Course Outcomes

This virtual course for classroom trainers will:

  • Suggest strategies for creating a participant-centered classroom.
  • Offer ideas for connecting participants to a session’s content.
  • Provide more than a dozen options for building classroom interactions.
  • Recommend structures for debriefing activities.
  • Present frameworks for action planning.

Course Overview

This instructor-led workshop introduces best practices for successfully facilitating classroom training. During this session, participants will learn how to put learners at the center of a class, how to sell the benefits of a training program and generate buy-in,  how to create a range of interactions on the fly, and how to effectively debrief experiential exercises. In addition to those skills, we will also talk about action planning and steps classroom training facilitators can take to help learners implement skills learned.

Program Objectives

  • At this program’s conclusion, participants should be able to:
  • Engage participants at the start of any training program.
  • Sell the value of a training program and have participants articulate how they will benefit from participating.
  • Explain the importance of choice, variety, and movement, and apply at least 12 techniques for creating participant-centric learning.
  • Apply several debriefing frameworks to experiential activities and exercise.
  • Conduct several summarizing and action planning exercises.
  • Take the pulse of a class and collect real-time feedback.

Program Modules

  • Climate Setting: Putting Participants First
  • Benefits Please: Selling a Session’s Value
  • Step, Kick, Kick, Leap, Kick Touch: Building Interactions
  • Why Did We Just Do That?: Connecting the Dots
  • A Plan for Action: Pushing Learning Forward

By the end of this course, participants should be able to deliver stronger in-classroom training programs and workshops.