Training for Results

Training for Results

ISBN: 9781562861322
Publisher: Association for Talent Development
Publication Date: 2000-03-07
Number of pages: 298
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This book is designed to provide training guidance through a wealth of readings, self-assessments, planning sheets, training tools, and other forms of learning exercises. These materials have proved to be effective in sharpening the skills of thousands of instructors and course designers who have participated in more than 400 train-the-trainer workshops that the author has conducted over the years. The emphasis is on teaching in order to make changes in behavior.

This book consists of 40 chapters divided into nine sections. At least one learning exercise appears in each chapter. The chapters are arranged in the natural flow of activities associated with the preparation and instruction of a new course. The sections are: Training-The Key to Performance Improvement; Analyzing the Need for Training; Designing a Training Program; Developing a Training Program; Sharpening Your Instructional Skills; Teaching Inductively and Deductively; Using Training Tools Effectively; Transferring Behavior From the Workshop to the Workplace; and Measuring the Effectiveness of Training.

Workshops and courses on human resource development can benefit from the activities and exercises in these chapters. This book can also be used as a self-study program for individuals who wish to sharpen their instructional competencies.

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