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Introduction to Training Certificate

Gain a foundation in delivering training events.

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In this high-level introductory course, learn proven techniques for facilitating engaging and result-oriented training sessions. While training involves many competencies, this program emphasizes the art of facilitation. You will have the opportunity to deliver a practice facilitation session with feedback and coaching from the instructor and peers.

Former Course Name: Facilitating for Excellence Certificate

  • Face-to-Face1 day
  • On-SiteFlexible dates & duration

Dates & Locations

New York, NY

Sep 18, 2015

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Alexandria, VA

Nov 02, 2015

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San Diego, CA

Feb 09, 2016

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Program Overview

Program Overview

During this one-day workshop you will learn how understanding of adult learning principles and proper practice and preparation are the key to successful facilitation. Participants will learn how to foster learner engagement and enthusiasm, address the needs of all learning styles, leverage effective questioning techniques, and manage participant behaviors to lead impactful sessions.

Learn to:

  • Open every training session with punch.
  • Make the connection between learning objectives and effective facilitation.
  • Incorporate adult learning principles into all sessions.
  • Explain the various learning styles and support learning methods for each.
  • Recognize the importance of facilitation preparation and identify the critical components required in your world.
  • Use the facilitation techniques and approaches from the workshop to improve on-the-job success.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

After this program, you will be able to:

  • Prepare properly for their facilitation.
  • Apply effective techniques to engage all participants.
  • Develop confidence for handling participant disagreements.  
  • Adapt to the various learning styles in the room.
  • Facilitate with true confidence.


Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

This workshop is designed for anyone responsible for facilitating learning events. Professionals from outside the learning and development field are encouraged to attend.
Credits & Attendance

Credits & Attendance

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Earn 0.7 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successfully completing this program. Learn More

CPLP© Recertification Points

This program may be eligible for up to 7 CPLP recertification points. Learn more at

HRCI Recertification Credits

This program has been pre-approved for 7 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

Attendance Policy

Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and 0.7 CEUs. Participants who miss more than two hours of the entire program will not be eligible to receive the certificate. Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate at the end of the program.

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