Facilitation Skills For The Emotionally Intelligent Trainer: Engaging Your Audiences Thoughtfully

Many organizations are tapping the skills of experienced employees to train their peers, but are they providing the skills necessary to make the learning “sticky?”

This session focuses NOT on presentation skills (being the speaker) but on facilitation skills (learner-focused training) and empowers an approach to training summarized by “the more we talk, the less they learn!” New and experienced trainers alike value the many takeaways, including 20 pages of copyright-free activities that can be woven into any topic you facilitate. You also walk away with numerous resources and websites loaded with other great materials for trainers!

As a participant, you will learn about…

• Turning boring “here, teach this” curriculum into something interactive and fun
• Avoiding death by PowerPoint
• The appropriate role of fidgets, sticky notes, games and props in training
• Increasing note-taking with dynamic “idea catchers”
• A simple 9-step format for designing your training
• The 6 trumps when planning your training
• Resources and websites loaded with great material for trainers