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For nonprofits of all types, training can provide tremendous value as a method for building organizational capacity. Whether you decide on classroom training, e-learning, or blended learning, your training will be bolstered by incorporating knowledge about adult learning principles and learning styles. But most importantly, be sure to follow a systems approach to training. By doing this you will be able to deliver programs that meet or exceed your learners’ expectations. Thank you for taking the time to learn about delivering training.

These web-based resources can help you create and deliver effective training.

You can find useful training ideas and material on these websites:

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These text-based resources can help you create and deliver effective training.

  • The Systematic Design of Instruction. 5th edition, Walter Dick, Lou Carey, and James O. Carey. 
  • Evaluating Training Programs: The Four Levels, Donald Kirkpatrick.
  • Rapid Instructional Design: Learning ID Fast and Right, George M. Piskurich.
  • The ASTD Handbook of Training Design and Delivery. 4th edition, George M. Piskurich, Peter Beckschi, and Brandon Hall (editors). 
  • The Consultant’s Toolkit: High-Impact Questionnaires, Activities and How-to Guides for Diagnosing and Solving Client Problems, Mel Silberman.
  • Flawless Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used, 2nd edition, Peter Block.
  • The Flawless Consulting Fieldbook and Companion: A Guide to Understanding Your Expertise,  Peter Block and Andrea Markowitz (editors).