Can you teach yourself to be a good presenter?

My son can now play the piano, a relative is now a good swimmer and a friend can now speak a foreign language… and they are all self-taught from watching videos on the internet. You can find videos and information on how to do almost anything these days. Clearly, activities like swimming and playing the … Read more

How do you get interaction with an audience of 350?

Questions relating to increasing interaction are top of the list for many lecturers. And it can be difficult with very large class sizes. One of the common mistakes is to simply ask “any questions” at the end of a topic, which rarely elicits a response. It is a closed question aimed at the whole class … Read more

The beginning of the end for the training course?

Leonardo da Vinci once said “simplification is the ultimate sophistication” and that may be the challenge in the next decade for many training providers. When you hear that companies like Unilever are looking to make all their training “virtual” you know there is serious intent about finding ways to achieve quality remote learning. Clearly, there … Read more