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Facilitating Effective Training Programs

Whether you call yourself a trainer, learning development specialist, facilitator, or HR generalist, you may be asked to deliver face-to-face programs to increase skills/knowledge at your organization.

Effective facilitation can help manage the group process, increase learning, and improve performance.

This workshop will offer you a wealth of information, skills, tools, tricks, and practice that you can implement immediately to increase your success. During these three days, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Observe and evaluate training skills used by others.
  • Review key principles of adult learning and design.
  • Discuss and practice 12 facilitation skills that help you organize and deliver engaging, relevant workshops
  • Identify the important elements of the opening of a training session.
  • Identify and address individual and group challenges
  • Review available training resources
  • Practice a portion of your own training program to incorporate these skills and receive feedback from the instructor and other professionals
  • Write and commit to an action plan to apply the skills

Nancy Ansheles, M.Ed., has been the owner of Catalyst & Co. for 19 years. She provides creative learning programs for businesses and organizations in Maine, the United States, and internationally. She facilitates learning to help participants achieve results, increase satisfaction, and reduce stress. She brings energy, humor, and a wealth of real life examples to every workshop.

3 Mondays, December 1-15, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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$385 (18 contact hours/ 1.8 CEUs)
Abromson Center, 88 Bedford Street, USM Portland campus


Class meets 12/1, 12/8, and 12/15.