Training of Trainers

Learning Opportunities

Workshop

Training of Trainers

September 05, 2017 - 9:00am to September 07, 2017 - 5:00pm

Washington , DC , United States

Instructor(s):

Libby Spader , Kim Kucinskas

Language: English

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Overview

This three-day workshop is designed to help individuals and organizations improve course design and facilitation skills to deliver more impactful training and capacity building activities. If you have been seeking an opportunity to explore and practice training design and delivery techniques that will make you a more effective trainer, look no further—this workshop is for you. As an added incentive to attend: Our expert trainers deliver this training in a highly participatory style, and will adapt the content as needed to reflect your specific interests and learning priorities.

Who Should Attend

  • Young professionals who wish to develop their training design and facilitation skills
  • Experienced trainers who are looking to enhance their existing skills

What You Will Learn

This workshop presents the tools and techniques you need to be a high-performing training/capacity building professional. Through a combination of facilitated discussion based on your specific needs and challenges, as well as group exercises, games, and illustrated presentations, you will learn how to:

  • Create learning objectives and a session plan for a training session
  • Develop effective resource materials to support the learning process
  • Facilitate multiple interactive and participatory training techniques
  • Demystify technical concepts and information
  • Deliver a participatory-style training session that builds skills and knowledge
  • Recognize different adult learning styles and how they impact course design
  • Demonstrate to your colleagues that technical training is more effective when a practical, participatory approach is used.

The Inside NGO Advantage 

For 40 years, InsideNGO has been “inside” the NGO community, supporting organizations as they address the world’s most pressing social issues. We are widely recognized as the leader in US government assistance compliance training. Our training activities are designed to help you and your organization build capacity, strengthen decision-making, develop more efficient systems, and identify effective solutions to important challenges. Our learning programs are modeled on the best practices in adult learning. In today’s complex operating environment, learning has never been more important, and we take great pride in being your partner in professional and organizational development.

DAY 1 – Effective Course Design

The Training Cycle 
Five Key Questions in Course Design 
Do – Know – Feel Learning Objectives 
Inject life into your training with ‘CPR’! 
Practical – Design and Deliver Content Using CPR  

 

DAY 2 – Effective Course Delivery

The Training Cycle 
Helping your Learners Learn – Learning Styles 
Helping your Learners Learn – How the Brain Works 
Demystifying Technical Terms and Concepts 
How to avoid ‘death by PowerPoint’ – The Art of the Flipchart 

 

DAY 3 – Practice Makes Perfect! 

Presentation Practice and Feedback
Summary and Action Planning

LOCATION & HOTEL


InsideNGO
1120 20th St, NW
Suite 520-S
Washington, DC 20036

The nearest Metro stop to the workshop is Farragut North on the Red Line. Find a map of the DC metro system here.

Participants are responsible for making and paying for their own hotel/lodging arrangements. We have found that www.hotels.com usually offers comparable or even lower rates than we are able to negotiate. We recommend attendees look for hotels in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Check out some suggestions for convenient hotels.