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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Learn to differentiate between an issue that you can solve by technical training and an issue that you cannot
  • Learn how to identify the people who benefit most from technical training
  • Understand learning processes and learning styles
  • Discover ways to help people retain knowledge from a training class

Materials

Materials

Description

Description

How often have you gone to a training class, returned to the office, and forgot what you've learned? This class covers reasons for training (or not training) your employees and what managers can do to make sure their people are in the right classes at the right times. We will also look into the ways individuals learn when they attend a training class and how they can retain that knowledge. Finally, it covers ways in which managers can help their employees to retain class knowledge.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Managers who send people to training, individuals who attend training, trainers

Speakers

Speakers

Martha Hollowell

Martha Hollowell is a senior instructional designer with the Rand Worldwide company, ASCENT-Center for Technical Knowledge. Every year she writes and updates the training courseware for Revit Architecture software, Revit MEP software, and Revit Structure software that is used by trainers around the world. She has worked with Autodesk, Inc., products since the early 1990s, starting with AutoCAD software and adding AutoCAD Architecture software and Revit software as these software systems came along. She has worked in architecture for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and in private practice, and she has consulted with firms, setting up AutoCAD software in company offices. She has been an award-winning trainer and writer for the last 20 years, and she also trained as a Lifeforming Leadership Coach and used her skills to lead individuals and small groups to understand and build on potential. She has a BS in architecture from the University of Virginia and an MA in cross-cultural studies from Fuller Theological Seminary. She facilitated an unconference/round-table discussion on best practices in teaching Revit software for Autodesk University 2011.

Paul Burden

Paul Burden is the Director of Product Development for ASCENT _ Center for Technical Knowledge, based near Toronto, Canada. He has been involved with technical training and support for CAD systems since 1995. During that time, he has led training content development projects for CAD and PDM software from most of the major developers of these types of software. Paul holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario in Canada.

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Tags

Published

  • 2014
  • CM6052
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • Revit for Architects, Revit for MEP Engineers

Industry

  • Other

Topics

  • CAD Management & IT