IKL Certified Train the Trainer cum Instructional Design Course

Course Overview

Target Audience

  • Selected trainers or practitioners who wish to augment their skills in facilitation of interactive training, and who need to make significant changes to existing training or develop brand new courses for their clients.
  • Managers with direct responsibility for training programs and administrators with indirect responsibility for training may also find this workshop useful.

Methodology

The workshop uses an interactive methodology in order to engage participants actively in the learning process. During the course, your trainer will act as both instructor and facilitator, using a variety of learning methods to help you and your fellow participants share experiences and learn through participation in activities such as group discussions, case studies, role-playing, and games. At the same time, you will be guided to develop your own action plan for applying new skills and an actual course design project of your choosing.

Learning Investment

US $ 1,000 per participant by cross cheque or pay order in the name of Institute of Knowledge and Leadership.

  • Early Bird Discount 10%
  • 2-3 Participants Discount 20

Training of Trainers (ToT)

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe characteristics, preferences and expectations of the adult learner in general and of your    target learner in particular
  • Describe competencies required of a trainer
  • Explain how to prepare for training
  • Identify your own and others’ learning style and its implications for training
  • Explain how to introduce a training session effectively
  • Explain how to present training content effectively
  • Create and use visual aids to support training
  • Demonstrate new and effective facilitation skills, behaviors and techniques
  • Demonstrate how to ask and answer questions appropriately
  • Follow guidelines for giving and receiving constructive feedback
  • Explain how to conclude a training session effectively
  • Describe how to manage difficult situations in the classroom
  • Conduct a five-minute introduction to a training session (based on a topic of your choice)
  • Conduct a fifteen-minute excerpt of a training session (based on a topic of your choice)
  • Evaluate your own strengths and areas for improvement as a trainer

Content

  • Introduction to the workshop
  • Our learners, our starting point
  • Trainer competencies
  • Key Competency 1: Preparing for training
    • Creating comfortable learning environments
    • Learning styles (Kolb)
  • Key Competency 2: Conducting training
    • Key Competency 2.1: Introducing a training session (GLOSS)
    • Key Competency 2.2: Presenting training content (EASE)
      • Using media effectively
      • Asking and answering questions
    • Key Competency 2.3: Giving and receiving feedback (FEED)
    • Key Competency 2.4: Concluding a training session (OFF)
  • Professional classroom management techniques
    • Using projectors and slides effectively
    • Managing session time
    • Managing difficult circumstances
    • Using non-verbal language
    • Creating comfortable learning environments (reprise)
    • Being sensitive to gender
  • Key Competency 3: Reviewing and evaluating the training experience
  • Key Competency 4: Reporting on training
  • Concluding remarks, action planning and wrap-up

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