Cascade Training

By Ashraf Al Shafaki

Description

Cascade training is providing training a individuals who in turn provide the same training to others.

Example

Employees from different departments of a company or from different companies may attend a training course then each one of them goes back to his or her department and provides the same training course to other employees in his/her department or company.

Benefits

  • Provides a way to train a large number of people quickly
  • Spreads skills and knowledge quickly
  • Saves training costs

Notes

  • The original training course must be designed with the intention of having it cascaded later on. That way the course must be clearly defined with all its activities clearly documented.
  • Cascade training works best with training courses that aim more at knowledge transfer rather than changing behaviors, attitudes or perceptions or equipping participants with new skills.
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