Tips for Designing Virtual Programs

by | Mar 19, 2020 | Online Training

Many of us are scrambling to change how we interact with colleagues, clients and friends. Converting programs from in-person to virtual has become a necessity in today’s COVID-19 environment.


I’ve been designing and delivering online programs for years and want to share some tips and tricks for designing for virtual programs. See below for quick reference on designing online delivery.

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These are the sources I reference in the quick reference. I’ve included them in case you have difficulty downloading the attachment.

  1. Virtual Training Basics by Cindy Huggett © ASTD Press (2010). This is a bit dated but has some great, practical information to get you started.
  2. My colleague, Kerry O’Brien, has some great posts on setting up Webinars for Learner Engagement.
  3. Another colleague, Marie Antaya, and her company also provide some great insights into designing and delivering virtual programs.
  4. The Adult Learner: A Neglected Species 4th Edition by Malcolm S. Knowles © Gulf Pub Co. (1990).