The Training Clinic

Maria Chilcote

Specializing in state-of-the-art design, delivery and management of training for 34 years, through on-site Train-the-Trainer workshops and certificate programs. We accomplish this through in house and public workshops, both virtual instructor led training (VILT) and live instructor led training (LILT). We also offer our professional services in the area of facilitation, strategic planning, consulting and instructional design. We have 20 certified master instructors in the U.S. and 4 international licensees.

Offerings

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  • COURSES: Certified Performance Consultant (CPC)

    It's not a fad. It's not a trend. In fact, its time has come. This workshop focuses on why we, as training professionals, need to make the transition to performance consulting if we are to survive and thrive within our organizations.
  • COURSES: How to Design and Facilitate Effective Training

    We offer one stop shopping for those that are tasked with the double duty of designing AND facilitating training. We’ve combined elements of our “How to Design Effective Training Programs” and “How to Facilitate Training with Impact!” to help with your just in time training needs. Essentials of adult learning and how to make training come to life are covered along with facilitation skills and three must-have instructional design tools that help you apply adult learning concepts in the classroom. The content and methods are appropriate for large group instruction as well as on the job training and virtual instruction.
  • COURSES: Facilitate Technical Training With Impact!

    Whether you're a technical subject matter expert or a full time instructor, this highly interactive workshop will give you the tools you need to step away from your PowerPoint and connect with your audience! Essentials of adult learning and how to make training come to life in a technical environment are covered along with facilitation skills and must-have process tools that help you apply adult learning concepts in the classroom.
  • CONSULTANTS: Consulting Services

    In addition to providing train the trainer workshops and certifications, we can also meet your department’s needs through our instructional design, facilitation and consulting services. Instructional Design Whether you need something designed from scratch, redesigned, or would just like some feedback on your design (and some coaching from us), we are ON THE JOB! Facilitation If you need an experienced facilitator for a meeting or planning session (or just want an outside presence) give us a call – we are ready to help you achieve your groups' outcomes. Performance Consulting When tackling performance issues it’s often helpful to have an outside, objective ear to listen and lend perspective. At our core, we are performance consultants. Let us be your trusted advisors as you tackle your organization’s performance issues. Whether actively (and visibly) serving on your groups’ advisory board or coaching from behind the scenes, we will help determine a good fit for your consulting needs.
  • COURSES: Certified Total Trainer (CTT)

    If your job calls for you to design AND facilitate training – then we have one stop shopping for you with this certificate program. Note that there are TWO versions of our Certified Total Trainer - one contains more emphasis on the instructional design process, the other on the facilitation process. This five-day workshop is for the trainer, subject matter expert or instructor who develops and/or presents training programs. The content and methods are appropriate for classroom instruction as well as on the job and virtual training and are suited to training employees and customers. After this useful workshop you'll have a solid working foundation of adult learning, instructional design and facilitation skills as well as a practical set of tools you can use right away to increase retention and decrease boredom in your learning efforts. Increase learner retention and transfer of knowledge and new skills back to the workplace!
  • COURSES: Facilitation Skills for e-Trainers

    No, it's not a webinar - it's a workshop! Learn how to effectively transfer facilitation skills and adult learning principles to a virtual classroom. E-learners WILL multi-task - your job as an e-facilitator will be to minimize the amount 'other focus' through actively engaging them. This highly practical and useful workshop will give you the tools to minimize e-learner multi-tasking along with a solid set of e-facilitation skills to take your on-line learning from a ho-hum webinar to a fully engaging learning experience.
  • COURSES: Facilitate Training With Impact!

    Whether you're a subject matter expert or a full time instructor, this highly interactive workshop will give you the tools you need to step away from your PowerPoint and connect with your audience! Essentials of adult learning and how to make training come to life are covered along with facilitation skills and must-have process tools that help you apply adult learning concepts in the classroom. The content and methods are appropriate for large group instruction as well as on the job training and virtual instruction. After this useful workshop you'll have a solid working foundation of adult learning and facilitation skills as well as a practical set of tools you can use right away to increase retention and decrease boredom in your learning efforts. Ditch your deck and engage your learners for long lasting training results.
  • COURSES: Effective On The Job Training

    Crossing your fingers and living on the edge when it comes to your organization's OJT efforts? Then take control and ensure its success! Improve your employees' effectiveness through our proven OJT approach!
  • COURSES: Design & Facilitate Training With Impact!

    We offer one stop shopping for those that are tasked with the double duty of designing AND facilitating training. We’ve combined elements of our “How to Design Effective Training Programs” and “How to Facilitate Training with Impact!” to help with your just in time training needs. Essentials of adult learning and how to make training come to life are covered along with facilitation skills and three must-have instructional design tools that help you apply adult learning concepts in the classroom. The content and methods are appropriate for large group instruction as well as on the job training and virtual instruction. After this workshop you'll have a solid working foundation of adult learning, instructional design and facilitation skills as well as a practical set of tools you can use right away to increase retention and decrease boredom in your learning and development efforts.
  • COURSES: Effective Presentation Skills

    Are you hiding behind your Power Point because you’re not sure what to do with those dangling arms at your side, the cotton that has suddenly grown in your mouth or your knocking knees? Well, fret no more! This workshop is designed to equip you with the structure, the practice and the confidence to deliver dynamic presentations. After this workshop you will have a structure and a more confident presence to deliver the WOW factor at your next presentation or briefing.
  • COURSES: Certified Training Facilitator (CTF)

    Making a presentation is vastly different from facilitating training. Learn the tips, skills and techniques required to facilitate the learning experience while honoring adult learning. Essentials of adult learning and how to make training come to life are covered along with facilitation skills and must-have process tools that help you apply adult learning concepts in the classroom. This five-day workshop is for the subject matter expert or instructor who facilitates training. The content and methods are appropriate for large group instruction as well as on the job training and virtual instruction. After this practical and useful workshop you will have the tools to facilitate your training sessions to increase learner retention and decrease boredom and multi-tasking. In addition, we provide you with a BONUS of an inventory to assess your skills for continuous improvement!
  • COURSES: Certified Instructional Systems Designer

    Need to hit the ground running with your instructional design skills? Then this certification program is for you! This five-day interactive session is for the subject matter expert or instructor who develops training. The content and methods are appropriate for large group instruction, on the job, and virtual instructor led training. After this workshop you will walk away with a “skeleton” from which to design your next training workshop. AND, as a bonus you’ll receive our own “Methodology Resource Guide” – tools that take you from A to Z in the instructional design process. This is ONE STOP shopping for your instructional design needs!
  • COURSES: Facilitation Skills For Trainers & Team Leaders

    Facilitation is one of those skills that everyone talks about but very few can do effectively. In this one day workshop, you’ll learn proven techniques to help you maintain control, facilitate group process and produce results. Whether a team leader or trainer, after this workshop you will have the tools to increase your ability to facilitate your team’s goals.
  • COURSES: Certified Training Manager (CTM)

    Have more days than not when you’re ready to pull out your hair? Maybe it’s HOW you’re managing your training function. Especially if you’re a one person department! With the right practices, any training program can accelerate performance while delivering economic benefit and, as a focused and practical manager of a training function, you can lead the charge within your own organization. In this certificate, focus in-depth on effective methods to manage the entire scope of your organization’s training effort. You will examine practical ways, sound techniques, and proven ideas to manage your organization’s training and yield tangible, bottom-line results. After this workshop you will have practical and useful tools and techniques to partner with management, and yourself to the organization’s goals, and make an impact on performance!
  • COURSES: Certified Training Coordinator (CTC): A Performance Consulting Approach to Coordinating the Training Function

    Today’s training coordinator is the GLUE that holds together the department! If you feel like you’re becoming UNglued, then plug into this practical and useful workshop for some hands on strategies, tools and skills to increase your productivity and sanity! After this workshop you will be better equipped to balance everything from developing a plan and coordinating the efforts of SMEs to hiring consultants and setting up a corporate university.
  • COURSES: Certified Technical Training Specialist (CTTS)

    Need to keep up with the rigor of developing and facilitating technical training? Look no further! This five-day workshop is for the trainer, subject matter expert or instructor who develops and/or presents training programs. The content and methods are appropriate for classroom instruction as well as on the job and virtual training and are suited to training employees and customers. Our signature CTTS Certificate is divided into four parts: Classroom Training CTTS Written Test Design Plan Review Video Recorded Session and Critique After this workshop you will have the tools, techniques and practice to take your technical training from a point and click nightmare to brain tantalizing experience!
  • COURSES: Certified e-Facilitator

    When transferring your facilitation skills from a physical classroom/OJT environment to a virtual one, there are certain things you need to change! This pragmatic workshop will teach you HOW to cut down on your learner’s multi-tasking (no, we can’t eliminate it altogether) and have them plug into you! In this highly interactive, blended workshop you will learn and practice the essentials of adult learning and how to make training "come to life" in online virtual environment. After this workshop you will have the tools and techniques to incorporate adult learning concepts into an e-learning environment, use e-facilitation skills to promote e-learner participation and interaction, and get the most out of the technology that you have available!

Vendor Details

1198 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite D364
Seal Beach, CA 90240
US
800.938.4698

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