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Creating and Delivering Effective and Engaging Training
April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm$350
This virtual seminar is split between two consecutive days. Participants must attend both sessions to complete the seminar. Registration covers both sections.
Part 1: Wed, April 14 | 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Part 2: Thu, April 15 | 1:00pm – 4:30pm
In this session, we will provide context to help you understand how adult learners process information and discover best-practices for designing and delivering training.
- Understanding your audience
- Organizing and breaking-down learning objectives
- Understanding training delivery methods
- Facilitating and leading learning
- Evaluating and supporting training
Who Should Attend
Supervisors, managers, individual-contributors who facilitate meetings, provide ad-hoc or formal training, and who are interested in becoming confident learning facilitators.
About the Instructors
Ann Hackett is the Chief Learning and Engagement Officer for Bloch Executive Education and Executive Coach for the Bloch Executive MBA program. She brings over 20 years of corporate leadership experience in communications, financial, product, retail, and hospitality industries, serving in both consulting and in-house roles. Ann holds a Ph.D. and masters degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Kansas State University, and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Central Michigan University.
Brian Daly is the Managing Director of Executive Education at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management. Prior to joining the Bloch School, Brian directed professional education offerings at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and worked with non-governmental clients to create classroom, online, and field-based training experiences for leaders from around the world. Brian holds a Masters of Science in Organizational Learning and Development from Suffolk University.
Online Seminars All online seminars are hosted in real-time via. Zoom. Be prepared to participate with your class in discussion with your instructor. If you have not used Zoom or would like to learn more, please visit Getting Started with Zoom.
Scheduling All online seminars will be held across two-consecutive days from either 8:30-12:00 or 1:00-4:00 CST.
Pre-Course Communication Once registration is completed, you will be emailed a confirmation of enrollment. Two weeks before the session, you will receive an email with login details and additional details including any pre-work assignments (such as short readings or videos that instructors may ask you to complete prior to the session).
Course Recording Each online seminar is recorded and you will be given online access to these recordings. By attending the event, you are giving the Bloch School of Management permission to use your image should we create promotional or instructional material from the recorded session.
Cancellation & Transfer Policy Seminar participants (or their organizational representative) should call or email Bloch Executive Education in order to change or cancel registrations. Cancellations made prior to 7 days from the seminar date are eligible for credit towards a future seminar, but are ineligible for refund. Credit for future seminar is valid through the following seminar year. Seminar registrations may be transferred from one individual to another up to 7 days before any elected seminar. Cancellations made within 7 days from the seminar date are non-transferable and non-refundable. Bloch Executive Education reserves the right to make changes to the cancellation policy and transfer policy. The current policies will be posted on our website and will be observed regardless of previous policies or standards. “No-shows” are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Available Discount Programs
UMKC and Bloch Executive Education Alumni, Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS members, CX Central Exchange members, Saint Luke’s Health System employees, Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce members – you qualify for discounted seminar registration.
If any of the above categories apply to you, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 816-235-2892 to take advantage of discounted rates.
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