October, 2015

ATDChi Program
Title: Workplace Learning and Performance Institute, Full Program (7 Sessions – Fall 2015). Attend all 7 or individual sessions.
Dates: Saturdays, September 19 – November 7, 2015
Location: DePaul University School for New Learning, 14 E. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604
Description: WLPI Fall 2015 Acquire training & development competencies with ATDChi’s state-of-the-art certificate program.
Information and registrationhttp://www.atdchi.com/events

ATDChi Event
Title: ATDChi Road Show: An Intimate Visit with McDonald’s Hamburger University
Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: McDonald’s Hamburger University, 2715 Jorie Blvd, Oak Brook, IL 60523
Description: Ever wonder how McDonald’s trains their employees? This is your chance to learn a bit more about how it’s done! Their curriculum is delivered using a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on lab activities, goal-based scenarios and computer e-learning modules, some of which we’ll experience. Networking with Cash Bar. Sit-Down Plated Dinner.
Information and registration: http://www.atdchi.com/events

STC Chicago Event
Title:
HTML5 and CSS3 to the Point
Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Time: 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Flight 112, 110 W Park Avenue, Elmhurst, IL
Information and registration: http://www.stc-chicago.com/2015/09/18/october-css3-and-html5-to-the-point/

ODN Chicago Program
Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
Title: External Consultants Group Conversation
Time: Arrive 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Labriola, 535 N. Michigan Avenue (on the north side of the building, on a sidewalk overhanging Grand Avenue)
Description: Maggie Shreve is offering to host a casual, late breakfast/early lunch conversation following the monthly Professional Development Network (PDN) meetings on the third Fridays of most months. Order your food from a cashier and sit anywhere in the front room.
Information: magshreve@gmail.com

ODN Chicago Meeting
Topic: Professional Development Network (PDN) The Enneagram in Organizations
Facilitator: Debbie Burditt, a certified Enneagram teacher
Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. program; 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. optional open discussion and networking
Location: Northern Trust, 181 W. Madison, 7th floor, Chicago, IL
Format: A mix of presentation, large group and small group discussion. Informal atmosphere; please bring your own coffee/tea/snacks; there is a convenient Au Bon Pain connected to the building
Description: The Enneagram is an amazingly accurate and broadly applicable personality system that describes nine distinctly different but complimentary personalities. If you would like to read about the Enneagram prior to the session or take an online test, the following websites are recommended: www.enneagraminstitute.com and www.enneagramworldwide.com.
RSVP: If you plan to attend, please e-mail chicagopdn@gmail.com by 12:00 p.m. October 14, 2015 with your name as it appears on your photo ID.

ChAPT Event
Title: Motivational Drivers and How Type May Play a Role with Bill Joy
Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
What motivates you? Discover the six key motivational drivers and discuss how type can impact what motivates you and others.
Location: DePaul – O’Hare Campus, 8770 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Room 207, Chicago, IL
Information and registration: http ://groupspaces . com/ChAPT/item/989575

ATDChi Event
Title: Free Webinar: Strategically Plan Your Career
Presenter: Mark Gasche, Managing Director – Career Management Center (CMC) at Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management
Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Description: Join the free webinar to learn the ins and outs of career management so you can land that next great job.
Information and registrationhttp://www.atdchi.com/events

ODN Chicago Event
Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015
Title: OD and CM: Working Together with Other Change Professionals
Time: Dinner 5:30 p.m. Program 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Description: Let’s talk about what we have in common, what’s different and where there may be opportunities to work together.
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells (across from The Merchandise Mart) on the fourth floor. Parking rates in nearby garages generally drop after 3:00 p.m. and the garage on Kinzie between Clark and LaSalle is only $12 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.
Information and registration: http://odnchicago.org/event/wheres-our-lines-od-and-other-change-professions-0

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September, 2015

ATDChi Program
Title: Workplace Learning and Performance Institute, Full Program (7 Sessions – Fall 2015). Attend all 7 or individual sessions.
Dates: Saturdays, September 19 – November 7, 2015
Location: DePaul University School for New Learning, 14 E. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604
Description: WLPI Fall 2015 Acquire training & development competencies with ATDChi’s state-of-the-art certificate program.
Information and registrationhttp://www.atdchi.com/events

ODN Chicago Event
Title: 1st Annual Ultimate Culture Conference
Explore the roots of organizational success. Please join us for our 1st Annual Ultimate Culture Conference and learn from experts in the field of culture and leadership. The conference will feature a series of engaging keynotes and TED-inspired talks, as well as the opportunity to connect and exchange ideas with experts and other leaders who are passionate about workplace culture and making an impact on organizations.
Featured Presenters: Robert A. Cooke, CEO of Human Synergistics and Associate Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Edgar Schein, culture expert, Professor Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and author of numerous books, and Larry Senn, a pioneer in the field of corporate culture, chairman and founder of international culture-shaping firm Senn Delaney, a Heidrick & Struggles company
Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wine Tasting 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Metropolitan Club at Willis Tower, 233 S Wacker Drive, 67th floor, Chicago, IL 60606
For more information and registration: http://www.humansynergistics.com/ResourceCenter/1st-annual-culture-conference

ATDChi Event
Title: Stop Winging It: Realistic Project Management
Presenter: Lou Russell
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Fountain Blue, 2300 Mannheim Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018
Description: Do you spend your day in a chaotic, fast-paced, time and resource-strained organization? Do you feel like you are “making it up as you go along?” Could you benefit from advice and guidance on a wide array of tools designed to provide you with the flexible structure necessary to have increased success delivering business results through your projects? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this workshop is you! And if you’ve ever cringed when you’ve thought about project management, this workshop is really for you!
Information and registration: http://www.atdchi.com/events

ATDChi Event
Title: Focused Performance: An Evening with Lou Russell
Presenter: Lou Russell
Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Fountain Blue, 2300 Mannheim Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018
Description: In this session, you will learn how to prioritize strategies, translate the strategies into projects assigned to a single project manager, and then create a dashboard for each project using an actionable plan with one task, one date, and one name for all work to be done. As a special bonus, you will also receive a copy of an e-book with reusable tools to leverage this process at home.
Information and registration: http://www.atdchi.com/events

STC Event
Title: September Workshop – Be The Captain of Your Career
Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Comfort Inn and Suites, Club Room, 1775 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030
Description: Join STC Chicago and STC Wisconsin for a Saturday morning workshop with Jack Molisani! Participants from both chapters will be present, so not only is this an excellent opportunity to learn tips and tricks for navigating your career, but it’s also a nice chance to network with a neighboring chapter.
Information and registrationhttp://www.stc-chicago.com/2015/08/15/september-workshop-be-the-captain-of-your-career/

STC Event
Title: September Chapter Meeting – Threats and Opportunities: Advancing Your TechComm Career
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. Check-in, 6:30 Dinner, 7:15 Presentation
Location: Ram Restaurant & Brewery, 1901 McConnor Parkway, Schaumburg, IL
Description: Are you following a carefully mapped career trajectory, or do you normally just wait for the next opportunity to present itself? Then come to our September meeting, in which returning speaker Jack Molisani will lead an interactive session to help identify (and act on) your career strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT).
Information and registrationhttp://www.stc-chicago.com/2015/08/15/september-threats-and-opportunities-advancing-your-techcomm-career/

ATDChi Event
Title: Corporate University PDN – Easier Planning, Sharper Delivery, Better Results
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time: 6:30 – 8:15 p.m.
Location: The CARA Group, Inc., 2215 York Rd., Oak Brook, IL, 60523 (open parking lot) – Lower Level Conference Room (take elevators down to lower level)
Description: We continue our programming this fall with a topic focused on how we can be more effective in influencing key decision makers. Our September program, Easier Planning, Sharper Delivery, Better Results, is an interactive exploration of how to work behind-the-scenes and in front of the room to package and deliver a message for maximum impact.
Information and registration: http://www.atdchi.com/events

Chicago Alliance Event
Title: Hot Ideas: Cool Marketing Tools
Date: Friday, September 11, 2015
Time: 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Networking, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Presentation and Lunch
Attend this session to get new and low-cost ideas to market your organization, business and cause. All members from the Chicago Alliance associations are invited to attend at NSA-IL member’s rate.
Location: Maggiano’s Oak Brook, 240 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL
Information and registration: http://bit.ly/1QmKHdv

ChAPT Event
Title: An Evening of Exercises
Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Learn and practice everyone’s favorite exercises to use when discovering type
Location: DePaul O’Hare, 8770 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago, IL
For more information and registration: http ://groupspaces . com/ChAPT/item/989574

ODN Chicago Event
Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015
Title: Branding for OD Professionals
Time: Dinner 5:30 p.m. Program 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 325 N. Wells (across from The Merchandise Mart) on the fourth floor. Parking rates in nearby garages generally drop after 3:00 p.m. and the garage on Kinzie between Clark and LaSalle is only $12 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.
A personal brand is a concise, consistent message that communicates your strengths. Learn to create a branding statement using SOAR, which stands for Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations and Results.
Information and registration: http://odnchicago.org/event/branding-for-od-professionals-0