TOT Artifacts

TOT Session #2 Participant Questions

  1. Do our workshops have to have an Islamic inclination?
  2. Can the workshop be a complete course and not just a single session?
  3. Can the workshop include crafts such as sewing, embroidery and interior design?
  4. What if a trainee asked the trainer a question the trainer did not know the answer to?
  5. What if the content of the course is huge and cannot fit in one session or in a short training course?
  6. What if the workshop included several components such as the HR course?
  7. Can I read a specific book and create my workshop around material from that book?
  8. Can I make use of some exercises, activities or games that I had previously learnt or read in a book?
  9. Is it possible to use activities with uneducated people?
  10. What is the time frame for our workshops?
  11. Can I learn new techniques and teach them to others?
  12. What if a trainee asks about something that trainer had already explained clearly and in detail.

This list was compiled by Ahmed Karam during Session 2 of the TOT program.

Ideal TOT

Participants of the TOT program listed their ideas about what an ideal training of trainers program should include:
  1. Developing training material
  2. Overcoming fear of public speaking
  3. Dealing with difficult people
  4. Presentation skills
  5. Learning how to benefit learners and applying this practically in real life
  6. Practicing the use of body language
  7. Outdoor training
  8. Practicing how to influence trainees and leaving a clear impression
  9. Training on dealing with children and how to prepare children to become professional trainers!
  10. How to decide on trainee goals
  11. Training needs analysis
  12. Designing workshops
  13. Trainer Ethics
  14. Changing negative ideas in the minds of trainees
  15. Developing mind maps
  16. Training on creativity
  17. Managing questions
  18. Latest methods and theories in training
  19. Focusing on the concept rather than on the details
  20. Theory plus application
  21. Getting practice in using processes and tools for searching for information
  22. Using stories, proverbs and wise sayings
  23. Training on how to discover strengths and talents of trainees
  24. Allowing participants to deliver demo sessions during each TOT session
  25. Training on controlling on any number of trainees no matter how big their numbers is
  26. Keys for excellence and how to use them
  27. Applying listening skills and time management
  28. Trainer self-evaluation and evaluation of training content
  29. Training on eye contact
  30. How to present in an interesting and attractive way
  31. Training demos, rehearsal
  32. Getting in contact with real trainees in reality
  33. Designing training situations

This list was compiled by Ahmed Karam during Session 1 of the TOT program.