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Training Companies: Does This Conference Call Sound Familiar? (Video)

Posted by Ashley White on Apr 14, 2014 12:40:00 PM

Anyone that's ever had an office job knows conference calls can often be the pits. The constant beeps, the uncomfortable pauses, that guy who forgets to use the mute button -- the reasons to hate those dreaded meetings just goes on and on.  We are not suffering alone, we can all relate to Tripp and Tyler, who nails the struggles of conference calls in real life posted on youtube: 

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TrainingFolks Awarded 2014 Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List

Posted by Ashley White on Apr 4, 2014 1:40:00 PM

For the third year in a row, TrainingFolks has been selected by TrainingIndustry.com for the Training Outsourcing Watch List! Applicants selected to the 2014 Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List demonstrated excellence in many areas, including:

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Best Training Companies Reveal Hidden Training Blind Spots

Posted by Ashley White on Feb 19, 2014 10:01:00 AM

Best Training Companies Speak Out: Uncover Your Training Blind Spots - Blind spot (noun) – a place or area where vision is completely or partially obscured or hearing is difficult or impossible.  How do you uncover your company's training blind spots?  You must look at your training offerings honestly, invite feedback and be willing to make changes.  

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Training Consultants: Design a Balanced Train-the-Trainer Program

Posted by Lora Boiago on May 10, 2013 12:56:00 PM



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.

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, corporate training, corporate training consultants, train-the-trainer

Corporate Training Program: Leadership Feedback Model

Posted by Lora Boiago on May 9, 2013 3:05:00 PM

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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Course Development Tips – How to Build a Good Design Plan

Posted by Lora Boiago on Mar 22, 2013 5:19:00 PM

 

"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." - Steve Jobs


It seems like a logical progression - design your corporate training program, then develop it.  But often, a good upfront corporate design plan – if it exists at all - is pushed aside as we rush to develop the course first.  This results in the content being written and forced to fit into the course development schedule as opposed to the course development emerging from a good design plan.

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Topics: Instructional design, corporate training, corporate training program, instructional designers, instructional designer, corporate training consultants, corporate training programs, course development, course design, how to hire instructional designer

Top 6 Compliance Training Considerations for Your Organization

Posted by Lora Boiago on Mar 15, 2013 5:37:00 PM


Compliance training should be viewed as a strategic corporate maneuver.  Rather than a necessary evil, think of the creation of a compliance training program as an opportunity for you to further perpetuate your organization's core values and culture. Link customer satisfaction or brand stewardship to the behaviors of compliance training, rather than focusing on the policy clauses and maintaining controls.  

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Learning Consultants Guide: 13 Leadership Tips for an Optimal Organizational Development Program

Posted by Lora Boiago on Feb 25, 2013 3:23:00 PM

 

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