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Instructional Design Methodology

The program in Instructional Design Methodology (IDM) has been specially designed to help participants develop expertise in designing immersive learning solutions for their end audience. By the end of this intervention, the learner will be able to:

  • Create a design document for a specific learning program leveraging Instructional Design Methodology (IDM)

  • Conduct learner and task analysis for your chosen learning program

  • Learn how to mix and match various learning methodologies and artifacts to deliver value

  • Learn info-mapping and sequencing principles and incorporate them into your design

  • Create learning material and artifacts for a specific learning program

  • Identify methods to make the learning ‘stick’ to the learner

  • Learn about disruptive and new age trends (social, mobile, peer learning) and their impact on learning design

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals who are exploring career paths and want to understand more about instructional Design

  • Learning and Development professionals who are developing training programs, working closely on the content for their organisations to drive and ensure transfer of learning

  • Training professionals who want to build, develop and share content by adapting to the learning trends in 2023.

Program Benefits

  • Certificate of Achievement from SHRM India on successful completion of course and assignments

  • Gain exposure to new age tools and practices to deliver immersive learning experiences

  • Benefit from working real time and creating a design document and artifacts for your learning program

  • Opportunity for individual feedback from SHRM Master Facilitator on your work

  • Opportunity for peer learning and review from a cohort of like-minded learning professionals


A combination of virtual workshops, application to create the design, learning material and artifacts for a real life learning program, review by the facilitator, discussion and peer learning will be your calling in this program. During this workshop, you will be exposed to learning theories, instructional design methods, frameworks and various learning methodologies. You will be encouraged to use these to create a design document, learning material and artifacts.

  • Session 1: Introduction to IDM
    • What’s in a Name?
    • IDM Process
    • Analysis Stage
  • Session 2: Philosophy of IDM
    • Learning Theories
    • Learning Design and Delivery
  • Session 3: Analysis Leading to Design
    • Learner and Task Analysis
    • Design Stage
    • Envisionment Statement
  • Session 4: Writing Clear Objectives
    • Terminal and Enabling Objectives
    • Mager’s Guidelines
    • Writing Objectives
  • Session 5: Aligning Content to Objectives
    • Infomapping Principles for Content
    • Sequencing Learning
    • Learning Formats
  • Session 6: Instructional Methods and Strategies
    • Creation of Artifacts
    • Aligning Methods to Objectives
    • Aligning with Learning Styles
    • Adapting to Today!

Workshop Session Details

Each session of 120 Mins | 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Session I & II

27th & 29th June, 2023

Session III & IV

4th & 6th July, 2023

Session V & VI

11th & 13th July, 2023




Workshop Pricing





INR 24,600

INR 29,900

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PDC Earn 12 Recertification Credits by attending this Workshop (Entire 6 Sessions)

Speaker Profile:
VijayalakshmiViswanathan.jpgVijayalakshmi Viswanathan, Master Facilitator, SHRM India
Vijayalakshmi (Viji) Viswanathan is an Engineer from College of Engineering Guindy, Chennai and an MBA (Gold Medallist) from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University. She also holds a Masters degree in Sociology. She has more than 30 years of experience in industry as well as in executive capability development and has worked in organizations such as Asian Paints, Funskool (India), Mode Research and NIS Sparta Viji is a certified facilitator in psychometrics such as Hogan, MBTI® (Step I and Step II), FIRO-B, Caliper, DiSC, Thomas Profiling and is also an expert facilitator in the use of Facet, LSI and Belbin. Using a combination of workshops, hands-on-projects, feedback and peer learning, she trains and certifies Learning & Development professionals (who design behavioural and leadership programs) and technical subject matter experts (who design technical programs) on how to design and deliver effective training programs. Viji’s expertise in the area of Instructional Design stems from her stint at NIS Sparta (a sister company of NIIT, which pioneered the use of Instructional Design for the courses they used to run in classes across the country). Viji also headed the Corporate Research Centre and NIS Sparta which used to create all the training programs for internal consumption as well as train client trainers who wanted to use the content for internal consumption. Apart from Instructional Design, she also extensively delves in the space of executive coaching and leadership development programs.


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