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What you will learn - Master The Learning Cycle & Get More Out Of Training
  • Understand Kolb's learning styles and learning cycle
  • Understand Kirkpatrick's level of evaluation
  • Be familiar with many types of evaluation tools, including goal setting, tests, reactionary sheets, interviews, observations, hip-pocket assessments, skill assessments and learning journals
  • Understand when to use each type of evaluation tool
  • Be able to perform a needs assessment
  • Know how to write learning objectives and link them to evaluation
  • Be able to write an evaluation plan to evaluate learning at each stage of the training and far beyond
  • Know how to identify the costs, benefits, and return on investment of training
  • Be familiar with the parts of a business case
Get BIG Savings with our Measuring Results from Training Online Bundle, 10 Certificate Courses
  1. Measuring Results from Training
  2. Developing Your Training Program
  3. Performance Management: Managing Employee Performance
  4. Make Training Fun
  5. Making Training Stick
  6. Motivation Training: Motivating Your Workforce
  7. Train The Trainer - Improving Training Results
  8. Train The Trainer: Survival Skills
  9. Trainer The Trainer Comprehensive
  10. Training with Visual Storytelling
1. Measuring Results from Training: Master The Learning Cycle & Get More Out Of Training

Although we all know that training can have many amazing benefits, sometimes it can be hard to prove those benefits and attach a dollar value to training. Some topics, like sales training or time management, might have direct, tangible benefits.

Other topics, like communication or leadership, might have benefits that you can’t put a dollar value on. In this course, we will learn about the different ways to evaluate training progress, and how to use those results to demonstrate the results that training brings.

2. Developing Your Training Program: Learn The ICE Method For Identifying Needs

Successful training programs are meaningful, practical, and beneficial to both trainees and the organizations they work for. This course will give you a step-by-step guide for developing a great training program.

You will start this course by considering what training is, when it is necessary, and what other options are out there. Then, you will learn the ICE method for identifying needs, a seven-step model for instructional design, and tips for building an engaging program. Next, you will walk through the steps of program design, including setting learning objectives, identifying evaluation strategies, choosing learning methodologies, finding content, creating energizers, using assessment tools, developing supporting materials, and testing the program. You will also receive tips on creating a proposal for a training program and building rapport with company sponsors.

3. Performance Management: Managing Employee Performance: Learn to motivate work environments

Corporate trainers can offer inspiration and solid tools for individuals responsible for measuring Performance Management: Managing Employee Performance.

 

4. Make Training Fun: Use activates and humor to make your training experiences fun and engaging

Humor can help you make your training sessions just as engaging as fun social occasions. Even better, you don’t need to be the class clown or an award-winning comedian to do it. This course will give you some easy ways to use activates and humor to make your training experiences fun and engaging.

In this course, you will explore different types of games, including icebreakers, energizers, simulations, and case studies. You will also learn how to get buy-in, deal with reluctant participants, troubleshoot games, and create your own games. To top things off, we will give you four activities that you can customize and re-use in your own training sessions.

5. Making Training Stick: Develop An Effective Training Style

We have all participated in training courses. Some of these have been helpful and useful in our everyday lives and others have seemed redundant and a waste of time. How often have we cheered or grumbled at being asked to participate in a training day? The good news is that all training can be useful and applicable if the trainer keeps some simple tips in mind when developing and applying training. We all learn differently, but there are some truths about learning that can be applicable to most groups and can be tweaked to fit any training session. This course will help you identify ways to make your training stickier for your students.
In this course, you’ll learn ways to help make your training stickier so that the learners will retain the material better. You will familiarize yourself with strategies that can help learning to stick with the audience in an effective and meaningful way. You will learn how to keep learners focused and motivated to absorb material. Also, you will learn ways to develop an effective training style, using appropriate training aids and techniques.

6. Motivation Training: Motivating Your Workforce: Learn about motivational theories and how to apply them

Employees who feel valued and recognized for the work they do are more motivated, responsible, and productive.

This Motivation Training: Motivating your Workforce Course will help participants create a more dynamic, engaged, and energized workplace as they learn how to motivate employees. Every employee is motivated by different things, and acknowledging what motivates each person individually is important in strengthening their connection to their employer and workplace — a connection that will pay off in numerous positive ways.

7. Train The Trainer - Improving Training Results: Learn tools and techniques, including cost-benefit analysis and return on investment....

Think back to the last training program that you conducted or attended. What did you learn from that course? How did you (or your students) apply the new skills back in the workplace? Can you tie those results directly back to the training program?
In this course, you will learn how to measure training results using Donald Kirkpatrick’s four-level evaluation model. You will also learn about essential tools and techniques, including cost-benefit analysis and return on investment.

8. Train The Trainer: Survival Skills: Learn the basic skills that every trainer must have, plus more

Few people choose training and development while they are still in school, and yet there are talented and knowledgeable trainers working in every industry. If you are thinking about becoming a trainer, or have started doing some training already and want to know more about what will help you to become an excellent trainer, this train the trainer certificate program will help you start your journey.

In this course, you will learn the basic skills that every trainer must have. This includes dressing appropriately, being assertive, being genuine, communicating well, connecting with people, handling difficult participants, and a desire to learn. At the end of the course, you’ll review a list of do’s and don’ts and consider your next steps.

9. Trainer The Trainer Comprehensive: Learn what makes a successful trainer and a successful training program

This course will give you the training skills that you need so that your students not only learn, but also enjoy the process, retain information shared, and use their new skills back in the workplace.
In this train the trainer certificate, you will learn what makes a successful trainer and a successful training program. You will also learn about adult learning principles, the learning process, Kolb’s experiential learning cycle, and learning styles. You’ll even complete an assessment to help you identify your training preferences. Then, you will learn how to apply the learning cycle to assess needs, develop a program outline, choose training methods, design learning sequences, add some fun and games, and launch the program. You will also learn tips for delivering your program and managing difficult participants.

10. Training with Visual Storytelling: Learn How To Use Storytelling To Engage The Hearts And Minds Of Your Audience

Learn how to tell powerful and compelling stories like a pro! Our Storytelling Online Course will teach you how to use storytelling to engage your audience's hearts and minds.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information estimates that the average human’s attention span is about eight seconds. That’s a drop of 33% over the past 15 years. For trainers and public speakers, this means that we have less time than ever to catch our audience’s attention, get them engaged, and ensure that they retain the information being shared.

Our comprehensive course will cover all the essential elements of a successful story, as well as a variety of storyboarding and graphic design tools. After completing this course, you’ll be ready to create engaging, compelling training sessions that can inspire any audience.

At Courses For Success, our training programs have been carefully developed by leading professionals and validated by industry experts to guarantee you are getting the most up-to-date experience. By enrolling in this course, you can be confident you are getting the best education possible.

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This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

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Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate.

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The Measuring Results from Training 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Measuring Results from Training

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two: Kolb's Learning Styles

  • Lesson One: The Four-stage process
  • Lesson Two: Accommodators
  • Lesson Three: Divergers
  • Lesson Four: Convergers
  • Lesson Five: Assimilators

Module Three: Kirkpatrick's Level of Evaluation

  • Lesson One: Overview
  • Lesson Two: Level One: Reactions
  • Lesson Three: Level Two: Learning
  • Lesson Four: Level Three: Behavior
  • Lesson Five: Level Four: Results

Module Four: Types of Measurement Tools

  • Lesson One: Goal setting
  • Lesson Two: Self-evaluations
  • Lesson Three: Peer evaluations
  • Lesson Four: Supervisor evaluations
  • Lesson Five: High-Level evaluations

Module Five: Focusing the Training

  • Lesson One: Performing a Needs Assessment
  • Lesson Two: Creating Learning Objectives
  • Lesson Three: Drilling Down Into Content

Module Six: Creating an Evaluation Plan

  • Lesson One: What Will We Evaluate?
  • Lesson Two: When Will the Evaluation be Completed?
  • Lesson Three: How will we evaluate it?
  • Lesson Four: Who will perform the evaluation?

Module Seven: Assessing Learning before Training

  • Lesson One: Workplace Observation
  • Lesson Two: Objectives Assessment

Module Eight - Assessing Learning during Training

  • Reviewing learning objectives
  • Performing hip-pocket assessments
  • Quizzes and tests
  • Skill assessments

Module Nine - Assessing Learning after Training

  • Evaluation timelines
  • Learning journal
  • Goal setting
  • Additional methods of evaluation

Module Ten - The Long Term View

  • Creating a long term evaluation plan
  • Methods of evaluation
  • Documenting lessons learned

Module Eleven - Calculating the Return on Investment (ROI)

  • A basic ROI formula
  • Identifying and measuring tangible benefits
  • Identifying and measuring intangible benefits
  • Calculating total costs
  • Making a business case

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Developing Your Training Program

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment
  •     Pre-Assignment Questions

Session 2: Program Design

  •     Getting Started
  •     Fitting Into the Plan and Future Growth
  •     The Program’s Role
  •     Support From Within
  •     When is Training Necessary?
  •     Alternatives to Training
  •     Essential Elements
  •     Communicating Training

Session 3: Identifying Needs

  •     The ICE Method
  •     When is Training Not Appropriate?
  •     Isolating
  •     Consulting
  •     Evaluating
  •     Building Your Training Needs Analysis Case Study
  •     Making Connections

Session 4: The Training Model

  •     Basic Principles: Moderation
  •     Balance
  •     Involvement
  •     Continue Learning!
  •     Building an Engaging Program
  •     Instructional Systems Design Model

Session 5: The Program’s Basic Outline

  •     Learning Objectives: Determining Objectives
  •     Determining Objectives
  •     Considerations When Writing Objectives
  •     Prerequisites
  •     Types of Objectives
  •     Setting the Scope
  •     Verbs for Writing Clear, Concise Training Objectives
  •     Objectives Exercise

Session 6: Evaluation Strategies

  •     Methods of Evaluation
  •     What Information Do You Want?
  •     Testing Attitudes
  •     Four Levels
  •     Evaluation Methods
  •     Points to Remember
  •     Creative Evaluation Strategies
  •     Evaluation Tips
  •     Evaluating the Evaluation
  •     Sample Feedback Form
  •     Evaluations Exercise

Session 7: Defining Your Approach

  •     Methodology: Approaches to Learning
  •     Key Methodologies
  •     Other Ingredients
  •     Other Considerations
  •     Five Tips for Top Notch Results
  •     Approaches to Learning: A Lesson in Itself
  •     Project Choices
  •     Background Information
  •     My Methods

Session 8: Researching and Developing Content

  •     Researching Content
  •     Content Considerations

Session 9: Pre-Assignments in Training

  •     Making Connections

Session 10: Choosing Openings and Energizers

  •     Getting Started
  •     The Value of Games
  •     Types of Games
  •     Tips for Success

Session 11: Training Instruments, Assessments, and Tools

  •     Making Connections

Session 12: Creating Supporting Materials

  •     Student Guides
  •     Handouts
  •     Electronic Slides

Session 13: Testing the Program

  •     Testing the Program

Session 14: Creating Proposals

  •     Organizing Your Proposal: Introduction
  •     Fundamentals for Writing Internal Proposals
  •     Training Proposal Checklist
  •     Proposal for a Training Program
  •     Framework

Session 15: Building Rapport

  •     Building Rapport

Session 16: Pulling it all Together

  •     Action Plan

A Personal Action Plan    

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 3 - Performance Management: Managing Employee Performance

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: The Shared Management Model

Session Three: Setting Goals

  • Setting Goals with SPIRIT
  • Getting Into It
  • Session Four: Phase I (Preparation)
  • Overview
  • Choosing the Right Person for the Job
  • Setting Standards
  • Effective Training
  • Coaching 101

Session Five: Phase II (Activation)

  • Overview
  • Motivation

Session Six: Phase III, Part A (Ongoing Evaluation)

  • Overview
  • Characteristics of Effective Feedback
  • Individual Exercise
  • Accepting Criticism

Session Seven: Phase III, Part B (Formal Evaluation)

  • Overview
  • Case Study: What Upset John?
  • About Performance Reviews
  • Recommended Reading List

Course 4 - Make Training Fun

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment Instructions
  • Your Assignment

 Session 2: Let’s Have Some Fun!

  • The Four Steps in Experiential Learning
  • The Principles of Adult Learning
  • The Value of Games
  • Tips for Success
  • Favorite Games

 Session 3: Getting Everyone on Board

  • Getting Buy-In
  • State Objectives
  • Rules
  • Preparation
  • Learning From the Truly Greats and Big Mistakes

 Session 4: Choosing the Right Game

  • Types of Games
  • Facilitator Responsibilities
  • Dealing with Reluctant Participants

 Session 5: When Games Go Badly

  • Troubleshooting Games
  • Difficult Situations

 Session 6: Using Humor in Training

  • Being CREATIF

 Session 7: Wavy Lines

  • Activity
  • Debrief

 Session 8: Quick and Easy Games

  • Why These Games?
  • Hot Potato
  • Passing Introductions
  • The Orange

 Session 9: Creating a Game

  • Procedure for Game Design
  • Game Design Worksheet
  •  A Personal Action Plan
  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Course 5 - Making Training Stick

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: Five Strategies for Stickiness!

  •     Background Information
  •     The Five Strategies

Session 3: Designing a Program That Will Stick

  •     Building Support for your Program
  •     Think Ahead
  •     Reflect
  •     Writing Learning Objectives
  •     Why Display or Share Objectives?
  •     How Do You Write Objectives?
  •     Focusing on Results
  •     What is Measurable?

Session 4: Teaching Tips and Tricks

  •     The Four Steps in Experiential Learning
  •     Making Connections
  •     The Principles of Adult Learning
  •     Tying Learning to Work
  •     Adults vs. Children

Session 5: What Method is the Stickiest?

  •     Developing Training That is Sticky

Session 6: Following Up

  •     Seven Points for any Follow-Up Program
  •     Additional Points
  •     The Buddy System and Delegating Follow-Up
  •     Follow-up or Folly?

Session 7: Strategies for Taking Training Further

  •     Mentorship Programs
  •     Trainee Trains Others

Session 8: A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 6 - Motivation Training: Motivating Your Workforce

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: What is Motivation?

Session Three: Supervising and Motivation

  • Why is Motivation Important?
  • Identifying Motivators

Session Four: Motivational Theories

  • A Look at Theory
  • Pre-Assignment Review

Session Five: Setting Goals

  • Setting Goals with SPIRIT
  • Goal Setting and Goal Getting!

Session Six: The Role of Values

  • Work Values
  • What Do We Value In Work?
  • Bringing It All Together

Session Seven: Creating a Motivational Climate

  • Behavioral (Reinforcement) Theory
  • Expectancy Theory
  • McClelland’s Needs Theory

Session Eight: Applying Your Skills

  • Situational Analysis
  • Case Studies

Session Nine: Designing Motivating Jobs

  • Designing My Job
  • Techniques for Job Design or Redesign
  • A Motivational Checklist
  • Recommended Reading List

Course 7 - Train The Trainer - Improving Training Results

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment, Part One
  • Pre-Assignment, Part Two

 Session 2: Setting the Framework

  • Identifying What You Will Measure
  • Step One: Isolating
  • Step Two: Consulting
  • Step Three: Evaluating
  • Take Note
  • Determining How You Are Going to Measure It
  • Designing an Evaluation Strategy to Fit Your Training Needs, Part One
  • Designing an Evaluation Strategy to Fit Your Training Needs, Part Two
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • Making Connections, Part Two

 Session 3: Pre-Assignment Review

  • Making Connections

 Session 4: Kirkpatricks Evaluation Model

  • Methods of Evaluation
  • The Four Levels
  • Exploring the Levels
  • Using Rubrics to Evaluate Results
  • Other Methods of Evaluation
  • Points to Remember
  • Creative Evaluation Strategies
  • Evaluation Tips
  • Evaluating the Evaluation
  • Sample Feedback Form
  • Getting Results by Testing the Program
  • Making Connections

 Session 5: The Return on Investment

  • Clarifying Expectations
  • Case Study
  • Indicators of Value
  • What Training Does
  • Getting the Evaluation Right
  • Making Connections
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis, Part One
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis, Part Two
  • The Elements of the CBA
  • Making Connections
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis Worksheet, Part One
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis Worksheet, Part Two
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis Worksheet, Part Three
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis Worksheet, Part Four
  • Calculating the Return on Investment

 Session 6: Presenting Training Results

  • Getting Ready
  • Preparing for the Meeting
  • Getting It Right
  • Ground Control
  • Practice Never Hurts
  • Making Connections
  •  A Personal Action Plan
  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Course 8 - Train The Trainer: Survival Skills

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment: What Makes a Good Trainer?

Session 2: What Makes a Good Trainer?

  •     What is a Trainer?
  •     Pre-Assignment Review
  •     Adult Learning

Session 3: Personal Best, Professional Best

  •     Putting Your Best Foot Forward
  •     Tips for Looking Professional
  •     Making Connections

Session 4: Being Genuine

  •     Making Connections
  •     Examples of Being Genuine

Session 5: Assertiveness Skills

  •     Understanding Assertiveness
  •     Aggressive Behavior
  •     Manipulative or Passive-Aggressive Behavior
  •     Passive Behavior
  •     Assertive Behavior

Session 6: Asking the Right Questions

  •     Asking Good Questions: Types of Questions
  •     Improving Communication with Questions
  •     Types of Open-Ended Questions
  •     Probing
  •     Pushing My Buttons

Session 7: Listening Skills

  •     Can You Hear Me?
  •     Active Listening Skills
  •     Responding to Feelings
  •     Reading Cues
  •     Demonstration Cues
  •     Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  •     What is Said and What is Heard

Session 8: Connecting with People

  •     Rapport Building
  •     Facilitative Training: Key Differences
  •     Other Methods to Consider
  •     Thinking Outside the Box
  •     The Tipping Point
  •     A Shift in Training
  •     Do I Have What it Takes?

Session 9: Defusing Difficult Participants

  •     Making Connections

Session 10: Essentials for Success

  •     What Makes a Good Trainer?

Session 11: Do’s and Don’ts for New Trainers

  •     Do
  •     Don't

A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 9 - Trainer The Trainer Comprehensive

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Self-Development: A Checklist for Trainer-Trainees
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Defining a Successful Training Program

  • Defining Successful Training
  • About Audiences
  • Advantages of Workplace Training

 Session 3: What Makes a Successful Trainer?

  • Key Characteristics
  • Mistakes and Solutions
  • Stimulating a Readiness to Learn
  • How to Facilitate Learning
  • How to Inhibit Learning

 Session 4: A Word About Adult Learning

  • Understanding Adult Learning

 Session 5: The Learning Process

  • The Four Steps

 Session 6: Principles of Adult Learning

  • Making Connections
  • The Principles of Adult Learning
  • Making Connections

 Session 7: Whats Your Type? How About Mine?

  • Assessing Your Preferences
  • Questionnaire
  • What Does it Mean To Have a Number?
  • Mostly As – Inquiring Rationals
  • Mostly Bs – Authentic Idealists
  • Mostly Cs – Organized Guardians
  • Mostly Ds – Resourceful Artisans
  • Whats Important?
  • The Experiential Learning Cycle
  • Kolbs Learning Cycle
  • Modifying Our Approach
  • The Authentic Idealist Learning Style
  • The Inquiring Rational Learning Style
  • The Resourceful Artisan Learning Style
  • The Organized Guardian Learning Style

 Session 8: Applying the Learning Cycle

  • The Four-Stage Cycle
  • Example
  • Making Connections
  • Individual Exercise

 Session 9: Extroverts and Introverts

  • Introversion/Extroversion Survey
  • Questionnaire
  • Case Study: Ashley and Holly
  • Lessons to Learn
  • Typical Workshop Participants

 Session 10: The Training Process

  • Process in Brief
  • When is Training Necessary?
  • Three Steps to an Efficient Needs Analysis: Overview
  • Isolating
  • Steps in ICE
  • Consulting
  • Evaluating
  • When is Training Not Appropriate?
  • Help! I Need a Template!

 Session 11: Planning Training

  • Developing Objectives
  • Determining Objectives
  • Considerations When Writing Objectives
  • Types of Objectives
  • Setting the Scope
  • Writing Tips
  • Verbs for Writing Clear, Concise Training Objectives
  • Writing Objectives
  • Researching Content
  • Planning an Interactive Program

 Session 12: Choosing Training Methods

  • Choosing the Right Method
  • Overview of Common Training Methods
  • Summary
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Individual Exercises

 Session 13: Designing a Learning Sequence

  • The Model
  • Sample Sequences

 Session 14: Adding Games

  • The Value of Games
  • Choosing the Right Game
  • Facilitator Responsibilities

 Session 15: Setting the Climate

  • Creating Atmosphere

 Session 16: Presentation Skills

  • Limitations of Telling
  • Limitations of Showing
  • Overcoming Nervousness
  • Using Non-Verbal Communication
  • The Appropriate Distance between You and the Audience
  • Stand Erect
  • Consider Your Appearance
  • Move About and Use Gestures
  • Control Your Facial Expressions and Mannerisms
  • Maintain Eye Contact
  • Using Notes
  • Managing the Question and Answer Period
  • General Guidelines
  • Tips for Stunning Visuals
  • Tips for Success
  • Typography Tips and Tricks
  • Types of Visual Aids
  • A Word about Flip Charts

 Session 17: Dealing with Difficult Trainees

  • Big Talkers
  • The Kidder
  • Exhausted and Droopy
  • Not Into It!
  • Poor Follow-Through on Assignments
  • Failure to Arrive/Return from Breaks on Time
  • Whisperers

 Session 18: On-the-Job Training

  • Essentials of On-the-Job Training
  • Step 1: Job Breakdown
  • Step 2: Demonstration
  • Step 3: Have the Trainee Do the Job (Supervised)
  • Step 4: Follow Up
  • One-on-One Peer Training
  • Hands-On Training
  • Coaching

 Session 19: Training Presentations

  • Training Preparation Worksheet

 Session 20: Designing Evaluations

  • Effective Evaluations
  • Examples
  • Evaluation Techniques
  •  A Personal Action Plan
  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Course 10 - Training with Visual Storytelling

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: How Storytelling Can Boost Your Training Power

  •     Setting the Stage
  •     Training vs. Meetings
  •     Focusing on What’s Important
  •     The Golden Circle
  •     Connecting to the Why, Part One
  •     Connecting to the Why, Part Two

Session 3: The Elements of a Powerful Story

  •     Identifying Your Audience
  •     Choosing the Right Channels
  •     Connecting with the Audience
  •     What’s In It For Me?
  •     Making Connections
  •     Defining the Story’s Purpose
  •     What People Remember
  •     The Potential of Stories
  •     Transformation
  •     The Structure of Stories
  •     Making Your Structure Solid
  •     The Persuasive Story Pattern
  •     Developing the Story’s Content
  •     Creating a Catalog
  •     Case Study
  •     Questions

Session 4: Storyboarding Techniques

  •     Storyboarding the Old-Fashioned Way
  •     Sample Storyboarding Form
  •     Additional Approaches
  •     Storyboarding with Apps
  •     Sample Tools
  •     Collaborating with Others
  •     Animated Presentations
  •     Case Study

Session 5: Bringing the Story to Life

  •     Graphic Design 101
  •     Signal vs. Noise
  •     Case Studies
  •     Turning Down the Noise
  •     Going Beyond the Basics
  •     Flow
  •     Contrast
  •     White Space
  •     Unity
  •     Data Overload
  •     Choosing the Right Medium for Your Message
  •     Trainer’s Tip
  •     Making Connections
  •     Being Presentable
  •     Taking Your Visual Storytelling to the Next Level
  •     Avoid the Rush
  •     Practice on Camera in Slide Show Mode
  •     Be Deliberate About Being Memorable

Session 6: Tools and Technology

  •     Software Tools
  •     Haiku Deck
  •     eLearning Approaches
  •     Articulate Products
  •     Case Study
  •     Adobe Captivate
  •     Gamification
  •     The Growth of Gamers
  •     Applying Gamification to eLearning
  •     Relying on Technology
  •     Making Connections

A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There
Requirements

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

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Windows:

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Course Summary

  • Delivery: Online
  • Access: Unlimited Lifetime
  • Time: Study at your own pace
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours per course
  • Assessments: Yes
  • Qualification: Certificate
About This Course
What you will learn - Master The Learning Cycle & Get More Out Of Training
  • Understand Kolb's learning styles and learning cycle
  • Understand Kirkpatrick's level of evaluation
  • Be familiar with many types of evaluation tools, including goal setting, tests, reactionary sheets, interviews, observations, hip-pocket assessments, skill assessments and learning journals
  • Understand when to use each type of evaluation tool
  • Be able to perform a needs assessment
  • Know how to write learning objectives and link them to evaluation
  • Be able to write an evaluation plan to evaluate learning at each stage of the training and far beyond
  • Know how to identify the costs, benefits, and return on investment of training
  • Be familiar with the parts of a business case
Get BIG Savings with our Measuring Results from Training Online Bundle, 10 Certificate Courses
  1. Measuring Results from Training
  2. Developing Your Training Program
  3. Performance Management: Managing Employee Performance
  4. Make Training Fun
  5. Making Training Stick
  6. Motivation Training: Motivating Your Workforce
  7. Train The Trainer - Improving Training Results
  8. Train The Trainer: Survival Skills
  9. Trainer The Trainer Comprehensive
  10. Training with Visual Storytelling
1. Measuring Results from Training: Master The Learning Cycle & Get More Out Of Training

Although we all know that training can have many amazing benefits, sometimes it can be hard to prove those benefits and attach a dollar value to training. Some topics, like sales training or time management, might have direct, tangible benefits.

Other topics, like communication or leadership, might have benefits that you can’t put a dollar value on. In this course, we will learn about the different ways to evaluate training progress, and how to use those results to demonstrate the results that training brings.

2. Developing Your Training Program: Learn The ICE Method For Identifying Needs

Successful training programs are meaningful, practical, and beneficial to both trainees and the organizations they work for. This course will give you a step-by-step guide for developing a great training program.

You will start this course by considering what training is, when it is necessary, and what other options are out there. Then, you will learn the ICE method for identifying needs, a seven-step model for instructional design, and tips for building an engaging program. Next, you will walk through the steps of program design, including setting learning objectives, identifying evaluation strategies, choosing learning methodologies, finding content, creating energizers, using assessment tools, developing supporting materials, and testing the program. You will also receive tips on creating a proposal for a training program and building rapport with company sponsors.

3. Performance Management: Managing Employee Performance: Learn to motivate work environments

Corporate trainers can offer inspiration and solid tools for individuals responsible for measuring Performance Management: Managing Employee Performance.

 

4. Make Training Fun: Use activates and humor to make your training experiences fun and engaging

Humor can help you make your training sessions just as engaging as fun social occasions. Even better, you don’t need to be the class clown or an award-winning comedian to do it. This course will give you some easy ways to use activates and humor to make your training experiences fun and engaging.

In this course, you will explore different types of games, including icebreakers, energizers, simulations, and case studies. You will also learn how to get buy-in, deal with reluctant participants, troubleshoot games, and create your own games. To top things off, we will give you four activities that you can customize and re-use in your own training sessions.

5. Making Training Stick: Develop An Effective Training Style

We have all participated in training courses. Some of these have been helpful and useful in our everyday lives and others have seemed redundant and a waste of time. How often have we cheered or grumbled at being asked to participate in a training day? The good news is that all training can be useful and applicable if the trainer keeps some simple tips in mind when developing and applying training. We all learn differently, but there are some truths about learning that can be applicable to most groups and can be tweaked to fit any training session. This course will help you identify ways to make your training stickier for your students.
In this course, you’ll learn ways to help make your training stickier so that the learners will retain the material better. You will familiarize yourself with strategies that can help learning to stick with the audience in an effective and meaningful way. You will learn how to keep learners focused and motivated to absorb material. Also, you will learn ways to develop an effective training style, using appropriate training aids and techniques.

6. Motivation Training: Motivating Your Workforce: Learn about motivational theories and how to apply them

Employees who feel valued and recognized for the work they do are more motivated, responsible, and productive.

This Motivation Training: Motivating your Workforce Course will help participants create a more dynamic, engaged, and energized workplace as they learn how to motivate employees. Every employee is motivated by different things, and acknowledging what motivates each person individually is important in strengthening their connection to their employer and workplace — a connection that will pay off in numerous positive ways.

7. Train The Trainer - Improving Training Results: Learn tools and techniques, including cost-benefit analysis and return on investment....

Think back to the last training program that you conducted or attended. What did you learn from that course? How did you (or your students) apply the new skills back in the workplace? Can you tie those results directly back to the training program?
In this course, you will learn how to measure training results using Donald Kirkpatrick’s four-level evaluation model. You will also learn about essential tools and techniques, including cost-benefit analysis and return on investment.

8. Train The Trainer: Survival Skills: Learn the basic skills that every trainer must have, plus more

Few people choose training and development while they are still in school, and yet there are talented and knowledgeable trainers working in every industry. If you are thinking about becoming a trainer, or have started doing some training already and want to know more about what will help you to become an excellent trainer, this train the trainer certificate program will help you start your journey.

In this course, you will learn the basic skills that every trainer must have. This includes dressing appropriately, being assertive, being genuine, communicating well, connecting with people, handling difficult participants, and a desire to learn. At the end of the course, you’ll review a list of do’s and don’ts and consider your next steps.

9. Trainer The Trainer Comprehensive: Learn what makes a successful trainer and a successful training program

This course will give you the training skills that you need so that your students not only learn, but also enjoy the process, retain information shared, and use their new skills back in the workplace.
In this train the trainer certificate, you will learn what makes a successful trainer and a successful training program. You will also learn about adult learning principles, the learning process, Kolb’s experiential learning cycle, and learning styles. You’ll even complete an assessment to help you identify your training preferences. Then, you will learn how to apply the learning cycle to assess needs, develop a program outline, choose training methods, design learning sequences, add some fun and games, and launch the program. You will also learn tips for delivering your program and managing difficult participants.

10. Training with Visual Storytelling: Learn How To Use Storytelling To Engage The Hearts And Minds Of Your Audience

Learn how to tell powerful and compelling stories like a pro! Our Storytelling Online Course will teach you how to use storytelling to engage your audience's hearts and minds.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information estimates that the average human’s attention span is about eight seconds. That’s a drop of 33% over the past 15 years. For trainers and public speakers, this means that we have less time than ever to catch our audience’s attention, get them engaged, and ensure that they retain the information being shared.

Our comprehensive course will cover all the essential elements of a successful story, as well as a variety of storyboarding and graphic design tools. After completing this course, you’ll be ready to create engaging, compelling training sessions that can inspire any audience.

At Courses For Success, our training programs have been carefully developed by leading professionals and validated by industry experts to guarantee you are getting the most up-to-date experience. By enrolling in this course, you can be confident you are getting the best education possible.

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Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate.

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The Measuring Results from Training 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Measuring Results from Training

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two: Kolb's Learning Styles

  • Lesson One: The Four-stage process
  • Lesson Two: Accommodators
  • Lesson Three: Divergers
  • Lesson Four: Convergers
  • Lesson Five: Assimilators

Module Three: Kirkpatrick's Level of Evaluation

  • Lesson One: Overview
  • Lesson Two: Level One: Reactions
  • Lesson Three: Level Two: Learning
  • Lesson Four: Level Three: Behavior
  • Lesson Five: Level Four: Results

Module Four: Types of Measurement Tools

  • Lesson One: Goal setting
  • Lesson Two: Self-evaluations
  • Lesson Three: Peer evaluations
  • Lesson Four: Supervisor evaluations
  • Lesson Five: High-Level evaluations

Module Five: Focusing the Training

  • Lesson One: Performing a Needs Assessment
  • Lesson Two: Creating Learning Objectives
  • Lesson Three: Drilling Down Into Content

Module Six: Creating an Evaluation Plan

  • Lesson One: What Will We Evaluate?
  • Lesson Two: When Will the Evaluation be Completed?
  • Lesson Three: How will we evaluate it?
  • Lesson Four: Who will perform the evaluation?

Module Seven: Assessing Learning before Training

  • Lesson One: Workplace Observation
  • Lesson Two: Objectives Assessment

Module Eight - Assessing Learning during Training

  • Reviewing learning objectives
  • Performing hip-pocket assessments
  • Quizzes and tests
  • Skill assessments

Module Nine - Assessing Learning after Training

  • Evaluation timelines
  • Learning journal
  • Goal setting
  • Additional methods of evaluation

Module Ten - The Long Term View

  • Creating a long term evaluation plan
  • Methods of evaluation
  • Documenting lessons learned

Module Eleven - Calculating the Return on Investment (ROI)

  • A basic ROI formula
  • Identifying and measuring tangible benefits
  • Identifying and measuring intangible benefits
  • Calculating total costs
  • Making a business case

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Developing Your Training Program

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment
  •     Pre-Assignment Questions

Session 2: Program Design

  •     Getting Started
  •     Fitting Into the Plan and Future Growth
  •     The Program’s Role
  •     Support From Within
  •     When is Training Necessary?
  •     Alternatives to Training
  •     Essential Elements
  •     Communicating Training

Session 3: Identifying Needs

  •     The ICE Method
  •     When is Training Not Appropriate?
  •     Isolating
  •     Consulting
  •     Evaluating
  •     Building Your Training Needs Analysis Case Study
  •     Making Connections

Session 4: The Training Model

  •     Basic Principles: Moderation
  •     Balance
  •     Involvement
  •     Continue Learning!
  •     Building an Engaging Program
  •     Instructional Systems Design Model

Session 5: The Program’s Basic Outline

  •     Learning Objectives: Determining Objectives
  •     Determining Objectives
  •     Considerations When Writing Objectives
  •     Prerequisites
  •     Types of Objectives
  •     Setting the Scope
  •     Verbs for Writing Clear, Concise Training Objectives
  •     Objectives Exercise

Session 6: Evaluation Strategies

  •     Methods of Evaluation
  •     What Information Do You Want?
  •     Testing Attitudes
  •     Four Levels
  •     Evaluation Methods
  •     Points to Remember
  •     Creative Evaluation Strategies
  •     Evaluation Tips
  •     Evaluating the Evaluation
  •     Sample Feedback Form
  •     Evaluations Exercise

Session 7: Defining Your Approach

  •     Methodology: Approaches to Learning
  •     Key Methodologies
  •     Other Ingredients
  •     Other Considerations
  •     Five Tips for Top Notch Results
  •     Approaches to Learning: A Lesson in Itself
  •     Project Choices
  •     Background Information
  •     My Methods

Session 8: Researching and Developing Content

  •     Researching Content
  •     Content Considerations

Session 9: Pre-Assignments in Training

  •     Making Connections

Session 10: Choosing Openings and Energizers

  •     Getting Started
  •     The Value of Games
  •     Types of Games
  •     Tips for Success

Session 11: Training Instruments, Assessments, and Tools

  •     Making Connections

Session 12: Creating Supporting Materials

  •     Student Guides
  •     Handouts
  •     Electronic Slides

Session 13: Testing the Program

  •     Testing the Program

Session 14: Creating Proposals

  •     Organizing Your Proposal: Introduction
  •     Fundamentals for Writing Internal Proposals
  •     Training Proposal Checklist
  •     Proposal for a Training Program
  •     Framework

Session 15: Building Rapport

  •     Building Rapport

Session 16: Pulling it all Together

  •     Action Plan

A Personal Action Plan    

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 3 - Performance Management: Managing Employee Performance

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: The Shared Management Model

Session Three: Setting Goals

  • Setting Goals with SPIRIT
  • Getting Into It
  • Session Four: Phase I (Preparation)
  • Overview
  • Choosing the Right Person for the Job
  • Setting Standards
  • Effective Training
  • Coaching 101

Session Five: Phase II (Activation)

  • Overview
  • Motivation

Session Six: Phase III, Part A (Ongoing Evaluation)

  • Overview
  • Characteristics of Effective Feedback
  • Individual Exercise
  • Accepting Criticism

Session Seven: Phase III, Part B (Formal Evaluation)

  • Overview
  • Case Study: What Upset John?
  • About Performance Reviews
  • Recommended Reading List

Course 4 - Make Training Fun

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment Instructions
  • Your Assignment

 Session 2: Let’s Have Some Fun!

  • The Four Steps in Experiential Learning
  • The Principles of Adult Learning
  • The Value of Games
  • Tips for Success
  • Favorite Games

 Session 3: Getting Everyone on Board

  • Getting Buy-In
  • State Objectives
  • Rules
  • Preparation
  • Learning From the Truly Greats and Big Mistakes

 Session 4: Choosing the Right Game

  • Types of Games
  • Facilitator Responsibilities
  • Dealing with Reluctant Participants

 Session 5: When Games Go Badly

  • Troubleshooting Games
  • Difficult Situations

 Session 6: Using Humor in Training

  • Being CREATIF

 Session 7: Wavy Lines

  • Activity
  • Debrief

 Session 8: Quick and Easy Games

  • Why These Games?
  • Hot Potato
  • Passing Introductions
  • The Orange

 Session 9: Creating a Game

  • Procedure for Game Design
  • Game Design Worksheet
  •  A Personal Action Plan
  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Course 5 - Making Training Stick

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: Five Strategies for Stickiness!

  •     Background Information
  •     The Five Strategies

Session 3: Designing a Program That Will Stick

  •     Building Support for your Program
  •     Think Ahead
  •     Reflect
  •     Writing Learning Objectives
  •     Why Display or Share Objectives?
  •     How Do You Write Objectives?
  •     Focusing on Results
  •     What is Measurable?

Session 4: Teaching Tips and Tricks

  •     The Four Steps in Experiential Learning
  •     Making Connections
  •     The Principles of Adult Learning
  •     Tying Learning to Work
  •     Adults vs. Children

Session 5: What Method is the Stickiest?

  •     Developing Training That is Sticky

Session 6: Following Up

  •     Seven Points for any Follow-Up Program
  •     Additional Points
  •     The Buddy System and Delegating Follow-Up
  •     Follow-up or Folly?

Session 7: Strategies for Taking Training Further

  •     Mentorship Programs
  •     Trainee Trains Others

Session 8: A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 6 - Motivation Training: Motivating Your Workforce

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: What is Motivation?

Session Three: Supervising and Motivation

  • Why is Motivation Important?
  • Identifying Motivators

Session Four: Motivational Theories

  • A Look at Theory
  • Pre-Assignment Review

Session Five: Setting Goals

  • Setting Goals with SPIRIT
  • Goal Setting and Goal Getting!

Session Six: The Role of Values

  • Work Values
  • What Do We Value In Work?
  • Bringing It All Together

Session Seven: Creating a Motivational Climate

  • Behavioral (Reinforcement) Theory
  • Expectancy Theory
  • McClelland’s Needs Theory

Session Eight: Applying Your Skills

  • Situational Analysis
  • Case Studies

Session Nine: Designing Motivating Jobs

  • Designing My Job
  • Techniques for Job Design or Redesign
  • A Motivational Checklist
  • Recommended Reading List

Course 7 - Train The Trainer - Improving Training Results

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment, Part One
  • Pre-Assignment, Part Two

 Session 2: Setting the Framework

  • Identifying What You Will Measure
  • Step One: Isolating
  • Step Two: Consulting
  • Step Three: Evaluating
  • Take Note
  • Determining How You Are Going to Measure It
  • Designing an Evaluation Strategy to Fit Your Training Needs, Part One
  • Designing an Evaluation Strategy to Fit Your Training Needs, Part Two
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • Making Connections, Part Two

 Session 3: Pre-Assignment Review

  • Making Connections

 Session 4: Kirkpatricks Evaluation Model

  • Methods of Evaluation
  • The Four Levels
  • Exploring the Levels
  • Using Rubrics to Evaluate Results
  • Other Methods of Evaluation
  • Points to Remember
  • Creative Evaluation Strategies
  • Evaluation Tips
  • Evaluating the Evaluation
  • Sample Feedback Form
  • Getting Results by Testing the Program
  • Making Connections

 Session 5: The Return on Investment

  • Clarifying Expectations
  • Case Study
  • Indicators of Value
  • What Training Does
  • Getting the Evaluation Right
  • Making Connections
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis, Part One
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis, Part Two
  • The Elements of the CBA
  • Making Connections
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis Worksheet, Part One
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis Worksheet, Part Two
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis Worksheet, Part Three
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis Worksheet, Part Four
  • Calculating the Return on Investment

 Session 6: Presenting Training Results

  • Getting Ready
  • Preparing for the Meeting
  • Getting It Right
  • Ground Control
  • Practice Never Hurts
  • Making Connections
  •  A Personal Action Plan
  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Course 8 - Train The Trainer: Survival Skills

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment: What Makes a Good Trainer?

Session 2: What Makes a Good Trainer?

  •     What is a Trainer?
  •     Pre-Assignment Review
  •     Adult Learning

Session 3: Personal Best, Professional Best

  •     Putting Your Best Foot Forward
  •     Tips for Looking Professional
  •     Making Connections

Session 4: Being Genuine

  •     Making Connections
  •     Examples of Being Genuine

Session 5: Assertiveness Skills

  •     Understanding Assertiveness
  •     Aggressive Behavior
  •     Manipulative or Passive-Aggressive Behavior
  •     Passive Behavior
  •     Assertive Behavior

Session 6: Asking the Right Questions

  •     Asking Good Questions: Types of Questions
  •     Improving Communication with Questions
  •     Types of Open-Ended Questions
  •     Probing
  •     Pushing My Buttons

Session 7: Listening Skills

  •     Can You Hear Me?
  •     Active Listening Skills
  •     Responding to Feelings
  •     Reading Cues
  •     Demonstration Cues
  •     Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  •     What is Said and What is Heard

Session 8: Connecting with People

  •     Rapport Building
  •     Facilitative Training: Key Differences
  •     Other Methods to Consider
  •     Thinking Outside the Box
  •     The Tipping Point
  •     A Shift in Training
  •     Do I Have What it Takes?

Session 9: Defusing Difficult Participants

  •     Making Connections

Session 10: Essentials for Success

  •     What Makes a Good Trainer?

Session 11: Do’s and Don’ts for New Trainers

  •     Do
  •     Don't

A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 9 - Trainer The Trainer Comprehensive

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Self-Development: A Checklist for Trainer-Trainees
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Defining a Successful Training Program

  • Defining Successful Training
  • About Audiences
  • Advantages of Workplace Training

 Session 3: What Makes a Successful Trainer?

  • Key Characteristics
  • Mistakes and Solutions
  • Stimulating a Readiness to Learn
  • How to Facilitate Learning
  • How to Inhibit Learning

 Session 4: A Word About Adult Learning

  • Understanding Adult Learning

 Session 5: The Learning Process

  • The Four Steps

 Session 6: Principles of Adult Learning

  • Making Connections
  • The Principles of Adult Learning
  • Making Connections

 Session 7: Whats Your Type? How About Mine?

  • Assessing Your Preferences
  • Questionnaire
  • What Does it Mean To Have a Number?
  • Mostly As – Inquiring Rationals
  • Mostly Bs – Authentic Idealists
  • Mostly Cs – Organized Guardians
  • Mostly Ds – Resourceful Artisans
  • Whats Important?
  • The Experiential Learning Cycle
  • Kolbs Learning Cycle
  • Modifying Our Approach
  • The Authentic Idealist Learning Style
  • The Inquiring Rational Learning Style
  • The Resourceful Artisan Learning Style
  • The Organized Guardian Learning Style

 Session 8: Applying the Learning Cycle

  • The Four-Stage Cycle
  • Example
  • Making Connections
  • Individual Exercise

 Session 9: Extroverts and Introverts

  • Introversion/Extroversion Survey
  • Questionnaire
  • Case Study: Ashley and Holly
  • Lessons to Learn
  • Typical Workshop Participants

 Session 10: The Training Process

  • Process in Brief
  • When is Training Necessary?
  • Three Steps to an Efficient Needs Analysis: Overview
  • Isolating
  • Steps in ICE
  • Consulting
  • Evaluating
  • When is Training Not Appropriate?
  • Help! I Need a Template!

 Session 11: Planning Training

  • Developing Objectives
  • Determining Objectives
  • Considerations When Writing Objectives
  • Types of Objectives
  • Setting the Scope
  • Writing Tips
  • Verbs for Writing Clear, Concise Training Objectives
  • Writing Objectives
  • Researching Content
  • Planning an Interactive Program

 Session 12: Choosing Training Methods

  • Choosing the Right Method
  • Overview of Common Training Methods
  • Summary
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Individual Exercises

 Session 13: Designing a Learning Sequence

  • The Model
  • Sample Sequences

 Session 14: Adding Games

  • The Value of Games
  • Choosing the Right Game
  • Facilitator Responsibilities

 Session 15: Setting the Climate

  • Creating Atmosphere

 Session 16: Presentation Skills

  • Limitations of Telling
  • Limitations of Showing
  • Overcoming Nervousness
  • Using Non-Verbal Communication
  • The Appropriate Distance between You and the Audience
  • Stand Erect
  • Consider Your Appearance
  • Move About and Use Gestures
  • Control Your Facial Expressions and Mannerisms
  • Maintain Eye Contact
  • Using Notes
  • Managing the Question and Answer Period
  • General Guidelines
  • Tips for Stunning Visuals
  • Tips for Success
  • Typography Tips and Tricks
  • Types of Visual Aids
  • A Word about Flip Charts

 Session 17: Dealing with Difficult Trainees

  • Big Talkers
  • The Kidder
  • Exhausted and Droopy
  • Not Into It!
  • Poor Follow-Through on Assignments
  • Failure to Arrive/Return from Breaks on Time
  • Whisperers

 Session 18: On-the-Job Training

  • Essentials of On-the-Job Training
  • Step 1: Job Breakdown
  • Step 2: Demonstration
  • Step 3: Have the Trainee Do the Job (Supervised)
  • Step 4: Follow Up
  • One-on-One Peer Training
  • Hands-On Training
  • Coaching

 Session 19: Training Presentations

  • Training Preparation Worksheet

 Session 20: Designing Evaluations

  • Effective Evaluations
  • Examples
  • Evaluation Techniques
  •  A Personal Action Plan
  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Course 10 - Training with Visual Storytelling

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: How Storytelling Can Boost Your Training Power

  •     Setting the Stage
  •     Training vs. Meetings
  •     Focusing on What’s Important
  •     The Golden Circle
  •     Connecting to the Why, Part One
  •     Connecting to the Why, Part Two

Session 3: The Elements of a Powerful Story

  •     Identifying Your Audience
  •     Choosing the Right Channels
  •     Connecting with the Audience
  •     What’s In It For Me?
  •     Making Connections
  •     Defining the Story’s Purpose
  •     What People Remember
  •     The Potential of Stories
  •     Transformation
  •     The Structure of Stories
  •     Making Your Structure Solid
  •     The Persuasive Story Pattern
  •     Developing the Story’s Content
  •     Creating a Catalog
  •     Case Study
  •     Questions

Session 4: Storyboarding Techniques

  •     Storyboarding the Old-Fashioned Way
  •     Sample Storyboarding Form
  •     Additional Approaches
  •     Storyboarding with Apps
  •     Sample Tools
  •     Collaborating with Others
  •     Animated Presentations
  •     Case Study

Session 5: Bringing the Story to Life

  •     Graphic Design 101
  •     Signal vs. Noise
  •     Case Studies
  •     Turning Down the Noise
  •     Going Beyond the Basics
  •     Flow
  •     Contrast
  •     White Space
  •     Unity
  •     Data Overload
  •     Choosing the Right Medium for Your Message
  •     Trainer’s Tip
  •     Making Connections
  •     Being Presentable
  •     Taking Your Visual Storytelling to the Next Level
  •     Avoid the Rush
  •     Practice on Camera in Slide Show Mode
  •     Be Deliberate About Being Memorable

Session 6: Tools and Technology

  •     Software Tools
  •     Haiku Deck
  •     eLearning Approaches
  •     Articulate Products
  •     Case Study
  •     Adobe Captivate
  •     Gamification
  •     The Growth of Gamers
  •     Applying Gamification to eLearning
  •     Relying on Technology
  •     Making Connections

A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There
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Requirements

Entry requirements:

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.


Minimum education:

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


Device requirements:

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