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The Trainer's Tool Kit / Edition 2
     

The Trainer's Tool Kit / Edition 2

by Cy Charney
 

ISBN-10: 0814472680

ISBN-13: 9780814472682

Pub. Date: 12/03/2004

Publisher: AMACOM

"The Trainer’s Tool Kit has long been a valued guide for trainers and managers in need of a quick refresher. Now completely updated with hundreds of ready-to-use techniques, the book is still the perfect resource for new trainers, managers who are suddenly asked to train, and training professionals in need of a quick

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"The Trainer’s Tool Kit has long been a valued guide for trainers and managers in need of a quick refresher. Now completely updated with hundreds of ready-to-use techniques, the book is still the perfect resource for new trainers, managers who are suddenly asked to train, and training professionals in need of a quick refresher. Comprehensive and arranged in an easy-reference format, The Trainer’s Tool Kit, Second Edition, supplies instant guidance specifically designed to make any training task easier and more efficient. The book gives you concise, easy-to-digest nuggets of information you can put to use even at a moment’s notice. You’ll find here’s-how-to-do-it information on need-to-know training topics including:

• the principles of learning
• budgeting for training
• when to use case studies
• handling difficult participants
• icebreakers
• facilitation tips
• flipchart do’s and don’ts
• learning contracts
• overcoming resistance
• rewards and recognition

Now even easier to use, completely updated, and containing all the practical information included in the first edition, the book also includes expanded coverage of retention programs such as mentoring and career and succession planning. Taking a fresh look at a broad range of ideas, The Trainer’s Tool Kit, Second Edition, shows how to achieve significant performance improvements through effective training."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814472682
Publisher:
AMACOM
Publication date:
12/03/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
654,223
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

Table of Contents

"TRAINING TODAY

Today’s Organizations

Today’s Trainers

Today’s Trainees

Training Trends -- Then and Now

Learning Organizations

Successful Training Criteria

ALIGNING TRAINING WITH THE ORGANIZATION’S OBJECTIVES

Linking Training to Business Needs

Aligning Trainers with the Organization

Training Needs Analysis

Designing a Training Needs Analysis

Using 360° Feedback For Training Needs Analysis

Core Competencies

Developing a Training Curriculum

MANAGING THE TRAINING INVESTMENT

Budgets: Building a Case For More Training Dollars

Cost and Benefits of Training

Alternatives to Training

Stretching the Training Dollars

Using Consultants

Outsourcing

Choosing Facilities

Requests For Proposals For Training Services

DEVELOPING TRAINING PROGRAMS

Lesson Plan Development

Training Program Design

Methodology -- Choosing the Right One

Role-Play: Design and Conduct

Training Materials

Case Studies

Simulations

Pilot Programs

DELIVERY OPTIONS

Technology: Choosing High Tech or Low Tech

E-Learning

Video Conferencing

Self-Directed Learning

Computer-Based Training

CONDUCTING TRAINING

Preparation for Training

Icebreakers

Overcoming Nervousness

Impact in the Classroom

Videos: Using Them To Their Best Advantage

Dealing with Difficult Behavior

Resistance to Training

Keeping Trainees Focuses

Flipcharts Do’s and Don’ts

Overhead Do’s and Don’ts

Activities and Exercises

Computer-Projected Presentations

Presentation skills

Facilitators Do’s and Don’ts

Trainer’s Top 10 Tips

Humor

Diversity in the Classroom

Post-Course Evaluation

SPECIALIZED TRAINING COURSES

Orientation

Product Training

Outdoor Training

Conferences and Seminars

EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF TRAINING

ON PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT

Targeting the Right Results

Levels of Evaluation

Measuring Training Results

Program Evaluations

DEVELOPING TRAINERS AND FACILITATORS

Train-the-Trainer Sessions

Professional Development For Trainers and Facilitators

Professional Associations: A Checklist For Selecting and Joining

SUSTAINING THE IMPACT OF TRAINING

Manager’s Role in Supporting Training

Coaching for Skills Development

The Individual Development Plan

The Developmental Planning Meeting

Making The Most of Development Planning Meetings

Developmental Learning Activities

GROWING ORGANIZATION CAPACITY

Mentoring Best Practices

Implementing a Mentoring Program

Training and Orientation for Mentors and Mentorees

Career Planning

Prompting Career Self-Management

Succession Planning

Designing an In-House Succession Program

Ten Ways to take the ""Success"" out of Succession Planning

Energizing High Performers through Training and Learning Opportunities"

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