Certified Learning & Development Professional Training

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Certified Learning & Development Professional Training

Original price was: €699.00.Current price is: €349.00.

The Certified Learning & Development Professional (CLDP) program offered by Training Estonia is an internationally recognized and accredited certification that equips L&D professionals with the skills, knowledge, and tools to enhance talent development, corporate training, performance management, and succession planning in organizations.


Here are some key numbers to highlight the benefits of our CLDP certification:

  • Our certification is trusted by organizations across 90+ countries.
  • CLDP-certified professionals have access to GSDC CLDP E-Learning sessions from industry experts.
  • CLDP-certified professionals become members of a global network of GSDC CLDP-certified professionals to network.
  • Become a Part of the Global 10000+ GSDC CLDP certified professionals community
  • The L&D certification is curated by the world’s most esteemed thought leaders, deans, chairs, professors, and academic affiliates from prestigious universities like Yale, MIT, Stanford, Wharton, and Harvard.

We believe that obtaining the CLDP certification is an essential step for L&D professionals who want to advance their careers and make a meaningful impact in their organizations.


Program details: https://www.gsdcouncil.org/certified-learning-and-development-professional

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  • Globally recognized certification.
  • Competitive advantage in the job market.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in critical HR areas.
  • Enhances credibility and reputation.
  • Signals commitment to professional development.
  • Cost-effective recognition of skills and knowledge.
  • Increased likelihood of career advancement.
  • Clear pathway for professional growth.


The objectives of GSDC’s Learning and Development certification program are to enable participants to:

1. Create a framework for successful L&D function and role
2. Build strong domain expertise in L&D
3. Create competency-based learning roadmaps to drive business outcomes
4. Master an effective approach to program design and development
5. Emerge as a trusted advisor to business and learn best practices for effective partnership
6. Identify competency gaps using 360-degree Feedback Technique and competency assessment centers
7. Evaluate training using Correlation Studies
8. Create an Individual Development Plan and Developmental Calendar
9. Develop L&D metrics and gain management buy-in for training initiatives


  • L&D Manager, Functional Consultants
  • Regional Training Managers
  • Senior Trainers, OD Managers, Lead Trainer & Coach
  • L&D Principals, L&D Heads
  • Training specialists, Freelancers, E-learning Specialist
  • Operation Managers, DGM-Training & Development
  • CFO, Corporate trainers, senior executive-training


Fundamentals of L&D and Business Alignment

  • Introduction
  • Objectives of Training
  • Areas of Training
  • Training Drawbacks
  • Benefits of Training
  • Need for Training
  • Types of Training
  • Training Risks
  • Difference between training, education & development
  • Role of T&D in HRD

L&D Core Competencies and Techniques

  • Teaching Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Preparing to Teach
  • Develop and Deliver Concepts
  • Methods in Training
  • Training Delivery Methods
  • Criteria For Method Selection
  • Effective Learning and Teaching Methods

Modern Adult & Experiential Learning Methods

  • What is learning?
  • Learning Styles
  • The Three Representational Modes (TRiM)
  • Self, Met cognition, Cognition, Knowledge (SMCK)
  • Other Supporting Theories
  • Adult Learning
  • Principles of Training
  • Student Types

Designing L&D Policies

  • Policy for Training
  • Good Policy Characteristics
  • Classification of Policies
  • Formulation of Policies
  • Factors Influencing Policy Determination
  • HR Training and Business Management

L&D Needs Analysis

  • Training Content for Different Categories of Employees
  • Steps for Needs Assessment

End to End Designing Learning Journey

  • Learning Objectives
  • Requirements of Learners
  • Steps for T&D Plans
  • Planning Implementation of Training Plan
  • Training Room Design
  • The Training Procedure

Designing L&D Academics

  • Introduction
  • Training at Professional Institutions
  • Workers Training Program
  • Supervisory Training & Development Programme
  • Training Aids
  • Training Media

Competency, OD & HRM Framework of L&D

  • Competencies
  • Competency Profiling
  • Competency-Based HRM Models

Holistic L&D Orientations

  • New Hire Training
  • Purpose of Orientation
  • Goals of Orientation Programs
  • Types of Orientation
  • The Orientation ‘Toolkit’
  • On The Job Training

Leadership and Management Development Programs

  • Management Development Introduction
  • Requisites for Successful Management Development Program
  • Management Development Techniques

Mentoring and Coaching

  • Coaching Employees
  • Activity-Mentoring Training
  • Workplace Mentoring

Digitalization of L&D

  • Computer Aided Instruction
  • Computer-based Training
  • CBT Usage
  • Decision Process for CBT Viability
  • New Capabilities
  • Web-Based Training
  • FLEX

L&D Effectiveness and Evaluation

  • Concept
  • Need for Evaluation
  • Principles of Evaluation
  • Evaluation Design
  • Measuring Training Effectiveness/Impact
  • Evaluation Plan
  • Evaluation Types and Process
  • Warr’s Framework of Evaluation
  • Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation
  • Feedback and Assessment
  • Evaluating Training-staff Performance
  • ROI (Return on Investment) in Training
  • Cost Effectiveness
  • Justification on Investment
  • Evaluation of Management Training
  • General Observations

Performance-Driven Learning Culture

  • Effective T & D
  • Assessing Training Effectiveness
  • High Yield Training Checklist
  • Training for Performance

Resourceful L&D Specialist

  • Training & Development Specialist
  • Role of T&D Specialist
  • Skills of An Effective Trainer

Diversity and Inclusivity

  • Introduction
  • Attitudes
  • Diversity Strategies
  • Best Practices

CapStone Project

  • The capstone project provides practical project management experience that helps develop critical skills such as critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving.
  • This project enables candidates to become effective project managers by gaining a deep understanding of project management and practical experience.
  • In summary, the capstone project is a valuable opportunity to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical skills, providing hands-on experience and critical skill development essential for future careers.


There is no recommended experience required for getting this certification.

Exam Details

  • There will be a Multiple Choice Questions exam of 40 marks.
  • You need to acquire 26+ marks to clear the exam.
  • If you fail, you can retake the exam after one day.
  • In case the participant does not score a passing percentage then they will be granted a 2nd attempt at no additional cost. Re-examination can be taken up to 30 days from the date of the 1st exam attempt.


What is the Learning and Development certification?

  • The Learning and Development certification is a professional credential that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to design, develop, and deliver effective training programs for organizations.

What topics are covered in Training and Development certificate exam?

  • The Learning and Development Certificate exam covers topics such as diversity training, Assessing training effectiveness, Management development and more.

What are the benefits of obtaining the Certification in Learning and Development?

  • Obtaining the Certifications for Learning and Development can enhance career opportunities, demonstrate credibility in training and development, increase earning potential, and provide access to a network of professionals in the industry.

How long is the Learning and Development certification valid?

  • All our certifications have a lifetime validity, so there are no annual renewal costs or examinations you have to give in order to keep your certification valid.

What is the technical foundation required for Learning & Development Certification?

  • While there are no specific technical prerequisites, having a basic understanding of instructional design, training delivery techniques, and learning management systems is helpful.

Are there any specific software or tools that I need to know for Learning & Development Certification?

  • Familiarity with e-learning authoring tools, virtual classroom platforms, learning management systems, and multimedia production software can be beneficial but is not required.

How can I apply the technical skills learned in Learning & Development Certification to my current role?

  • The technical skills and knowledge gained from Certifications for Training and Development can be applied to a variety of roles, including instructional designers, trainers, learning and development managers, and e-learning developers.

How is data analysis and evaluation integrated into Learning & Development Certification?

  • Effective evaluation of learning programs requires the ability to collect, analyze, and report on data. The certification program covers methods for evaluating learning programs and using data to improve learning outcomes.

Are there any prerequisites for enrolling in Learning & Development Certification?

  • Prerequisites for Learning & Development Certification may vary depending on the provider, but most programs do not have strict prerequisites. However, having a background in education, instructional design, or e-learning development may be beneficial.

What types of organizations can benefit from having employees with Learning & Development Certifications?

  • Any organization that offers training or e-learning courses can benefit from having employees with Learning & Development Certifications. This includes businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations.

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