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Links to Resources for Training Programs
Professional Organizations and Training Related Web Sites
American Society for Training and Development - ASTD is the world's leading association of workplace learning and performance professionals, forming a world-class community of practice. ASTD's 70,000 members come from more than 100 countries and 15,000 organizations.
Big Dog's Human Resource Development Page - links to a complete on-line manual on developing training programs!!
THINQ helps corporations attain key business objectives with an enterprise-wide learning solution built to improve employee and organizational achievement.
Loretta's Training Resource Page. Lots of quick tips and resources here (icebreakers, games, ideas, etc.) Primary focus is on computer training but much of the content is appropriate or adaptable to other types of training.
Scott Simmerman's Square Wheels Resource Page. A variety of free and commercial resources are linked here.
PLAY FOR PERFORMANCE: Free Electronic Newsletter. A newsletter from Thiagi.com, an educational simulation and games company. Each newsletter contains a game or activity that can be used in training to reinforce content and have fun. Also check out the "Freebies and Goodies" link for lots of additional training activities.
Suite101 - Training and Development site - an online resource for all levels of training and development professionals. Its aim is to help readers keep up-to-date on training trends and issues.
Training and Development Community Center - A wide area of links and resources in T&D
Work911 - a site with lots of free stuff relevant to training, especially on conflict, performance management, appraisal (feedback) meetings, superior-subordinate communication. good links.
Commercial Training and Consulting Companies - A Few of Many
The Executive Communications Group - Offers counseling and private coaching for leaders and their senior teams. ECG guides teams in preparation for major communication events and strategic interactions. ECG also trains individuals and groups in communication skills, public speaking, and advanced strategic communication.
The Communication Project Consulting - The Communication Project, Inc. is a consulting group focusing on research, development, presentation, and production services for training, organizational development, productivity, and customer-centered marketing initiatives
LR Communication Systems - a training company focusing on writing and presentation skills training.
Communication Strategies (writing and training)
Concept Training Seminars - Concept Training Seminars, Inc. specializes in designing and conducting management and communication training programs, recruitment, and outsourcing of human resource projects. We develop custom strategies to complement your existing human resources initiatives
Russell Martin and Associates - Russell Martin focuses on leadership, especially in the IT sector with an approach to structuring client interactions that is much like Chet's.
Langevin Learning Services (Training for Trainers)
MGR & Associates Human performance consulting, management and services. Our training programs for business include team building, customer service training, performance consulting services and more.
Academic Sources Related to Communication Training
Instructional Systems Development (a graduate course)
Supervision - a virtual text by Gemmi Allen (The sections on Directing and Controlling are particularly relevant to Organizational Communication
"Your Online Public Speaking Guide: Information and Tips" - Note the great set of links at the bottom of the page
Other Virtual Communication Assistants at KU
World Lecture Hall Links to a vast number of courses at a variety of colleges, all with materials on the Web. Organized by discipline. Check under Communication, Education, Business, Management, Psychology, for courses with relevant materials.
Organizational Communication Course Resources This page includes resources that instructors of organizational communication may find useful in teaching their courses.
Finding Information at the Hughes Library
Pathway to Training Resources (using print sources)