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6 Ways to Keep Training Participants Motivated

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jun 19, 2018 11:13:00 AM


TRAINING CONSULTANT TIPS

Whenever there is an organizational change or a new roll out of products, services or technology training is essential for employees. As a trainer, you may have noticed that although employees may be required to attend training sessions, they may not always be the biggest fans of them.

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Topics: corporate training programs, contract training consultant

5 Corporate Training Lessons from Airline Safety Videos

Posted by Rachael Jones on Nov 9, 2017 10:13:55 AM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY BEST PRACTICES

When you take a flight, do you watch the airplane safety video? Be honest.

Many inflight safety videos are good examples of what NOT to do in corporate training videos. They are often boring and if you look around the plane, pretty much no one pays attention to them.

Several years ago, Virgin America tried to address this issue by producing an animated safety video featuring wacky characters. The voice over was delivered in a mildly sarcastic tone, as if to say, “Yeah, we know you’ve seen this a hundred times but we still have to show it so at least we can try to make you smile”.

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Topics: corporate training, corporate training programs

Training Consultants Reveal Top Tips for Change Initiatives

Posted by Ashley White on Jan 30, 2015 3:30:26 PM

Implementing important change initiatives can make even the seasoned change professional shudder, and often times training is involved too late in the process or becomes a mere after thought.  Many learning leaders question how their companies can be more effective throughout the transformation process, particularly when managing training for change initiatives. This infographic will reveal the facts and best practices of implementing and supporting training for important change initiatives brought to you by some of our top training consutants. Reveal training solutions for your organization:

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Topics: training consultant, contract trainers, custom training, best training companies, corporate training programs, managing change, Tips, Best Practices, training solution, infographic

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

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

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