HR Competencies

  • Consultation
  • Communication


Have you been tasked with creating training from scratch and have no idea where to start? Come learn how to apply instructional design principles to your project(s). Examine the process of planning and developing learning materials and training experiences that contribute to successful learning outcomes. This class will focus on creating learner materials such as notebooks, handouts, and visual aids, as well as other learning aids and instructor materials.


Needs Assessment

  • Calculating development time and costs
  • Identifying design resources and constraints
  • Clarifying learning objectives

Developing Training Materials

  • ​Tying training objectives to material design
  • Considering sequencing options
  • Selecting the instructional method and delivery medium
  • Developing an instructor guide 

Designing Training Materials

  • Writing content
  • Applying design principles 

Evaluating Training

  • ​​Reviewing your class design
  • Evaluating your instructional design skills

Designed For

Individuals who prepare in-house training, deliver group training, or revise existing training. Useful for both new and experienced trainers who want to improve their design skills. It is recommended that you have already taken Employers Council’s Train-the-Trainer and Training Activities classes


Employers Council staff​



1.40 Continuing Education Units
13.00 HRCI-General
13.00 SHRM-PDC
Course ID #TRNG107

Class Details

No offerings for the remainder of the year. Check our new course catalog coming out this fall.

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