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Train the Trainer Unit II: Presentation and Delivery of Training Programs Available Online


The quality of the presenter often determines the effectiveness of a program. Turn any program into a valuable experience by learning to present effectively, explore group-learning techniques and gain solutions for challenging situations.


This is an instructor-facilitated, online asynchronous course. You are required to have routine access to a computer with Internet (we highly recommend a high speed connection such as DSL or cable modem). Each week you will be given activities to complete, however within that scheduled week you will be able to complete the activities at your leisure.

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Who Should Attend

  • Training and Development Managers
  • Managers and Supervisors
  • New or Experienced Trainers
  • HR Professionals
  • Consultants
  • Anyone Who Wants To Design a Customized Program from the Ground Up

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Expertly prepare the learning environment
  • Build an effective introduction
  • Practice delivery with pointed feedback
  • Understand web-based training and e-learning basics
  • Optimize lecture and group discussion
  • Apply experiential and accelerated learning
  • Handle challenging situations and learners

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Course Outline/Topics

Week 1 & 2 (7hrs)

  • Implement
    • Preparing before the session
    • Develop a solid introduction
    • Aligning the vision of the organization to the training session
    • Preparing the environment & others for the training session
    • Effective room layouts
    • Preparing yourself as the trainer

Week 3 & 4 (7hrs)

  • Implement cont.
    • Optimizing training methods
    • Hone and practice your delivery skills
    • Web-based training and eLearning solutions
    • Experiential learning and accelerated learning techniques
    • Top 10 training delivery tips

Week 5 & 6 (7hrs)

  • Implement cont. & Evaluate
    • Optimizing training methods cont.
    • Solutions for challenging training situations
    • Evaluating at levels 1 & 2
  • Application Exercises
    • Utilizing icebreaker activities
    • Lecture, discussion and facilitation
    • Using stories and humor role play
    • Demonstrations
    • Use of PowerPoint and flipcharts
    • Effectively wrapping up training sessions
    • Transfer of training

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This program can be applied toward the:

Unit I: Design and Development of Training Programs must be taken prior to this course.
This class that will be conducted online, through our web-based learning system, D2L. You will be required to have internet access, and it is also highly recommended that you have a high speed connection.

You will be emailed information regarding access a week prior to the start of the class.

This course also includes assignments that will require you to record short simulated training videos, and to share them online. So you will be required to have access to a device (phone camera, webcam, tablet camera, laptop camera, etc.) that will allow you to both record and save the video file to upload to the online course site. Instructions on how to upload your video files will be given through your course site.

June 8-Aug. 3
Location: Available Online
Instructor: Rodney (Buck) Hillestad
CEUs: 2.1
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. 7710-7418
Note: Approved for 21 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute
Registration Deadline: Mon., June 1
For more information, contact:
Latonia Pernell, Program Manager,, 414-227-3336