Certified Train the Trainer Facilitator 

Course Description

Train-the-Trainer is an intensive skill building experience that teaches participants how to become better instructors, presenters, meeting leaders, mentors and coaches. A distinguishing aspect of this course is its dedication to developing and practicing your own voice, or delivery style. Participants practice delivery and apply the knowledge and techniques learned. By observing each other, the group will assess delivery style and offer feedback to refine your abilities. Delivered in a safe, fun and supportive environment, this course emphasizes practice, application and demonstrated competency.

Location - Denver, CO

Delivery Mode: 
In Person
Lean Six Sigma
4 days
CEU Credits: 


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Course Overview

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the adult learning cycle.
  • Identify and teach to the four learning styles and seven types of “smarts.”
  • Apply experiential learning principles to make facilitating/training more engaging and effective.
  • Compare hierarchical (lecture), co-operative (activities) and autonomous (reflection) training modes.
  • Identify behaviors that contribute to confident presentations/facilitations.
  • Set the scene for learning using powerful openers and closers.
  • Apply curriculum “shaping” methods to improve participation and comprehension.
  • Effectively deal with difficult audience/team members.
  • Develop effective visual aids.
  • Plan and organize training materials so sessions flow seamlessly from start to finish and knowledge retention is maximized.


Pre-course reading and pre-course questionnaire

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals who train, give group presentations, or lead change in an organization.
  • Performance excellence leaders, Lean Master candidates, Master Black Belts candidates.

To be eligible to obtain CEUs

Participants must attend all instructor-led sessions and fully contribute to all instructional activities.

There’s more to teaching than knowing your topic. You have to know your students and how they learn. You have to understand group dynamics and manage interactions. You have to prepare your material and visual aids, and you have to deliver your sessions in a way that creates profound experiences.

Train-the-Trainer is an intensive skill-building experience that teaches participants how to become better instructors, presenters, meeting leaders, mentors, and coaches. You learn the practices, behaviors, and tools you need to improve audience participation, buy-in, comprehension, retention, and application.

Specifically, this course teaches you how to plan and organize materials, including openers and closers, curriculum “shaping” methods and visual aids. You’ll be exposed to a variety of experiential learning principles that you can use to increase your teaching effectiveness. And you’ll delve into the specifics of the adult learning cycle and different learning styles. 

3.2 CEUs are available for this course.

8 PDUs are available for this course.

Via a Mix of Instruction and Application:

  • Adult Learning Principles
  • Adult Learning Styles
  • The Adult Learning Cycle


  • Identifying Adult Learning Behaviors
  • Dealing With Difficult Behaviors
  • Facilitation Interventions
  • Developing a Training Roadmap
  • Setting the Scene for Learning
  • Developing High Impact Training
  • Developing Visual Aids
  • Assessment and Feedback
  • Planning and Preparing Training
  • Encouraging the Transfer of Learning
  • Setting an Action Plan

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Lean Methods Group reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. We will do our best to ensure you are aware of changes six weeks prior to the course start date. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, Lean Methods Group is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel-related expenses you may incur.

While we recognize the need to cancel due to unforeseen events, we kindly ask that you consider the other students in this course when cancelling your enrollment. We ask for six weeks advance notice so that we may fill your spot and ensure a fun class for the other students.

  • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least six weeks before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer to another workshop
  • Requests received within four weeks of the course shall receive a 50% refund.
  • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
  • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
  • We can transfer your course fees to another Lean Methods e-learning or instructor-led course of your choice.

You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs, PDUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.