Training is an essential element of personal and organizational development in any organization. Being knowledgeable of and continuing to learn about the skills and knowledge drive success for you and your organization! Plus training and orientation drive customer and employee retention.
This workshop has twelve 60 to 90-minute sessions with intermingled activities and individual coaching. With enrollment limited to 12, it is designed for anyone tasked with development of learning events that are meaningful, practical, and beneficial to those who attend and their organization.
Following the webinar, you should be able to:
- Describe the essential elements of a training program
- Apply different methodologies to program design
- Demonstrate skills in preparation, research, and delivery of strong content
- Use an instructional design model
- Create a training program proposal
- You submit a one-paragraph summary of the training project you plan to work on during the webinar.
- You complete an Everything DiSC® Workplace Profile. The results are shared with you and then leveraged within the webinar.
Session 1: Getting Started
During the first portion, you:
- Meet your facilitator and the other participants.
- Discuss what takes place during the webinar series and learn how to use the webinar technology.
- Debrief and review of your pre-work profile.
Session 2: Program Design
You explore separating training needs from training requests including the questions you should ask before committing to development of a training program. You look at situations where training is not appropriate and alternatives to training that impact performance.
Session 3: Identifying Needs and Audience
Participants look at how to determine what training is really necessary using the ICE method: Isolate, Consult, and Evaluate. You also learn to define the audience or audiences who would attend your program. Much of what you need is in someone’s head – end-users, one or more Subject Matter Experts (SMEs); so, interviewing is an important component of this learning. Building rapport is a major component of meeting your objectives.
Between Session Assignment 1
You facilitator divides the attendees into groups and provides several reading and research assignments that must be completed with the results distributed to all attendees before Session 4.
Session 4: The ADDIE Training Model
Next, you explore a five step instructional systems design model with a focus on adult learning and some basic principles that apply to developing training.
Session 5: Developing a High-Level Design
Here you are introduced to a high-level design template along with instruction on how to use it. You also learn the basics objective development that addresses knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) in an ABC (Audience, Behavior, and Condition) format – with emphasis on A and B.
Between Session Assignment 2
You start your projects HLD. This HLD must be submitted to your facilitator for review prior to Session 6 including a 30 minute individual conference call with the facilitator that may require you to revise your HLD prior to Session 6.
Session 6: Evaluation
Since it’s hard to know what you want to train without knowing how you’ll know you’ve taught it! Here the C of the ABC Objective model is defined along with Donald Kirkpatrick’s four levels of evaluation. (You may want to research this before this session.)
Between Session Assignment 3
You update your HLD to include the C’s for your objectives and how you plan to evaluate the outcomes of your program. Here again, your HLD must be submitted and reviewed prior to Session 7.
Session 7: Defining Your Approach
This session look at treatment – what’s your plan for getting what is in the objectives into the head and hands of your audience! Your look at specific learning tools, including demonstrations, case studies, guided teaching, study groups, role plays, games and simulations, and elearning. And, you learn about FADs and T3 and pre-work.
Between Session Assignment 4
You update your HLD to include your treatment for each objective. Yes, this work must be submitted and reviewed prior to Session 8.
Session 8: Researching and Developing Content
Now that we have a framework for the design of the program, you learn how to find the content. You also talk about copyright.
Session 9: Choosing Openings and Energizers
How do start your training? You explore different types of games and some ways to make sure your games do not fall flat.
Session 10: Training Instruments, Assessments, and Tools
Pre-designed testing tools can help with many training topics. So, you need to understand testing and its many forms. This session includes a discussion of EEOC and Certification.
Between Session Assignment 5
You update your HLD to include sources of content, openings and closings, and quizzes and testing, and you write the front matter and first chapter/module of your program.
Session 11: Creating Supporting Materials
Most trainers prepare notes to use as they are facilitating a program. This session looks at some other materials that can enhance your program, including job aides and learning aides like handouts, and PowerPoint Decks.
Session 12: Planning a Rollout
You learn how to organize and write a training proposal based on a case study. Then you develop a rollout strategy for your program to include a pilot and train-the-trainer.
Post Webinar 12, you must complete a Level 1 Evaluation. You may also contact your facilitator to discuss your program.
- $2,095 per participant
- $1,895 for graduates of TrainSmart/IBCT Certified Train-the-Trainer workshop
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