Training The Trainer

Trainers are instrumental in developing the talent pool into a stronger work force. But where do trainers learn how to become these coaches or mentors? Our Training the Trainer course offers a comprehensive guide to teaching those of you who are given such a responsibility. Soon, you will be able to manage your own group of trainees through motivating and inspiring methods.

Who this is for:

Trainers of The Senate; instructors, facilitators, and program designers who create curriculums; coaches and mentors who want to know how to influence, motivate, and inspire

What you will learn:

  1. How to differentiate training concepts from facilitation techniques
  1. How to classify learners according to a criteria that will serve as the basis for your program design
  1. How to adopt a systematic process for creating a cohesive program that meets your set objectives
  1. How to demonstrate and apply instructional design concepts in a work application project


  1. Improved instructional design and execution of training programs
  1. Higher credibility and confidence in facilitating learning activities
  1. Increased efficiency and success in initiating behavioral change among target participants
  1. Enhanced productivity from conducted training programs and mentoring or coaching sessions


TalkShop uses Integrated Language Teaching. This means 30% of the course is comprised of facilitator-based discussions while 70% is dedicated to an interactive learning experience through:

  • Role-playing Sessions
  • Guided Training Games
  • Speech Activities
  • Writing Exercises
  • Gender Sensitivity Exercises
  • Program Design and Delivery

Course Outline

I.    Training that Changes Lives
II.   Setting the Expectations
III.  Training vs. Facilitating
IV.  Situational Training

  • Identifying Personalities
  • Assessing Motivation and Knowledge

V. Training Design

  • Modeling Techniques for Instruction
  • Training Design Samples
  • Facilitation Demonstration

VI. Guided Learning

  • Showing, Not Telling
  • Asking the Right Questions
  • Handling Low Commitment

VII. Self-evaluation and Feedback

  • Gender Sensitivity Issues
  • Common Mistakes of Trainers
  • Program Evaluation and Development

VIII. Training Communication

  • Applying Training Concepts
  • Facilitating Activities
  • Demonstrating Training Effectiveness
  • Processing Realizations and Learning

IX. Workshop Evaluation and Next Steps

  • Individual Recommendations
  • Group Evaluation
  • Action Plan and Implementation

Course duration:

30 hours




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