Train the Virtual Trainer - Virtual Learning - Meirc

Train the Virtual Trainer - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

In 2020, COVID 19 has changed the way we do business. Working from home is becoming the new norm and employees’ work and learning habits are changing. The face to face classroom training is now on hold everywhere. Many organizations believe in lifelong learning and do not want to stop their training and development activities. A great alternative is to conduct training virtually.

Since Successful face to face classroom trainers are not necessarily successful virtual trainers, this course was developed to equip both new and experienced trainers with the needed skills to design and deliver effective virtual training. The course provides practical tools to facilitate virtual training in an engaging and professional way.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Design training material that fits the virtual learning experience
  • Use online learning platforms such as Zoom, WebEx, GoToTraining effectively
  • Facilitate virtual training courses while keeping participants engaged 

Target Audience

Officers, specialists, team leaders, business partners, line mangers and trainers (both new and experienced) involved in classroom and on-the-job training. 

Target Competencies

  • Training design and delivery
  • Presentation
  • Public speaking
  • Information Technology 
  • Designing virtual training
    • Characteristics of an effective virtual training session
    • Importance of virtual learning objectives
    • Preparing an outline for a virtual training session
    • Skeleton of a key learning point
    • Blueprint for a virtual training session
  • The virtual learner
    • Characteristics of the virtual learner
    • How to engage the virtual learner
    • Help the virtual learner to minimize multitasking during the training
  • Characteristics of successful virtual trainers
    • Your image and first impression
    • Asking the right questions
    • Building rapport with participants
    • Your listening skills
    • Dos and don’ts when using online platforms
    • Common virtual facilitation techniques
  • Virtual training methods, activities and exercises
    • Types of interactive activities when using online platforms
      • Chat box
      • Annotate
      • White board
      • Screen sharing
      • Breakout rooms
      • Polling
      • Group discussions
      • Kahoot, Mentimeter
      • Other
    • The element of creativity
    • C losers
    • O peners
    • R evisiters
    • E nergizers 

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.


HR Certification Institute (HRCI)

HR Certification Institute's® ( official seal confirms that Meirc Training & Consulting meets the criteria for pre-approved recertification credit(s) for any of HRCI’s eight credentials, including SPHR® and PHR®. By successfully completing any Meirc program which is approved by HRCI, participants will earn credit hours essential for any of HRCI’s eight credentials, including SPHR® and PHR®.

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Society for Human Resource Management(SHRM)

Meirc is recognized by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) as a Recertification Provider. This recognition implies that participants who attend any of the SHRM approved programs delivered by Meirc Training & Consulting will earn a number of Professional Development Credits (PDCs) which will help them maintain their certification in SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

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Per participant

USD 1,750

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number : 100239834300003

Online Training

18 - 20 May, 2021


10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)