Creating Training Miracles

  • ID: 2215407
  • Book
  • 344 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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explains how trainers can use different training techniques to produce extraordinary results ("training miracles"). The authors have a true enthusiasm for helping people to learn and a belief that all people can learn. The first chapter discusses emerging trAnds in training (e.g., globalization, competency–based training, high–tech delivery of training). The remaining chapters each discuss a different technique or technology that a trainer can use (see TOC). Each chapter begins with a story to help illustrate how the technique might be used. Chapters also contain a summary and a list of references for people who want to read further on the topic.
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About the Authors.


Emerging Trends in Training.

Getting Training Results in the Workplace.

Self Directed Learning.

Stoking the Fire: Warming Up the Learner with Icebreakers and Energizers.

Neurolinguistic Programming.

The Power of Accelerative Learning.

Successful Role Playing Techniques.

Designing and Using Classic Case Studies.

Adventures in Paradise: How to Organize an Outdoor Learning Program.

A Pilot′s Guide to Facilitation.

Reaching for the Stars.

Appendix 1: Chapter 5: Examples of Icebreakers and Energizers.

Appendix 2: Chapter 6: Suggested Answers to Exercises.

Appendix 3: Chapter 10: Some Outdoor Activities.

Appendix 4: Chapter 10: Outdoor Learning Checklist.


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ALASTAIR RYLATT is acknowledged as an expert international trainer, strategist, and award–winning author in workplace learning, advanced training skills, and change management. He is the director of Excel Human Resource Development in Sydney, Australia.

KEVIN LOHAN is a director of Endeavour Training and Development in New South Wales, Australia. He coestablished the National Institute for Trainers and Assessors (NITA) in 1995. Some of his clients have included BHP, Coca–Cola, Coopers & Lybrand, and Philips Australia. Both authors live in Australia.

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