Training overview
Professional Course
2 days
From 1,499 USD
Start dates
Washington D.C.
1,499 USD

1,499 USD

1,499 USD

1,499 USD
Training 101

Course description

Training 101

This practical Training 101 train-the-trainer workshop is geared toward new training professionals. It provides you with a strong “how-to” overview of the entire training function including needs analysis, design/development, delivery, and evaluation. You will leave the workshop confident and fully prepared to tackle any training assignment!

This workshop is also available as on-site/company specific. For programs held or attended in Canada, listed prices will be charged in CAD. Please contact Langevin for more details.

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Who should attend?

For new training professionals who want an overview of the entire training function.

Training content


  • Apply the principles of adult learning to your training.
  • Determine when (and when not) to train employees.
  • Apply a needs analysis system.
  • Determine causes and solutions to job performance problems.
  • Analyze learners’ background to target a course accurately.
  • Apply a course design system.
  • Conduct a task analysis to determine course content.
  • Select the appropriate training strategy.
  • Select the most effective instructional methods.
  • Create lesson plans.
  • Employ effective public speaking skills.
  • Employ lecturing techniques that motivate participants.
  • Plan your continued development as a training professional.
  • Measure the effectiveness of your courses.
  • Apply techniques to market and promote training in your organization.

What you will learn

Key Principles

  • Components of the Training Cycle.
  • How to impact organizational goals.
  • 6 principles of adult learning and how to apply them.
  • Key factors in learner motivation.
  • Competencies of trainers.
  • 12 traits of a course leader and how to acquire them.
  • The secret equation to performance-based training.

Needs Analysis

  • 9 training needs analysis situations.
  • How to plan a complete needs analysis.
  • 6 data collection techniques.
  • Key questions to ask in every needs analysis.
  • The 7 key factors in job performance.
  • 21 questions to identify causes of performance problems.
  • The 15 things you need to know about learners.


  • How to design courses that are guaranteed to be effective and popular.
  • 10 key factors for a successful course.
  • The 12-step instructional design cycle.
  • How to select the best training strategy.
  • What you must know about your audience.
  • How to select relevant course content.
  • The 3 essential parts of every program.
  • How to link training objectives to the learners’ job.
  • 50 instructional methods.
  • How to build learner practice into courses.
  • A course structure guaranteed to work every time.
  • How to construct the best lesson plan.


  • How to overcome the 13 common problems of new instructors.
  • 6 participative and lively lecture techniques.
  • Key tasks of a classroom instructor.
  • How to capture learners’ attention.
  • 29 tips to improve your speaking skills.
  • Developing your own natural style.
  • How to set up a classroom properly.
  • 8 dynamic icebreakers and when to use them.
  • How to establish an exceptional climate.
  • Dozens of audio-visual tips to polish your presentation.
  • How to project confidence and enthusiasm.
  • How to handle tough classroom situations.


  • How to evaluate learning in the classroom.
  • Factors in transferring learning to the job.
  • How to measure job performance.
  • How to link results to the “bottom-line.”
  • 13 ways to promote the use of new skills.
  • Tips to market you and your department.

Your Continued Development

  • The core competencies of an effective training professional.
  • A complete career development plan.
  • Associations worth joining.
  • How to find resource materials.
  • The top books in Training & Development.
  • Educational opportunities that won’t interrupt your career.
  • Professional Trainer Certification.

Why choose Langevin Learning Services Inc.?

35+ years helping learning professionals achieve success in their careers

20,000+ people have achieved Langevin's professional trainer certification

82% of Fortune 500 companies send their trainers to Langevin

About Langevin Learning Services Inc.

Langevin Learning Services Inc.

Langevin Learning Services Inc.

For more than 35 years, Langevin has been a provider of highly renowned workshops, professional certifications, and products for trainers and business professionals. They are committed to providing practical, real-world, performance-based workshops and products guaranteed to set you up for...

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Average rating 5

Based on 2 reviews

S. Frazee
This course taught me so much. I built my training program from the ground up and now I know exactly how to improve it. The instructor was relatable, helpful, kind, and informative. Excellent instruction!
Nicholas W.
As a new trainer, this course has given me the experience, confidence, tools, and skills to be successful in my career. Thank you, Langevin!
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