Introduction. Part I: So You?re Going to Be a Trainer! Chapter 1: What?s a Trainer? Chapter 2: Why Adults Learn. Chapter 3: The Training Cycle. Part II: Designing the Best Darn Training In the World. Chapter 4: Assessing Needs and Developing Learning Objectives. Chapter 5: Developing the Training Design. Chapter 6: Using Off-the-Shelf Training. Chapter 7: Being Prepared to Succeed. Part III: Showtime: Delivering a Dynamic Training Session. Chapter 8: Implementing Training Designs: Your Job as Facilitator. Chapter 9: It?s Showtime: Delivering Success. Chapter 10: Mastering Media and Other Visuals. Chapter 11: Training with Style. Chapter 12: Addressing Problems: What?s a Trainer to Do? Part IV: It?s Not Over Yet: The Follow-Up. Chapter 13: Evaluation: It?s Not Over Yet! Chapter 14: Transfer of Learning. Part V: The Professional Trainer. Chapter 15: The Consummate Professional. Chapter 16: Training Certification. Chapter 17: Training Trends. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 18: Ten Tips to Start Off on the Right Foot. Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Increase Participation. Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Save Time in the Training Room. Chapter 21: Ten Quick Ways to Form Small Groups. Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Adding Humor to Training. Chapter 23: Ten Icebreakers That Work. Index.
Elaine Biech, known as "the trainer's trainer," is President and Managing Principal of ebb associates inc, a strategic implementation, leadership development, and experiential learning consulting firm.