Microlearning Certification WorkshopA Quick Gateway to Designing Engaging, High-Impact Microlearning

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About the Workshop

With today’s twin challenges of short attention spans and busy schedules of employees, organizations are constrained to offer just the right amount of knowledge, on the right topic, at the moment of need. Microlearning has emerged as the ideal solution to effectively address these issues.

Microlearning is a learning strategy that delivers information to learners in small, targeted chunks that are carefully aligned with desired individual and organizational results. Each “learning nugget” is typically only a few minutes long and focused on a single learning objective.

Microlearning can be configured in a variety of engaging formats such as:







Case Scenarios

Digital Flashcards


Mobile Apps

Interactive Resources

Concept and Process Maps

Come join us for an interactive, hands-on one-day workshop on designing microlearning modules - where we discuss all things micro for maximized business results. And, BYOC - bring your own content! You’ll be able to immediately apply our principles and practices to your own needs.

You'll learn from practitioners with 30+ years of instructional design experience; plus, be able to collaborate and network with other top professionals from a variety of organizations.

Objectives of the Workshop

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish microlearning from other instructional strategies
  • Determine appropriate applications (uses) for microlearning
  • Articulate the impact and value of microlearning to organizational results
  • Outline a rapid development process for creating microlearning assets
  • Develop a microlearning asset using a template and design checklists

For your hard work and effort, you’ll be awarded with a certificate of completion and lots of resources for your toolkit!


  • 8:30 am - 9:30 am Registration and Welcome Remarks
  • 9:30 am - 11:15 am Introduction - What Microlearning Is... and What It’s NOT

    Implications on design, development, and deployment

    Learning at the Moment of Need

    Transforming the way people learn

    Accelerated Learning = Accelerated Proficiency

    Creating a progressive array of performance solutions through the Microlearning perspective

  • 11:15 am - 11:30 am Break
  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Recognizing Types of Information for Different Forms of Microlearning Interventions

    The importance of addressing the nature of your content

    Aligning Instructional Activities with Performance Objectives

    Leveraging performance taxonomies: Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor domains in Microlearning

  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
  • 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm Case Scenario - Creating Engaging Microlearning

    Taking a Microlearning storyboard/script to the next level

    Applying Principles to Current Projects

    Refining your instructional activities for Microlearning

  • 3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Closing Remarks

    Available Quick Reference ToolsReflection and Commitment

Key Takeaways

A glimpse at the exciting, invaluable assets that await you:

  • Streamlined process to rapidly design engaging microlearning
  • Analysis and design plan templates
  • A framework for communicating value to stakeholders
  • Storyboard templates
  • Tips and tricks for rapid prototyping and development
  • Quality Assurance (QA) checklists
  • Macro implementation template
  • Ready-to-use microlearning templates in Storyline and Lectora
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Workshop Prerequisites

Participants should bring a laptop or a mobile device (tablet or smartphone), a sense of curiosity, and the willingness to learn collaboratively!


Dr. Howard Lewis

Chief Learning Architect – USA

Dr. Lewis is the founder of and currently serving as President and Chief Learning Architect for Integrated Performance Solutions, Inc. (IPS). Howard has been involved in education, instructional design, and performance technology for over 36 years; including corporate positions with Health Net, Xerox Corporation, Apple Computer, and RTC.

He has extensive experience in areas such as leadership, management, sales and marketing, safety, operations, HR and performance management. He serves as an adjunct professor with Colorado State University teaching High-Impact, On-Demand Performance Solutions. Howard earned his doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Technology and International Training from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Lewis is also a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT), awarded by the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) to experienced practitioners in the field of Organizational Performance Improvement. As the Chief Learning Architect - USA, at CommLab India, Dr. Lewis is responsible for learning strategy development and instructional design consultation in North America. He collaborates with the team in India to create highly-interactive and engaging learning solutions.

Dr. Ayesha Habeeb Omer

COO and Co-founder

The COO and Co-Founder of CommLab India, Dr. Ayesha Habeeb Omer is totally focused on delighting customers. She is an expert in understanding customers' needs and delivering high value-for-money solutions.

A live-wire, high-energy speaker, Ayesha is passionate about customer education, building win-win long-term relations. She is also very knowledgeable about the latest learning technologies, design processes and quality assurance practices in eLearning.

Ayesha has 20 years’ experience in financial services, training, and e-learning. She is a Ph.D. in e-learning and also holds an Advanced E-learning Instructional Design Certificate from ATD, USA.

Tarun Johnson

Tarun Johnson


Tarun Johnson, Director – Customer Experience (Americas), works directly with clients in the Americas to understand their training challenges, especially in healthcare, media/PR, insurance, manufacturing, oil and gas, petrochemicals and pharmaceutical sectors, and streamlines CommLab’s solution to their problems.

His background enables him to provide the required subject matter expertise for customers in chemical, oil and gas, industrial gases, and other related sectors.

A graduate in Environmental Engineering from the United States, he ensures CommLab's training courses reflect accurate, in-depth technical content, which builds on the stellar instructional and learning design strategy instituted by the CommLab team.

Who Should Participate

  • Learning Technology Experts
  • Instructional Technologists
  • Instructional Designers
  • eLearning Developers
  • eLearning Specialists
  • Instructional Content Designers
  • Corporate University Managers
  • Curriculum Designers, Managers, and Directors
  • eLearning Program Directors and Managers
  • Training and Learning Coordinators
  • Education and Training Specialists
  • Learning & Development Specialists

Anyone looking to leverage microlearning solutions to increase organizational efficiencies and performance.

Workshop Locations


Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel3400 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169, USA Tél : +1 702-784-5700


Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile20 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA Tél : +1 312-324-4000


Type of Pass Last Date Amount
Early Bird Rate Ends July 31, 2018 $449
Regular Rate Ends September 30, 2018 $649
Advanced Rate Ends October 10, 2018 $849

The Fees is inclusive of Refreshment, Lunch & Course Material.*Terms & Condition Apply.

If you have any queries or need further assistance, please mail us at events@commlabindia.com

CommLab reserves the right to use the video, audio and content produced during the seminar for educational and promotional purposes.

Payment towards Microlearning Certification Workshop cannot be canceled or rescheduled. All fees paid for the Workshop are non-refundable.

2017 Moments of Success

CommLab India is a global Learning Solutions company with expertise in custom and rapid eLearning development, Flash and legacy course conversions to HTML5, training content translations, and LMS customization. Since 2000, it has been designing interactive and engaging e-courses for more than 100 organizations in 30+ countries across the world.

CommLab uses the latest learning design strategies such as gamification, microlearning, and responsive design to develop tech-enabled learning solutions that appeal to the modern learner. Its commitment to quality has made it one of the top 10 eLearning providers in 2016 and 2017. Read More