LIVE ONLINE COURSE
TRAINING OF TRAINERS
How to design, deliver, and follow up a training session
4 - 28 May 2021
5-day course of 40 hours over 4 weeks, Tuesday and Friday from 2-5 PM CET
Starting at CHF 540 - 20% off to help strengthening civil society
20 October - 3 December 2020
Knowing a subject is not enough to train others about it. Training adults requires specific competencies. The course Training of Trainers aims at equipping the participants with the confidence to train others. It provides the knowledge and skills to effectively prepare and train other people using a participatory approach that builds upon the participants' knowledge and skills and helps you learning by doing. The course will discuss the specificities of online and in-person training and the skills needed.
It covers the major areas of training – how adults learn; effective communication; preparing to train: setting training sessions’ objectives and plans; skills needed to deliver a training session and evaluations of training sessions. The course requires participants to develop, deliver, and receive feedback on a training session of their own as part of the workshop.
This course is the first and introductory course on training of trainers. The second live online course for advanced users is called "Training Engineering" and focuses on developing and evaluating results-based training programmes. It will follow later on in 2020. Please contact us for details and the upcoming course date.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The course will benefit in particular:
Heads of training units
Human resources managers and other managers involved in training
At the end of the course, participants would be able to:
Explain the basics of adult learning and make use of it for their own trainings
Design a training session based on the participants’ needs and develop the training session’s plan with its learning objectives and content, training techniques and tools, and means of its evaluation
Deliver culturally appropriate participatory courses confidently in person or by remote channels
Analyse and evaluate the training session proceedings and use the results to improve future sessions
Use effective communications skills and strategies to manage sessions and deal with different personalities with a positive approach.
Module 1: Concepts of adult learning
The role of capacity development in empowering individuals, organisations and soeciteies
Adult learning: cycle and principles
Module 2: Practicing the concepts
Old learning versus participatory learning
Roles, characteristics, knowledge, attitudes and skills of effective trainers
Effective learning environment
Tips and skills for remote/online and in-person training
Module 3: Planning and designing a training session
Profiles and needs of participants
Learning objectives and content for training sessions
Course methods, techniques and tools
Session evaluation system
Writing up of a training session plan
Module 4: Delivering a training session
Communication skills: delivering messages, formulating questions, listening and responding, providing feedback, keeping people’s attention
Session management skills including dealing with difficult situations and people
Conducting end of session and course evaluations
Module 5: Practicing the role of a trainer
Preparing and delivering a test training session
Constructive performance feedback, good practices and lessons learned.
PERSONALISED POST-COURSE COACHING
At the end of the course, each participant can avail of a credit of 45min for personalised coaching to support the implementation of action plans and for any questions related to it. The coaching is provided by the trainer of this course. It is valid for a period of two months after the course.
This course is the equivalent of a five-day in-person course. It takes approximately 40 hours, thereof 24 hours of live online classes, using brainstorming, group work, case studies, video discussions, exercises, applications, simulation of training sessions, etc., and 16 hours of individual and group work, preparing a session plan, self-assessments, peer assessment and reading. The trainer maintains the same level of interaction as in an in-person course.
Course dates: 4 - 28 May; Tuesdays and Fridays from 2 - 5 PM CET
The fee includes the personalised post-course coaching. There are two types of certificates available for this course (fees in Swiss Francs, CHF):
Certificate of Attendance: After completing the course programme
Early bird fee until 3 April: CHF 540 instead of CHF 680; afterwards CHF 640 instead of CHF 800.
Certificate of Achievement: After passing successfully the exam at the end of the course programme
Early bird fee until April: CHF 590 instead of CHF 730; afterwards CHF 680 instead of 850.
Max. 16 participants - apply early to secure your participation.