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September Monthly Event: Talk Less Train More

  • Thursday, September 15, 2011
  • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Maggiano's at the Town Center


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Talk Less – Train More: Techniques to Make Learning More Active and Engaging

Join us for an engaging session at Maggiano’s at The Town Center on Thursday, September 15.

Presenter:  Rachel A. Stromberg, Leadership Development Consultant

Are you interested in improving the quality of your participant’s learning? Do you want your learners to be able to better retain and apply what they learn? What if they could take more responsibility over their learning and transfer that knowledge to new situations?

As facilitators and instructional designers we know the value of learner centered training, but with the demands to execute training with very short turn-around time, it is often challenging to create something more than lecture style instruction.

This program will be chock-full of interactive, easy to implement, practical activities that can be immediately applied to a variety of learning topics.

Come experience this creative process for yourself, and in this program you will:

  • Discover and practice techniques to introduce and conduct training in fun, collaborative, and interesting ways.
  • Explore learning activities that will make your courses more engaging and enjoyable.
  • Examine how these practical techniques can be applied immediately to your own training programs and enhance your participant’s learning.

About Our Speaker:

With over twelve years of experience as a Leadership Development Manager, Rachel Stromberg specializes in instructional design and facilitation for talent management and employee engagement.  She has launched a Corporate University for front-line managers, Directors and VPs.  Rachel has been responsible for selecting, managing, and developing trainers, instructional designers, employees, and volunteers in a variety of industries including non-profit organizations and commercial business.  She currently is with Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS) in Jacksonville.

Rachel is a longtime member and board member with the Northeast Florida chapter of ASTD, including the role of past president. She is the recipient of the 2011 Excellence in Employee Development Award for Training Facilitation. She is passionate about improvisational theater and is the founding member of the Mad Cowford Improv Comedy Troupe.

ASTD Competency Model:

The Areas of Expertise, as defined by the ASTD Competency Model, include nine critical factors needed to be a successful workplace learning professional.  (Click on the model to see details.) This month’s chapter event supports the Area of Expertise entitled “Delivering Training.”

Date and Time:   Thursday, September 15, 2011
                                        11:30–11:45 Check-in and Networking
                         11:45 -1:15 PM Lunch and Program

                  **NOTE LOCATION**

                               10367 Midtown Parkway
                               St. Johns Town Center
                               Jacksonville,  Fl. 32246

Attire:            Business Casual

Fees:                Chapter Members - Gold - Complimentary
                                   Chapter Members - Other - $25.00 
                     Non Members - $35.00

A $5.00 surcharge for unregistered "walk-ins"

will apply to both members and non-members.


Online registration requires payment by MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express, or PayPal.
If you need to arrange for an alternate payment method, please call the chapter administrator at (904) 356-9008.


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