Train the Trainer

Course Objectives

This train-the-trainer workshop will give all types of trainer’s tools to help them create and deliver exciting, engaging, compelling workshops that will keep their trainees coming back for more


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Duration

1 day

Course Content

  • Getting Started
    • Icebreaker
    • Ground rules
    • The parking lot
    • Workshop objectives
    • Action plans and evaluation forms
  • Understanding Training and Facilitation
    • What is Training?
    • What is Facilitation?
    • Identifying Appropriate Situations for Each
  • Gathering Materials
    • Identifying Participants’ Needs
    • Reviewing the Materials
    • Identifying and Resolving Gaps
  • Creating a Lesson Plan
    • Planning for the Basics
    • Adding Slack Time
    • Creating a Plan B
    • A Take-Home Template
  • Choosing Activities
    • Types of Activities
    • Creating a Tickle Trunk
    • What To Do When Games Go Wrong
  • Preparing for the Workshop
    • Creating a Materials List
    • Gathering Participant Information
    • Setting up the Physical Location
  • Getting off on the Right Foot
    • Greeting Participants
    • Being Prepared
    • Using Icebreakers
  • Delivery Tips and Tricks
    • Using Visual Aids
    • Creating Supporting Materials
    • Gauging When It’s Time For A Break
  • Keeping it Interactive
    • Encouraging Discussion
    • Using Group Work
    • The Power of Post-It Notes®
  • Dealing with Difficult Participants
    • The Ground Rules
    • Challenges and Solutions
    • Handling Interruptions
  • Tackling Tough Topics
    • Tough Stuff to Watch Out For
    • Adjusting Your Material for a Sensitive Issue
    • Dealing with Sensitive Issues in the Workshop
  • Wrapping Up
    • Words from the Wise
    • Review of Parking Lot
    • Lessons Learned
    • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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