Professional Development Courses

Train the Trainer
One Day - Instructor-led

This course is designed for those who train others on new products via presentations or one-on-one coaching sessions, as well as for those trainers looking to brush up on some basic skills.

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing your audience and selecting relevant materials
  • The most effective ways to present your materials
  • Presentation skills
  • Managing classroom flow
  • Reading your students' moods & attitudes
  • Using each training session to grow as a trainer

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Preparation

  • Dealing with anxiety
  • Self preparation
  • Classroom preparation
  • Starting a day and ending a day

Lesson 2: Adult Learning

  • Truth, value, and indexing test
  • Multiple learning styles
  • Four thinking styles
  • Main types of classroom delivery

Lesson 3: Concept vs. Procedure

  • Conceptual versus procedural thinking
  • Building a concept tree
  • Setup techniques
  • Delivery Methods
  • Following up after delivering a concept
  • Courseware development and the VCP model

Lesson 4: Concept Delivery

  • Assessment tools
  • Pacing your day
  • Analogies
  • Questioning techniques
  • Co-teaching and learning strategies

Lesson 5: Presentation Skills

  • Components of presentation skills
  • Linking to students

Lesson 6: Classroom Management

  • Prevention and control messages
  • Control strategies
  • Handling disruptive students

Lesson 7: Burnout

  • Identifying burnout and stress
  • Dealing with and preventing burnout

Lesson 8: Evaluation and Growth

  • Applying 3 levels of evaluation
  • Identifying growth