written by
Sunny Suman

Qualities you must develop for being an excellent corporate trainer

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Warren G. Bennis, an American scholar, organizational consultant and author, once said that success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing. The intensity of technological advancements and resulting changes in the ways, businesses are being conducted, is demanding more and more diverse skills sets from employees. This in turn is leading to an emerging compulsion on the major corporations, to employ a corporate trainer who could transfer a variety of skillets to their employees.

Here are five traits you must develop to make you an excellent corporate trainer. It will be quite useful for you to go through them:

Corporate trainer must have interest in people’s development

The first trait for being an excellent corporate trainer is that you will have to have great interest in working with people and enabling them to develop and grow.

Effective public speaking

corporate trainer

Effective public speaking is the most important trait for being an excellent corporate trainer. Ripples Learning has published 4 blogs on effective public speaking as given below:

· 10 secrets of really great speakers that you can instantly start using

· Six public speaking tips you need to learn now

· Eighteen dos for effective speaking

· Sixteen don’ts for effective speaking

Analytical skills

Corporate trainers are also expected to conduct needs analysis, in order to understand the real needs of the organizations. Hence, anyone aspiring to be a corporate trainer must improve upon his or her analytical skills concerning a wide variety of topics. They must also be able to provide debrief of an activity in relationship to the learning objectives.

Incremental knowledge base

While training, the corporate trainer should be able to unfold new knowledge base that would make the participants say, “Oh OK! I didn’t know that.” This may be done by consistent efforts to gain new knowledge in diverse fields.

Business understanding

An excellent corporate trainer must be able to listen attentively and should have full awareness of the business people. He should be vigilant and modify the mode as well as content, as per the audience and business needs.

Effective presentation skills

Effective presentation skills are one of the most important traits for a corporate trainer. Please refer to the earlier 4 blogs on multi-faceted aspects of presentation skills as given below:

How To Make Your Presentation Spectacular/Outstanding

How to remove Nervousness During Your Presentation

Seven considerations for choosing visuals for effective presentations

Seven guidelines for creating and using visuals for an effective presentation

For learning more such techniques and keeping yourself abreast with the contemporary trends of corporate training , join the train the trainer program of Ripples Learning in Bangalore. The "Certified Learning & Development Professional" program is suitable for people aspiring to be corporate trainers.Both the training and certification is a rigorous process which makes it an industry validated course.