning and Development (ALD) degree or certificate program, as it provides the additional the tools you need to walk into and succeed in the training field.



CSU employees, CSU alumni, and ATD members receive a 10% discount. 
Only one discount per registration is permitted. 
Please register for the discounted fee section online.  


Content and Schedule

Seven total days of classes (Four core classes, two electives of your choice) taught by expert training professionals for a total of 49 Continuing Education/Contact Hours. Classes may also be taken individually, with no obligation to complete the entire certificate program. 


Core Classes (all four required to complete certificate)

Elective Classes (two required to complete certificate)


Core 1 - Training and Development Basics: An Introduction $369 1 day (Wednesday, May 13, 2020) 8:30am - 4:30pm
Core 2- Needs Assessment and Analysis $369 1 day (Wednesday, May 20, 2020) 8:30am - 4:30pm
Core 3- Instructional Design and Development $669 2 days (Two Wednesdays, May 27 and June 3, 2020) 8:30am - 4:30pm
Core 4 - rogram Implementation and Evaluation $369 1 day (Wednesday, June 10, 2020) 8:30am - 4:30pm
Elective - Why Can’t They Get This? 
Helping Participants Get the Most Out of Training

1 day (Wednesday, June 17, 2020) 8:30am - 4:30pm

Elective  - Training Facilitation Skills $369 1 day (Wednesday, June 24, 2020) 8:30am - 4:30pm

Elective - Stop! No More Manuals!

$369 1 day (Wednesday, July 1, 2020) 8:30am - 4:30pm


Registration and Payment

Registration and payment is online through our secure online system. Credit and Debit cards and Corporate Checks are the only methods of payment accepted. A 10% discount is available for CSU Alumni and for ATD members.  Registrations are accepted until two business days before the class start date unless otherwise stated. Money Orders, Purchase Orders, American Express and Cash are NOT accepted forms of payment for any CSU Continuing Education program.

Refund Policy

Your course tuition will be refunded or your bill cancelled if you notify us of your intent to withdraw from the course more than two full business days before the class start date. Call (216) 687-3867 or email to withdraw. No refunds will be issued for withdrawal requests received less than two full business days before the first class meeting.

Questions? Call 216/687-3867 or email

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