Training Design | Beth’s Blog - Part 5

Archive for the ‘Training Design’ Category

How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Trainings

Designing and delivering a training to a nonprofit audience is not about extreme content delivery or putting together a PowerPoint and answering questions.    If you want to get results, you need to think about instructional design and learning theory.    And, there is no shortage of learning theories and research.  … Read More

Flexible Space: The Secret To Designing Powerful Training

Graduate Students at MIIS Class Doing Group Exercise in Flexible Classroom Space

Join me for a FREE Webinar: Training Tips that Work for Nonprofits on Jan.29th at 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST. I’ll be sharing my best tips and secrets for designing and delivering training for nonprofit professionals that get results.

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Trainer’s Notebook: Finding Inspiration and New Ideas for Facilitation Techniques

Last week, during the Google hangout hosted by the Packard Foundation, someone asked me where I get all my ideas for designing and delivering training.    Part of delivering instruction is being a good facilitation of people’s learning and there is no better way to learn how to improve your own technique than watching world class facilitators in action.  … Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: Reflections on Designing and Delivering Training To Get Results

Participants from a nonprofit work on their network map during the workshop

Last week was a busy week,  after keynoting the Nonprofit Solutions Conference in Kansas City,  I facilitated a one-day workshop for the Center for Nonprofits on developing and measuring a sustainable integrated social media strategy.  … Read More

Designing Transformative Communications Capacity Building Programs for Nonprofits


I’ve been working in the nonprofit sector almost 35 years and 20 years ago I had the a front seat at the creation of a new field, nonprofit technology and using the Internet for mission driven work.    My first job was as a network coordinator for an online network of artists, called ArtsWire.    … Read More