Instructional Designer Common Mistakes Using Training Handouts

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jan 15, 2020 9:14:09 AM

Instructional Designer Common Mistakes Using Training Handouts

A good Instructional Designer will use best practices when creating training handouts. Here are common mistakes you should avoid.

They know that training handouts are very powerful training tools. Not only do they provide reinforcement to participants of content learned, but they also stay with the participants for a long time after the training. However, many trainers are so focused on creating their presentations that they wait until the last minute to create their handouts and often they don't align to the learning objectives. Handouts are a critical part of your training and having the proper content on your handouts is an important part of the total training experience.

Here are a few mistakes you want to avoid when trying to create a successful handout:

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Topics: instructional designer, facilitator, facilitators, contract trainer

Top Tips to Keep You Sharp as a Training Consultant

Posted by Ashley White on May 27, 2015 3:04:00 PM

While living the life of a traveling training consultant can be rewarding, in many ways it can prove to be quite a challenge. The glamour of business travel slowly fades to a thing of the past. Flight delays and cancellations, traffic, rental car hassle, the noisy air conditioning at the hotel, getting lost finding your training location, your cell phone battery dying, or forgetting your hair spray on the morning of your first session can all put you on edge.

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Topics: training consultant, facilitators, contract training consultants, training company, vilt, facilitation, checklist

Checklist for Facilitating Effective Meetings from Top Training Consultants

Posted by Ashley White on May 15, 2015 3:16:00 PM

Training Consultants can relate to the fact that most of our day is spent dealing with e-mails, memo and phone calls. Meetings are still one of the most effective ways for us to share and exchange information, collaborate, receive feedback and plan for important decisions.

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, facilitators, training company, training companies, onboarding checklist, top training company, facilitation, effective meetings

Top Training Company TrainingFolks Receives an A+ from BBB

Posted by Ashley White on Apr 15, 2015 11:33:00 AM



For the fourth year in a row, the BBB has determined that top training company TrainingFolks receives an A+ rating for meeting and/or exceeding BBB accreditation standards, which includes a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints.

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Topics: training consultants, instructional designers, facilitators, TrainingFolks, training companies, BBB

TrainingFolks Receives PROFIT 500 Award!

Posted by Lora Boiago on Jun 24, 2013 11:54:00 AM

TrainingFolks Ranks No. 3 on the 2013 PROFIT 500 in the Education & Certification Industry

TrainingFolks Ranks No. 222 on the 2013 PROFIT 500 in Canada

- PROFIT Magazine unveils 25th annual list o

f Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies -

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, instructional designers, instructional designer, custom eLearning solution, custom eLearning solutions, facilitator, facilitators

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