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Workshop: Intro to "Training from the Back of the Room"
Learn how to deliver complex concepts without boring lectures and bleak corporate slides. In today's workshop Dana Pylayeva and Anil Jaising will introduce the "Training from the Back of the Room" framework, an internationally-recognized tool for accelerated learning developed by Sharon Bowman. In this preview, Dana and Anil will demonstrate techniques to keep audiences active and engaged throughout your presentation or training workshop. You'll also learn about: >> the six learning principles that maximize learning effectiveness, and >> the "4C Map", a brain-based instructional design and delivery model for accelerated learning More info: >> Sharon Bowman and TBR: >> Dana and Anil's two-day TBR workshop: - - - - Dana Pylayeva ( and Anil Jaising ( are both long time members of the NYC Scrum User Group and certified TBR trainers. - - - - AGENDA 6:00pm Registration and Networking 6:30pm Workshop 8:00pm Fin - - - - The NYC Scrum User Group meets on the third Thursday of every month to talk about Scrum, to share experiences, to network, and to provide support for local Scrum practitioners. Interested in telling your own story? If you have an idea you would like to share, come see us at the Meetup, or tell us about it here:

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Please join us on the third Thursday of every month for presentations, workshops, discussion and networking, all relating to Scrum specifically and Agile generally.

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