Train-the-Trainer Seminars

Sharpen your training skills!

Your challenge/your benefit
  • You want to do away with boring seminars and hold trainings which are fun and a pleasure to attend?
  • You want to do away with seminars, in which you as a coach or trainer are the only one, who shows any commitment and instead hold trainings, where all participate and are fully motivated and a good group dynamics unfolds?
  • You have had enough of overly theoretical seminars, which lack any practical relevance and you want to shape your seminars to be didactical valuable and practice oriented?
  • You are aware of your insecurities in dealing with different groups and want to meet these more secure and focused?

Does this sound familiar to you and you want targeted assistance? Then contact me now!

+43 699 12 57 36 61 birgit.baumann@businessmind.at

Possible contents of the Train-the-Trainer seminars
  • Definitions, role of the trainer
  • Basics of neuro didactics: How can you learn really fast and retain the knowledge for a long time?
  • The influence of “group and rank dynamics” on trainings and the use of this knowledge in the field
  • Learning: addressing different learning styles and learning types with the ” 4MAT System”
  • A variety of innovative and creative methods, “Games” during the training – learning on “another” level
  • Motivating factors: “How do I get my participants to join in”? From simple tips to putting the ” Graves model ” in to practice.
  • Tips & tricks
  • Training design: How do I gain access to the audience? How do I prepare myself? You can design your own trainings and take your rough seminar plan home with you!

And much, much more! The Training Courses will be tailor made for you

I am guided by the needs of the customer and/or those of the group. All participants will receive a questionnaire prior to the seminar.


Methodology Train-the-Trainer seminar
  • You can immediately apply the contextual inputs of the latest discoveries on neuro didactics to your trainings.
  • You will again and again slip into the role of trainer and very much shape the seminar
  • “Seminar games” to get to know each other, loosen up, team building, … (and “cribbing” for your own seminars)
  • Exchange of experiences of the participants – “Learning from and with one another”
  • Work out as much as possible by yourself (sometimes even beforehand) and thus also self-reflection, so that the knowledge will be consolidated
  • Self-awareness and self-knowledge
  • Learning with fun and all the senses: visual, auditory, kinaesthetic, olfactory, gustatory
  • Feedback on video analysis (if so desired and if sufficient time is available) supports you in developing your presentation skills.

The theoretical input and didactic structure is based on the latest findings in neurological and pedagogical research. The general focus is on “if you try a lot out yourself you feel the effects yourself” and joint reflection with regard to real, training specific contexts. One of the most important things for me is the conversion of learning into practice and the immediate implementation of that which is learned!

Duration of the Train-the-Trainer seminar

2 – 9 Days, tailored to your needs

My expertise in this area
  • Experienced international trainer and coach since 2005
  • Certified NLP and Trinergy trainer + NLP coach
  • Certified business coach + certified business trainer
  • I attended numerousdidactic and training courses related to this topic (Download)

Does the possible content of the Train-the-Trainer Seminar appeal to you? Then contact me now!

+43 699 12 57 36 61 birgit.baumann@businessmind.at

  • Offering training is a big part of my job as National Contact Point.
    Birgit showed my colleagues and me that there is more than PowerPoint presentations!
    She is a fantastic trainer and she knows how to help us in becoming fantastic trainers.
    Barbara Spano
  • Offering training is a big part of my job as National Contact Point. Birgit showed my colleagues and me that there is more than PowerPoint presentations! She is a fantastic trainer and she knows how to help us in becoming fantastic trainers.
    Barbara Spano
  • NET4SOCIETY has profited a lot from Birgit’s exceptional skills and experience as a trainer and moderator. Since 2008 we have cooperated with Birgit on many different occasions. She gave us the confidence to use interactive methods in our own events by teaching us all we need to know in “Train-the-Trainer”-seminars and trainings for moderation and communication. Birgit also helped us to work better together in our network, through her trainings on project management or interdisciplinarity. We had the pleasure to work with Birgit in planning a highly interactive project kick-off meeting that she also moderated. Her trainings are always inspiring and at the same time very practical. As participants we get to try out different methods, get hands-on experience and learn which methods work best in our contexts. As a moderator, Birgit is always in control of the situation and committed to creating an open space for discussion and achieving results. In addition, Birgit has a deep understanding of the European research and research management environment, which makes her the perfect trainer and moderator for us! Nina Berweger and Christina Bitterberg
    Large Groups Seminar, Kick-off-Moderation, Train-the-Trainer-Seminar, Communications Seminar, Moderation Seminar, Projectmanagement Training
    Nina Berweger and Christina Bitterberg
    DLR, NCP-network net4society
  • In the early stages of the FFG, Birgit's in-house training sessions made a major contribution to getting to know colleagues from the other departments better. I was lucky enough to have had Birgit as a trainer during various seminars (Train the Trainer, communications training, moderation training). Her seminars are always informative and entertaining. The atmosphere is professional and yet playful. With a lot of creativity and commitment, she provides her contents in a practical, easy to understand way, so that they stick in your mind. After the training participants can immediately put, what they have learned, into practice. I was able to take a lot away with me from Birgit's seminars - both professionally and private. As a presentation coach, Birgit has successfully encouraged me to convey topics unconventionally. The more than positive feedback from the audience after my presentation has made me very happy!
    Train-the-trainer Seminar, Communication Seminar, Presentation Coaching
    Natascha Hoskovec
  • Birgit empowers trainers with a set of useful tools which enhance learning. This is especially useful when considering the cumbersome rules and regulations of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). These methods have been tried and tested! Not only do they enhance learning; they also add to my list of memorable experiences.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1, Communication Seminar
    Marie Claire Tonna
    ULC, London's Global University
  • Our Swedish NCP-team attended Birgit’s TTT1 and were so enthusiastic we decided to proceed with TTT2 within the same calendar year, and the next year with a moderation training. Birgit’s dedication, professionalism and minute-by-minute preparations combined with enjoyable and creative working methods have made a lasting impact on the way we work. As a result, we gained confidence and practical skills as trainers, resulting in more qualified and innovative experiences for our clients. Moreover, taking part in TTT1, TTT2 and moderation seminars made us work together as a team, meanwhile respecting the individual differences and unique skills of each member of the group.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1 + 2, Moderation training, Teambuilding
    Linda Bell
    Head of EU R&D Relations Department, VINNOVA (Sweden)
  • Regular reflection on the quality of our training sessions and our personal performance as trainers is very important to the team of trainers at the FFG Academy / European and International Programme. For the purposes of procuring new input and not always “stewing in our own juices” we commissioned feedback from Birgit Baumann. She observed two of our 2-day training seminars and recorded important parts of the sessions on video. We processed the feedback on our training design together with her during a feedback workshop and analysed the video recordings. The ideas, suggestions for improvement and input as well as her personal feedback were extremely valuable. Her experience, expert competence and motivated appearance never cease to impress. Both our training sessions and we as trainers profited from her analysis work and we went about the implementation of our next training events highly motivated.
    (Video-)Feedback on Training(design), presentation und appearance; Train-the-Trainer Seminars 1-3
    Birgit Steininger
    Head of Section Life Sciences, FFG; Head of FFG-Academy/EIP
  • "Train the Trainer 1” by Birgit Baumann was a revelation! How could I learn so much without being bored? Playing games, practising exercises in groups, simulating training sessions were supporting the theoretical parts of the training... and helped me gain knowledge, competence and confidence for my communication activities. I was lucky enough to take part in two other trainings given by Birgit (moderation and intercultural communication), where I further developed my communication skills in a funny, interactive, practical way. A few years afterwards, I still regularly recognise or use concepts I have learned with Birgit... which, to me, definitely means that these were successful trainings.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1; Moderation; Intercultural Communication
    Laurence Lenoir
    Adviser at Belgian Federal Government - Cabinet of the Minister for Science Policy
  • Birgit is a highly professional trainer and coach in the area of communication. She has the ability to see each person and bring out the best in them. I have had the pleasure to participate in three different trainings lead by Birgit since 2010 and I have seen and felt the results of the trainings both on a personal and professional level. With deep knowledge of different communication techniques, methods and theories, Birgit easily transmits this new knowledge the people she trains. It’s a pleasure to be part of her fun trainings. Birgit makes good use of her interpersonal skills and focuses strongly on the satisfaction of her clients.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1 + 2; Communication / Presentation / Consultancy
    Sandra Olivera Sanchez
    Analyst and National Contact Point for FP7 at VINNOVA (Sweden)
  • Birgit's Train the trainers was excellent at many levels including but not limited to: - to the European funding cases that I deal with - providing insights on my own and others preferred way/s of learning - approaches applicable beyond the training context e.g. team building - she made a number of 2 hour training slots feel like half that time - helping appreciate how ineffective slides can be if you want your audience to remember what you say
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Julian Randall
    National Contact Point Energy and Transport at Euresearch (Switzerland)
  • Train-the-Trainer 1 was a great eye-opener, and fun to do as well. I was impressed with how Birgit had a very clever plan behind an apparently free and flexible approach to the three-day training, and herded us with a gentle though efficient hand towards her goal. Observing how she did this was very useful as inspiration for our own trainings. I later had the chance to do Communication and Intercultural Communication with Birgit, and that also gave me useful new insights (and a lot of laughs).
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1, Seminar on Communication and Intercultural Communication
    Daphne van de Sande
    FP7 subsidy advisory at TU Delft (The Netherlands)
  • She is an excellent trainer with a good experience, very interesting and full of innovative ideas.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Namugenyi Loi Mirembe
    Head S&T Information Management Services at Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
  • Over the years I have worked together with Birgit Baumann in a multitude of different ways: as a colleague in projects, during the design and implementation of FDTI funding programmes, as a trainee in a number of her courses and as a co-trainer in other instances. My experience of Birgit Baumann has shown that she prepares her training courses in a thorough and well-thought out way. The research and analysis of the clients’ individual needs get a lot of attention and on the whole she combines different methods for different learning styles. This means that her training sessions are precisely suited to the clients’ needs, contain, not standardised, but individually adapted case studies or exercises which are always marked by a well-thought out mixture of theoretical input and practical activity. In addition, Birgit has the ability to recognise and respond rapidly to the social dynamics within a group. As a trainer-colleague I learnt how important her meticulous preparation is for the success of a training session and how much more easily one can deal with questions and concrete desires if there is a solid and well-prepared framework in the background. As a trainee I experienced that one learns much more when it is fun and interesting examples and exercises are used and that above all that one retains what one has learnt much better than is so often otherwise the case. Finally - one is always challenged and encouraged and, above all: it was always fun no matter in which role!
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1, Moderationtraining
    Sabine Mayer
    Strategy, FFG
  • NET4SOCIETY is the international network of National Contact Points for Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in the 7th European Framework Programme (FP7). With partners from 41 European and non-European countries, one of NET4SOCIETY's main goal was the capacity building of NCPs. In order to ensure that training seminars provide high quality, professional standards, the project organised, for those NCPs that either assumed a trainer role in NET4SOCIETY and/or those wanting to acquire new skills in organising training seminars for their clients, Train-the-Trainers (TTT) Seminars with BusinessMind. BusinessMind organised three TTT seminars in NET4SOCIETY. The participants feedback from the Train-the-Trainers seminars was outstanding. Participants thought they learned new important skills and had lots of fun doing that! Furthermore, the new skills obtained have benefited the project participants not only to organise high quality seminars themselves, but also to bring a new "culture" of information exchange among the NET4SOCIETY partners. Interactive sessions, brain-walks, and games are now indispensable parts of each NET4SOCIETY meeting/seminar. The initial choice of BusinessMind, that was based on value-for-money and its excellent existing references, proved to be an enormous investment in the NET4SOCIETY project!
    Train-the-Trainer 1 - 3, Communication Training, Teambuilding, Moderation net4society Kick-Off
    Michalis Tzatzanis
    FFG, European und International Programmes
  • I was actually one of those people who don’t feel very comfortable if they have to ad lib or give a speech in front of a large group of others. The thing which I really found wonderful about Birgit’s moderation training is the feeling of a “safe environment” where one can actually learn how to speak in front of others and moderate in an interesting way. Birgit has the gift of instilling the participants with a sense of calm at the same time as strength and self-confidence. She deliberately allows the participants to make “mistakes” but only as far as to make them realise that one can do it better and never to show someone up. Birgit’s interactive elements are also extremely enriching for our project meetings. I have greatly benefited personally from Birgit’s training and can only recommend her to others. Thank you Birgit!! Three words of feedback: helpful – exciting – super!
    Communication/Moderation, Train-the-Trainer, Teambuilding, Moderation net4society Kick-Off
    Judith Krümke
    NET4SOCIETY project management team, DLR (Germany)
  • The Train the Trainer 1 seminar gave me and the Euresearch association some very valuable tips and strategy to make our events more attractive.The way Train the Trainer is run makes it very exciting. Basically you can experiment on live what you learnt. Euresearch implemented afterwards this new way to design interactive trainings and gained positive feedbacks from participants. During the Train the trainer, you can bring you own training to be re-designed with Birgit's method. First you learn something plus you have fun and are very active during the seminar. We found it so useful for our association that we are about to organise a second one...
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1, Intercultural Communication
    Véronique Sordet
    Communication Manager, EURESEARCH (Switzerland)
  • Birgit Baumann is a perfect trainer. I did 3 Train the Trainer Seminars with her and liked each of them. Birgit combines knowledge with experience in a perfect combination. With a lot of practical examples and learning by doing she helped me to develop my skills. Each of the trainings was extreme helpful and funny. With pleasure I recommend her trainings.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminars 1 - 3
    Ursula Bodisch
    FFG, Thematische Programme
  • Birgit led the Ideal-IST network training in the winter of 2012. Having been through numerous training courses I was skeptical, was there more to learn? The answer was yes, particularly if Birgit is the instructor. Birgit was able to bridge the gap between my long experience and the complete lack of experience from some of the other participants. To my great admiration she was able to communicate effectively with inexperience participants who had limited English. The three day workshop was demanding but fun, entertaining and never boring. We all learned a great deal. I have employed some of her techniques to meetings and workshops with success.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Kim Davis
    Senior Advisor at Research Council of Norway
  • Following a three-day training (Train-the-Trainer 1 and Moderation) with Birgit I would recommend her work without any hesitation. Her professionalism, creativity and ability to bring out the best in you and the team as a whole is simply amazing! The results of the training are especially evident when you start applying everything in your everyday work without even thinking about it...
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1 an d Moderation
    Litsa Kountouridou
    Scientific Officer at Research Promotion Foundation (Cyprus)
  • I attended Birgit's 3 days seminar on communication, presentations, group dynamics, design and implementation of training packages. She proved her high professional level, innovative and challenging design of her service, efficient and enjoyable style of working.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Gabriel Neagu
    Senior Research Scientist and Project Manager at ICI Bucharest (Romania)
  • I participated in Birgit’s "Train the Trainer" module over a three day period in Vienna, Austria in February 2012. It was an excellent training course, with trainee participation encouraged and facilitated throughout the course. It provided me with excellent insights in how to prepare, manage and facilitate my own training courses. An open-minded, creative and collaborative approach with all training partners was encouraged throughout. The training course was also good fun. I would highly recommend Birgit for any similar training courses that you are considering participating in.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Gerard Kennedy
    ICT National Contact Point at Enterprise Ireland
  • My first training experience with Birgit Baumann for Train-the-Trainer 1 has taught me more than I could possibly have imagined. An innovative, interactive and effective way of engaging an audience for any type of workshops / presentations. On a personal and professional level she is an inspiration and her infectious enthusiasm gives those present the will to participate proactively. I have applied some of her tricks for a recent presentation given to over 50 people and they worked out to have been the tasks that were enjoyed the most from the feedback forms we received. Therefore, I recommend such trainings by Birgit Baumann to anyone who would like to invest in developing their interpersonal skills and I look forward to attending many more trainings!
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1, Communication Training
    Diana Spiteri
    Health NCP at Malta Council For Science & Technology
  • Birgit is a very engaging and inspiring trainer. Once you've attended her "Train the Trainers", you'll never again accept a regular Powerpoint presentation as a form of instruction. Training can be so much more efficient - and Birgit teaches you how to do it!
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Regina Schneider
    Member of the Eureseach Management Board, Horizon 2020 National Contact Point (Switzerland)
  • Birgit Baumann is a very charismatic person and always 100% focused. This combination means that she can not only lead a group but also captivate them. These leadership qualities result in uniquely creative, strategically targeted, efficient processes where the goals set are regularly exceeded.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminars 1 - 3, Moderation Seminar
    Manfred Stadler
    CEO, Innovation Coaches Stadler KG
  • I attended 3 Train the Trainer courses and a moderation seminar conducted by Birgit Baumann. They all do a power of good to both mind and soul. It is seldom that I have gleaned so much from a seminar not only for my professional but also for my private life. Lively theoretical input coupled with practical exercises meant that time flew past and made me aware of a lot of new things as well as giving me valuable instructions for the planning and implementation of training & moderation sessions. I can but most heartily recommend the courses to anyone!!
    Train-the-Trainer Seminars 1 - 3, Moderation Seminar
    Nicole Schmidt
    Project Manager, European and International Programme, FFG
  • After countless „training sessions“, training and training! I consider myself capable of judging trainers really quite well. The thing which has always fascinated me about Birgit’s training is that, without any apparent effort, she has again and again pulled me out of my training torpor, which is all to easy to fall into. And, without me really noticing it… It is very rare that I have experienced trainers who were so focused and full of enthusiasm and competence, managing even after the nth training session to come up with something surprising and exciting, without losing sight of the needs of the individual participants in the process. Thank you Birgit!
    Train-the-Trainer 1 + 3, Communication training
    Manfred Halver
    IT Expert, Research Infrastructures, FFG
  • I attended two training courses of Birgit Baumann, both Train-The-Trainer 1 and Train-The-Trainer 2, and every time we finished the training sessions I came back with so many useful information and input for my daily work that I’m looking forward to attend a Train-The-Trainer 3! The trainings were intense but extremely practical and, most important, fun was a key component: Birgit is able to take into consideration all participants needs and viewpoints giving suitable room for comments, personal and group feedback and concrete suggestions for daily work. The concepts and notions learnt are perfectly adaptable to my working environment, not only for training and workshops organization, but also for improving the capacities of approaching and supporting our clients, whatever are their specific needs. I would suggest everybody to attend at least one of the training courses of Birgit Baumann: it really helps to open the mind!
    Train-the-Trainer Seminars 1 + 2, Team development, Moderation of net4society Kick-Off
    Keji Adunmo
    Research Programme Officer at European Commission, DG for Research and Innovation
  • It doesn't matter which learning type you are or which learning style you use, "Train the Trainer" seminars really give you an added value. At the very beginning it's like coming to the space - everything huge and new - not knowing whom or what you will meet (variety from Alpha to Omega!!!)....., but when you start using Meta Programming, you are already pretty well off. And when you share with the others, take notice of Birgit's wisdom and have some fun in the team you got the right formula - To be very professional, relaxed and inspiring at the same time! And - YOU ALWAYS WANT TO COME BACK!!!!!!
    Train-the-Trainer Seminare 1 + 2
    Tatjana Švajger
    Ministry Higher Education, Science and Technology (Slovenia)
  • I am coordinating an EU-project with 29 project partners, and the Train the Trainer Seminars offered by Birgit Baumann were extremely helpful for me! I got tailor-made hands-on support which I could immediately use in my project meetings. A lot of examples and practical exercises together with theoretical input helped me in getting a perfect background as trainer and more self-assurance, preparing myself also for big international training events and workshops.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminars 1 - 3
    Ines Haberl
    FFG, European und International Programmes
  • Birgit Baumann held two "Train-the-Trainer" sessions for BIO-NET, a European network of National Contact Points for the 7th Framework Programme. The participants’ feedback was excellent, ranging from "great and interesting" to "this was perfect". Her trainings got so well-known within the BIO-NET network that we will have to organise another, additional session to satisfy the demand. I can warmly recommend this course to everyone wishing to improve his or her own training skills!
    Train-the-Trainer Seminars 1 - 3, Communication Training
    Yasmin Dolak-Struss
    FFG, European und International Programmes
  • Birgit Baumann has an incredible way of making people get the most out of everything, incl. themselves and the others, but in such a spontaneous, natural and smooth way, that you hardly notice it, and you feel that everything is just the way it should be, in the right place, at the right moment. The outcome (and my personal feeling) of the Trainer-the-trainer training and the moderation seminar I have attended: the work performed was extremely professional, the energy level extremely high, the team extremely motivated and enthusiastic, and you could feel the positive vibes all around!!! It takes a great trainer to achieve that, and a talented coach to lead the team in the right direction, while making them feel like they have chosen it. And finally, an extremely committed person, dedicated heart and soul to her work, and having the people, their enthusiasm and passion and, sometimes hidden, potential as major driving force. As Birgit quotes on her website: "You cannot teach people anything; you can only help them find it within themselves." And I assure you Birgit can help you do that!
    Train-the-Trainer 1, Moderation Seminar
    Lana Žutelija
    European Commission, DG Environment
  • Thanks to Birgit's "Train the Trainer" courses, we've now learnt about the best way to train or motivate our clients, and she tought us with a real sense of humour, clarity and enthusiasm. + She's a marvellous trainer.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Patrick Furrer
    ICT European Research Expert, Euresearch (Switzerland)
  • Train the trainer 2: worried about endless lectures on theory coupled with unimaginative motivation exercises and uninspired and uninspiring practical examples? Birgit Baumann’s training clearly cannot help you here! As a participant, I was continually challenged and encouraged. I was also immediately able to try out on my seminar colleagues all the theory that had previously been prepared in a form which was palatable and easily digestible. Learning in a “protected” atmosphere makes it easier to have the confidence to try out new things. I quickly realised that I would have first to work hard for a lot of things which Birgit made look so easy. In short: the seminar is informative, hard work but well-paced and VERY worthwhile attending. Now, it is off to put into practice what I have learned and…. I am looking forward to Train-the-trainer 3!
    Train-the-Trainer Seminars 1 - 3
    Andrea Kindler
    Expert Enterprise Europe Network, Technology Transfer, FFG
  • Birgit Baumann showed with her train-the-trainer seminar extra-ordinary practical methods that were implemented successfully by our team already in various training courses. We experienced with the methods from Birgit that learning can be much more effective and can recommend her wholeheartedly.  
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Marion Tobler
    National Contact Point FP7 bei EURESEARCH (Schweiz)
  • Before: Hm, yet another event. What should we call it this time? I’d have a few ideas. And how are we going to do the agenda? I would have a few suggestions there. Or shall we just do the same old…? It would be nice to do something different. But with these people? In this time frame? Well, I don’t know... After: So, we are organising a training session. Not an info event or a workshop or a seminar – no, a training session. The agenda is “cool”. We know what we want and we are going to do it too. It will be good for both us and the participants because we will finally trust each other. With TTT, Birgit Baumann kitted me out with everything that makes a competent trainer and made me really want to actually use what I had learned.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar
    Sonja Heintel
    Expert on mobility / International Cooperation, FFG
  • Birgit Baumann is a highly skilled and experienced trainer. The methods she applies are based on sound, scientifically proven, psychological principles. This leads to highly interactive training sessions which all contain a very important basic ingredient: Fun! I was so impressed by the Train The Trainer session in which I participated, that I decided to get Birgit over to The Netherlands to train my entire team. They were as enthusiastic as I was and our clients now benefit from the higher quality of our own training sessions. In a second training session, on the moderation of workshops, Birgit made me experience how I could vastly improve my moderation skills. The use of visualisation techniques was my favourite element in that training, because it draws so much on the creativity of workshop participants. My own creativity was triggered in such a way that I wrote a song about it.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1 + 2, Moderation Seminar
    Koos de Korte
    Manager EU Programmes, NL-Agency (The Netherlands)
  • Estonian NCPs had 3-module train-the-trainer training in 2013. We found it very useful in preparation ourselves for the challenges arising from our work in Horizon2020. During the trainings we had a lot of practical exercises and an excellent atmosphere for practicing new ideas and methods on each other. Based of the training experiences we will be implementing some new techniques in our future work, especially in our planned trainings and information days.
    Curriculum Train-the-Trainer 1 - 3
    Estonian National Contact Points (NCPs)
    NCPs at the Estonian Research Council
  • For me BusinessMind seminars stand for: Information, experience, creativity, training and enthusiasm. In short: infotaining!
    Train-the-Trainer Seminars 1 - 3
    Sabine Herlitschka
    CEO, Chief Technology Officer, Infineon Technologies Austria
  • Birgit Baumann’s training seminars are professionally prepared, minutely planned and packed full of information. Only as a participant, one does not even notice this. But rather, I experienced the time as entertaining, highly creative and fun and I was amazed at the end at how much I had learned. And, years later, I am still benefiting from it now.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Dorothea Sturn
    Director, FWF (Austrian Science Funds)
  • Birgit Baumann’s Train-the-Trainer provided me with a practical set of instructions on the implementation of my own training seminars. I was particularly pleased that the preparation, training and material were all ideally adapted to my needs and expectations as well. And, I was able to learn and try out select creative techniques which I can use straightaway. I look forward to taking part in further training seminars. I can heartily recommend Birgit Baumann as a trainer!
    Train-the-Trainer Seminars 1 - 3, Communication Training
    Jan Freese
    Manager R&D and Government Incentives, Deloitte Österreich
  • Birgit is a detail-oriented trainer, who has deep knowledge of the subject as well as very good communication skills. Training she provides is inspiring and the practical exercises are transferable to trainees' every day job. Also, Birgit has very good knowledge and long experience in EU R&D programs, which is extremely helpful for education in EU related matters.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Aavo Kaine
    Project Manager, Senior Specialist, University of Tartu (Estonia)
  • I liked the most Birgit's interactions with all participants (around 12) during the whole training sessions, and her easiness in communication with us. I noticed that she paid a lot of attention on the choice of the training environment, (rooms size, colour, furniture, background noise etc). Also, she continued to email to us once a month, interesting articles on our training topics, so we have a regular follow-ups.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Ebonita Curkovic
    Croatian Institute of Technology, FP7 NCP & PCM for ICT & RI
  • I value Birgit Baumann very highly as a trainer. Her trainings’ hands-on, interactive approach has proved to be the best guarantee that training participants will carry the learning on from the classroom to workplace. Not to mention the fun and team spirit developed during the trainings themselves! Birgit’s two-day training on moderation of large groups helped us to learn and practice new methods for engaging with the audience of large meetings and conferences. It also enabled us to reflect on the role and qualities of a good moderator, and to adopt a goal-oriented approach to designing events and selecting moderation methods. I love the way her trainings are designed to be suitable for a group of mixed levels and experiences – everyone has an opportunity to learn and improve their skills (I also attended the train-the-trainer curriculum inclusing 1 day moderation training, the intercultural communication seminar). I should also mention that as a trainer, Birgit has a very professional approach and she handles calmly and flexibly any logistical or practical issues that may arise, never letting these interfere with the quality of the training!
    Seminar "Moderation of Large Groups"; train-the-trainer curriculum; intercultural communication seminar
    Kristin Kraav
    National contact point for Horizon 2020, Estonian Research Council
  • Birgit´s training workshops were excellent opportunity to learn a lot of useful things in a very efficient way and friendly atmosphere.
    Train-the-Trainer Seminar 1
    Nada Konickova
    Deputy Director at Technology Centre ASCR (Czech Republic)