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Train the Trainer Unit I: Design and Development of Training Programs

Gain the knowledge and skills to create compelling and effective training programs. Learn how to effectively manage what happens before, during and after training. This course provides a comprehensive foundation in professional training using the ADDIE model as a framework.

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


Sarah Caryl, MA

Sarah Caryl, MA

Sarah Caryl is a business leader practicing in the human resources, talent management and organizational development areas with extensive experience in leading adult learning. Having served across industries including healthcare, manufacturing, service and academia, Sarah understands how the cultural differences ... read more

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

  • Analyze corporate culture to align with training outcomes
  • Identify the most effective approach to your training design
  • Understand the fundamentals of adult learning methodologies
  • Discover innovative ways to design training that accelerates the learning process
  • Learn methods for conducting a needs assessment
  • Create your map for program and learning objectives
  • Design experiential learning cycles
  • Pick the design process that works for you and your project
  • Develop a training evaluation strategy

Course Outline/Topics

Note: Both units 1 and 2 of our Train the Trainer program essentially follow the ADDIE (Assessment, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation) model of training development using it as a guideline to explore all areas of training design, development and delivery. Additionally, each unit was designed so it could be taken independently and nonsequentially.

  • Aligning Training to Organizational Goals, Culture and Vision
  • Approaches to Training
  • Adult Learning
  • Accelerated Learning
  • Needs Assessment
  • Learning Objectives
  • Designing, Delivery and Reinforcing Methods to Optimize Learning
  • Putting the Puzzle Together
  • Developing an Evaluation Strategy


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


"Really beneficial class! Thank you, Buck! You were great at running this class, and I learned so much from you!"  —  Participant, 2019

"Buck led an awesome class. The pace was great and I came away with a lot of great tools."  —  Participant, 2019

UWM Train the Trainer Program Overview

Date: 3 Fri, Jan 27-Feb 10, 2023

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 8:30am-Noon CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Sarah Caryl MA


$845 by Jan 13, 2023
$895 after Jan 13, 2023

CEUs: 2.1

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 5040-15009

Registration Deadline: Jan 27, 2023

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