The first course in the “Ready, Set, Go!” series will introduce you to what constitutes a good training event and describe the knowledge and skills a good trainer needs. This one-hour e-course will also help you understand the fundamental principles of adult learning, characteristics of adult learners, and the importance of developing training goals depending on the type of learning.
Are you new to presenting and instruction, a little rusty being in front of a group, or not getting positive feedback on your presentations? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the Training Basics for Busy Professionals: Ready, Set, Go! courses are for you.
This series of self-paced e-courses will help you to understand your audience better and select appropriate tools and techniques for delivering effective, engaging training events and professional presentations.
This course is self-paced, allowing learners the flexibility to complete the course as quickly or slowly as they need. While exploring course content, learners can investigate topics in greater detail through enrichment activities that link to real-world examples, original source materials, and policy documents. Learners can easily move from section to section as they navigate through the course, revisiting concepts as needed. This course includes the following elements.
Elements of the course:
- Informational text
- Interactive practice activities
- Learn More opportunities
- Supplemental reference materials
After completing all course activities, you will complete a brief assessment to demonstrate your understanding of key course concepts. Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
Be able to:
- Describe effectively your own motivation to become a better trainer.
- Identify desirable skills for trainers.
- Identify characteristics of adult learners
- Understand what motivates adult learners.
- Develop learning objectives and goals based on different types of learning.
This one-hour e-course will be beneficial for anyone new to presenting and instruction or for anyone interested in a refresher.