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Train the Trainer - For Anyone Who Communicates to an Audience!

December 11, 2020 8:00 AM to December 12, 2020 5:00 PM
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Cucina Calandra's / Best Western Executive Inn
216 Route 46 East
Fairfield, NJ 07004

Train the Trainer (TTT) - For Anyone Who Communicates to an Audience!
(Note: This is an in-person workshop - no virtual option available - social distancing guidelines will be followed)

Friday December 11 and Saturday December 12, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Fairfield, NJ, - BEST WESTERN EXECUTIVE INN, 216 ROUTE 46 E., FAIRFIELD, NJ

Facilitator: Michael Ford, CFPIM, CSCP, CLTD - Master Instructor of Train the Trainer Workshops for twenty years.

NOTE: There is work to prepare before the 1st class which will be distributed by the facilitator - please register by December 3rd to have enough time to receive the material and prepare for the 1st class. Contact Michael Ford at [email protected] with questions.

Fee includes 18 hours of instruction, workbook, handouts, continental breakfast, lunch, break service, and certificate of course completion.

Location:  Best Western Executive Inn, 216 Route 46 E, Fairfield, NJ 07004, (973) 575-7700

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Transportation, lodging, dinner, and other expenses are the responsibility of the attendees.

PURPOSE: The purpose of the Train the Trainer Workshop is to provide you with a successful and workable methodology that you can apply to any subject in which you may have to train people.  It is intended to enhance your professionalism and effectiveness as a trainer.

Training, Not Education:

Please be aware that this is a matter of training, not education.  Training deals with the how to while education deals with the why.  Training results in observable/measurable behavior on the part of the learner.  This workshop is a hands-on, do-it-yourself, no-nonsense, intense experience.  It consists of two full days of training activities, as well as pre-workshop assignments.

Workshop participants will accomplish the following objectives:

Write instructional objectives

Formulate lesson plans to support the objectives

Learn the four step training process

Gain an understanding of the appropriate use of audio-visual aids

Identify effective classroom layout

Understand both formal and informal feedback mechanisms.

Whether you are a novice or experienced trainer, college professor, department manager, sales representative or anyone who communicates to an audience, this workshop is sure to provide value-added tips, tools and techniques that will improve your presentation skills!

The workshop will be held from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM Friday December11 & Saturday December 12, 2020. Register online at
Registration is $699 for all APICS members and $899 for non-members. Special pricing of $599 for teams of 3 or more from the same company. 

Michael D. Ford, CFPIM, CSCP, CLTD, CQA, CRE, CQE, ACPF, CPSM, CSSGB is a Supply Chain Expert with TQM Works Consulting. Master Instructor of Train the Trainer Workshops for twenty years. He provides innovative solutions, based on 30 years of experience in retail, distribution, manufacturing, and consulting.  His work history includes software implementation, business planning, inventory control, distribution planning, and corporate training.  This includes a broad range of experience from ETO (Engineer to Order) to MTS (Make to Stock), as well as non-profits, service, and Department of Defense.

He has presented at over 320 industry events throughout the U.S., Canada, Nigeria, S. Africa and Australia, and has provided over 5,000 hours of classroom training.

Ford is a 2016 graduate of Binghamton University, earning a M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering.  Ford combines his technical expertise with personal skills, to develop a unique “outside the box” approach to life’s challenges.  He is a charismatic speaker who specializes in delivering training that is “edu-training.”


$699.00 Member of APICS Greater North Jersey Chapter Only
$799.00 after 12:00 pm December 3

$699.00 Member of another APICS Chapter - We will verify your APICS Membership ID
$799.00 after 12:00 pm December 3

$599.00 Group Ticket - 3 or more Registrants from the Same Company
$699.00 after 12:00 pm December 3

$899.00 Non-APICS Member (Guest)
$999.00 after 12:00 pm December 3

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