TrainingFolks Blog

16 Visual Presentation Techniques Used by Top Learning Consultants

Posted by Lora Boiago on May 2, 2013 4:23:00 PM

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.

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

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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Topics: corporate training, corporate training program, corporate training consultants, corporate training trends, corporate training tips, organizational change, corporate training programs, compliance training program, compliance training, organizational development, compliance training programs, how to hire training consultant

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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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, contract trainers, corporate training, corporate training program, corporate consulting, business consulting, corporate training consultants, corporate training trends, change management, corporate training tips, organizational change, learning consultants, organizational development, how to hire corporate training consultants

Corporate Training Tips for Creating a Blended Learning Onboarding Training Program for New Employees

Posted by Matthew Davis on Feb 15, 2013 3:58:00 PM

Creating a Blended Learning Onboarding TrainingProgram.

Blended learning corporate training programs are invaluable in assisting you when you have a new employee joining your team. As they begin, they seem like a great fit and you are excited about getting them up and running as soon as possible. How will they integrate into your work culture without disrupting the business or frustrating the rest of your team? How much time and energy do you spend with them, and how do you avoid the blind risk associated with throwing them right into the job?

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, corporate training, corporate training program, corporate training trends, corporate training tips, blended learning orientation program, corporate onboarding process, new employee orientation, blended learning onboarding program for new employ, onboarding

Critical Thinking And Conflict Resolution For Managers

Posted by Jody Raines on Dec 18, 2012 9:01:00 PM

Conflicts can be resolved more easily if critical thinking skills are utilized.

Conflicts result in social and economic costs. Conflict resolution by managers can reduce wasted expense and streamline processes.  Training managers in critical thinking skills can result in more successful conflict resolution. For example, using mediation for conflict resolution can result in reduced litigation. Training conflict resolution techniques involves using critical thinking skills to circumvent escalation and prevent additional issues.

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Topics: corporate training, corporate training program, corporate consulting, conflict resolution, critical thinking, training conflict resolution techniques

Corporate Training For Social Networking Initiatives And Compliance

Posted by Jody Raines on Oct 18, 2012 8:47:00 AM

Corporate training for employees about social networking and how to use social network sites can be tricky.  Of course you want to be sure to comply with NLRB guidelines with regards to employee rights, yet you also need to be sure to protect the company.

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, contract trainers, corporate training, corporate training program, custom training, corporate consulting, corporate training trends, re-skilling employees, organizational change, hiring a training consultant, compliance training

5 Questions To Assess Corporate Training For ICD-10 Deadline

Posted by Jody Raines on Oct 10, 2012 9:11:00 AM

Revised: See our Health Care Training industry page for further informationg. Corporate Training for ICD-10 implementation has a new deadline. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended the deadline for implementing the new ICD-10 coding standard to October 1, 2015. What does this mean with regard to implementation of new ICD-10 training?

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Topics: training consultants, Instructional design, corporate training, corporate training program, custom training, corporate training trends, corporate training tips, hiring a training consultant, compliance training, HIPAA compliance training, HIPAA 5010, ICD-10 training, healthcare

Corporate Training: Top 5 Trends For Training Programs

Posted by Ashley White on Oct 2, 2012 9:38:00 AM

Corporate training companies continues to evolve and change, incorporating best practices and trends that prove to be effective. In keeping with nationwide trends in corporate training initiatives, most training consultants agree that there are 5 major trends that are best practices for training initiatives.

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, contract trainers, corporate training, corporate training program, custom training, corporate consulting, business consulting, training company, training companies, corporate training trends, corporate training tips, best training company, managing change, hiring a training consultant, hire training consultant, corporate training gamification, sales training, top training company, top training companies

Corporate Training Tips For Effective Positive Reinforcement

Posted by Jody Raines on Sep 18, 2012 10:01:00 PM

Corporate Training Programs are initated to provide a learning experience for workforce changes. To assure adoption of new programs, using positive reinforcement can strengthen and encourage performance along the lines of the desired outcome.  Most individuals react to positive reinforcement during corporate training initiatives by contributing and being more receptive to the program.

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, contract trainers, corporate training, corporate training program, custom training, corporate consulting, business consulting, corporate training trends, change management, corporate training tips