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

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.

Also available online: Train the Trainer Unit II: Presentation and Delivery of Training Programs (Online)

This course can be applied to the following certificates:
Master Trainer Certificate
Train the Trainer Certificate

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

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

Course Outline/Topics

Day 1

8:30am – 12pm

  • 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

12 – 12:30pm

  • Lunch

12:30 – 4:30pm

  • Implement cont.

Day 2

8:30am – 12pm

  • 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

12 – 12:30pm

  • Lunch

12:30 – 4:30pm

  • Implement cont.

Day 3

8:30am – 12pm

  • Implement cont. & Evaluate
    • Optimizing training methods cont.
    • Solutions for challenging training situations
    • Evaluating at levels 1 & 2

12 – 12:30pm

  • Lunch

12:30 – 4:30pm

  • 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

Sessions include a morning and afternoon 15 minute break.


Lunch and snacks are provided each day. Discounted parking is also available for those who park in the adjacent Grand Avenue parking structure.

Wed.-Fri., Nov. 4-6


Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Rodney (Buck) Hillestad


$845 if you register by Wed., Oct. 21.
$895 if you register after Wed., Oct. 21.

CEUs: 2.1

Enrollment Limit: 25

Program Number: 7710-8228

Note: Approved for 21 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute

Registration Deadline: Wed., Oct. 28

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