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Training of Trainers (TOT) Course

The Training of Trainers (TOT) course provides you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become a competent trainer.

Objectives

After completing the Training of Trainers (TOT) course you should be able to:

  1. Have confidence in delivering training to a group of people 
  2. Design and develop your own workshop
  3. Understand the role of the trainer
  4. Deliver highly interactive workshops
  5. Master a diverse set of training techniques 
  6. Motivate and inspire participants
  7. Explain complex concepts with ease
  8. Use a variety of training aids effectively
  9. Understand a variety of learning methods
  10. Handle difficult participants
  11. Effectively manage workshop time
  12. Facilitate an enjoyable learning experience

Course Outline

Session 1

  • Icebreakers
  • Managing participant expectations
  • Think and listen
  • Go round
  • Setting personal learning goals
  • Ground rules
  • Course goals and outline 
  • Methodology used for achieving course objectives 

Session 2

  • Devising training solutions
  • Group work
  • Designing your own workshop
  • The blurb 
  • Elements of a Workshop 
  • Workshop structure
  • Designing workshop activities 

Session 3

  • Establishing rapport  
  • Pair work
  • Using anecdotes 
  • Power of documenting
  • Breaks
  • Recapping
  • Role of the Trainer
  • Building self confidence 
  • Producing artifacts

Session 4

  • Dealing with difficult participants
  • Guarding against energy drains
  • Correcting trainee mistakes  
  • Mid-session feedback
  • Using sticky notes
  • Assignments
  • Trainer self-advancement
  • Synergy
  • Workshop pitches [video recorded]

Session 5

  • Power of repetition
  • Creating effective presentations
  • Performance phases
  • Handling participant questions 
  • Handling trainee resistance
  • Giving constructive feedback
  • Workshop demos [video recorded]

Session 6

  • Methods of explaining complex concepts
  • Projects
  • Motivating participants
  • Role play
  • Workshop demos [video recorded]

Session 7

  • Boosting speed
  • Visualization
  • Quoting
  • Reflection
  • Workshop demos [video recorded]

Session 8

  • Voting and democracy with participants
  • Drawing
  • Participant expectations vs. achievements
  • Training evaluation
  • Workshop demos [video recorded]

Trainer

Trainer of Trainers Ashraf Al Shafaki: