The following are workshops presented at your client site for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who develop or conduct training, Instructional Designers, Trainers, or Performance Consultants.
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SMEs who train: Facilitating your course. Gain tips and techniques to increase your confidence and competence, making your training more effective and getting better results. You’ll practice using your own course material.

ADDIE, what’s it all about? Need a good foundation for understanding training and instructional design? This is where you’ll get it. You’ll learn techniques and best practices for Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation plus we’ll even address the new buzzword, SAM, and what you can do to achieve the best of both worlds.

Instructional Design 101The details of design. The course is designed for new instructional designers, and instructional designers/trainers assigned the role and need to fill gaps in their foundation knowledge. Includes standards for good design; writing quality objectives; designing to meet course objectives; plus development tips and techniques; and using templates and tools to simplify the process.

Instructional Design 201Creative, Engaging and Getting Good Results! Design beyond the basics – stimulating ideas for designers caught in a rut…or afraid they will be. Come share good ideas and walk away with lots of new ones you can use to ensure your courseware fully engages participants while obtaining quality training results.

Working with SMEssuccessfully! Includes skills for interviewing, getting good information, handling review sessions, handling issues such as not enough SME time, not understanding SME jargon and information, getting agreement on the goal of the training, etc.

Performance Consulting. Learn how to determine if training is the right solution, how to handle the client when it isn’t and yet maintain the relationship, how to identify top objectives and content when training is the right solution.

TTT in Facilitation Skills. Gain full understanding of the role of a facilitator and build your facilitation skills: linking what you do to how well participants learn; how to use a facilitator guide; how to present technical information; how to use PPT, equipment, and media; how to keep participants fully engaged despite having dull course material; how to increase retention back on-the-job.