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Training from the BACK of the Room | April

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Want the skills and know how to design empowering, engaging and memorable training that really helps people learn? Then this is the course for you!

During this highly interactive 2 day course you learn the most current “cognitive neuroscience” about effective instruction – how the brain takes in, stores, retrieves and uses knowledge. You will discover six powerful learning principles based on the best of brain science, then apply these principles every time you train, teach, or coach others. These Accelerated Learning principles go hand-in-hand with team-based Agile and Scrum processes and principles. If you are an Agile coach or Scrum trainer, you will be especially pleased to discover how to combine Agile/Scrum concepts with collaborative learner-engagement.

You will also practice using the 4Cs instructional design “map” with the content you teach, regardless of the complexity of the topic, size of the class, or level of learners. The 4Cs is a brain-based, four-step, Accelerated Learning instructional design model now used by thousands of trainers, teachers, and Scrum and Agile coaches worldwide.


After participating in this informative and interactive program, you will be able to:

  • Explain and define the most current brain science about human learning – information that is directly applicable to all instruction, whether in classrooms, one-on-one, or computer-based.
  • Apply “The Six Trumps”– six learning principles based on brain science that will significantly enhance learning and retention, regardless of the content being taught.
  • Recognise these six learning principles in action.
  • Use these principles in any learning environment: classroom, elearning, one-on-one, small and large group instruction.
  • Design any learning experience using “The 4Cs Map” as your guide – a four-step brain-based instructional design and delivery model.
  • Combine brain science and technology and enhance learning by using both in creative, collaborative ways.
  • Access new resources that will expand your knowledge of the most current brain science about human learning.
  • Utilise a trainer’s tool-bag of practical tips and activities – a collection of best practices that you created during the training program.
  • For Agile coaches and Scrum trainers: Combine Agile and Scrum processes and principles with Accelerated Learning to create collaborative, interactive, fun and memorable learning experiences.


  • Tasty lunch, refreshments, snacks, water, teas and coffees throughout the day
  • Gain the trainer’s tool-bag of practical, brain-based instructional strategies you can put to use immediately in your own training programs.
  • Receive a 55-page workbook filled with new resources and brain science information – the workbook is only available with this train-the-trainer program.
  • Get two copies of Sharon Bowman’s best-selling books: Using Brain Science to Make Training Stick,and her globally acclaimed book Training from the BACK of the Room.


  • trainers,
  • teachers,
  • coaches,
  • facilitators,
  • leaders,
  • educators.


"Amazingly energetic & engaging course. Lots of learning to apply to creating better workshops." - Clare Gridley, Scrum Master

"I loved this training so much I cannot stop talking about all the learnings!" - Bianca Schobel, Scrum Master

"The trainer was amazing and has opened me up to many new ideas to make my teaching more engaging & purposeful." - Jonathan Lines, Customer Support Trainer

"Best training I have received. Thank you." - Fred

"A must for any trainer." - Karen Fleming, Scrum Master

"This was a real learning by doing course! Ready to go back home and use what I have learned right away." - Ana Roje Ivancic - DevOps Consultant

"Fun & very useful course for those delivering training and facilitating." - A Davies Baker, Agile Trainer Coach

"Hugely inspirational! It's amazing how simple creating interactive and accelerated learning can be with proper techniques and training." - David Pilgrim - Director

"Fabulous, energising course full of ways to ensure your trainings, facilitations and working practices land in an organisation." - Suzanne Doyle, Agile Transformation Coach

"Great course. Simon's relaxed style puts you at ease. He's well versed in the topic. Felt comfortable and learned loads." - Andy Spence - Agile Person

"If you want to improve your training you have to do this course!"

"Engaging, Fun, Practical. Take this course if you teach, present, train, coach or facilitate. Your clients will thank you!" - Dan Osborne - Delivery Coach

"As an agile coach, step out of the ordinary and learn creating your coaching exercises." - Stefan Wolpers - Agile Coach


Ben has been training for over 10 years and has always been passionate about enabling and supporting people in gaining knowledge and reaching their potential. His career started in Local Government, then onto back offices in an Investment Bank and in more recent years supporting teams in becoming high performing. Throughout all of these stages his focus on and development towards becoming an evermore effective educator has remained constant via a deep and growing understanding of brain-based learning.


  • Certificate of completion to reference on your resume and suitable for framing


To speak to the organisers of this course for further details:

  • Call: 0203 369 1125
  • Email: training@adventureswithagile.com


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