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Custom Executive Education

Professor with executive students"Influencing with Intent"
Certificate Workshop

Presented by the University of Arizona Professional Development Academy and Accidental Trainer®

Workshop Dates and Information

2-day workshop dates:

  • February 1 and 8, 2011
    Please register by January 25
  • February 24 and March 3, 2011
    Please register by February 17
  • Download Registration Form

Accidental TrainerAre you a...

  • Manager adamant about truly influencing audiences to take action following a meeting, seminar or presentation?
  • Facilitator committed to improving outcomes with groups or teams?
  • Supervisor responsible for training or coaching the performance of others?
  • Subject matter expert or specialist tasked with explaining unique or highly technical content with others?

Combining adult learning theory and current brain research with practical business applications, these workshops will energize even occasional presenters to deliver engaging sessions that capture and motivate their audiences!

Learning how to “Influence with Intent” may be your answer! The University of Arizona Professional Development Academy is proud to present Accidental Trainer experts in this highly interactive workshop. Presenters, facilitators, managers, business owners, and specialists learn how to design, facilitate, and evaluate their content prioritizing what is necessary to influence their audiences toward immediate action.

To learn more about the content of these workshops and exactly how they can benefit you or members of your organization, please call Sheila Krejci at 651.402.1274.

What You'll Learn and Take Away

Participants in “Influencing with Intent” workshops learn to:

  • Identify the key, high-impact behaviors that will immediately impact improved performance back on the job
  • Deliver engaging presentations with "alternatives to lecture" that give audiences a chance to practice new behaviors in real-life situations from their workplaces
  • Demonstrate the value of your messages with metrics meaningful to key stakeholders and business decision makers
  • Evaluate the results of their efforts then modify their presentations for maximum effectiveness

Participants in “Influencing with Intent” workshops will take away:

  • 20+ Activities to Engage and Liven Their Audience
  • 25+ Activities to Transform Traditional Lecture
  • Multiple Facilitator Tips to Eliminate Presenter Butterflies
  • Debrief Like a Pro Questions transferring new learning to daily application
  • Tools and Checklists for Consulting with Sponsors and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
  • Techniques to Evaluate Training Effectiveness using CFUs (Checks for Understanding)
  • Guidelines for and Practice using PowerPoint most effectively
  • Instructions to join Accidental Trainer Online Peer Forum sharing tools, best practices and stories of success with new  techniques of presentation, facilitation, and evaluation
Register Now

To register for the 2-day Influencing with Intent Workshop, download, complete, and return the Registration Form.

  • Download Registration Form: PDF or MS Word
  • February 1 and 8, 2011
    Please register by January 25
  • February 24 and March 3, 2011
    Please register by February 17
Plus: Free Information Session

If you’d like to learn more about these workshops before registering, you are invited to attend a 2-hour information session on Thursday, January 20.

This free session will be held at the UA Eller College of Management at 16425 N Pima Rd., Scottsdale (view map) at:

  • 7:30 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • 3:30 p.m.

Call Denise Schubert at 480.306.4447 or Sheila Krejci at 651.402.1274 to RSVP.

“The Accidental Trainer course surpassed my expectations. In just a few hours, I walked away with a toolbox of ideas to utilize in training a variety of groups, and I captured facilitation techniques to improve my presentation style.”
Inspired and motivated our members . . . engaged the entire group in an interactive exercise around the room utilizing space, medium, and movement!”

For additional information, please contact us.