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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.

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


Rodney (Buck) Hillestad, BS

Rodney (Buck) Hillestad, BS

Rodney (Buck) Hillestad is the founder and president of Hillestad Learning Technologies, a training and development company that specializes in designing and delivering training on leadership, managerial and team skills. Hillestad regularly delivers classes for the University of Wisconsin extensions ... 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

  • 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

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.

1. Preparing the Environment, Others and Yourself

2. Building Effective Introductions

3. The Lecture and Group Discussions

4. Experiential and Accelerated Learning

5. Web-based Training and E-Learning

6. Handling Difficult Situations

7. Utilizing Case Studies and Role Play

8. Types of Training Evaluation

9. Participant Training Delivery Sessions

  • Delivery of a training topic “teachback”
  • Delivery and presentation feedback from instructor and peers


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


"I can’t say enough about Buck…he’s great at his craft! Buck has the knowledge, the experience and the answers to help me grow as a training consultant!"  —  Participant, 2019

"Buck is an excellent instructor who modeled everything he taught us over the course of this class."  —  Participant, 2018

Date: 3 Mon, Nov 1-22

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 8:30am-Noon CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Rodney (Buck) Hillestad BS


$845 by Oct 18
$895 after Oct 18

CEUs: 2.1

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 5040-13826

Note: Meets 3 Mondays: Nov 1, 8 and 15 from 8:30am-Noon.

Registration Deadline: Oct 25

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