Requiring each trainer to first go through your classes as a student ensures they experience the full program. It also allows you to coach them on the philosophy behind the training.
Keep in mind that a trainer working for you represents you. It’s in your best interest to make sure the trainers you hire embrace your program’s philosophy and curriculum.
FEATURED IN TRAINING
Last month’s article shared some introductory thoughts about starting a training company. At the end of that article, veteran trainer Jim Glennon gave us some of his thoughts about what makes a good instructor. Let’s continue in that vein. As the owner of a training company, you will have a lot to do: You may be the president, instructor, secretary and grunt worker all in one. But if you’re fortunate, at some point you might realize that you need help. That means bringing in other folks to assist in getting the message across. Even if you’re not thinking about starting your own training company, a lot of these same principles apply to running an effective training division within an organization. There’s something in this month’s column for everyone.