Inspirational Techniques For Practical Training

Who Should Attend And Why
This two day event is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to study the ‘training cycle’ – which includes; identifying training needs, designing a workshop, practising their delivery and receiving feedback assisted by video recording and the evaluation of training. Highly interactive, this workshop will allow participants to increase their awareness of the training and development function whilst learning in a safe environment. Aimed at all those who have responsibility for delivering training to others.

By the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

Accurately assess the needs of others
Set SMART training objectives
Control, influence and motivate their audience so as to achieve buy-in
Practice delivery and receive feedback
Understand the importance of action plans and how to set post course goals for participants
Deal more confidently with difficult situations which may arise whilst training
Understand the importance of evaluation

Workshop Overview

The Training Cycle
analysing training needs, writing objectives, preparation, delivery and evaluation

The Aims of Training

principles of learning, training and re-training

Conditions for Effective Learning
Influencing attitude and understanding

Designing A Training Programme
training methods and their effectiveness
analysis and evaluation
– formulating the workshop and the participants’ objectives
– producing accurate course plans, selecting ice-breakers, and other warm up techniques – evaluating, selecting and co-ordinating aids

Training Techniques
utilising non-verbal behaviour
effective use of verbal and vocal communication
building confidence, gaining feedback

How and Why People Learn
the 7 laws of learning

Trainer Skills
differences between tutors and trainers
how to influence and control your audience

Involving all Participants
learning styles
skills of questioning
ensuring that all participants (even the reluctant ones!) are involved

Workshop Evaluation and Measurement
quality assessment and self analysis
evaluating the effectiveness of the training

Personal Action Plan
each delegate writes their own action plan to enable them to transfer their skills to the workplace.