AUBURN – The Corporate and Community Services Department of Central Maine Community College will offer its two-day “Train the Trainer” program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, June 21 and 22. The cost is $245 and includes materials.

Ken O’Brien of Wiscasset will be the presenter. O’Brien is owner and founder of Computer Quest in Woolwich. His experience includes 15 years as a consultant and he has served businesses throughout New England with training in customer service, sales, supervision and computers.

The program is made up of six modules: “Instructional Design for New Trainers,” in which participants learn how to manage the course design process; “Humor in Training,” which discusses how to incorporate humorous techniques into the design and delivery of courses; “How Adults Learn,” which covers learning techniques that can guarantee adult learners get the most out of training sessions; “Evaluation of Training,” which will give participants a comprehensive process, tools, and techniques to build an effective training program; “Professional Presentation Skills,” in which participants learn to give presentations, speeches, or lectures, and overcome public speaking fears; and “Advanced Instructional Techniques,” in which learn how to lead a group, analyze group dynamics, motivate participants, set up a positive climate for learning and deal with difficult participants.

For more information or to register, contact Jennifer Lyons, Corporate and Community Services at Central Maine Community College, 755-5280 or e-mail [email protected] Visit for complete descriptions.

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