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Good Training Is All about the Audience | Kati Ryan
Episode 943rd November 2021 • The Visual Lounge • TechSmith Corporation
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What does it take to be great at learning and development?

Is it down to fancy tools, qualifications, or top video creation skills? Not exactly.

It’s all about your audience and focusing on what they need to know. The other stuff can come later.

In her career, Kati Ryan, Founder of A Positive Adventure, has picked up so many fantastic tips for L&D professionals. She joins this episode of The Visual Lounge to share her best advice for new and experienced L&D professionals alike.

She explains why we need to get back to basics, focus on the audience, and plan everything with the end goal in mind.

Learning points from the episode include:

  • Why having a mentor can help you become a better trainer
  • Why you need to establish your aims before creating content
  • How many people make the mistake of overengineering learning
  • How to make learning stick
  • The best way to involve subject matter experts
  • When to use images and video to break up content

Important links and mentions:

Learn more about the TechSmith Academy here.

To read the blog post on the topic or watch the video, go to: https://www.techsmith.com/blog/good-training-kati-ryan