How To Survive A Training Assignment: A Practical Guide For The New, Part-time Or Temporary Trainer

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Basic Books, Jan 22, 1988 - Business & Economics - 156 pages
As a supervisor, manager, engineer, or technical expert, you may often be asked to pass on your important knowledge and skill to other people in your organization. This convenient handbook provides everything you need to know to succeed with these occasional or routine training assignments. Formatted for easy reference, and avoiding jargon or heavy doses of theory, this unique volume lays out the basics of training, including:the characteristics of the adult learnertraining objectives and why they are importanthow to design a training programwhen and how to use different instructional techniquesselecting the right visual aidcreating lesson planshow to give an effective presentationdrawing on subject matter expertsevaluating and giving feedbackAlong with practical tips and examples, author Steven Ellis, also provides extensive checklists, a summary of each chapter's main points, and a list of references and materials—everything to help you from start to finish.

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About the author (1988)

Stephen K. Ellis is the president of Renaissance Center Associates, a quality, management and training consulting firm in Spring City, Pennsylvania. He is an experienced trainer, program designer and process consultant; and over the last twenty years has conducted numerous train-the-trainer, group problem-solving, and team building sessions.

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