OCTOBER 5 & 12 5-8PM (US Central) 
October 6 & 13, 9AM-12PM (AEDT)

Instructional Story Design Workshop

Discover, design and deliver a story for training with instructional design colleagues and expert guidance. Story Design integrates with the process of instructional design seamlessly. Efficient, powerful learning. 
  Teams of 4 or more, email info@needastory.com for group discounts. 
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"This workshop is...

...actionable!" | ...hands-on!" | ...social. I learned a lot from peers." | ...supportive." | ...expertly facilitated." | ...an amazing confidence-builder!"
"...insanely practical, but also fun and easy to produce. Rance's Story Design workshop was enlightening, to say the least!"
RYAN MARTIN
"Where I once saw bullet points, I now see dialogue... Highly recommend Rance’s expertise to take your training to the next level of awesomeness!"
VERONICA BUDNIKAS
"I have been telling stories in training for years, but this course helped me to go from telling stories to designing stories that help learners apply the content information."
KRISTIN BOGREN
"Rance provided a structured and clear way to make a story happen. And he took us step by step to building a great story. "
EARN MENG

WHY ATTEND?

Connect

Your learners will thank you for speaking their language--stories! Connect with them. Connect with fellow-participants. This workshop is fun!

Practice

You'll put Story Design into practice from the moment you join the workshop to the moment you present your final project to the group. 

Feedback

From your fellow IDs in the breakout rooms and from Rance (he wrote a book on the topic). 

 SCHEDULE

Session 1

Walk through every step of Story Design with peers. Discover the audience. Analyze the action. Make design choices and write a story for training!

Assignment

Set aside a few hours to finish building out a short story-based course (no special tools needed). Use the case study from Session 1 or build something for a project your working on now!

Session 2

Show your work! And get feedback from your peers. Take a deeper dive into parts of the Story Design process and ask anything! 
Meet the FACILITATOR

Rance Greene

Rance Greene formed needastory.com and the School for Story Design for those who struggle with storytelling at work. His methodology—Story Design—gives leaders, designers and developers a systematic and creative way for discovering who their audience is and how to persuade them to take action on new ideas. He helps talent development teams and consultants discover that they are uniquely equipped to tell the best story for their audiences. Rance is the author of Instructional Story Design, a practical guide for developing stories that train. He coaches, teaches, speaks and writes often on the benefits of stories to connect people to one another.

Patrick Jones - Course author
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