Training Techniques for Trainers

Program Overview

Keeping information fresh and reinforcing new learning is a constant challenge to the adult trainer. How do you choose activities that are fun but meaningful? How do you assess the level of knowledge already in the room? Is there a formula for creating a successful training session? Find out during an active day of training the trainer.

Whether you need to train inexperienced trainers or infuse a little energy into seasoned professionals, this train-the-trainer program will teach participants how to determine the needs of an audience, improve classroom charisma, handle hecklers, use activities effectively, and more.

Program Objectives

At this program's conclusion, participants should be able to:

Identify the characteristics of an exceptional trainer.

Explain how adults differ from children in the way they learn.

Understand and identify different behavioral styles and adapt training as necessary. Participants will demonstrate their understanding of new material through completion of case studies.

Explain what a solid training program looks like.

Describe a needs analysis and why it is a necessary step in any training program.

Explain various methods for making lecture-based programs active.

Develop strategies for handling hecklers, bullies, and other disruptive participants.

Point out the highlights and pitfalls of various visual aid options and classroom seating arrangements.

Present information in a clear, concise, engaging manner. Participants will demonstrate successful understanding of key concepts during a practice presentation.

Key benefits:

At the program's conclusion, participants will have an understanding of adult learning principles, how to write effective learning objectives, how to use activities effectively, and how to handle the toughest crowds. When combined with presentation skills training, participants will benefit from individual coaching to improve their specific challenges as trainers and presenters.