The LXD Design Track focuses on the LXD principles that guide developing and supporting learning experience design. The outcome of the coursework is applicable to a single initiative that is being created. Topics explored include techniques to gain support and audience in creating a course, assessing organizational readiness for design-driven learning, and practicing with tools that aide in the planning and development. Participants who follow the design track can be experienced instructional designers or people brand new to the career or interested in a career change. The LXD Executive Track focuses on how learning and development are utilized and strengthened within an organization. The outcome of the coursework is applicable to an organization’s overall deployment and adoption of learning and development tools, systems, culture, goals, etc. This track explores topics that support analyzing organizational readiness, planning for a robust learning ecosystem, and measuring and setting long(er)-term goals for an organization as a whole. Participants who follow the executive trac can be organizational stakeholders, executives, and decision makers. everyone – regardless of which path you choose to follow – starts the course in the same place. The Welcome and Part 1 sections open during the first week. Following Part 1, all learners will have the opportunity to learn a little more about each path and select which track they wish to follow. You do not need to decide up-front. For more information, please visit the LXD home page on NovoEd’s website, scroll down, and click on the “LXD Course Outline” button to view the main differences between the topics covered in each track.