Training Certificate

The premier train-the-trainer program!

Gain a practical, how-to overview of the entire training function. Through modeling of the best practices and latest techniques in training delivery, discover the 4 Ps of training: purpose & assessment, planning & preparation, presentation & facilitation, and performance & evaluation. New trainers will gain a strong foundation in critical training skills and seasoned trainers will be introduced to new approaches for delivering powerful training.

The Training Certificate runs from January 21–23, 2018. The workshop begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m. each day.

Learning Objectives

After this program, you will be able to:

  • Describe the training cycle.
  • Identify and determine the need for training—what, who, and how.
  • Write effective learning objectives.
  • Design participant-oriented learning materials and exercises.
  • Apply adult learning concepts, develop supportive climates, and customize off-the-shelf materials.
  • Use training activities and alternatives to lecture, strategize for different learning needs, and create effective questioning techniques.
  • Prepare properly for a training session, and prepare participants to foster learning.
  • Manage and encourage participants of all backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Address challenging participants and behaviors.
  • Present and facilitate a training program, including use of audio visuals and handouts.
  • Evaluate program impact at different levels using a variety of methods.
  • Identify the five levels of evaluation.

Audience

This program is ideal for new trainers or experienced trainers who have not had formal education in training. It is also for those trainers who need a refresher to improve their classroom techniques and methods to transfer learning to work situations.

Program Topics

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Facilitator

Nelson R. Santiago is a talent and leadership development leader with more than 20 years of experience working with all organizational levels creating, promoting, and delivering training solutions designed to enhance organizations’ business and strategic plans. Nelson is passionate about creating an interactive and authentic learning environment that supports development and employee engagement.

Nelson serves as an independent leadership and talent development consultant assisting organizations with developing, delivering, and coaching leadership programs in support of organizational business outcomes. Prior to this role, Nelson served at several government agencies, including North Carolina Municipalities, the U.S. Coast Guard, the State of North Carolina Human Resources, and the Abu Dhabi government, designing and delivering successful programs in leadership and management development, team building, diversity, communications, customer service, change management, performance management, and many other topics. His work has always been focused on meeting the strategic needs of the organization. Nelson’s outstanding strengths include leadership, communication, facilitation, coaching, and emotional intelligence.

Nelson has a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and currently holds certifications as ATD Master Trainer, Fish Philosophy Facilitator, DDI Certified Facilitator, and Gallup’s Certified Strengths Coach. 

Credits

  • This program is valid for 21 PDCs for the SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.
  • Earn 2.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program.
  • This program may be eligible for up to 21 CPLP recertification points.
  • This program has been pre-approved for 21 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

Registration Fees

ATD Member: US $1,425
Nonmember: US $1,820*

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For additional information on this program, please contact ATD Customer Care at customercare@td.org or (703) 683-8100.