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Mortgage Training Checklist: Are You Ready For TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID)?

Posted by Ashley White on Jun 24, 2015 11:07:00 AM

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TRID CHECKLIST

 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau delayed the effective date of TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule until Oct. 1. The required loan documentation consists of two new forms: the Loan Estimate and the Closing Disclosure to ensure compliance. These two new documents have thrown the mortgage industry into a mania as they try to comply by the deadline. How will this affect your corporate training initiative?

Don’t be caught unprepared! There is a lot to consider with TRID. It impacts the entire mortgage process. Additionally, failure to comply with these rules could result in unprecedented fines and penalties, costing you thousands of dollars each day. With so much at stake, it’s critical to begin making changes now to ensure you are prepared by the mandatory deadline.

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Topics: training consultant, corporate training, corporate training program, contract training consultants, mortgage training, TRID, TILA-RESPA

Corporate Training: Top 7 Trends For Training Programs *Update*

Posted by Ashley White on Jun 19, 2015 12:09:00 PM

Due to the high popularity of our previous post, "Corporate Training: Top 5 Trends for Training Programs", we decided to update the content by adding two more corporate training trends that organizations can't afford to ignore in 2015.

As these trends are on the rise, the need to find the right Instructional Designer (ID) has become increasingly important. Finding an ID with the right qualifications to keep up with these trends is a tall order. Locate your "Super ID". Download our "Top 5 Interview Questions for an Instructional Designer" today!

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Topics: training consultant, corporate training companies, corporate training, corporate training program, instructional designer, contract training consultants

Corporate Training Help: A Balanced Train-the-Trainer Program

Posted by Ashley White on Jun 10, 2015 9:44:00 AM

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 are all too familiar with the challenges associated with running a successful training session! Download a copy of our Training Consultants checklist to ensure you are fully prepared for your next training session.

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Topics: training consultant, corporate training companies, corporate training, corporate training program, contract training consultants

Best Practices that Training Companies Use for Technology Implementation

Posted by Ashley White on Feb 5, 2014 11:20:00 AM

Best Practices that Training Companies Use for Technology Implementation. As market trends shift, new opportunities are revealed and the competitive landscape is constantly transitioning to new heights.  Organizations that manage to remain ahead, it seems, are those who turn to cutting-edge technologies.  Although the dependency on technology varies depending on timing and industry, most businesses are required to introduce it at some level to their workforce.  New technologies help companies increase efficiency and speed, create barriers to block entry for competitors, reduce long-term costs and create new markets that would have otherwise been unreachable. Quick User Adoption is critical.

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Topics: corporate training company, corporate training program, training company, training companies, training consultant company, corporate training programs, training consultant companies

Training Consultants: Learning Styles and Strategies

Posted by Lora Boiago on Oct 4, 2013 8:54:00 AM

Introducing a new technology or strategic ideology across an organization can be a daunting task.  Training consultants are faced with many challenges when constructing corporate training programs, including a limited time frame, conflicting learning styles and differing learning strategies.  To accomplish desired results, consultants must make sure the learners are engaged and comfortable with the material and delivery.    

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, corporate training program, corporate training programs

5 Public Speaking Tips All Training Consultants Should Know

Posted by Lora Boiago on Aug 22, 2013 12:48:00 PM


If this article was about the top fears of new training consultants, public speaking would be at the top of the list.  For the inexperienced training consultant starting out fresh, the nerves awaken by fear of public speaking can significantly impact the effectiveness of an important presentation.  Whether it’s realizing you are rambling on, losing your audience or forgetting your lines, this fear boils down to the fear of being ridiculed and rejected by your peers.

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, corporate training program, corporate training programs

Are Instructional Designers Still Relevant?

Posted by Lora Boiago on Aug 14, 2013 9:25:00 AM

The growth and quick adoption rates of eLearning authoring tools like Articulate, Captivate and Lectora have raised questions in many organizations as to the relevancy and value of instructional design services.  

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Topics: corporate training program, instructional designers, instructional designer, corporate training programs, Articulate, Lectora, eLearning authoring tools, instructional design service, instructional design services, eLearning authoring tool, Captivate

4 Training Consultant Tips for Setting-Up Cross-Functional Team

Posted by Lora Boiago on May 24, 2013 5:05:00 PM

Prior to beginning the process of building and leading of cross-functional teams, training consultants urge you to stop and consider how often to you take the time to consider the effects of combining members based on personality, experience and age?  How about considering the level of interdependency you needed in order to achieve success? 

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, corporate training program, corporate training programs

Instructional Design Services: Visualize Through Storyboarding

Posted by Lora Boiago on May 15, 2013 4:07:00 PM

Previously, in our Course Development Tips – How to Build a Good Design Plan post, we wrote about the importance of having a good design plan in place before jumping into development to ensure the success of a corporate training program.  For an eLearning course, instructional design services should also include creating a visual storyboard as part of that plan.  A great storyboard will save time, money and avoid clients being surprised or disappointed by the end results.  A visual storyboard is, in essence, a bridge between what is envisioned and what will be.

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Topics: Instructional design, corporate training, corporate training program, instructional designers, instructional designer, eLearning, instructional designer service, instructional designer services

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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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, corporate training, corporate training program, corporate training consultants, corporate training trends, corporate training tips, corporate training programs