Train yourself to effectively train others. Written specifically for managers, supervisors, and trainers who need to communicate new knowledge and skills to people, How to Be an Effective Trainer provides a solid framework for developing-and maximizing-your training proficiency. Now thoroughly revised and expanded, this single-volume resource offers a complete step-by-step program to take you from the basics through the very latest developments in the field. How to Be an Effective Trainer, Third Edition introduces key training skills-such as conducting on-the-job training, formulating session plans, and drafting objectives-and then provides easy-to-follow guidelines for putting them smoothly into action. You'll also learn how to use a wide range of more advanced learning techniques, from computer-based learning (CBL) and structured diary analysis to programmed instruction and behavior modeling.
Among the highlights of this all-new edition, you'll find: * A new chapter on supervisory and management development * An updated segment on Career Development Review * New material on how to structure question-and-answer sessions-plus follow-up techniques * Expanded coverage of the importance of role play, including the use of feedback sheets * New perspectives on adventure learning, learning organizations, and reflection as a training technique * Up-to-the-minute information on the impact of new technology, including computer-based training and new display and overhead projection methods. More than just a how-to manual, How to Be an Effective Trainer, Third Edition contains all the essentials for both the novice and the more experienced trainer. With helpful checklists, quizzes, and end-of-chapter reviews throughout, it gives you the tools you need to hone your ability to design effective training programs.