Project Description

Train The Trainer

Whether you are preparing to be a professional trainer, or you are someone who does a bit of training as a part of their job, you always want to be prepared. Your participants will understand that training is a process where skills, knowledge, and attitudes are applied in a unique way.

Our Train-The-Trainer course will provide your participants the skills to help them deliver engaging and compelling workshops. Skills such as facilitating, needs analyses, and managing tough topics will give your trainees what they require to become a trainer themselves.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning that the learning occurs more easily and rapidly. With that in mind, let’s review our goals for the course. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Define training, facilitating, and presenting
    • Understand how to identify participants’ training needs
    • Create a lesson plan that incorporates the range of learning preferences
    • Create an active, engaging learning environment
    • Develop visual aids and supporting materials
    • Manage difficult participants and tough topics
Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Understanding Training and Facilitation

  • What is Training?
  • What is Facilitation?
  • Identifying Appropriate Situations for Each

Module Three: Gathering Materials

  • Identifying Participants” Needs
  • Reviewing the Materials
  • Identifying and Resolving Gaps

Module Four: Creating a Lesson Plan

  • Planning for the Basics
  • Adding Slack Time
  • Creating a Plan B
  • A Take-Home Template

Module Five: Choosing Activities

  • Types of Activities
  • Creating a Tickle Trunk
  • What To Do When Games Go Wrong

Module Six: Preparing for the Workshop

  • Creating a Materials List
  • Gathering Participant Information
  • Setting up the Physical Location
Module Seven: Getting off on the Right Foot

  • Greeting Participants
  • Being Prepared
  • Using Icebreakers

Module Eight: Delivery Tips and Tricks

  • Using Visual Aids
  • Creating Supporting Materials
  • Gauging When It”s Time For A Break

Module Nine: Keeping it Interactive

  • Encouraging Discussion
  • Using Group Work
  • The Power of Post-It Notes

Module Ten: Dealing with Difficult Participants

  • The Ground Rules
  • Challenges and Solutions
  • Handling Interruptions

Module Eleven: Tackling Tough Topics

  • Tough Stuff to Watch Out For
  • Adjusting Your Material for a Sensitive Issue
  • Dealing with Sensitive Issues in the Workshop

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Train The Trainer

Inspired By Excellence & Innovation

COURSE TUTORS

EMERSON BURNS
EMERSON BURNSCourse Tutor
Students interact with each other and their tutors continuously through various online forums which foster a strong sense of community at Talent Studio.
CHUMASANDE NDUBELE
CHUMASANDE NDUBELECourse Tutor
Talent Studio has an intake of 200 students on targeted courses. I present two webinars a week per course. Participation during these sessions are always amazing.
PHOENIX MILLS
PHOENIX MILLSCourse Tutor
I am always inspired being part of a team of professional academic and administrative support staff who are passionate about developing people.

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