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Here we are, from all parts of the world!

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  (Website updated December 4th 2016)

brainCheck out Sharon’s newest blog post: “7 Brain Myths” by ASAP Science. And be sure to pick up the useful give-aways on the blog posts below:

5 Easy Group Management Strategies

The 4Cs Design Checklist –  Contributed by Christine Brautigam

“The 6 Trumps Bookmark” to go with “The 6 Trumps Guide”

You Said It but Did They Get It? How to Check for Understanding.
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One-Minute Openers And Closers To add Energy And Engagement To Your Training  

3 Ways to Engage ALL Audiences (No Matter What Your Topic Is)

There are more give-aways after the line-up of public classes below (just scroll down this column).

Last Public Class for 2016:
Brussels, Belgium (December)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Christine Brautigam
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Dates: December 19th – 20th 2016; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Pyxis Technologies

2017 PUBLIC CLASSES
(check back for updates)

Training 2017 Conference & Expo
San Diego, California USA
Training Magazine’s 40th Annual Training Conference

January 27th – 29th (Pre-Conference Certificate Programs)
January 29th – February 1st (Conference Programs: Use discount code TSP2 for $250 off conference fee)

Pre-Conference Certificate Program: P01 – Training Design, Delivery, and Facilitation for Engagement
Facilitators: Becky Pike Pluth (Day 1), Sharon Bowman (Day 2), Thiagi (Day 3)
Dates: January 27th – 29th 2016

Breakout Sessions: “Got a Minute? 60-Second Activities that Help Learners Review, Repeat, and Remember” and “Map It – Using the 4Cs to Design and Deliver Great Training.” 
Facilitator: Sharon Bowman
Date: January 30th 2016

Only 2017 Trainer Certification Course
San Diego, California USA

Facilitator: Sharon Bowman
Location: San Diego, California USA
Dates: April 6th – 7th 2017; Training from the BACK of the Room!   (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Date: April 8th 2017: Trainer Certification Course: How to Present “Training from the BACK of the Room!”
Sponsored by: The BrainTrust Consulting Group
NOTE: The above two classes are being offered right before the San Diego 2017 Global Scrum Gathering.

Orlando, Florida USA (January)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Sarah Baca
Location: Orlando, Florida USA
Dates: January 12th – 13th 2016; Training from the BACK of the Room! (early-bird special offered – see registration page)

 London, England (February)

Facilitators: TBR Certified Trainers Simon Powers and Ben Maynard
Location: London, England
Dates: February 6th – 7th 2017; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Adventures with Agile  For detailed information, click HERE.

Arlington, Virginia USA (March)

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Kim Brainard
Location: Arlington, Virginia USA
Dates: March, 20th – 21st; Training from the BACK of the Room and (optional) Innovation Through Illustration (early-bird special offered – see registration page: NOTE: 3rd day is an optional, value-added workshop – see description on registration page)
Sponsored by: Radtac

Birmingham, England (March)

Facilitators: TRB Certified Trainers Andy Hiles and Mat Hayes
Location: Birmingham, England
Dates: March 28th – 29th 2017; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Radtac 

London, England (April)

Facilitators: TRB Certified Trainers Simon Powers and Ben Maynard
Location: London, England
Dates: April 24th – 25th 2017; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Adventures With Agile. For detailed information, click HERE. 

Bristol, England (May)

Facilitators: TRB Certified Trainers Andy Hiles and Mat Hayes
Location: Bristol, England
Dates: May 23rd – 24th 2017; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: Radtac 

Dallas, Texas (July)

Facilitator: TRB Certified Trainer Charles Maddox
Location: Dallas, Texas
Dates: July 22nd – 23rd 2017; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird special offered – see registration page)
Sponsored by: The i4 Group

PENDING TBR DATES:

* March 16th -17th 2017; Jacksonville, FL
* April 21st – 22nd 2017; Annapolis, MD
* May 18th -19th or 25th – 26th; New Orleans, LA
* June 22nd -23rd 2017; Orlando, FL
* July 17th -18th or 19th -20th 2017; California
Note: Contact TBR Certified Trainer Elisabeth Sanders-Park (Elisabeth@worknetsolutions.com) if you’re interested in attending any of the above classes.

* June 19th – 20th 2017; Baltimore, MD
* August 3rd – 4th 2017; Orlando, FL
* October 26th – 27th 2017; Dublin Ireland
* December 4th – 5th 2017; Arlington, VA
Note: Contact TBR Certified Trainer Kim Brainard (Kimberly.Brainard@gmail.com) if you’re interested in attending any of the above classes.

Here are FOUR more great giveaways to download and share:

A Quick Guide to the 4Cs Map

The 6 Trumps Guide (You’ll Never Teach or Train Without It!)

4 PowerPoint Tips You MUST Know Before Making Your Next Presentation

4 More Ways to Study Smart! (Hint: They are NOT What You Think!)

“Sharon Bowman knows her ‘stuff” AND, more importantly, she knows how to teach you her ‘stuff.’ Thanks, Sharon!” Kim Waycaster, Regional Training Specialist, Security Finance

“Action-packed learning which touches ALL styles. Whether you are a ‘newbie’ or an ‘oldie,’ Sharon provides tools and techniques that will enhance the learning experience that you facilitate.” Sarah Hoey, Program Leader, General Mills

“High energy, content rich, worth every penny! What a fantastic way to recharge your training battery!” Cindi Bishop, Senior Trainer, Paramount Health Care

“Sharon Bowman presents ideas in a clear, thoughtful way. Her preparedness shows through her examples, metaphors, and ability to be flexible with content based on attendee interests and feedback. Her expertise is for REAL!” Lynn Maloney, National Sales Training and Development Manager, Hallmark Cards, Inc., KS 

“Excellent training for anyone responsible for teaching others, young or old, regardless of their subject.” Nick Colonna, Trainer for Nevada Energy

“I realized quickly that people and companies across the globe have extremely similar issues that face them regarding training and how to implement it successfully. Sharon flawlessly presents useable solutions that will work for anyone, anywhere.” D. Todd Hodges, Field Services Trainer

“This breaks the mold of traditional teaching methods by introducing new, enriching, and engaging activities to facilitate learning.”Brent Chelker, Technical Accounting Manager, Rally, Inc. CO