TrainSmart's Train-The-Trainer Program Certified

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The International Board of Certified Trainers (IBCT) certified TrainSmart's three-day instructor-led Train-the-Trainer (TTT) workshop; the workshop provides highly focused practice and feedback so that the learner leaves with tangible skills, which can be used immediately. It is specifically structured for building your confidence quickly and skills progressively from the fundamental skills of planning and presenting content to the sophisticated skills of leading a group of adult learners.

The information that I found most usable is how to plan for presentations and group activities. All of the information will help me develop and present training material more effectively.

TrainSmart is proud and excited to announce that our Train-the-Trainer Program has been certified by the International Board of Certified Trainers as of July 2009.

Erik Boshuizen, Senior Director of the IBCT met key members of the TrainSmart team (Leslie Ciborowski, Founder of TrainSmart, Michelle Allegretti, lead TTT consultant and Scott Ciborowski, Internet Marketing and Business Development Director) to discuss TrainSmart's certification for the Train-the-Trainer program. While receiving high marks, TrainSmart continues to enhance and improve the program.

As part of the certification process, TrainSmart conducted a three-day TTT program for Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Certificates were presented to 18 UL participants (made up of engineers, laboratory specialists and field representatives). (To date, UL has sent approximately 160 key personnel to extend the training skills of their subject matter experts.) TrainSmart forecasts that more than 1,000 participants will complete the TTT by the end of 2009.

In addition to TrainSmart's certification award, awards were presented to the UL attendees and to two TrainSmart facilitators who were inducted into the Certified Trainers program for the

This is what some of the participants had to say:

"This course is very useful for anyone who needs to train others, develop training materials and do any type of public speaking. I felt very comfortable and stayed interested. The instructor(s) are amazing. I will be able to apply knowledge that I gained to the development of the transaction center's training program." - Penny, Underwriters Laboratories

"The information that I found most usable is how to plan for presentations and group activities. All of the information will help me develop and present training material more effectively." - Jim Synder, Underwriters Laboratories 7-09

It was fantastic three day and well worth the time. Michelle did a great job and definitely knows her stuff. Thanks for all of the help that you have given me this week. I will surely use this information. I am ready to work on my own training program and adapt it to the lessons learned this week." - Darren Lundrigan, Sales Training Manager, SkillSoft, 7-09

About TrainSmart

TrainSmart is a certified woman-owned corporation that began in 1994. As a global learning solutions provider, TrainSmart specializes in customized training development and delivery, as well as training assessments and audits.

TrainSmart was formed after the president successfully established a training division for a software development company, a PC training division for a multi-faceted training organization, a successful start up consulting company and 11 years with a national retail drug chain, where her experience was a progression of training needs assessment, instructional design and development, project management and management.

To learn more about TrainSmart, please visit the company's website at

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