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Training from the Back of the Room in NYC

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Cognitive Neuroscience Based Training that challenges the ways we have been learning for years. SAVE $200 with the Early Bird Discount

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Training from the Back of the Room is a fresh approach to learning and training.

Based on cognitive neuroscience without boring lectures and bleak corporate slides.

TBR teaches you how to engage 5 senses, keep your learners active and engaged throughout the class.

Developed by Sharon Bowman, the “Training from the Back of the Room” is now recognized internationally as one of the most effective frameworks for accelerated learning.

Highly experiential, this workshop will introduce you to 6 learning principles that maximize learning effectiveness and accelerate content retention. In this workshop, you will learn by doing! Over 65 quick brain-based activities will help you solidify research concepts as well as show you new tools and facilitation techniques you can immediately apply with your teams.

In this workshop, you will get to know about "The 4C Map" - a brain-based instructional design and delivery model from Accelerated Learning. Best part - everyone in the class will get to build one for their training topic and will get feedback from the TBR trainers.

“Engaging, Fun, Practical. Take this course if you teach, present, train, coach or facilitate. Your clients will thank you!”

On Friday, September 13 & Saturday, September 14, 2019.

Two instructors, double the fun. Dana Pylayeva and Anil Jaising have been the TBR certified trainers and practitioners for years, delivering their own engaging workshops internationally. Their experience and their energy will help you fall in love with TBR and bring this innovative training style to your environments.

10% of proceeds from this event will be donated to a Charity.

Are there any prerequisites?

Nope. Bring your own authentic self.

How large is the class?

Class size is limited to 30 participants, reserve your seat early to avoid disappointment.

What will I get?

  • A copy of “Using Brain Science to Make Training Stick” by Sharon Bowman
  • A copy of her best-selling book “Training from the BACK of the Room! 65 Ways to Step Aside and Let Them Learn”.
  • A copy of a 55-page workbook that is only available with this program – a wonderful resource for use during and after the workshop.
  • A certificate of completion that can be framed as well as used as proof of training (a prerequisite to attend Sharon Bowman’s Trainer Certification Course). **Please note, you must be present on both days to receive the certificate of completion.**
  • Up to 16 SEU (Category C) good towards maintaining your certifications with Scrum Alliance.

What will I be able to do after this training?

  • Apply six learning principles based on current brain science every time you train or facilitate, regardless of the complexity of your topic, size of the group, or level of the participants.
  • Demonstrate a variety of brain science elements important to human learning, using your own training topics.
  • Increase learners' attention, retention and engagement with learning activities that engage the whole brain.
  • Use the 4C "map" as a training design and delivery model for any brain-based instructions.
  • Choose from 60+ brain-based learning activities for all topics and all instructional formats: classroom, e-learning, one-on-one, small or large group meeting
  • Access a collection of new brain science resources to enhance your training skills whether you teach in real or virtual classrooms
  • Create training classes and programs that combine your own material with the brain-based strategies from this program.
  • Explain to your colleagues the basic concepts of the psychology of human brain as it applies to learning, training and memory.
  • Become a member of an ongoing "mastermind" group of trainers who have as their commonality brain science, the 4Cs map and a passion for training excellence.

Who can benefit from attending TBR class?

  • Corporate and non-corporate trainers
  • College instructors, classroom teachers
  • Agile Coaches, Scrum Trainers, Team facilitators
  • Other learning specialist
  • Anyone who has a need to deliver internal and external presentations, workshops, etc You!


Dana Pylayeva:

I am Dana Pylayeva, the Founder and Principal Coach at Agile Play Consulting. I love everything that helps to engage people I train or the teams I coach – Agile games, Open Space Technology, LEGO and (you guessed it!) the Training from the Back of the Room. In fact, after taking the course with Sharon, I completely redesigned all my trainings. I am the author of “Introduction to DevOps with Lego, Chocolate and Scrum Game” and even that got so much better with 4Cs!

I’ve trained teams in US, Canada, Ireland, Japan and UK, I’ve spoken at 35 conferences in 15 countries and everywhere people enjoy being engaged in the class, staying alert and focused as well as having fun while learning. And you know what? TBR helps create psychological safety in the class and maximizes learning retention. My mission now is to help you discover the power of TBR and take your trainings, presentations or team meetings to the next level! Twitter: @DanaPylayeva

Anil Jaising:

I am Anil Jaising and I am an executive and a public speaker in a technology organization. My role is focused on Agile, product management and organizational change and I am charged with changing mindsets of senior executives and teams. From the beginning of my career in 1993, I realized that if I wanted my audience to experience and learn my ideas, I have to deliver impactful presentations. TBR has dramatically changed how I deliver my workshops and the impact it has made on my audience. I recently created an experiential workshop “The 3 ways of DevOps” using the 4Cs that have had rave reviews in both Agile Alliance 2018 and Scrum Alliance 2018. All my speaking, training and workshops now focuses on sharing my real life experiences with TBR techniques. My mission is to teach TBR both in class and embedded in my workshops to engage audiences and improve how they communicate and teach. Twitter @aniljaising will get feedback from the TBR trainers.

What's the refund policy?

100% refund (minus $50 administrative fee)- 30 days before the event

75% refund - Up to 15 days prior to the event

No refund, name substitution only - Less than 15 days

I have questions, who do I ask?

Please send your questions to: Kriti@conceptsandbeyond.com

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