• Using Activities to Make Training Fun

    29.99
    In this course, you will explore different types of games, including icebreakers, energizers, simulations, and case studies. You will also learn how to get buy-in, deal with reluctant participants, troubleshoot games, and create your own games. To top things off, we will give you four activities that you can customize and re-use in your own training sessions.
  • Training with Visual Storytelling

    29.99
    In this course, you will learn how to use storytelling to engage the hearts and minds of your audience. Well cover the essential elements of a successful story as well as a variety of storyboarding and graphic design tools. After you complete this course, youll be ready to create engaging, compelling training sessions that inspire your students.
  • The Practical Trainer

    29.99
    In this course, you will learn what makes a successful trainer and a successful training program. You will also learn about adult learning principles, the learning process, Kolbs experiential learning cycle, and learning styles. Youll even complete an assessment to help you identify your training preferences. Then, you will learn how to apply the learning cycle to assess needs, develop a program outline, choose training methods, design learning sequences, add some fun and games, and launch the program. You will also learn tips for delivering your program and managing difficult participants.
  • Survival Skills for the New Trainer

    29.99
    In this course, you will learn the basic skills that every trainer must have. This includes dressing appropriately, being assertive, being genuine, communicating well, connecting with people, handling difficult participants, and a desire to learn. At the end of the course, youll review a list of dos and donts and consider your next steps.
  • Measuring Training Results

    29.99
    In this course, you will learn how to measure training results using Donald Kirkpatricks four-level evaluation model. You will also learn about essential tools and techniques, including cost-benefit analysis and return on investment.
  • Making Training Stick

    29.99
    In this course, youll learn ways to help make your training workshops stickier so that the learners will retain the material better. You will familiarize yourself with strategies that can help learning to stick with the audience in an effective and meaningful way. You will learn how to keep learners focused and motivated to absorb material. Also, you will learn ways to develop an effective training style, using appropriate training aids and techniques.
  • Facilitation Skills

    29.99
    In this course, you will learn what facilitation is, skills that a facilitator should have, and the different skill levels of a facilitator. Then, you will learn some basic facilitation techniques, including ground rules, differentiating between content and process, bringing divergent and convergent thinking together, degrees of support, managing difficult participants, building sustainable agreements, and more. Supporting skills, such as communication, feedback, and team building, are also covered.
  • Developing Your Training Program

    29.99
    You will start this course by considering what training is, when it is necessary, and what other options are out there. Then, you will learn the ICE method for identifying needs, a seven-step model for instructional design, and tips for building an engaging program. Next, you will walk through the steps of program design, including setting learning objectives, identifying evaluation strategies, choosing learning methodologies, finding content, creating energizers, using assessment tools, developing supporting materials, and testing the program. You will also receive tips on creating a proposal for a training program and building rapport with company sponsors.
  • Developing a Training Needs Analysis

    29.99
    This course covers all the essential elements of a training needs analysis. The first step is using the ICE method to isolate problems, consult with stakeholders, and evaluate your options. Then, you can bring all of the information together into a training needs analysis that will convince readers to take action.
  • Advanced Skills for the Practical Trainer

    29.99
    To begin, you will explore the trainers role and what skills and competencies trainers should have. Then you will learn about the learning process and different learning styles, and apply that knowledge to designing programs and motivating learners. You will also learn ways to manage the stress of training, plan a workshop, and lead a training session. Then, you will learn techniques for dealing with difficult participants, evaluating learning, and conducting on-the-job follow-up. Alternative training methods, such as eLearning, co-facilitation, and team teaching will also be covered.
  • Effective Planning and Scheduling

    29.99
    This course will teach you how to use a variety of planning and scheduling tools, including the work breakdown structure, network diagrams, program evaluation and review technique (PERT), and Gantt charts. You will also learn how to properly estimate time, schedule resources, identify task dependencies, manage risks, communicate your schedule, and keep the schedule updated.
  • Giving Effective Feedback

    29.99
    In this course, you will learn about the essential elements of feedback, important communication techniques, and a framework for informal and formal feedback. Youll also learn some tips for receiving feedback.
  • Influence and Persuasion

    29.99
    In this course, you will learn how to speak persuasively, communicate with confidence, build rapport, develop a strong presentation, and leverage storytelling. Youll also receive an introduction to basic neuro linguistic programming techniques.
  • Managing Difficult Conversations

    29.99
    This course will give you an eight-step process for a difficult conversation, as well as some things to consider when deciding to have the conversation (such as your desired outcome, the time and place, and how to stay safe). Youll also learn how to speak persuasively, ask good questions, and listen actively.
  • Motivation Training: Motivating Your Workforce

    29.99
    To start this course, you will learn about some basic motivation theories. You will also learn about setting goals, identifying values, and ways to create a motivational climate.
  • The ABCs Of Supervising Others:

    29.99
    This course will help you overcome many of the problems that you will encounter as a workplace leader. Topics include transitioning to a supervisory role, attitudes to cultivate, setting goals, personal productivity, communication skills, feedback techniques, conflict resolution, managing difficult conversations, and establishing credibility.
  • The Professional Supervisor

    29.99
    In this course, you will learn how to plan effectively, build a high-performing team, motivate employees, provide effective feedback, delegate, and manage conflict. You will also receive an introduction to several leadership theories, including John Adairs action-centered leadership model, Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchards Situational Leadership II model, and Velsofts signature leadership assessment.
  • Team Building: Developing High Performance Teams

    29.99
    After you complete this course, you will understand how to apply the TORI model, Tuckman and Jensens five stages of team development, and Glenn Parkers 12 characteristics of effective teams to develop high-performance teams. You will also complete the Velsoft team player type assessment to help you identify how you behave in a team and how you can connect with others.
  • Workplace Health and Safety: The Supervisor’s Role and Responsibilities

    29.99
    At the end of this course you are going to be able to understand the employers and supervisors responsibilities for workplace health and safety and you will also learn about, and understand, the three rights of workers. You will learn about Health and Safety Committees, employee orientation checklists, health and safety training for employees, and the importance of communicating health and safety information.
  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults Training

    59.99
    The issue of abuse and neglect  of vulnerable adults has been much highlighted in recent years with various reports identifying alarming levels of abuse both in disability services, older peoples own homes and in care setting.
  • Positive Values in Service

    39.99
    Quality of life for people with disabilities depends on basic attitudes and values of the people who support them and society in general. The reason that many large institutions have been forced to close or reduce the number of residents is not just that of new laws or increases in funding.
  • Autism

    59.99
    This programme is devised to support learners to develop the appropriate knowledge, skills and competence relevant to the support needs of people who have Autism whether they have received a diagnosis or not.
  • Disability Awareness Advanced

    79.99
    Learning Outcomes Learners will be able to: 1 Explore various definitions of disability, to include definitions outlined in Irish legislation 2 Describe the various classifications of disability 3 Outline the models of disability which provide theoretical underpinnings of disability studies, to include the medical model, the social model and the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Functioning and Disability (ICF) 4 Identify different types of disabilities, to include physical disability, learning disability, specific learning difficulties (SPLDs), mental illness, sensorial disabilities specifically visual impairment, hearing loss and speech difficulties and specific conditions including diabetes and epilepsy, explaining how these impact on the individual's quality of life 5 Outline strategies to minimise the difficulties that specific disabilities may cause for individuals 6 Examine the key requirements of employers, educational institutions and providers of public services in accommodating persons with disabilities as set down in Irish legislation 7 Describe the functions of a range of organisations which have been established to develop and implement public policy and strategy in relation to disability in Ireland, to include specific government departments and state agencies 8 Outline the main types of assistive technology that are available to persons with disabilities in education, training and employment 9 Identify grant schemes and support mechanisms that employees with disabilities and employers of persons with disabilities can avail of 10 Identify services available to enable persons with disabilities to access their legal rights and entitlements 11 Explain how organisations providing services to persons with disabilities ensure quality of service and adherence to best practice 12 Distinguish between the various models and approaches which are used in the education system to accommodate persons with disabilities 13 Describe the prevalent models used in vocational and rehabilitative training to achieve outcomes for persons with disabilities 14 Identify barriers to disability, both environmental and attitudinal 15 Outline community interventions that are available to persons with disabilities 16 Explore the impact of disability on the individual and society 17 Assess the strengths and weaknesses of current legislation as it pertains to disability 18 Examine how employees with disabilities can be supported and accommodated in the workplace 3 19 Reflect on own experience and perceptions of disability 20 Assess the strengths and weaknesses of various employment options open to persons with disabilities 21 Evaluate rehabilitation and support strategies that are available to improve quality of life for persons with disabilities 22 Analyse statistical data and research findings on disability 23 Evaluate the quality of a sample of organisational policies and procedures as they pertain to disability.
  • Honing and Delivering Your Message

    29.99
    Learn how to clarify your message and how to present it, successfully communicate your message, and ensure your listeners hear what you want to get across to them with the Honing and Delivering Your Message course.