Training magazine Provides COVID-19 Resources

From Live + Online certificate programs and online articles written by industry experts to Training Magazine Network (TMN) Webinars and Learning Centers, we hope these resources will help make your job and days a little easier as we continue to battle the Coronavirus.

In the face of the deadly Coronavirus, we know you are probably frantically trying to convert hours and hours of classroom training to e-learning, figuring out how to train hundreds, if not thousands, of employees working from home, dealing with kids (or pets) climbing on your lap in the middle of conference calls and Webinars and virtual sessions—or perhaps all of the above and more.

That’s why all of us at Training magazine wanted to provide as many resources as possible to help you deal with the “new normal.” From Live + Online certificate programs and online articles written by industry experts for to Training Magazine Network (TMN) Webinars and Learning Centers, we hope these resources will help make your job and days a little easier.

Training matters! And we will get through this—together!  


Virtual classroom technology enables L&D teams to reach all audiences, at any time of the day, with just a simple Internet connection. But engaging your audience using this type of technology requires a unique skill set that combines using virtual presentation, facilitation, and design techniques with technical knowledge to skillfully deliver online learning events.

To help you hone your online training expertise and connect with your peers, Training magazine is offering two new Live + Online in-depth certificate programs:

Online Virtual Trainer (a series of 4 sessions starting August 3)

Online Virtual Designer (A series of 4 sessions starting October 19)

  • Receive a participant guide containing job aids (including The Virtual Trainer’s Competency Model and a 4-Step Virtual Activity Design Process)
  • Receive examples and platform checklists to help navigate the various live online platforms in the market today (WebEx, Zoom, Adobe Connect and GotoTraining); and key points to remember for you to use as you design, develop, deliver, and support your live online courses.

Save 10% when registering online with discount code tctmThis offer is for new registrations only and is available while space is available.



URGENT: Moving Presentations Online: Coronavirus, Training Sessions, and Events
Richard Goring, Director, BrightCarbon

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Training in the Time of COVID-19: Tips and Lessons Learned (sponsored by UMU)
Emily Ullberg, Director of Global Projects, UMU 

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Managing Virtual Workers Today (sponsored by Cornerstone Cares)
Bob Nelson, Ph.D., President, Nelson Motivation, Inc. 

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Working from Home: Proactive Planning to Deliver Results
Jack Phllips, Ph.D., Chairman, and Patti Phillips, Ph.D., CEO, ROI Institute

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Remote Training? 5 Ways to Use Video to Improve Yours
Dave Dumler, Head of Product Evangelism and Product Management, Panopto

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4 Strategies for Building a Culture of Learning Remotely
Michael Moore, Senior Advisory Consultant, D2L0

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A Creator-Centric Approach to Reskilling
Jeff Fissel, VP of Solutions, PeopleFluent
Dawn Baron, Product Marketing Manager, PeopleFluent 

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Design & Deploy Critical Skills Training for Employees Suddenly Working from Home
Allen Partridge, Ph.D., Head of Evangelism, Adobe Digital Learning Solutions 

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Beginners Essential: Creating Drag and Drop Interactions with Adobe Captivate
Pooja Jaisingh, Ph.D., Lead eLearning Evangelist, Adobe Digital Learning Solutions 

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Make MAGIC in the Virtual Classroom
Cynthia Clay, President/CEO, NetSpeed Learning Solutions

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Help! How to Quickly Convert Classroom Teaching to Live Online
Becky Pike Pluth, President and CEO, The Bob Pike Group

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The Need for Critical Thinking in Crisis Situations is NOW
Ray Jimenez, Ph.D., Architect,, Chief Learning Officer, Vignettes Learning

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All the resources Training Magazine Network (TMN) has around Corona virus-related and remote learning topics are all consolidated in one convenient “virtual room,” making them easy for members to find:


Let’s Get Uncomfortable

Now’s the Time for L&D to Lead the Way

The Risks and Benefits of “Heat” at Work

COVID-19: Protecting Your Employees and Business

Benefits to Provide Employees Amid COVID-19

The Key Ingredient in Responding to Your Employees’ Emotional Needs During the Pandemic

5 Creative Solutions to Healthcare Staffing During the Surge of Demand

Managing through Uncertainty

How to Be a Successful and Persuasive Communicator While Working Remotely

4 Training Topics to Maintain a Safe, Respectful Workplace Culture During COVID-19

Use Self-Isolation to Develop Professional Skills

5 Steps to Motivating Remote Teams

L&D and Employee Engagement Matter in the COVID-19 Work Reality

5 Tips to Win at Working Remotely

We Are Learning Engineers

The Role of Corporations Within the COVID-19 Crisis

What Is the One Thing Leaders Should Be Focused on During COVID 19?

COVID-19 Launched Us into the Inevitable

The Critical Importance of Learning & Development in a Post-Pandemic Digital Age

Why Today Is the Time to Redouble Your Learning and Upskilling Efforts

Performance Management Was Broken Long Before the Pandemic

Has COVID-19 Killed Training? 

Training Is Crucial for Improving Workplace Well-Being

The Act of Balancing Your Life When Working from Home 

4 Effective Ways to Keep Virtual Teams Engaged

How Companies Can Foster Workplace Culture While Remote

How to Support and Encourage Employees Newly Working from Home

Should Training Initiatives Continue During the Pandemic? Absolutely! 

Why COVID-19 Is Shining a Spotlight on Training

Coaching and Supporting in Our New World

5 Ways Training Spaces Will Change Post COVID-19

How Can You Deepen Your Commitment to Employees During COVID-19?

How to Select a Web Conferencing Solution that Beats Your Employees’ Ad-Hoc Choices

The Shift from Division to Discovery During and After COVID-19

COVID-19-Induced Metamorphosis of L&D: Evolve or Expire

Cross-Training Should Take a Central Role as Organizations Welcome Back Workers

How AI Can Take E-Learning to the Next Level

5 Tips to Boost Health and Well-Being While Working from Home

The Disciplines of Excellence During COVID-19 

People Management During the COVID-19 Crisis

Managing the “Second Virus” with Emotional Intelligence

How Do You Drive Engagement and Motivation in Times of Extreme Uncertainty?

The Future of Work in a Post-Coronavirus World

COVID-19’s Impact on Customer Education Programs

How to Successfully Use New Training Strategies for the New Normal: Remote Working

How Coaches Can Bridge the Digital Divide with Newly Remote Workers

Reaching Across the Generational Divide During COVID-19

When Zoom Fatigue Becomes Exhaustion: How to Help Employees Navigate Video-Related Stress

10 Tips for Re-Opening the Workplace

How Coronavirus Has Changed the Hiring System

8 Tips to Protect Personal Data While Working from Home

Leadership Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Strategies to Boost Brain Function, Increase Motivation, and Manage Stress While Working from Home

Upskilling: How to Recession-Proof Careers in the Age of COVID-19

Navigating the New Normal: Best Practices for Training and Developing a Remote Workforce

Reopening Business After COVID-19

Creating a Resilient Workforce for a Secure Remote Future 

How to End the “Telephone Game” While Your Workforce Is Remote

Tips for Managing Remote Culture Fatigue

High-Performance Leadership Strategies to Get Focused, Be Clear, and Stay on Target During the COVID-19 Crisis

5 Ways to Help Your Company Excel at Virtual Training

How to Manage Employees in a Remote World


Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training APEX Awards and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 30 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.