Train the Trainer: Training Foundations

Train the Trainer: Training Foundations

Hands on 2-day program for adult educators that want to excel at engaging learners and producing results

Trainers will learn how to elevate their credibility, confidence, and training skills to new heights. This Train the Trainer experience will help trainers deliver compelling workshops, both online and offline, whether they’re new to the job or seasoned professionals.

In our Train the Trainer: Training Foundations Boot Camp, trainers will learn to use the A-E Professional Development Model to:

  • Create an environment that is conducive to learning
  • Handle difficult attendees and classroom challenges
  • Overcome presentation fear
  • Correctly identify training needs
  • Write meaningful learning objectives
  • Deliver impactful training programs

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 interesting, promote involvement, and build rapport with learners. Participants will become keenly aware that the priority is not that the trainer trains but that the learner learns. 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: Training Foundations Boot Camp

  • Conducting needs assessments
  • Determining training requirements
  • Writing meaningful learning objectives
  • Building internal training partnerships
  • Creating performance impact kits
  • Applying adult learning principles
  • Choosing the right learning method
  • Training design considerations
  • Understanding learner needs
  • Harnessing the power of storytelling
  • Characteristics of effective presentations
  • Training method options and considerations
  • Creating power openings
  • Understanding your communication style
  • Managing classroom challenges
  • Dealing with resistant learners
  • Engaging learners
  • Understanding your personality
  • Managing your stress level
  • Recognizing and working with other personalities
  • Kirkpatrick’s four levels of evaluation
  • Evaluation techniques
  • Determining how to continuously improve yourself
  • Coaching yourself
  • Measuring ROI

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: Kansas City-on the Plaza.  4600 Summit, Kansas City, MO 64112.

Virtual Sessions June 22, 2023-June 23, 2023: The workshop is split into two five-hour work days, each day starts at 8:10 AM and ends at 2:00 PM CST (9:10am-3:00pm EST), via Zoom. The event is preceded by weekly pre-work assignments, Register today! Pre-work assignments take between 20 and 90 minutes to complete. The program is directly followed by an optional, but highly encouraged, two-day deep dive into Impactful Designs. Virtual and In-person sessions available.

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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 TitleCreditsStart DateStart TimeDelivery TypeDelivery OptionInstructor / LocationPrice
Train the Trainer: Training Foundations.25 04/17/2023 9:30amLive In-Person ClassroomLive In-Person Classroom Vicki Kraai$1,895.00 Register Now
Train the Trainer-Training Foundations (Virtual Session).25 06/22/2023 9:00amOnlineLive E-Classroom Training Vicki Kraai$1,895.00 Register Now
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