What Will I Learn?

  • A 4-step training method to make training easier and more effective.
  • How to break down any job or task and make an effective training aid.
  • Effective training methods.
  • How to create an effective training plan.


One of the challenges that leaders in an organization face is developing a well-trained workforce. Effective training will reduce costs, increase quality, and improve efficiency in any organization. Studies show that effective training practices will also reduce employee turnover.

In this 2-day course, a simple 4-step training method is demonstrated that when practiced, will make training easier and more effective for any trainer. Participants will learn how to effectively break down any job or task and make an effective training aid. In addition to learning effective training methods, participants will learn how to create an effective training plan. The course is designed to be a learn-by-doing experience for the participant. In session 2, participants will practice training others using the tools and methods they have learned.

Walk Away With:

  • A Certificate of Completion from CSI's Workforce Development & Training Department.
  • The confidence and skills needed to become a more effective trainer.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for trainers interested in learning effective training skills. Participants will leave knowing how to develop an effective training plan for their organization.

Instructor Bio

David O'Connell

Dave O’Connell is a Manufacturing Specialist with over 30 years of manufacturing and food processing experience. Dave and his wife, Staci, live in Pocatello, Idaho. Dave was introduced to advanced manufacturing practices early in his career at General Electric (GE) where he attended a Deming Four Day Seminar and learned Statistical Process Control and Continuous Improvement. He continued to increase his skills and knowledge in these areas by getting his Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (2004) and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification (2017). Dave received advanced training in Training Within Industry (TWI); a simple, yet effective, method for training employees, dealing with people problems, and effectively using resources in the workplace.  

Dave received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado. While at General Electric he completed the Financial Management and Advanced Financial Management Programs.