Virtual Learning Design and Facilitation

Leave your digital learning in expert hands


Hayley is a warm and engaging virtual facilitator with 10 years’ experience in Learning and Development – working across public, private and charity sectors delivering online and face to face learning solutions.

She’s highly experienced in the design, delivery and facilitation of high-impact virtual classroom courses – with extensive experience in converting face to face training materials into engaging online learning experiences.


Her friendly, conversational approach means she builds great rapport with clients and trainees alike, ensuring she can quickly help clients get to the root of their problem and find solutions, and trainees get the maximum engagement and benefit from their session.

Hayley founded HMB with the vision to support Learning and Development teams to really embed learning into the working environment – providing meaningful training solutions in a real context to increase the impact of learning on performance.

Working with HMB will mean your organisation will be expertly equipped to provide face to face quality training in a live, interactive virtual environment.

If you’re looking to liven up your management and leadership development, crack your communication and personal impact training or tighten up your training needs analysis, HMB can help.

Offering a full learning and development consultancy, including content development, delivery and evaluation – get in touch to find out how HMB can support your business to get your training online.


  • CIPD – Learning and Development
  • Design and Facilitation of Online Learning
    (COLF and CDOL) Learning Performance Institute
  • Bachelor of Education – Primary Teaching
  • Design and Development of e learning using Articulate 360

What we do

We can help your business with any aspect of your learning and development needs, including:

  • a full virtual learning and development offer
  • train the trainer courses to help your team confidently deliver engaging virtual learning
  • one to one virtual learning sessions
  • online classroom training and continuous professional development activity for your teams

HMB also provides learning and development consultancy, one to one coaching and face to face classroom delivery – all completely bespoke to meet your specific organisation’s needs. We really are an extension of your own learning and development function.

HMB specialises in:

Webinar and online facilitation

Delivering management development programmes across automotive, defence, utilities and science and tech sectors

Maximising engagement and impact virtually

We’re COLF and CDOL qualified to ensure we drive engagement and outcomes in an online setting

Face to face content conversion

It might sound obvious, but online is different to face to face. Conversion can’t simply be a ‘lift and shift’ job. We know what works when it comes to moving learning online, and the importance of content in maximising engagement and virtual deliverability

Learning and development digital transformation

Supporting learning and development teams and apprenticeship providers to transform existing learning approaches to a blended offer

Driving change through learning and development

Integrating into your team and organisation to see any change through. We can be a constant port of call to ensure your learning and development approach to change is happening, and is getting results.

Want to know how HMB can help your business? Get in touch for a chat

Course Catalogue

HMB offers a growing range of virtual learning, professional development and personal impact training courses which are ready to go.

We can tailor our content to your business and deliver online, face to face or via a blended learning approach to suit you and your trainees.

Virtual Classroom Train the Trainer programme

This programme gives trainers an overview of delivering engaging learning opportunities in a virtual environment.

Maximising Online Engagement

This is a comprehensive, interactive module showcasing each of the engagement tools and gives you an opportunity to consider how you could use them to increase engagement and interaction when delivering online training.

Designing Your Online Session

This module focuses on core design principles for an effective, engaging, outcome-driven learning session. We look at visuals, slide design, virtual design considerations and integrating media.

Virtual Impact – Advancing Your Skills

Feeling like you’ve mastered the basics? This workshop will help you explore how to take your virtual design and delivery to the next level.

Virtual Facilitation using Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business

We understand that businesses often already have preferred platforms for facilitating groups online. This workshop takes you through the Teams and Skype for Business functionality and how you can use the features to drive maximum engagement from your audience.

Microteach and Feedback

This is an opportunity for trainers and facilitators to design and deliver some online training in a safe environment with expert feedback and advice.

We’re also happy to work with you to design something bespoke for your business.

Remote Management and Leadership Skills

This programme provides skills support to people who are managing teams remotely – helping them to use technology to their advantage and build and maintain relationships. Modules include:

• Managing Virtual Teams
• Online Collaboration
• Leading Remote Teams
• Working with Millennials
• Personal Impact Online
• Handling Difficult Situations Remotely
• Virtual Performance Coaching

Communication and personal impact

Helping your teams to become even better communicators by developing assertiveness in communication, dealing with negativity, self-awareness and more

Get in touch to see how our course catalogue could support your team’s development needs

Virtual Learning Environment

When we deliver training online, we use HMB’s virtual learning environment. We’ve been doing this for a long time… So we’ve scoped out the platforms, checked out the chat functions, reviewed the reactions and rewatched the recordings. We know our stuff and we love to share it.

We’re more than happy to show you around to help you get a feel for what working with us online is like for you and your trainees – just get in touch and we’d love to get a demo in the diary.

After all, there’s nothing like seeing our delivery first-hand to see if working with us is right for you.


What do our customers think?

We love working with our clients to transform their learning offer,
and we get really excited when they love it too!

See what some of our brilliant customers think about working with HMB.

“Originally seeking some help with virtual facilitation, myself and the team have received so much more and the support from Hayley has exceeded expectations. A pragmatic and flexible approach with a naturally open and warm facilitation style, it has been brilliant working with Hayley on a fast moving project. Hayley has inspired my team and we have learnt loads from her in a short space of time.”

Beth Rowlands (Head of Talent and Skills, Fujitsu)

“Hayley is an absolute professional. Her style of delivery is hugely engaging and she is a brilliant listener. She uses technology in ways that I didn’t even know were possible. I loved learning with her and hope to use her services again in the future.”

Sally Rixon (Director, The Talentpool) 

“I left the workshops feeling confident and eager to put the learning into action… Hayley is very knowledgeable in the field of virtual learning design and delivery and her enthusiasm for her subject comes across in her delivery and interactions with the learners.”

Michelle McArthur-Morgan

“Really proud of my training team, in just 6 weeks we have gained the skills to move our classroom training for new publican operators into a virtual online format. Thanks to Hayley Bird for giving my team the confidence & know how.”

Tracy Bickerdike (Head of Lessee Training, Star Pubs & Bars)

Get In Touch

Want to know more about HMB and how we can help your team?

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Tel: 07808 110 026