Instructional Story Design Certification

For instructional designers who have completed The Instructional Story Design Experience and are ready to put their Story Design skills to work on a project with one-on-one mentorship and coaching with author, Rance Greene. This phase focuses on demonstrating a proficiency with each step of Instructional Story Design. It ends with an exam and a reflective write-up on the mentorship experience. Credentials are administered by the School of Story Design for a year. Certification is just the beginning of a long-standing relationship with the School and with Rance. Re-certification is simple. You'll meet with Rance and share your storytelling challenges and successes. There is a $95 fee for re-certification. 


 Project-based coaching
This is Instructional Story Design in real life. Get coaching on every step of the process from Discovery to Design to Development. 
Fully produce a story-based course for work or your portfolio with coaching on every step of the process. 
 Credentials of influence
The skills of Instructional Story Design give you the advantage of being able to connect with your audience in a way that impacts everything you do at work. 

Earn ATD Certification Points

School of Story Design has been pre-approved by the ATD Certification Institute to offer educational programs that can be used towards initial eligibility and recertification of the Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) credentials. This program qualifies for a maximum of 6 points.
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Set goals

Meet one-on-one with Rance to discuss your goals. The program is flexible enough to meet you where you are. 

Set schedule

Each project is unique. The schedule will be adapted to meet your needs. 

Complete assignments

Submit your work for feedback and coaching at every stage of the process. 
Your Instructional Story Design Coach

Rance Greene

Rance Greene formed and the School for Story Design for those who struggle with storytelling at work. His methodology—Story Design—gives leaders, designers and developers a systematic and creative way for discovering who their audience is and how to persuade them to take action on new ideas. He helps talent development teams and consultants discover that they are uniquely equipped to tell the best story for their learning audiences. Rance is the author of Instructional Story Design, a practical guide for developing stories that train. He coaches, teaches, speaks and writes often on the benefits of stories to connect people to one another.
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