Association for Talent Development (ATD-LA), which is formerly known as the American Society for Training and Development - Los Angeles Chapter (ASTD-LA) was founded in 1946 and now has over 300 members, about 40% of whom are also members of National ATD. ATD-LA is a leader in helping individuals and organizations in the field of Human Resource Development to maximize workplace learning and performance.
Optimal Utilization of Resources
Visionary Practices ~ Intentionally Shaping the Future
ATD-LA serves as an open forum for developing professional relationships and exchanging ideas and information. Our diverse membership - from the novice to the experienced - participates in Chapter offerings that are cutting edge, exceptional quality, varied in format, the best value, and fun.
ATD-LA leadership is made up of high performing, qualified individuals who share a vision of possibilities and action as well as accountability to agreed upon standards. Our leadership is committed to providing quality services and products ensured by evaluation processes. It demonstrates outstanding teamwork in achieving goals, supporting member participation, and recognizing member contributions.
ATD-LA fully and effectively utilizes internal and external resources through full participation, quality standards, continuity, and budget control. We maintain consistent fiscal growth through sound business practices including goal setting, performance planning ensuring alignment, shared and individual accountability, and continuous monitoring.
The emergent ATD-LA culture embraces a commitment to valuing differences, the ability to disagree, shared resources, camaraderie and enjoyment, full use of technology, and results orientation.