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Top performing training organizations deliver training that is participant-centered: training that delivers positive behavior change quickly and consistently. The Bob Pike Group offers career development train-the-trainer training and management and leadership training to help organizations reach, and remain, at the peak of performance.

Click here to review a matrix of The Bob Pike Group’s Trainer and Talent Development workshops, certificate programs, and certification resources.

 

Click here to download the Program Catalog Spring 2014

 

 

For all workshops in Minneapolis, attendees are eligible for a corporate rate of $124/night at the Hyatt Place in Eden Prairie. To receive this special rate, contact the Hyatt Place at 952-944-9700. This rate excludes the annual Creative Training Techniques Conference in the fall. 

Train the Trainer Boot Camp

Train the Trainer Boot Camp

For Designers, Instructors, Non-Trainers

Increase content retention up to 90% more (than lecture-only formats), reduce design and training time by 25% and increase transfer of skills learned back to the job by 75%. Get the interaction dynamics of a small group, even in sessions with several hundred attendees, with Bob Pike’s Creative Training Techniques TM. Use these techniques to get better results from your training and more enthusiasm from your participants... 
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Train the Trainer Boot Camp Plus

For Designers, Instructors

Experience the joy of learning in an interactive fashion and then being able to immediately implement it! This deluxe workshop includes our two-day workshop with a third day for participants to immediately apply the information to their own content while consulting with a Bob Pike Group trainer. 
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Creative Training Techniques Edge

Creative Training Techniques Edge

For Designers, Instructors

You’re a seasoned and accomplished trainer, but even the best trainers are always looking for ways to sharpen their skills. We’re introducing the next level of Creative Training TechniquesTM for training consultants, instructional designers and continuing education providers looking to deepen their training knowledge and depth.
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Annual Creative Training Techniques Conference

Annual Creative Training Techniques Conference

For Designers, Instructors, Managers, Non-Trainers

Experience the adrenaline rush of an alternative to lecture-based training while furthering your development! Join us for our 40-session conference where you can network with our premiere training consultants while completing one of four certificates programs.
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Instructional Design for Participant-Centered Training

Instructional Design for Participant-Centered Training

For Designers

Kickstart your next project using The Bob Pike Group's field-tested, repeatable instructional-design process. Apply our eight-step design process to create a training course from nothing or to enhance an existing program...
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Participant-Centered Presentation Skills for Trainers and Subject Matter Experts

Participant-Centered Presentation Skills for Trainers and Subject Matter Experts

For Instructors, Non-Trainers

Become a more confident, effective and prepared trainer/presenter! This workshop focuses on the basics of adult learning, body language and delivery style. You will also have the opportunity to practice what you’ve learned and take away a video of you adapting, adopting and applying participant-centered strategies.
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Business Presentation Skills: Increasing the Impact of High Potential Managers

Business Presentation Skills: Increasing the Impact of High Potential Managers

For Designers, Instructors, Managers, Non-Trainers

You're judged by how well you present. Whether it's a simple sales meeting or a progress report, how well you execute is critical. This participant-centered workshop focuses on the fundamentals of organizing and delivering high impact presentations, including...  
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Coaching For Success

Coaching For Success

For Managers

The impact of training will be up to 87% more effective when coaching is added, yet most supervisors and managers have had little or no training in effective coaching. Effective coaching helps to correct poor performance and redirect negative behaviors. In this two-day workshop, your supervisors and managers will learn the strategies and skills needed to effectively coach.
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The Art of Facilitation: Generating Group Solutions

The Art of Facilitation: Generating Group Solutions

For Designers, Instructors, Managers, Non-Trainers

What distinguishes facilitators from classroom   managers? Find out as you uncover and practice the essential skills to asking and answering questions as well as harnessing skills to think and speak on your feet...  
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Getting Started with e-Learning

Getting Started with e-Learning

For Designers, Instructors

Are you moving your organization into the realm of e-learning? Attend this content-rich, highly interactive workshop to cover e-Learning fundamentals, basic terminology and practices along with how to get started with e-Learning design.
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Training for Impact

Training for Impact

For Designers, Instructors

How do you measure the effectiveness of your sessions in ways that make business sense and gain management support?  Training for Impact  gives you in-depth answers, along with tools and strategies to ensure that your training adds significant value and makes a difference.  
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Mentoring For Success: Growing People and Their Careers

Mentoring For Success: Growing People and Their Careers

For Managers

Research shows that people who learn more on the job are far less likely to quit.  If you are looking to retain your best young talent and prepare them to take over future leadership roles, then Mentoring for Success is your solution. 
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Capture the Content

Capture the Content

For Designers, Instructors

Most instructional stytems design models provide the “What,” but are often short on the “How.” Capture the Content offers 17 ways on “How” to design and use high impact learning activities to boost participation, understanding, retention and application. Join us for tools, research-proven techniques and strategies to improve your organization’s bottom line.    
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Virtual Training: An Intro to e-Learning and Webinars

Virtual Training: An Intro to e-Learning and Webinars

For Designers, Instructors, Non-Trainers

Become an effective online facilitator and discover the difference between e-learning that gets used and doesn’t get used by participants. This content-rich, highly interactive course lets you examine the essential e-learning terminology, tools, technology and best practices to apply to your online training.
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Design Certificate

Design Certificate

For Designers, Instructors

In a competitive job market, what distinguishes you from the pack? Our Participant-Centered Design Certificate puts you into an elite group that will help you outperform and outpace peers in the industry.
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Delivery Certificate

Delivery Certificate

For Instructors

Show you are knowledgeable about current trends and a credible resource for best practices in your field with a Delivery Certificate from The Bob Pike Group!
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Facilitation Certificate

Facilitation Certificate

For Instructors, Non-Trainers

What is the difference between facilitation and training? What are best practices for facilitation? Earn this certificate from The Bob Pike Group to help you climb that corporate ladder and gain additional knowledge and credibility in your field and company.  
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Virtual Training Certificate

Virtual Training Certificate

For Designers, Instructors

Complete our virtual training certificate and become experienced in the design and execution of effective and engaging online training techniques!  
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Making Meetings Work

Making Meetings Work

For Designers, Instructors, Managers, Non-Trainers

This workshop models effective meeting tools and people management processes that help meeting leaders plan, design and deliver meetings that get greater results with proven meeting management strategies and interactive methods to engage attendees. 
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Time Mastery

Time Mastery

For Designers, Instructors, Managers, Non-Trainers

Employees must learn how to deal with shorter deadlines, competing priorities, endless meetings, interruptions and every high quality expectation. In this workshop, employees learn to solve the dilemma of how to manage and master their time more effectively.
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Creating High Performing Management Teams

Creating High Performing Management Teams

For Managers

Help your leadership team learn to lead and perform in today's team-oriented, diverse and information-driven workplace. Managers will discover and capitalize on their strengths, learn to value differences and develop positive communication skills to work together effectively.
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Productive Self-Management

Productive Self-Management

For Designers, Instructors, Managers

Productive Self-Management empowers leaders and individuals to embrace accountable behaviors and attitudes in the workplace to enhance morale, drive and working relationships with colleagues, vendors and clients.
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Bob Pike's Military Only Train-the-Trainer Boot Camp

Bob Pike's Military Only Train-the-Trainer Boot Camp

For Designers, Instructors, Non-Trainers

Attend our customized train-the-trainer class for those who work in and with the military to see retention rates soar to over 90% , attain a 45% transfer rate , reduce training time by 25% and speed training  application. S ee what a difference this alternative to lecture can make in your classroom!
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Webinars That Work: Creating Memorable Meetings Across the Globe

Webinars That Work: Creating Memorable Meetings Across the Globe

For Designers, Instructors, Non-Trainers

Put the WOW back into your webinar! Discover techniques to make the driest material come to life on the screen and over the phone. This crash course in designing creative webinars increases retention—and ultimately, the transfer of the learning back to the workplace...
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Virtual Instructor-Led Training Lab

Virtual Instructor-Led Training Lab

For Designers, Instructors, Non-Trainers

VILT Lab is designed as a hands-on application course for learners as they take their own content and follow a step-by-step process to create virtual training that is engaging. This two-day course is filled with “Aha!” moments as you apply our process to your content.
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$25 - PowerPoint Presentation Tips, Part 2 - April 11, 2014 ( Date Changed)

$25 - PowerPoint Presentation Tips, Part 2 - April 11, 2014 ( Date Changed)

For Designers, Instructors, Managers, Non-Trainers

You asked for it, and we’re giving it to you. New PowerPoint tips, tricks, and application uses. Stand out in your next meeting or training class and amaze your colleagues with new skills! This interactive webinar is a MUST for any PowerPoint user. Access to PowerPoint during the lesson is encouraged.
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$25 - What is Instructional Design? - May 22, 2014

$25 - What is Instructional Design? - May 22, 2014

For Designers, Instructors

Ever feel lost when you’re creating your course design? In this webinar, we give you a roadmap to easily navigate the complexity of course design, allowing you to effortlessly create a participant centered design for your classes that engages and encourages your learners. 
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$25 - Effective Presentations - June 26, 2014

$25 - Effective Presentations - June 26, 2014

For Instructors, Managers, Non-Trainers

Recall that perfect presentation that you attended. The presenter was amazing. You were fully engaged. You didn’t even glance at your watch to see how much longer you needed to sit there! Now, ask yourself, “What is it that made that experience so captivating and so different from the majority of presentations?” In this webinar we are going to unravel this mystery and put into practical terms the key techniques and tools that go into making effective and engaging presentations. With these tools in hand, our ultimate aim is to drive better retention, response, and results every time we are in front of a group of people.
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$25 - Facilitation Techniques - July 29, 2014

$25 - Facilitation Techniques - July 29, 2014

For Instructors, Non-Trainers

The root word of facilitation is “facil,” which means “to make easy” in romance languages.  If facilitation is meant to be easy, why can the process seem so difficult? Figuring out how to let go and simply guide a group to their own solution can be a true challenge and a great opportunity.  Join this session to discover the secret tips of facilitation and discuss why facilitation is so important in a learning environment.
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Tools that Develop People

Tools that Develop People

For Designers, Instructors, Managers, Non-Trainers

Let us design a customized solution that includes our assessments, profiles, surveys, and workshop materials to help your organization discover and capitalize on its strengths!
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