Definition: A train-the-trainer model enables experienced personnel to show a less-experienced instructor how to deliver and facilitate courses, workshops and seminars. A well executed train-the-trainer program can build a pool of competent instructors who can then teach the material to other people.
We all have an idea of what leadership is. Leadership is the activity of organizing and leading a group of people (or an organization) to achieve a common goal. But what is a leader? Specifically, what makes up an effective leader? This question requires us to delve deeper and uncover the true qualities that make this great leadership possible.
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Have you ever wondered how much of an impact adding audio/visuals can have on your presentations? How about the most effective types of audio and visual techniques? We looked into the best practices and techniques used by our top learning consultants and asked them what they thought. Fact is, incorporating an appropriate balance of visual and audio into your meeting agenda will significantly increase effectiveness and level of engagement. Surprisingly, many professionals fail to use whiteboards, flipcharts and handouts as aiding tools during important presentations.
Training Consultants: Despite the majority of our day spent dealing with e-mails, phone calls and memos, meetings are still one of the most effective methods for us to share and exchange information, get feedback, plan and collaborate on important decisions.
Training Consultants - The complexity of locating, hiring, and managing a team of qualified training consultants, especially on short notice and with a need to cover multiple locations, can be daunting.
If any of the following scenarios seem familiar, then you are probably also wrestling with the associated stresses of coordinating large-scale training programs:
- Post merger or acquisition integration
- Upgrading or implementing new technology
- Expanding operations or opening a new location
- Entering the process of complying with new regulations and laws
Building a Cost Effective Succession Strategy with Leadership Training
Presenter: Gail McGuire, VP Professional Services
Date: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Location: Raleigh, NC
Details: The Electrical Safety Authority, in partnership with TrainingFolks, developed and established a Senior Leadership Academy (SLA). SLA provides an incentive for Inspectors who are interested in developing their skills to support a well planned, consistent and cost effective succession strategy for leadership positions at ESA.
The Academy provides interested Inspectors with training that prepares them to move into Senior Inspector positions and front line supervision roles, which play a critical role in the successful implementation of ESA’s Harm Reduction Strategy. The SLA provides participants with the skills and full formal mentoring, designed to support these priorities and the organization.
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Organizations of all shapes, sizes and industries need guidance and training in generating and closing sales. Sales consultants promote and sell products or services to clients and customers. Ensuring adequate training of these consultants is imperative to an organizations success, as they are the liaison between that organization and clients. Excellent sales consultants maintain contacts and build lasting relationships based on trust and integrity.
How do instructional design companies build and leverage valuable relationships with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) when designing a new learning program?
Today's business environment calls for employers of all sizes to remain flexible. Among other things, this means the ability to increase or decrease the number of team members quickly and efficiently.
According to TrainingIndustry.com, scalability refers to an organization’s ability to handle a large increase or decrease in users, workload or transactions without undue stress. Many companies are able to enjoy the flexibility inherent in the scalability of engaging contract learning consultants. This is especially true for functional areas, such as learning, training and development, which often operate in a project-based environment and may be structured as a separate cost- or profit-center.
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In early March, everyone was talking about Yahoo’s change in its telecommuting policy. The change banned employees from having the option of working from home. This decision sparked a controversial stir in the business world, not to mention the halls of Yahoo. As Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, insists that face-to-face interaction generates more collaboration, many believe that the rise of email and other technology lessens the need for such encounters.