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(Website updated September 2nd 2015)

New content on SHARON’S BLOG: Get Paid to Train or Speak – What Independent Trainers/Speakers Do – check it out!


Below are the details and registration links for “Training from the BACK of the Room!” for fall 2015 and spring 2016 so far. Also listed are the two TBR Trainer Certification Courses which will be held in the USA. These two courses are limited to 15 people each so, if you are interested in becoming certified to present “Training from the BACK of the Room,” register early.

United States
Sacramento, CA

(As of September 2nd, 12 seats left in the 2-day TBR class;
1 seat left in the 1-day certification class for October)

Facilitator: Sharon Bowman; Location: Sacramento, California
Dates: October 19th – 20th 2015: Training from the BACK of the Room!
Date: October 21st 2015: Trainer Certification Course: How to Present “Training from the BACK of the Room!”

ASTD/ATD Members: Click HERE for the ATD discount code when registering for either class.

Denver, Colorado

Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Tricia Broderick; Location: Denver, Colorado
Dates: November 4th – 5th 2015: Training from the BACK of the Room!
Date: November 6th 2015: Option Group Facilitation Course

Orlando, Florida

Facilitator: Sharon Bowman Location: Orlando, Florida
Dates: April 14th – 15th 2016: Training from the BACK of the Room!
Date: April 16th 2016: Trainer Certification Course: How to Present “Training from the BACK of the Room!”


Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Thorsten Kalnin; Location: Cologne
Dates: October 19th – 20th 2015, April 25th – 26th 2016, October 17th – 18th 2016: Training from the BACK of the Room!
These courses will be taught in both English and German. Click on link above for more information and registration details.

“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