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Nilson, Carolyn D.

Overview
Works: 35 works in 162 publications in 3 languages and 12,052 library holdings
Genres: Educational games  Handbooks and manuals  Games  Software  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by Carolyn D Nilson
How to manage training : a guide to design and delivery for high performance by Carolyn D Nilson( )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The AMA trainers' activity book : a selection of the best learning exercises from the world's premiere training organization by American Management Association( )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The American Management Association's seminar and course leaders are among the most insightful and skilled educators in the business, consistently delivering outstanding, innovative exercises to improve individual and organizational performance. The AMA Trainers' Activity Book presents 25 exercises used successfully by AMA's seminar leaders throughout the world. Reflecting the most up-to-date concerns of participants, trainers, and managers, the book addresses fundamental learning categories including learning and creativity, communication and connection, influence, compromise, problem solving, and leadership. Easily adapted for use with both individuals and teams, the collection includes exercises." "In addition, a special activity template gives you all the information you need at a glance, and helps you incorporate the exercises seamlessly into your established routine, improving your training sessions immediately. The AMA Trainers' Activity Book presents the combined efforts of the very best seminar leaders anywhere, in conjunction with the world's preeminent learning organization. It is a practical and comprehensive tool for better training, smarter learning, and higher performance in any organization. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Training for non-trainers : a do-it-yourself guide for managers by Carolyn D Nilson( )

14 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to manage training facilitating workplace learning for high performance by Carolyn D Nilson( )

14 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The knowledge, skills and guidance managers need to become true learning leaders. Now more than ever, a versatile, well-trained workforce is critical to an organization's success. Written for managers from a wide range of functional areas, this book gives any manager responsible for training the tools to help employees learn more, perform better, and work smarter. This comprehensive, up-to-date guide targets the roles necessary to manage training and learning in an organization: champion, builder, performance consultant, supporter, administrator, and keeper of the budget. Filled with expert information and real-world scenarios, this new book uses diagrams, charts, exercises, and a collection of tools for training delivery to help managers anticipate and solve a broad range of training challenges-for their own departments or for the entire organization. How to Manage Training: Facilitating Workplace Learning for High Performance delivers the knowledge, skills, and guidance managers need to become true learning leaders. Readers will learn how toL Develop a sample business plan for training Deliver learning experiences in a wide range of formats Create programs for peer-to-peer assistance and collegial problem solving Foster coaching and mentoring in the workplace Promote learning and training opportunities at all levels in the organization. This is an ebook version of the AMA Self-Study course. If you want to take the course for credit you need to either purchase a hard copy of the course through amaselfstudy.org or purchase an online version of the course through www.flexstudy.com
Team games for trainers by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effective team building through training games. Carolyn Nilson's Training Games for Trainers reveals the fastest and most effective techniques to meet the demand for team-building in any organization. Over 100 ready-to-use games, exercises, and activities help you to build, implement and maintain work teams. Each game is self-containedƯƯwith templates, answer sheets and explanations of objectives and procedures. You'll find games for: group/individual empowerment; organizational change readiness; personal skill building; work definition; role fulfillment; task/process evaluation; conflict resolution; much more
Lunch and learn : creative and easy-to-use activities for teams and work groups by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lunch and Learn is filled with ready-to-use activities designed for full-time trainers, managers, team leaders, supervisors, and anyone else who acts as a trainer within their organization. The activities are on-the-job learning sessions that explore targeted topics relevant to almost any team or group. Each of the 25 sessions is a short 55-minute learning experience that is based on the best principles of discussion and reflection, creative thinking, problem solving, and action planning. All of the book's activities are organized in a step-by-step fashion and include everything a session leader needs to conduct a successful learning event, from discussion starters and activity handouts through suggestions for wrapping up the session
More team games for trainers by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now that teams have been around for a few years, what have top training professionals learned about facilitating teams? What causes teams to fail, and how do you train to make sure that your teams don't? How can you keep your training exercises fresh, entertaining, and engaging when working with advanced teams who think they've "seen it all"? You'll find out in this sequel to the bestselling manual, Team Games for Trainers. Based on a sophisticated new understanding of team dynamics gleaned from nearly a decade of experience with all sorts of workplace teams, this cutting-edge collection of training games draws on all the important changes and advances in the work teams movement since the publication of the book. Here are 100 stimulating and easy-to-facilitate games, activities, and exercises you can use
Games that drive change by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a broad assortment of 100 ready-made, seriously useful games and activities to reduce people's anxiety about change, helping them discover that learning to drive change can actually be fun, and teaching them innovative and flexible responses to a wide range of challenging new situations. Each game stands alone, is easy to understand and is appropriate for experienced as well as new trainers, teams, and managers
How to start a training program in your growing business by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Increased sales of 69 percent ... Increased profits of 700 percent ... What causes such dramatic growth? And how can your small business achieve it? According to author Carolyn Nilson, the answer is simple. Training. And How to Start a Training Program in Your Growing Business will supply you with a compelling reason to invest your company's scarce resources in this potent strategic tool: It works." "Whether your company has a one-person training operation, a start-up human resources function, or nothing at all, you can implement a successful and cost-effective training operation that will produce tangible bottom-line results. The key lies in customizing training to your company's specific needs--making it an integral part of your business, not an abstract concept unrelated to profits." "How to Start a Training Program in Your Growing Business is like having your own in-house training specialist. Written by a renowned trainer, it's full of advice for getting all kinds of training programs going. You'll learn how to create a business plan for training; develop training standards and write a training policy; set budgets; introduce training into the organization; deliver training; monitor program results."
Training program workbook and kit by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete games trainers play : experiential learning exercises by Edward E Scannell( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to manage training : a guide to administration, design, and delivery by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to start a training program : training is a strategic business tool in any organization by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peer training : improved performance one by one by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The performance consulting toolbook by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trainer's complete guide to management and supervisory development by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This comprehensive guide gives you all the time- and worksaving tools you need to design a training program that is guaranteed to achieve all your goals - and achieve them quickly, without wasting time, effort, and expense."--Jacket
The complete games trainers play : volume II by Edward E Scannell( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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More team games for trainers by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to start a training program in your growing business by Carolyn D Nilson( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Training & development yearbook by Carolyn D Nilson( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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How to manage training : a guide to design and delivery for high performance
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The AMA trainers' activity book : a selection of the best learning exercises from the world's premiere training organizationTraining for non-trainers : a do-it-yourself guide for managersTeam games for trainersLunch and learn : creative and easy-to-use activities for teams and work groupsMore team games for trainersGames that drive changeThe complete games trainers play : experiential learning exercisesHow to start a training program : training is a strategic business tool in any organization
Alternative Names
Nilson, Carolyn

Nilson, Carolyn D. ca. intern. recognized expert on all aspects of training

Languages
English (135)

Chinese (2)

Russian (1)