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The Practical Trainer

Price: $ 49.95+GST

This course will give you the training skills that you need so that your students not only learn, but also enjoy the process, retain information shared, and use their new skills back in the workplace.

In this course, you will learn what makes a successful trainer and a successful training program. You will also learn about adult learning principles, the learning process, Kolbs experiential learning cycle, and learning styles. Youll even complete an assessment to help you identify your training preferences. Then, you will learn how to apply the learning cycle to assess needs, develop a program outline, choose training methods, design learning sequences, add some fun and games, and launch the program. You will also learn tips for delivering your program and managing difficult participants.

Table of Contents

1. Course Overview
2. Defining a Successful Training Program
Defining Successful Training
About Audiences
Advantages of Workplace Training
3. What Makes a Successful Trainer?
Key Characteristics
Mistakes and Solutions
Stimulating a Readiness to Learn
4. A Word About Adult Learning
5. The Learning Process
6. Principles of Adult Learning
Making Connections
The Principles of Adult Learning
Making Connections
7. What’s Your Type? How About Mine?
Assessing Your Preferences
What Does it Mean To Have a Number?
The Experiential Learning Cycle
Learning Styles
8. Applying the Learning Cycle
The Four-Stage Cycle
Making Connections
Individual Exercise
9. Extroverts and Introverts
Introversion/Extroversion Survey
Case Study
10. The Training Process
Process in Brief
When is Training Necessary?
Three Steps to an Efficient
Needs Analysis
Help! I Need a Template!
11. Planning Training
Developing Objectives
Writing Objectives
Researching Content
Planning an Interactive Program
12. Choosing Training Methods
Training Methods
Environmental Concerns
Individual Exercises
13. Designing a Learning Sequence
The Model
Sample Sequences
14. Adding Games
The Value of Games
Types of Games
15. Setting the Climate
16. Presentation Skills
Telling vs. Showing
The Delivery
Tips for Stunning Visuals
Types of Visual Aids
17. Dealing with Difficult Trainees
18. On-the-Job Training
19. Training Presentations
20. Designing Evaluations
21. Personal Action Plan
22. Recommended Reading List
23. Post-Course Assessment