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Workshop: Results-based Creative Learning Strategies

  • September 20, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Boy Scouts of America - Sam Houston Area Council, 2225 North Loop West Houston, TX 77008
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54 Ways to Increase the Impact of Your Design, Delivery, and Transfer

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Based upon Bob’s all-time, best-selling train the trainer book, the Master Trainers Handbook, this workshop provides trainers with the tools they need to get the most out of their training.

Who should attend

  • New trainers wanting to start training not with lecture – but by fully involving their participants
  • Experienced trainers who want to increase the results that participants get from their training
  • Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who must deliver training programs
  • Providers of Workshops, Seminars, and Conferences

Special Features

  • A personally autographed copy of Bob Pike's "Master Trainers Handbook”
  • A 100 plus page Train the Trainer Workbook
  • A year's membership to Bob’s Training and Performance Forum ($120 value)
  • Workshop certificate
  • Personal Training Transfer Action Plan
  • Your own copy of Bob's Performance Solutions Cube™

Learner Objectives

Module 1. Getting Results from Training: The Performance Solutions Cube – and The Transfer of Training Strategy

Training is a process, not an event. Most programs are designed without ever considering that a business result that is desired.

  1. Scrap Learning – Training that does not transfer is considered waste – or ‘scrap.’ Participants will explore how Scrap Learning can be measured and reduced using appropriate transfer of training strategies.
  2. Bob Pike's Performance Solution Cube™ -- Participants will examine 5 performance solutions other than training - and how to have a conversation that focuses on the results to be achieved.
  3. Transfer of Training Strategy -- Participants, Managers, and Trainers can all impact the transfer of training. Participants will explore over 163 practical strategies for ensuring the transfer of training - and pick specific strategies to apply to their own training programs.

Module 2. Getting to the C.O.R.E. of Training - Closers, Openers, Revisiters, and Energizers

  1. Most trainers don't Close -- they just run out of time. In this module you'll learn the three tests of an effective close - the Closing ACT -- Action Planning, Celebration, and Tying things together. Throughout the program at least a dozen different ways to close will be modeled and you'll have the opportunity to adapt these to your own training programs.
  2.  Openers -- Most trainers don't open -- they just start dumping content. In this segment you'll experience the three keys of a powerful opener - raising the BAR -- Breaking preoccupation through involvement, Allowing time for networking, and being Relevant to the specific course content. You'll understand the difference between an icebreaker (which you will never use again) and an opener.  
  3. Throughout the class you will experience a dozen different ways to close -- and explore how to adapt them for your own content. You'll also identify the one thing 90% of all trainers do to end a program -- that should NEVER be done at the end of the program -- and why this same thing should be done at the BEGINNING of the program!
  4. Revisiters -- One of the worst things a trainer can say is "Let's review." Yet Bob estimates that over 70% of the trainers he observes for clients will use that phrase. It’s a signal for participants to tune out because it's content that's already been covered -- and just because you've said it, doesn't mean that they've learned it. We know from research that key learning points must be REVISITED at least 6 times to move from short-term memory to long-term memory.
  5. Review is when the instructor says it again; REVISIT is when participants are re-engaged in the content. More than 24 ways to revisit content will be modeled -- and you'll adapt at least five for your own training.
  6. Energizers -- How do you get class energy back up when it lags -- and it will -- several times a day? Most trainers try talking faster or putting someone on the spot with a question. These methods don't work. Involvement and movement are the keys. More than 6 ways to involve your participants – and get them to move – will be modeled. You’ll adapt at least two for your own training.

MODULE 3 – Bob’s Instructor-led, Participant-Centered Models – and How to Apply Them

  1. The 90/20/8 (4) Rule Adults listen with understanding for 90 minutes, they only listen with retention for 20 minutes. We need to change the pace every 8 minutes. This workshop models how to do that.
  2. CPR – We chunk all of our content into maximum chunks of 20 minutes – and in this chunk we have: content, participation, and opportunities to anchor the content through revisiting (not reviewing)
  3. CIO – There is a social dynamic in training – first people want to feel in control – or safe. Next they want to be included. Finally they are willing to be open. The section will reveal how this was modeled in the workshop – and how you can apply it in your own training.

MODULE 4 – Memory and Learner Motivation

  1. The Seven Ways to Remember Anything
  2. Windowpaning and How to Use It
  3. 5 Ways to Kill Motivation
  4. 11 Ways to Motivate Adults
  5. 54 Ways to Put Variety in Your Training

Speaker:  Bob Pike

Bob Pike attended the US Naval Academy and is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute. After serving as a pastor for three years he began his training career in 1969 with Master Education Industries. Starting as a sales representative and trainer he received 9 promotions in 3 1/2 years and was Sr. VP of Marketing. He was the company’s number one sales person while spending more than 70 percent of his time designing and leading a three week intensive Master Training Academy for new distributors.

In 1973 He joined the Personal Dynamics Institute as a sales representative and trainer and did 10 percent of the company’s annual business in just 4 months – enrolling more than 400 people in their Adventures in Attitudes program. He was promoted to Vice President and doubled sales of the company each year for 7 years.

In 1981 he founded what is now known as The Bob Pike Group and created the Creative Training Techniques ™ Train the Trainer Workshop. He is the author, co-author or editor of more than 30 books, including the all-time best-selling train the trainer book, ever published, The Creative Training Techniques™ Handbook with more than 330,000 copies sold.

Since 1987 he has written and published Bob Pike’s Training and Performance Forum Newsletter. He has created and produced more than a dozen video training programs. His Creative Training and Presentation Techniques video program produced with the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) won the best business to business video award from the Specialty Audio Video Association. Since 1969 he has designed and delivered more than 600 training programs of one day or longer. His first foray into distance learning was in 1989 when he led a 4 hour fully interactive satellite delivered training on Creative Presentation Strategies sponsored by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) (now ATD) and delivered to over 2100 people in 300 locations for the United States Chamber of Commerce.

Bob frequently keynotes and does workshops at conferences around the world. He has been among the top 3 presenters in both attendance and ratings at every Training Magazine Conference as well as every ASTD International Conference since 1977.

He served as a member of the board of directors for ASTD, the National Speakers Association (NSA), and the International Alliance for Learning (Accelerated Learning). In 1991 he earned his Certified Speaking Professional designation from NSA and in 1999 was inducted into the CPAE (Council of Peers Award for Excellence) Speakers Hall of Fame. In 2007 the Instructional systems Association presented him with its’ “Thought Leader” award and in the same year a survey by TrainingIndustry.com named Bob one of the 20 most influential people in training and performance worldwide. In 2013 Bob became ASTD’s second CPLP (Certified Professional in Learning and Performance) Fellow.

In 2002 Bob joined the Board of Trustees of Lead Like Jesus (LLJ), a ministry co-founded by Ken Blanchard. He was co-designer of the Leadership Encounter with Jesus Retreat. From 2005-2011 Bob served as Chairman of the Executive Board

Bob’s clients include IBM China, Covidien Asia, Saudi Aramco, Saudia Airlines, the Defense Security Agency (US), Pfizer, and many others. In the past twenty four months alone Bob has worked in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Bahrain, Kuwait, Dubai, and China. His personal mission is to help people “Unlock the Power to Learn and Unleash the Power to Perform”.

In 2013 he sold the Bob Pike Group and in 2015 he started his new consulting group, P3 Associates.


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