Train the Trainer: Impactful Designs

Train the Trainer: Impactful Designs

Hands on 2-day program that teaches design techniques that immerse learners

Trainers will learn how to make their presentations, handouts, worksheets, and training manuals stand out. Our Train the Trainer: Impactful Designs course complements Train the Trainer: Training Foundations to round out your training skills.

In our Train the Trainer: Impactful Designs course, trainers will strengthen their techniques to build, create, and deliver:

Appealing visuals
Easy-to-follow training materials
Logical worksheets
Engagement during webinars and virtual workshops
Efficient leader’s guides

The A-E Professional Development Model was developed by Honey Shelton and is based on her 30 years of experience with adult learning and expertise on training retention. The model identifies five competencies that guide trainers during the entire training process. Users of the model will become keenly aware that the goal is for the learner to learn and not for the trainer to train. Using the model ensures that trainee leave the training session with knowledge, skill and motivation that translates into meaningful results.

Uncover problem areas, establish the rationale and benefits, solicit input. Consider geographical, budgetary and time constraints.

Establish learning objectives, engineer a flow for the training program, onboard subject matter experts, and resource content.

Design the right learning tools that complement the content and target the learning objectives. Incorporate engagement techniques to maximize learning.

Fine-tune timing, staging, learner engagement. Learn to take control of the room and anticipate challenges. Display confidence, interest, and personality.

Circle back to the learning objectives and the primary stakeholders. Solicit feedback and ensure the training translated into on-the-job results.

Shift the emphasis from training to learning

Our experts will demonstrate how to make training materials promote involvement and become more engaging. Participants will become keenly aware that the materials must compliment the speaker. Trainers don’t have to tell attendees everything they know. Rather they must find avenues for the attendee to leave a training program with the skill and motivation to apply what they learned.

These topics are covered during Train the Trainer: Impactful Designs

  • Principles of visual design
  • Effective use of typography
  • Working with images
  • PowerPoint design best practices
  • Advanced PowerPoint techniques
  • Training manual and workbook design
  • Visual engagement techniques
  • Leader’s guide design
  • Advanced Microsoft Word techniques
  • Alternatives to classroom learning
  • Webinar best practices
  • Engaging remote learners
  • Performance-based coaching
  • Online course design basics
  • Working with graphics
  • Sourcing media

How is this program structured?

In-person Sessions: The workshop is split into two seven-hour days, each day starts at 8:30 AM and ends at 4:00 PM CST. A lunch break is provided.

Location for In-Person:  TBD

Traveling and need a hotel?: TBD

Virtual Sessions: February 15-16, 2024.  The workshop is split into two five-hour work days, each day starts at 9:10 AM and ends at 3:00 PM EST (8:10am-2:00pm CST), via Zoom.

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Heather Legge
Heather Legge

Heather Legge is a senior training specialist for InterAction training. Heather is also a certified executive coach, founder of Envision Success Inc, and author of Lead With Moxie. Since starting h... read more.


Vicki Kraai
Vicki Kraai

Vicki Kraai is CEO of InterAction Training. A company passionate about professional development training and education. Vicki’s 25+ years of Community Bank experience started at the family bank in... read more.

Course Title Credits Start Date Start Time End Date Delivery Type Delivery Option Instructor / Location Price
Train the Trainer-Impactful Designs (Virtual Session) .25 02/15/2024 9:00am 02/16/2024 Online Live E-Classroom Training Heather Legge $1,895.00 Register Now
Train the Trainer: Impactful Designs na 06/05/2024 9:30am 06/06/2024 Live In-Person Classroom Live In-Person Classroom Vicki Kraai $1,895.00 Register Now
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