Our Train-the-Trainer programs will help you engage learners on multiple levels. You will learn how to create learning programs that have a lasting impact and that make the most of your organization’s most valuable resource — its people.
Take all 3 Train the Trainer Programs (How Adults Learn; Planning, Designing & Evaluating Training; and Proven Classroom Training Techniques) for the bundled price of $2,195.
Mar 27-31, 2017 (8:30am-4pm)
Jul 24-28, 2017 (8:30am-4pm)
Oct 09-13, 2017 (8:30am-4pm)
Click here to download a PDF program brochure including an overview, benefits, facilitator information and other program details.
Train-the-Trainer: How Adults Learn
Discover how an adult’s learning styles are significantly different than a child’s. Banish the boring lecture, the professorial tone and the theoretical babble. Instead, develop a new, more energized and effective style of training designed specifically for the unique learning needs of adults and experienced working professional.
Train the Trainer: How Adults Learn helps you develop a deeper understanding of the unique aspects of adult learning and incorporate this knowledge into making your own training programs more engaging and effective – creating the kind of training that produces a positive, memorable learning experience and lasting impact for the participants in your training programs.
Train-the-Trainer: Planning, Designing & Evaluating Training
You already know that an adult’s learning style is different than a child’s, and training based on theories and lectures is not the most effective approach for delivering programs. But how do you actually develop your training around the principles of adult learning?
Train the Trainer: Planning, Designing & Evaluating Training helps you make your own training programs more effective using proven approaches for adult learning. This program focuses on helping you with your specific content and audiences and how to combine them in a way that creates an engaging program. The result? A positive, memorable learning experience and lasting impact for you and your participants in your training programs.
Train-the-Trainer: Proven Classroom Training Techniques
Delivering an engaging classroom training program, designed around the principles of adult learning, can be challenging. No lengthy PowerPoint presentations permitted!
In the final program in our Train the Trainer 3-part series, you will experience how to deliver classroom training using a learner focused approach. Train the Trainer: Proven Classroom Training Techniques helps you develop your own facilitation style, so you can guide the learning experience in your programs.
Develop the skills and learn the tools you need to make your classroom training engaging and effective – creating the kind of training that produces a positive, memorable learning experience and lasting impact for the participants in your training programs.
If you are a training facilitator you will sharpen your delivery skills and develop new instructional techniques. If you are a training developer, this session will help you design programs that meet the needs of the facilitator as well as the learners.
Create the kind of training that produces a positive, memorable learning experience and lasting impact for your participants by:
· Understanding how you can incorporate the principles of adult learning in your training experiences so that participants are actively engaged in learning and applying skills
· Leveraging specific techniques to empower learning and drive deeper thinking so that learning becomes more concrete and meaningful to each participant
· Designing training with the specific goal of having a lasting impact
· Determining learners’ needs and your instructional goals upfront, so you can create more focused and relevant content
· Writing workable and measurable learning objectives so training and outcomes are tightly linked
· Designing creative, participative training sessions
· Practicing your delivery so you feel more confident in your abilities
· Improving your presentation skills and content
· Learning how to ask questions that stimulate thought and discussion
· Experiencing it all – practicing, reviewing and critiquing yourself and others
· Creating Action Plans to enhance application of learning and impact
“As a Division HR Field Trainer for The Kroger Company, it is important for me to fully understand how to correctly train colleagues. My position is to teach people in my company how to lead and train, and if I’m not properly trained myself, I could potentially hurt my organization. With the knowledge I have gained from XLC's Train-the-Trainer program, I am confident in my facilitation skills.”
Division HR Field Trainer
The Kroger Company
Ed is an experienced and dynamic trainer, a leader in the field, and President of Management Training Consultants, Inc. a firm that specializes in Train-The-Trainer programs. He has conducted training programs for top fortune 100 corporations in all industries including: Apple, Dun & Bradstreet, Ford Motor and Walt Disney World to name a few.
His previous work experience includes a faculty position in a graduate program in adult learning at the University of Rhode Island. He was elected department chairman and served in this capacity for two years. Later, as a director of a training and development function at Carney Hospital, he created, staffed and managed a department of eleven people.
Ed was a former member of the National Speakers Association and the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). He was a charter member and past President of Rhode Island Chapter of ASTD. He also served as the chairman of the Massachusetts ASTD Advanced Trainer’s Forum, and was Assistant Regional Vice President of Region I, ASTD.
During his career as a training professional, Ed has published articles in HRD Review, Hospital Progress, Employer Services Digest, ASTD Training and Development Journal, and Training News. He has also authored and published the following manuals: Powerful Presentations That Get Results; Planning, Designing and Evaluating Training; Proven Classroom Training Techniques; and How Adults Learn: 15 Practical Tips. He has presented at ASTD National and Regional Conferences, Training’s Cost Effective Training, the American College of Health Care Administrators, and at The Poynter Institute for Reporting, Writing; Editing Faculty.
On repeated occasions over the past six years, Ed Jones has scored a perfect “10″ evaluation rating from every trainer in attendance.