Storyboards, why use one?

By Reena

A storyboard is a tool used in training design. It outlines the purpose and content, including text, activities, media and audio that will be in the training. As the name suggests it tells the story about the training. Storyboards are shared with clients to review and provide feedback on. They are also used by developers,…

I am Reena, your training and development expert

By Reena

It’s funny how knowledge can be filed away and then something, or someone triggers action in the hippocampus, which is what happened during a training and development session I attended last week. People recall faces better than a logo. I knew this yet I hadn’t done much about it on the site. It was the…

Training can be short sharp and effective

By Reena

he 70/20/10 learning model breaks down how learning can occur. 10% of formal training occurs in a classroom – physical or online learning or virtual instructor led. 20% of learning occurs through coaching, mentoring and support. A big chunk of learning is informal. 70% of what you learn can be done on the job through…

Comfortable Selling online training takes the angst out of selling

By Reena

Comfortable Selling online training is an easy to follow and implement sales approach that can transform sales interactions and results. A lot of people work in roles that have a primary focus where they provide a service and also have the need to recommend products, additional services or give advice, yet lack the skills to…

Partner. Collaborate. Consult. Advise

By Reena

This is what we do. This is how we work. We partner with businesses to provide an outsource training and development team. A lot of businesses don’t have an in-house training team yet they have learning and development needs for new starters, product/service/software training, coaching, collating training material, creating training material such as videos, decks,…

What do you want _______ to do for you?

By Reena

Instructor Led Training, Knowledge Checks, Instructional Design, Content Curation, Virtual Training, Story-boarding, Documentation, Coaching, Mentoring, Workbooks, Facilitation, Workshop, Role Play, Quizzes, Games, Portal, LMS, One on One’s, Train the Trainers, Online Modules etc When deciding on and planning for any of the above it may help to begin with the outcome first and then determining…

What is VILT?

By Reena

VILT – Virtual Instructor Led Training, as the name suggests, is virtual training led by an instructor. Just as in a classroom environment the trainer will follow a session plan and can use a combination of presentations, learning labs, activities, and discussions.  Obvious differences between VILT and classroom training are that learners will be offsite,…

7 ways to engage virtual learners

By Reena

Virtual training is web based training, using cloud based technology to run live sessions. At present more people are continuing to work from home, including attending training to up skill or learn new skills. Virtual training can be just as effective as classroom based training, with an appropriate approach. Reading a powerpoint slide word for…

You got promoted to manager, what now?

By Reena

Meet Sarah. Sarah was recently promoted to a sales management role. She was successful in her previous role as a sales rep. She helped clients, met targets, got along with her peers, and was a respected employee. Sarah and her manager assumed the obvious career advancement for her was to be a sales manager.  Being…