Target Learning

Target Learning
We offer online and on-site programs to help you learn and communicate new information more efficiently and effectively. Our topics include:
* Critical & Creative Thinking
* Learning & Thinking Styles
* Strategic & Speed Reading
* Communication Skills
* Memory Improvement
* Train the Trainer
* Business Writing
* Business Grammar
* Listening Skills
* Study Skills
TRAINING PROGRAMS - Customized on-site training classes for organizations and groups.
ONLINE PROGRAMS - Interactive online programs with access to your own instructor for three months.
PUBLIC SEMINARS - Professional development and personal enrichment seminars offered nationwide.
1-on-1 INSTRUCTION - Individual on-site business coaching and academic coaching with six months of follow-up
Target Learning is based in Oceanside, CA, USA
The following seminars are available to the public, or we can customize a program to fit your organization's specific training needs (see rates below):
TARGET WRITING: GETTING RESULTS
NOTE: This seminar is also available online for $60.
* Write highly readable letters, memos, e-mails, and reports
* Overcome writers block using flexible strategies
* Find relevant information quickly during research
* Create effective writing plans to keep you focused & on schedule
* Write e-mails that immediately get the attention of your readers
* Use the proper writing tone so your readers interpret your message correctly
* Develop correspondence that motivates your readers to act on your message quickly
* Learn the grammar & punctuation rules that are relevant to business
* Use punctuation to help focus your readers on information important to you (and them)
* Recognize & correct grammar errors that can hurt your credibility as a writer
TARGET LISTENING: LISTEN & LEARN
NOTE: This seminar is also available online for $60.
* Understand the body language of the speaker
* Use your body language to make others receptive to your message
* Adjust how you communicate your message to the speaker's thinking style
* Take efficient & effective notes during classes, meetings, and discussions
* Stay alert & focused to actively listen for key information during classes and meetings
TARGET TRAINING: TRAIN THE TRAINER
NOTE: This seminar is also available online for $80.
* Increase employee attendance & motivation for each training class
* Set up a classroom to create an effective learning environment
* Recognize each student's learning & thinking style
* Adapt your instruction and content to the audience type
* Understand how body language can negatively affect the training
* Use visual aids to keep students engaged
* Communicate effectively with difficult students
* Ensure students know how to apply their new skills/ knowledge after the training
TARGET MEMORY: RETAIN & RECALL
* Retain & recall information from readings, meetings & conversations
* Move information from short-term to long-term memory
* Apply personal memory strategies at work and home
* Improve your overall concentration
* Recall "lost" memories
TARGET THINKING: SOLVING PROBLEMS
* Overcome the barriers to critical thinking & creative thinking
* Identify and solve problems through inductive & deductive reasoning
* Develop & implement practical solutions to complex problems
* Stimulate critical thinking in employees, vendors, and clients
* Accurately assess key information during meetings, classes & conversations
* Collect and analyze new information using multiple perspectives
* Communicate your new ideas properly to ensure complete "buy-in"
TARGET READING: A BETTER WAY
* Improve your critical reading and thinking skills
* Improve your concentration skills while reading
* Increase your overall reading speed
* Improve your overall comprehension
* Improve your retention & recall of everything you read
* Find key information quickly and accurately
* Decipher complex reading materials
* Time manage your reading assignments
Group Rate: $2500 (up to 30 participants)
Per Person Rate: $195 (minimum 5 participants)
Free Online Style & Skill Assessments on-line e-learning cbt (computer based)self directedFree Online Assessment : The following assessments are completely free - no registration required. FREE LEARNING STYLE INDICATOR A free online assessment to determine your most efficient way to receive new information. FREE THINKING STYLE INDICATOR A free online assessment to determine your most efficient way to process new information. FREE READING SKILL INDICATOR A free online assessment to determine your current reading skill proficiency. FREE LISTENING SKILL INDICATOR A free online assessment to determine your current listening skill proficiency. FREE WRITING SKILL INDICATOR A free online assessment to determine your current business writing skill proficiency. FREE TRAINER more...
Critical Thinking
Target Thinking - Solving Problems instructor led trainingworkshop / seminar : Do you sometimes... ...Have difficulty thinking creatively under pressure? ...Find it difficult to critically analyze new information? ...Feel overwhelmed with your workload? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you may be experiencing negative stress. This type of stress occurs when you feel you don't have control of the situation - as a result your higher level thinking skills are often overshadowed by your more basic thinking skills (which prevent you from accessing your more complex and detailed memories and experiences). So, why do some people consistently excel under pressure? For the most part, they develop coping mechanisms using their personal learning and more...
Listening Skills
Target Listening - Listen to Learn instructor led trainingon-line e-learning cbt (computer based)study at homeself directedworkshop / seminar : DO YOU EVER... ..."Zone out" during meetings or discussions? ...Have difficulty "reading" a person's body language? ...Respond inappropriately during meetings or discussions? ...Take poor notes during meetings or discussions? ...Avoid speaking with certain people because of personality conflicts? ...Have trouble retaining complex information during meetings or discussions? If "YES" to any of these questions, you are likely a "PASSIVE LISTENER". To become an "Active Listener" you need to develop specific more...
Target Listening Webinar on-line e-learning cbt (computer based)study at homecoursewareself directed : This online program will show you how to listen and learn more efficiently and effectively during any listening event (meetings, classes, and conversations). Specifically, you will learn how to: * Listen for key information during listening events * Take comprehensive (and useful) notes during listening events * Recognize & adapt to the positive or negative body language displayed by others * Use your own body language to make others more receptive to your message * Quickly identify the learning and thinking style of each person you interact with * Communicate effectively during confrontations with difficult and angry people -------------------------------------------------------  more...
Memory Improvement
Target Memory - Retain & Recall instructor led trainingworkshop / seminar : Do YOU SOMETIMES... ...Forget important deadlines or appointments? ...Forget to bring relevant items to meetings, discussions, or events? ...Have difficulty remembering important information about colleagues, customers, vendors, or bosses? ...Have difficulty remembering information presented during meetings, discussions, or training classes? We can't remember everything we see, hear, or read. In fact, it's quite common to blame "age" as the culprit for forgetfulness. Although our short-term memory (and concentration) may weaken as we grow older, our long-term memories actually remain intact indefinitely. Fortunately, there are a variety of more...
Reading Skills
Target Reading - A Better Way instructor led trainingworkshop / seminar : In this program you will learn how to use your preferred learning and thinking style to: * Read significantly faster with improved comprehension and retention * Manage your time efficiently when reading for work or school * Find the key information from a variety of sources (print and web) quickly and easily * Take thorough and relevant notes while reading long, complex, or boring material * Decipher complex information quickly and thoroughly * Time manage your reading assignments HOW IS THIS DIFFERENT FROM OTHER READING PROGRAMS? This is not a gimmick course. Many "speed reading" programs will show you how to read 5000 words per minute or faster, which is useful for researching more...
Study Skills
Target Learning for High School & College Students instructor led trainingworkshop / seminar : If you are a high school or college student you will learn how to apply a variety of flexible (and proven) reading and study strategies using your own preferred learning and thinking style. Keep in mind, this is not a gimmick course, these techniques do require practice. Fortunately, we make certain you have plenty of time during each class session to get the hands-on experience to become proficient with these learning methods. To ensure you benefit immediately, we will show you how to apply our strategies in your current textbooks and homework assignments during each class session. Thata ™s right, you will actually be getting homework done during this program. More importantly, you will be learning how to do it with less stress and more confidence.
Train the Trainer
Target Training - Train the Trainer instructor led trainingon-line e-learning cbt (computer based)study at homeself directedworkshop / seminartrain the trainer : In this program you will learn how to: * Increase employee attendance and motivation for each training class * Properly set up a training room to create an effective learning environment * Quickly recognize each employee's preferred learning & thinking style * Adapt your instructional style and content to the audience type (before & during the training) * Use positive body language to increase employee participation during the training * Create an effective (and efficient) mix of lecture, materials, activities, and breaks * Use PowerPoint to remain focused while still encouraging active employee participation * Communicate effectively more...
Target Training Webinar on-line e-learning cbt (computer based)study at homecoursewareself directedtrain the trainer : IN THIS TRAIN THE TRAIN PROGRAM YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO: * Increase employee attendance and motivation for each training class * Properly set up a classroom to create an effective learning environment * Quickly recognize each employee's preferred learning & thinking style * Adapt your instruction and content to the audience type (before & during the training) * Use positive body language to increase employee interaction during the training * Use PowerPoint to remain focused while encouraging active employee participation * Communicate effectively with unmotivated and difficult employees in a classroom * Ensure employees know how to apply their new more...
Writing Skills
Target Writing - Getting Results instructor led trainingon-line e-learning cbt (computer based)study at homeself directedworkshop / seminar : POOR WRITING IS EXPENSIVE Poorly written communication among employees, customers, and vendors will always cost your employer (and you) time and money. For instance, calculate the time required to create a document (i. e. memo, e-mail, letter or report). Now calculate the time it takes to send out clarifications (or verbally answer questions) because the readers didn't understand the message - or ignored the message and missed the stated deadline. This process will emotionally drain you since your best attempts to communicate your message repeatedly result in misinterpretation, or inaction. In addition to the drop in a your productivity, poor writing can result in unnecessary spending more...
Target Writing Webinar on-line e-learning cbt (computer based)study at homecoursewareself directed : IN THIS BUSINESS WRITING WEBINAR YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO: * Write highly readable letters, memos, e-mails, and reports * Overcome writera ™s block using techniques for different projects * Research information quickly & accurately to find the key info. * Create effective writing plans to stay focused and on schedule * Write e-mails that immediately get the attention of your readers * Use the proper writing tone to ensure readers interpret your message correctly * Motivate your readers to act on your message quickly * Apply the grammar/ punctuation rules relevant to your readers * Use punctuation to guide the reader's pace & emphasize key points * Correct grammar errors that can hurt more...
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