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Management Development Skills for the Accidental Trainer

Recording Date: February 10, 2010
Price: Free

Attending this Webcast is free. Registration is required.
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Overview

Is it up to you to provide staff training?

When you suddenly find yourself responsible for training but are unfamiliar with how to make it happen, you’re an accidental trainer.

The good news is that even without any formal training background you can improve your skills to the point that you can develop and deliver training that is both job-relevant and effective.

This Webcast delivers a wealth of practical, no-nonsense advice that will help you understand what works and what doesn't in a variety of training situations. You’ll discover the basics of producing training programs, where best to apply limited time and resources, and simple ways to measure the effectiveness of your efforts.

What You Will Learn

For 60 minutes you will explore simple yet effective strategies for developing and delivering training to your employees, including:

• What you need to know about how people learn, so you can develop their skills
• How to determine what your staff needs to know to improve their performance
• How to figure out the best way to help each individual learn
• Tips for making it interesting
• How to measure if your training efforts are successful

While attending the Webcast is complimentary, reservations are required.

About the Presenters

Margaret S. Pettingell is an instructional designer with AMA. She previously held positions with Novations Group, Accenture, and Decker Communications.

 

Technical Requirements

To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows

  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2 or higher

Macintosh (OS X 10.5 or higher)

  • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Google Chrome

Linux

  • Ubuntu 10.04 or higher; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6; OpenSuSE 11.3
  • Mozilla Firefox

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 512 kbps for meeting attendees
  • POP-UP Blockers must be turned off to access the program.
  • Additional Technical specs can be found here.

Important tip—Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing!