Workshops

Paula Weaver, Ph.D., Senior Manager, Customer Support, Learning & Development, Business Objects
"TLI provided Business Objects with outstanding performance consulting, mentoring, course design, and analysis work that has positively impacted our bottom line. Linda has deep roots in adult learning principles, which she makes come alive for learners even through the most complicated technical content areas. Linda’s professional approach resonates with all levels of our organization and her ethics are a model for the industry.”

Two-Day Hands-on Instructional Design Workshop

In this two-day practical Instructional Design workshop, your staff will learn how to increase and improve their training design and development capabilities. Prior to delivery, we customize each course by embedding relevant examples that are specific to your industry and organization's particular requirements.

By the end of our workshop, participants are well versed in the systematic instructional design process that will ensure your organization's training programs show the right performance results.

Our course manual can be used as an on-the-job reference guide. This manual includes twelve job aids, which have been designed to support participants with every step of the instructional design process.

Who should take our Instructional Design Workshop?

Anyone responsible for the design, development, or delivery of training programs should take this workshop. Our workshop is designed for participants who are either new to instructional design, or have been designing and developing instruction, without having taken any advanced formal education in the field of training or education.
Two-Day Hands-on Instructional Design Workshop Objectivesclick for more info

Participants learn the basic skills required to effectively design, develop and evaluate instruction for a specified target population, within a particular context. Upon completing the workshop, participants are able to:

  • Describe the Instructional Design process.
  • Describe and apply the motivational process.
  • Conduct a task analysis.
  • Explain Bloom’s Taxonomy and Hierarchy of Learning.
  • Conduct learner and context analyses.
  • Explain Deliverables: Training Strategy Report.
  • Develop performance objectives.
  • Explain the difference between content-based versus performance-based instruction.
  • Develop test items to ensure learners can attain the desired performance.
  • Explain how to use effective instructional methods and techniques.
  • Explain Deliverables: Design Document, Instructor Guide, Participant Guide, Job Aids.
  • Apply the instructional design process to develop effective instruction.

Workshop Add-On: E-learning Design and Developmentclick for more info

With our experience designing and developing e-learning programs, with this e-learning component, participants can learn how to apply our systematic model to an e-learning course. They will learn about analyzing specific e-learning requirements, designing interactive training, storyboarding, script writing, and evaluation. Participants will obtain practical hands-on methods and strategies.

Two-Day Hands-on Train-the-Trainer Workshop

This two-day Train-the-Trainer Workshop provides training basics for employees who have no formal background in training, but have to do some training as part of their jobs.

This workshop is highly interactive and emphasizes learning by doing. Participants practice the lessons and receive consistent, positive, and structured feedback. Through videotaped lessons, participants have an opportunity to see how they train.

Through this course and through observations of the course instructor, who models these techniques, training skills are improved.

Two-Day Hands-on Train-the-Trainer Workshop Objectives

Participants learn the basic skills required to effectively deliver instruction for a specified target population, within a particular context. Upon completing the workshop, participants are able to:

  • Analyze course materials and participant information.
  • Prepare the learning environment.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills.
  • Describe adult learning principles and their classroom application.
  • Deal with difficult situations in the classroom.
  • Demonstrate effective training techniques.
  • Explain/use a variety of visual aids.