ABOUT 2018-01-28T19:55:46+00:00

As a private, independent accrediting agency, the Accrediting Alliance for Training and Development (AATD) specializes in the accreditation of training and consulting firms in the human resources development field, training departments, corporate colleges and corporate universities as well as trainers, consultants and business coaches. AATD was founded and is managed by ITD International.

MILESTONES

1969

1969

Institute of Training & Development (ITD) is founded in Germany and starts its Train the Trainer program.

1975

1975

ITD starts the European Trainer Pool (ETP), a group of more than 300 quality-minded training directors from leading companies.

1978

1978

ITD converts the European Trainer Pool into the Accrediting Alliance for Training & Development (AATD).

1981

1981

ITD and AATD start a Competency Research Project sponsored by Toyota, 3M, B.A.T and DuPont.

1989

1989

ITD expands and moves its headquarters to the United States and changes its name to ITD International.

2000

2000

ITD founds the United States Online University (USOU), focusing on business education, training and development.

2002

2002

AATD and USOU team up for a Virtual Reality Research Project and develop the first Virtual  Competency Simulator for BASF.

2015

2015

AATD implements the Continuous Improvement System with a team of Performance Consultants and HRD Professionals.

2017

2017

AATD starts Certification for Training & Development Programs, Seminars, Webinars and Coaching Systems.