There’s a difference between training and learning. Train the Trainer Advanced Week expands on Train the Trainer Boot Camp and demonstrates advanced techniques to make your training materials stand out. The result is engaged participants who are captivated by the synergy between the speaker and the presentation of the material. Train the Trainer Advanced Week takes place in Houston, TX twice every year. Scroll down for upcoming sessions!

Master Training with Advanced Techniques and Engagement Skills

What Will I Learn At Train The Trainer Advanced Week?

Train the Trainer Advanced Week is designed for Train the Trainer Boot Camp graduates who want to stretch their expertise and master the art of training. Advanced Week builds on the principles of the A-E Professional Development Model with a focus on their practical application. Train the Trainer Advanced Week is all about building the skills that will help you design highly professional training manuals, presentations, and leader guides. Clear communication is key to connecting with your audience. Advanced Week includes sessions that will improve your speaking and listening skills. You will also learn to host engaging webinars, and use pre- and post-testing to measure your effectiveness and success.
During Train the Trainer Advanced Week you will learn visual design practices that will help you significantly improve learning retention and participant engagement. You will master techniques to subtly draw attention to the information you deem most important. You will leave with a mastery of Microsoft PowerPoint and Word and the ability to make stunning presentations and professional training manuals. Advanced Week attendees will also learn communication techniques and alternatives to a classroom environment so they can maximize learning retention.

Topics Covered During Train the Trainer Advanced Week

  • Principles of visual design
  • Effective use of typography
  • Working with images
  • PowerPoint design best practices
  • Advanced PowerPoint techniques
  • Training manual and workbook design
  • Visual engagement techniques
  • Leader's Guide design
  • Advanced Microsoft Word techniques
  • Peer Assisted Learners
  • Alternatives to classroom learning
  • Webinar best practices
  • Engaging remote learners
  • Performance-based coaching
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Communication techniques
  • Overcoming biases and learned behaviors


Train the Trainer Advanced Week takes place twice each year in Houston, TX. The next session takes place October 19-22, 2020.

How Much Does it Cost?

Our four day Train the Trainer Advanced Week costs just $1895. This includes an in-depth training manual and four tasty lunches. Members of The Training Institute receive a 15% discount on their registration.

Other benefits of joining include a 15% discount in InterAction Training’s online store and free access to The Training Institute’s quarterly webinars (a $276 value)

Meet the Trainers!

Honey Shelton - President
Honey Shelton

Honey has 30+ years of experience as a training and quality improvement consultant for banks and banking associations across the country. Nationally recognized as an outstanding speaker, more than a half million bankers have participated in her programs. You will surely enjoy how Honey’s knowledge, enthusiasm and compelling personality elevates your boot camp experience.

Maarten Cappaert - Director of Operations, Marketing and IT
Maarten Cappaert

Maarten is Director of Operations, Marketing, and IT at InterAction Training. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Front-End Web Development. His skill-set makes Maarten uniquely qualified to teach you analytical skills, creative design, and technical know-how. Maarten also received an Excellence Award for consistently demonstrating leadership skills and the ability and willingness to help others.

Train The Trainer Advanced Week is step 3 out of 5 of the Bank or Credit Union Training Professional Certification.