Train the Trainer

soft skills

Course Description

The core aspect of our Train the Trainer Courses is not just to provide Presentation Skills Training that engages audiences but to develop their capability to assess needs and evaluate workshop effectiveness. This train the trainer program has enabled organizations to choose talented corporate trainers from within. Along with enhancing presentation skills of participants, this program offers orientation on course design, adult learning methodologies for enhanced audience engagement, participant assessments and evaluation of program effectiveness. This program is one of our important programs in our suite of Soft Skills Training.

3 Days

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to analyse in detail the stages needed to create a structured plan before delivering training and to be aware of facilitation techniques that work well with the audience.

This training would be suitable for all those who are budding trainers or aspiring trainers, or all those who are responsible for on-the-job training, or induction of team members in key tasks, induction buddy, coach, internal trainer, supervisor, front-line practitioners, managers looking to improve their training skills.

  • The training is designed to create an interactive experiential learning environment.
  • The training methodologies consist of individual and syndicate activities, group discussion, interactive games, role-play, case studies, individual and group tasks, exercises, puzzles, quiz, paired discussions, self-analysis questionnaires, observing activities, presentations, experiential learning games, audio video-based discussion, icebreakers, energizers, action planning, etc.
  • To help assimilate the tools and techniques learned, there is a mixture of individual and group exercises throughout the training. Whole batch and small team discussions, along with a case study and skill practice sessions help reinforce concepts learned. Participants need to be prepared for a high level of participation.

Day 1

  • Look at the characteristics you need to be an effective trainer and the realities of leading a course
  • Adult learning styles – Neil Fleming’s VAK learning styles model- visual learners, auditory learners, and kinesthetic learners
  • Creative ways of handling the sessions using different training methods like case studies, role-plays, surveys, self-assessments, audio/visual tools, etc.
  • Training aids and room organization options
  • The Art of Facilitation. Training Facilitation Skills – Learner-centred vs trainer-centred
  • Discuss how effective facilitation and presentations help in forming perceptions and can lead to successful dealings
  • Effective ways of engaging the audience – Deliver interactive and multi-sensory training
  • Knowing 3S of presentation: Structure, Substance, Style
  • Structure & Substance
  • To help participants know how to make a ppt (structure it and then put in content which is substance)
  • Knowing the importance of doing audience analysis

Day 2

  • Applying the VAK model of learning for content creation
  • Creating objectives, Art of Debriefing
  • Working on the style of the presentation
  • Knowing the Style of presentation; which is knowing the way to present.
  • 4 contributing factors are: How we look, how we say, what we say, how we act
  • Creating a Positive First Impression and Increasing Credibility
  • Knowing effective ways of opening a presentation, Knowing the ways to keep the audience engaged
  • Understanding the importance of nonverbal communication in the presentation
  • Mastering voice modulation and body language with advanced practice sessions
  • Practicing Delivery – Prepare and deliver a brief training session – Participants may evaluate their peers and also receive feedback from them during class

Day 3

  • Learn to use listening, questioning, and observations skills to get the most from your participants.
  • Identify and handle the crisis in the training room and deal with ‘difficult’ participants
  • Learn to construct assessments to validate the learning, administering assessment and assessment tool options
  • Practicing Delivery – To analyse the training facilitation style of each participant and help them be aware of their development areas.
  • Around 5 to 10 minutes of training delivery to be made by each participant, Individual feedback would be shared by the peers and facilitator
  • Preparing an Action Plan – Preparing yourself to facilitate more effectively – how will you deliver training more effectively and create a greater impact in the future.
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