It's global network spans over more than a 100 countries with 70,000 global members. ASTD was established in 1944 and continues to be a sought after voice in the fields of Training, Learning and Development. The head office is in Washington D.C.
ASTD’s mission is to create a world that works better through exceptional learning and performance. For international information see www.astd.org
ASTD Global Network South Africa is the official partner representing ASTD International in South Africa.
Our Mission: To be a global knowledge provider and an exceptional leader in Learning and Workplace Improvement to help create a skilled workforce to adapt to challenges of change in the future.
Our Value Proposition: ASTD Global Network South Africa is a professional body that acts as a hub within Africa, empowering LEARNING and DEVELOPMENT practitioners with relevant Knowledge, Skills and Global Best Practice Solutions in Human Performance Improvement, to enhance skills in the work place. This key objective is supported by our strong focus on networking, collaboration, sharing and relevant international exposure.
We conduct our own local International Conference on an annual basis - for more information click here. We have already completed seven annual international events and 7 State of the Industry reports.
We have over 300 members in South Africa who receive regular newsletters, the monthly Management Today publication, an electronic version of HR Future and invitations to ongoing network events.
The President and founder of ASTD SA is Robin Probart who is supported by an Advisory Board of Directors.