Modern Virtual Trainer Certificate
Is your organization ready to elevate its virtual training capabilities in this digital age?
In today's rapidly evolving landscape, Virtual Training (virtual instructor-led or live online training) has emerged as the norm for learning teams worldwide. Virtual classroom technology empowers learning and development teams to connect with diverse audiences at any time, facilitated by a simple internet connection. However, mastering the art of engaging your audience through this technology remains a significant challenge. It demands a distinct skill set that integrates virtual presentation, facilitation, and design techniques with technical proficiency to adeptly deliver online learning experiences. This course is designed to equip you with the skills needed to excel as a virtual trainer in this digital age. We’ll explore how to identify, develop, and hone the essential skills, techniques, and approaches required to facilitate successful and engaging virtual training. We’ll also delve into the key aspects of preparing for online delivery, how to foster a positive mindset towards online learning, and how to guide your organization through the necessary shifts which cultivate a thriving virtual learning culture.
See 'Technical Needs/Prerequisites' below.
Application Assignments: There will be a required 1-hour assignment following sessions one and two and an optional one following session three.
This course requires use of the Zoom application as a participant on a laptop or desktop computer. Visit the ZOOM website to download the most current version.
* Participation via mobile device such as an iPhone or iPad or via a Web interface is NOT advised.
Although this course is taught using the Zoom platform; you can practice your course skills on your in-house/preferred platform (e.g. Zoom, WebEx, Teams, Adobe Connect, etc.)
Who Should Attend:
Trainers, presenters, instructional designers and those who desire to grow their virtual facilitation skills.
In this certificate, you will learn to:
Before the certificate you may download your participant guide containing job aids, examples, platform checklists, and key points to remember for you to use as you design, develop, deliver, and support your live online courses.
Session 1: Submit a 3-minute recording of your virtual classroom platform discoveries and prepare a 1-slide introductory presentation.
Session 2: Prepare and rehearse for your 5-minute guided practice activity to be delivered in session 3. You will receive example slides and the trainer manual.
Session 3: Final, optional independent application project which you may complete on your own.
Session 1: Managing the Virtual Platform
Grow your technical expertise to run live online training with ease.
Session 2: Presenting Virtually
Sharpen the presentation skills necessary to masterfully inspire an engaging online session.
Session 3: Facilitating Virtually
Develop the unique facilitation skills required to ensure learning transfer in an online training using the “ask, listen, coach” segment of the capability model.
IMPORTANT - You'll participate in online and collaborative activities in a number of ways, each designed to provide a unique means to interact and learn from experts and colleagues. All course delivery software operates at Internet connection speeds of 56.6 kbps or better, on PC, Mac and Unix platforms. Courses will use teleconferencing or VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol.) The login instructions emailed to you approximately one week prior to the start of the course will outline platform use as well as any headset requirements or suggestions. Each registrant must provide their own laptop or desktop computer and other equipment (such as a headset, if noted in your login instructions) in order to fully and successfully participate in the course. Please test your login information a minimum of 48 hours in advance on your course start date on the computer you will be using for the course.
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This program has been approved for a maximum of 6 points.
After successfully completing your certificate program, you will receive a professionally produced Certificate of Completion and an eBadge. eBadges are transforming how your hard-earned achievements are recognized, shared and rewarded. You can showcase eBadges in your email signature or on social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.