Training For The Trainer

Training For The Trainer

Objective

This one day workshop is intended to develop skills in designing and delivering training.   The focus is on building classroom and facilitator training skills as well as one- on- one training ability.  

Participants will be introduced to strategies and techniques to help trainees accept and apply learning.  Learning how to:

  • help trainees discover what they know
  • introduce new skills
  • create practice opportunities

In addition, the focus will be on:              

  • increasing confidence
  • developing presentation skills       
  • lesson planning
  • training methods

Workshop Outline

Delivery Skills & Presentation Techniques

  • Using dynamic body language
  • Improving para-verbal communication
  • Mastering A/V support

Preparation & Planning

  • Eight essentials for an effective training presentation
  • Deciding on your learner-centered objective(s)
  • Choosing methods, tools & materials

Motivating Adult Learners

  • Avoiding de-motivational pitfalls
  • Ten ways to gain commitment
  • Using “choice” & “productive competition”

Designing The Presentation

  • Structuring to ease understanding
  • Opening & closing with pizzazz
  • Tuning in to channels WII-FM & MMFG-AM

Conducting Group Discussions

  • Dealing with individual or group resistance
  • Asking stimulating questions
  • Processing the information

Handling Question & Answer Periods

  • Promoting questions
  • Dealing with manipulation
  • Handling problem trainees

Format

  • Instructor presentation
  • A/V support
  • Full group discussion
  • Small group activities
  • Practice opportunities

Participants at the Toronto Getting & Staying Organized Skills training workshop are encouraged to send an email within three months following the training workshop and can expect a personal reply to assist with their learning experience.