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Certificate of Training and Development

Learn to Deliver High-quality, High-impact Training Programs with Kent State's Certificate in Training and Development!

The goal of the Certificate in Training and Development is to offer training and human resource development professionals a systematic method for developing effective in-house training programs.

Kent State’s Certificate of Training and Development provides you with the skills and knowledge necessary to design and deliver effective employee training programs. The comprehensive, skills-based certificate consisting of 24 contact hours of high-impact training for those in the human resources and learning and development professions. The programs include:

  •  High-Impact Learning – Fundamentals for Designing the Adult Learning Experience
  •  Each One Teach One: Engaging Employees in Experiential Learning

These programs may be taken individually for particular skill development or in the series to attain Kent State’s Certificate of Training and Development.


Christine Zust- Each One Teach One

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High-Impact Learning – Fundamentals for Designing the Adult Learning Experience

Facilitator: Ned Parks

Successful course design in a short amount of time is a requirement in today’s fast-paced environment. It requires the training professionals to deliver high quality, high impact training; often with little budget and under severe time constraints. Understanding the needs of adult learners is the key to success in this process.



This full-day workshop will provide you with adult learning foundations and design skills specific for those conducting any type of training. This program is conducted in an interactive dialogue-based delivery method with practical, structured training development application. You will receive planning forms, design templates, sample room layouts and explanations the use of each one. Topics covered include:

  • Understand the fundamentals of adult learning
  • Design training sessions, sequencing, materials, aids and activities
  • Learn why people forget and how to build retention rates

Times available:

  • Thursday, March 19, 2015; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Twinsburg - 295

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Each One Teach One: Engaging Employees in Experiential Learning

Facilitator: Christine Zust

This program builds on what was learned in the fundamentals for designing the learning experience program and takes a deeper look at training and instruction.  You will:

  • Create an inviting, supportive learning environment for effective training delivery
  • Understand the role of trainer and facilitator
  • Master the Somatic, Auditory, Visual, Intellectual (SAVI) adult learner mode
  • Organize and deliver materials for effective learning experiences
  • Review the five-step accelerated learning model (Learner Preparation, Connection, Creative Presentation/Discover, Activation, Integration)
  • Apply the accelerated learning process to an existing training program or a sample instructional topic
Zust- Each one Teach One

Times available:

  • Tuesdays, April 14 and 21, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Twinsburg - $695

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