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There is nothing like a good story! This practical program covers types of stories, characteristics of good stories and the benefits of using them in training.

A major focus is on the key elements for constructing impactful stories and the many different ways of using stories in training (and when not to use them).


The Power of Stories

  • Experiencing a Story
  • Why Stories are Powerful

Using Stories in Training

  • Different Ways of Using Stories
  • Harnessing Learner Stories

Telling Great Stories

  • What Makes Stories Great


As shown above, this online program consists of ten levels, which extend over nine weeks. Throughout this period, learners are encouraged to collaborate and share ideas through a program chat room.

Phase 1: READY 
This phase comprises one or two simple preparation activities to help focus your initial learning and subsequent application.

Phase 2: SET

The two hour live facilitator-led workshop will provide you with practical, research-based concepts and principles to enhance your knowledge and skills.

Phase 3: GO
Transfer of learning to the workplace is essential to continue the learning process and obtain maximum benefits from the program.

This phase covers your application and exploration of the know-how gained during the virtual workshop and concludes when you commence Phase 4.

Practical activities in this phase are included for a number of purposes:

  • Focus attention
  • Stimulate recall
  • Reinforce learning
  • Encourage application
  • Strengthen memory
  • Guide action

These activities include for example; peer conversations, challenges, checklists, internet resources, specific facilitation techniques, scenario analysis, self-assessment and further reading.

Phase 4: SHOW
In order to complete the program and receive a Certificate of Achievement, you need to submit an achievement story.

This simply involves answering four questions about the learning you applied and what you gained from the experience.

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Stories are a very practical tool for creating or reinforcing learning. This program will help learners explore different ways to use stories – either telling them or harnessing them from learners.

Courses are commencing on the following dates:

  • 7 June 2019
  • 16 September 2019

Event Details

Facilitator Details

Matthew Mason

This course is facilitated by Matthew Mason of Superb Learning, a learning design business that develops flexible, innovative and customised training resources and provides training in instructional design methodologies and the use of instructional design software. Matthew Mason has nearly 20 years’ experience in training and education, developing training resources in a variety of industries. He is a Certified Learning Professional.

The Institute for Learning Professionals and Superb Learning have partnered together to create the Certified Learning Institute, to provide the best programs for learning and development professionals.

Contact Info

Institute For Learning Professionals

17 Gould Road Herston Qld 4006
info@certifiedlearning.institute | 1300 768 660

Opening Hours:
Mon -Fri: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sat – Sun: closed

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