Courses

Virtual Icebreakers

Icebreakers can either feel cheesy and insincere or create engagement and foster relationships. Come learn tried and true sales rep icebreakers that cultivate a sense of community and prep individuals to be engaged and active participants in your sessions.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
12:00pm – 12:45pm Pacific
FREE

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What is TrainSmart?

Are you tired of trying to figure it out on your own? Don’t work alone! We need each other more than ever to help navigate this new training world. The TrainSmart community is made up of training experts – like yourself – looking to enhance their professional development with proven training methodologies. Our authentic, tight-knit community of medical device educators will support your growth and development, both professionally and personally. Come learn more about our TrainSmart Summit that brings together the brightest minds of the medical device training community.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
12:00pm – 12:45pm Pacific
FREE

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Delegating, Systematizing and Saying No

Do you ever wonder what happened to all your time? Do you need support managing your time and resources? Come learn strategies for delegating, systematizing, and saying “no” to items on your to-do list in 2023.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
12:00pm – 12:45pm Pacific
FREE

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TrainSmart Facilitation Bootcamp for Virtual Training

Virtual training is here to stay! However, facilitating virtually isn’t quite as easy as it sounds. It requires intentionality and creativity to engage participants in the virtual space.

In this virtual workshop, you’ll receive three two-hour sessions of proven methods for facilitating training virtually. This workshop is designed for anyone leading virtual training – from marketing teams to surgeons to clinical educators.

Monday, March 14 | Wednesday, March 16 | Friday, March 18, 2022
9:00am – 11:00am Pacific
$999

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Graphic Design for Medical Device Educators

Well-designed PowerPoint slides can help both with participant engagement and retention of information. In this workshop, you’ll be introduced to Design Principles, learn how to use slide masters & layouts to align with your brand and make your life easier, and acquire simple strategies for using images and icons to make your message pop. At the end of this session, you’ll know how to make PowerPoint work for you when designing slides to support your curriculum.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
$120

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Engage to Learn

Virtual Strategies for Assessing with Bloom’s Taxonomy
Are you struggling to engage your physicians and reps in the virtual learning environment? Join us as we model a variety of activities you can use to engage physicians and reps in the virtual space.

Bloom’s Taxonomy is used to classify educational learning objectives into levels of complexity and specificity. In this workshop, you will be the learner as you participate in an assortment of virtual activities to assess understanding on every level of Bloom’s Taxonomy.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
11:00am – 12:00pm Pacific
$120

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TrainSmart Facilitation Bootcamp for In-Person Training

We’re back in person with our training programs! In-person facilitation requires the intentional engagement of every participant in the room while remaining focused on your learning objectives.

In this 1-day, in-person workshop, you’ll receive proven methods for facilitating training in the in-person classroom. This workshop is designed for anyone leading training – from marketing teams to surgeons to clinical educators.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
9:00am – 3:00pm Pacific
San Jose, CA
$999

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TrainSmart Summit

A customized two-day, in-person gathering where we equip you to tackle medical device trainers’ biggest challenges. Build relationships and create the lasting support network you need to face these challenges head-on.

The TrainSmart Summit is designed to create a safe space for sharing best practices, enhancing facilitation skills, and establishing exceptional instructional design skills for MedEd professionals leading sales and/or physician training. Continue to grow in your ability to train smart as we solve our industry’s biggest challenges, explore the latest trends, hear expert advice, and grow both professionally and personally.

Wednesday, September 14 – Thursday, September 15, 2022
9:00am – 3:00pm Pacific
San Jose, CA
First time attendee: $2800 | Alumni: $1800

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TrainSmart Instructional Design Fundamentals Certificate – ADDIE for Medical Device Educators

Creating quality training programs requires a careful analysis of the educational needs, a well-designed strategy, and the development of materials to meet your objectives, all before it can be implemented. After implementation, it is important to evaluate your training program to ensure it accomplishes what you set out to do.

In this On-Demand certificate program, you will receive an introduction to the ADDIE Model of Instructional Design and learn real-world strategies for implementing this model into your training programs.

Anytime, Anywhere
$999

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TrainSmart Adult Learning Certificate for Medical Device Educators

In this course, you will explore how best to design training for adult learners in order to increase both participant engagement and the retention of information. First, you’ll explore Malcom Knowles’s Principles of Andragogy and learn which activities you can implement to create training designed for adult learners. You will then continue to learn best practices for increasing retention in adult learners by exploring the brain’s processing channels and strategies and best practices for transferring knowledge to long-term memory. At the end of this course, you will implement activities within your training to meet the needs of adult learners based on the science and theory of adult brain science.

Anytime, Anywhere
$250

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TrainSmart Needs Assessment and Training Strategy Development for Medical Device Educators

In this course, you will explore the needs assessment process, which helps trainers understand the true training needs before beginning to design curriculum. Over the duration of this asynchronous eLearning course, you will perform a thorough needs assessment at your organization and develop a systemized training strategy to meet your organization’s true training needs.

Anytime, Anywhere
$750

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Take It Virtual!

Moving classroom content to the virtual space
Are you tasked with moving an existing in-person training to a virtual training? Could you use some support to create an engaging and effective virtual training experience for your learners? The Take It Virtual! Course will provide best practices and a guide for moving your training to the digital space. This course consists of five asynchronous eLearning modules to help you acquire the skills to apply these principles to your own training.

Anytime, Anywhere
$750

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Developing a Field Training Playbook

Creating a playbook for your field trainers provides clear expectations and ensures consistent training across the organization. In this self-paced course, you’ll be guided through the process of creating a playbook for your field trainers which communicates the expectations for the new hire and for the field trainer in their role of mentoring.

Anytime, Anywhere
$250

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Coaching packages are customized to meet your needs. For a coaching quote, contact training@cumbyconsulting.com