Create Training that SOARS!
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When: October 9, 2018
7:45 to 8:45 AM (Session One) 9 AM to 12 PM (Session Two)
Where: VSP Global
3333 Quality Drive
Rancho Cordova, California  95670
United States
Contact: (916) 451-9031

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Create Training that SOARS!


Join us for a “first-time ever” combined event with VSP Global, ATD, & SAHRA joining forces to sponsor an exciting Train-the-Trainer at VSP Global’s worldwide headquarters in Rancho Cordova on October 9th, 2018.


If you want to learn how to prepare a fabulous presentation or training FAST, you don’t want to miss this! Whether you are novice in instructional design or a veteran, you will walk away with learnings and tips to enhance your toolkit.


Date: October 9th, 2018

Times: 7:45 AM to 8:45 AM (Session One)

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Session Two)

Location: 3333 Quality Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA

*Please register by August 15th to reserve your spot!


Two options to attend depending on your needs.  Both options include Guila’s book, Instructional Design That Soars: Shaping What You Know into Classes That Inspire and coffee/tea:


Limited time/budget? Attend Session #1 - $49 (1 hour)


Want more? Attend Sessions #1 & 2 - $149 (4 hours)



Session #1. Create Your Kite: The Frame’s the Thing!

7:45 am-8:45 am


In this workshop, you’ll find gold nuggets for developing learning than many full-day courses. BRING A TOPIC. You will transform your chosen topic into a results-focused frame for your next class, webinar, or training session.



Session #2. Go Fly a Kite: Create Training Sessions that Soar

9:00 am -12:00 pm


In this workshop, you’ll continue to build the body of your Kite. Come prepared with a training in mind and walk out with a class, webinar, or training session you can use immediately!


As a result of this session, you’ll be able to:

·       Apply the Kite Method of Instructional Design

·       Plan to create the “right Kite for the right people”

·       Create meaningful, engaging learning activities that achieve performance outcomes

·       Demonstrate a minimum of three improved presentation skills

·       Provide and accept feedback on your Kite design and delivery 


Guila Muir turns boring experts into great trainers and presenters. She is principal of Guila Muir and Associates LLC, a Seattle-based firm specializing in developing professionals’ facilitation, presentation, and training skills.


Since 1993, Guila’s engaging, highly energetic style has transformed businesses and organizations across the United States and in Canada. Her clients include Microsoft, Amazon, Zeiss, as well as hundreds of state agencies, non-profit organizations, and entrepreneurs. Guila has taught course design for adult learners through Seattle University’s Graduate School of Education. Her book, Instructional Design That Soars: Shaping What You Know into Classes That Inspire is in its third printing.


Guila learned to swim as an adult and sees strong parallels between the creative, technical, and physical aspects between swimming and the art of training. She swam from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco ten times, and in 2015, completed an eleven-mile swim up the Willamette River in Portland. 



Contact Us

Sacramento Area Human Resource Association
1800 J Street Sacramento, CA 95811

916.451.9031 916.448.5933 fax