Professional Development Webinars

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IACET's Professional Development Webinars are designed to bring a value added to Accredited Providers and individual affiliates by providing relevant educational opportunities on topics associated with adult continuing education and training.

Interactive and convenient, IACET’s Professional Development series of webinars covers topics such as:

  • Web-Based/Online Course Development and Implementation.
  • Best practices for adult education.
  • Innovative ideas on the latest technology.
  • Ideas for improving classroom instruction and training programs.
  • Best practices for online and classroom instructors.
  • And much more.

Connection Webinars are available to Accredited Providers and Individual Affiliates free of charge.  Non-affiliates may attend select webinars free and most others for a small fee per webinar. You can become an Individual Affiliated fast and easy, join now.

Note: IACET is proud to offer premiere continuing education experiences for the general knowledge of our members. IACET however does not provide Continuing Education Units for these webinars. For accredited providers that offer CEUs for their courses, see our list of accredited providers.

Would you like to offer a webinar in partnership with IACET?  Submit your proposal for consideration.

Professional Development Webinars Overview

When Title Presenter
July 25, 2024

Now and Beyond: AI Shaping the Future of Learning

This webinar explores how AI is transforming continuing education and training. It covers the integration of AI into company policies with a focus on data protection and privacy, practical applications like creating AI-driven learning initiatives, and the value of AI through automation, curriculum design, and compliance with training standards. Attendees will gain insights and strategies for leveraging AI to enhance learning and development initiatives.

Learning Objective

By the end of the webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Craft and implement AI-driven policies that enhance learning and development while ensuring data protection and privacy.
  • Establish and manage effective AI-driven learning programs within the participant's organization.
  • Learn how to use AI to automate processes, design tailored curricula, and ensure compliance with international training standards.
Rowell Mariano
August 29, 2024

Hitchhikers Guide to Artificial Intelligence

Across the world, ChatGPT has become the right-hand of content creators, marketing professionals, and working professionals. But with few individuals understanding the scope of artificial intelligence, the abilities of AI in training and education remain mostly untapped. In this 60-minute webinar, we'll provide a high-level introduction to the world of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Join us as we review AI development, platforms, and tools, exploring the skills and responsibilities of those needed to develop the next age of CE/T experiences. Whether you're completely new to the topic or have some familiarity but want to learn more, this session will give you a solid foundation to start building your understanding of this rapidly advancing field.

Learning Objective

By the end of the webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the core concepts and terminology of artificial intelligence, including machine learning, neural networks, and natural language processing.
  • Identify real-world applications of AI technology and discuss both the benefits and potential risks/ethical considerations.
  • Discover resources and next steps for further learning and exploring hands-on AI development, such as popular tools, platforms, and skill-building opportunities.


Delaney King
September 26, 2024

AI on the Payroll: Leveraging AI for Content Development

Is AI a useful colleague, or formidable foe, for learning and development professionals? Join our webinar tailored for learning professionals, focusing on the latest developments in artificial intelligence for content creation. This session will discuss recent changes in the AI space, helping participants stay ahead of emerging technologies. Key distinctions between open-source and closed-ref AI will be explored, providing clarity on their benefits and suitability for different content development needs. The webinar will offer practical guidance on how to effectively use AI prompts to enhance content creation, including crafting precise prompts and employing strategies for maximizing efficiency.

Ahead of IACET's AI Symposium, you'll get to dig into more topics whether you're on the strategy side or content production, there's something for everyone in this program. Attendees will learn to integrate AI tools into their development processes, enabling the production of engaging and innovative learning materials. By the end of this session, learning professionals will be equipped with the knowledge to leverage AI advancements for improved content quality and process efficiency.


Did AI help us develop this prompt? Join us to find out!

Learning Objective

By the end of the webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss emerging changes/updates to the AI space.
  • Differentiate between open and closed source AI.
  • Utilize AI prompts to aid in content development.
Pam Rosenberg
Kaitlyn Grantner


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