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Train the Trainer

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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 today.

By the end of this workshop, participants 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

Who Should Attend

Welcome to the Train-the-Trainer workshop. 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’ll want to be prepared for the training that you do. This workshop will give all types of training tools to help create and deliver engaging, compelling workshops that will encourage trainees to come back for more.

Experience Required

No Experience Required.

Course Syllabus

Module One: Getting Started

Workshop Objectives

Pre-Assignment Review

Module Two: Understanding Training and Facilitation

What is Training?

What is Facilitation?

Identifying Appropriate Situations

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

Module Five: Choosing Activities

Types of Activities

Preparing for Emergencies

What to Do When Activities 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 and Energizers

Module Eight: Delivery Tips and Tricks

Using Visual Aids

Creating Supporting Materials


Module Nine: Keeping it Interactive

Encouraging Discussion

Using Group Work

The Power of Sticky 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

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