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Virtual Training for Presenters and Producers: Full Course (8 hours)


This virtual training series is broken into four 2-hour topics, starting at 10:00 am or 2:00 pm Eastern over the course of several days.  Take topics individually, or register for all to receive a 10% discount.  All topics in this series are extremely relevant to those new to the virtual setting who plan on creating and hosting live virtual training online, hosting online meetings, or conducting webinars.

Cost: $284.00

To register for this class, click the registration link above or call 215-643-8580 option 3.

Course Outline

Course 1 – Best Practices for the Virtual Trainer

Course 2 – Presentation Skills

Course 3 – ID Best Practices

Course 4 – How to Produce/Host an Event


Course 1 – Best Practices for the Virtual Trainer

Plan for Success
  • Rehearsals
  • Pre-Event Best Practices
Lobby – the minutes leading up to the meeting
In-Event Best Practices
  • VoIP or Teleconference?
  • Screen Sharing Best Practices
  • Uploading Content – Maximizing the performance for your participants
  • Polling to save details about your event
  • Co-Host /Co-Presenters – vocal variety is best!
  • Webcams: When and when not to use them.
  • Making Content Available to Participants (File Share)
Post Event: How to End a Meeting



Course 2 – Presentation Skills

Presentation Skills Training
  • Speaking and using inflections
  • Using Gestures with the Webcam
  • Vocal Variety
  • Presenting with a co-presenter to build continuity in your delivery
  • Engaging the Learner (Frequency Guides)


Mastering Presenter Techniques


Managing Your Training Event
  • Managing Attendees


Sharing Presentations & Flash Content
  • Un-synchronization for collaboration


Q&A Best Practices
  • Webcam use
  • Using text for Q&A of large events


Using a Whiteboard for Real-Time Collaboration



Course 3 – ID Best Practices

Instructional Design Overview
  • Slide Design Best Practices
  • Designing content for a virtual delivery
    • Pacing
    • Chunking
    • Media Assets
    •  Interactions
    • Engagement for the Participants:
      Status Tool
    • Layouts for transitioning content smoothly with your designs
Designing Content for Devices via Virtual Platforms
Designing Content to the Features of Your Platform
Designing Content for Breakout Rooms and Small Focused Groups



Course 4 – How to Produce/Host an Event

Adobe Connect Host Overview
Best Practices of using Layouts
  • Organizing & Customizing Pods
  • Transitioning Layouts
  • Maximize and Restore Best Practices


Polling Set-Up and Saving Results
Running the Q&A Pod in Large Events
  • Best Practices
  • Saving Content
  • Working with a Co-Presenter for Effective Tag-Team Q&A


Breakout Rooms for Focused Collaboration Among Teams
  • Pre-Breakout Strategies
  • Breakout Session Best Practices
  • Recalling breakout content and saving collaborative assets


Troubleshooting Connect as a Host in live sessions




Our facility is conveniently located near these major cities:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, PA
Princeton, New Jersey, NJ
New York, New York, NY
Baltimore, Maryland, MD
Wilmington, Delaware, DE
Washington DC