Design, Assess & Implement Your Training Modules Creatively

ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

How long?

  • 5 days

What are the topics?

    ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

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    About the course

    Designing a training program is a road map that shows a starting point and a finishing point, along with all the places we need to pass or explore along the way. Without a road map, we would be able to start a journey, but we would not know where we are going or when we have reached our destination.

    A well-designed program or session plan allows the trainer to proceed with his/her training smoothly in the correct sequence and relevant content intended for a training program with a clear purpose or outcome for learning development. A training program design becomes an important document for the trainer in providing a map and a checklist to accomplish a desired training program.

    This program is geared towards building successful training programs in a creative, comprehensive and logical sequence for the learner’s and organizational needs

    Course Objectives

    By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

    • Understand the training cycle
    • Gather information from the training needs for program design
    • Write learning outcomes in objective terms
    • Prepare the training content
    • Use training methodologies – role play, simulations, games and others
    • Match domain to delivery and assessment
    • Structure the training program

    Course Outline

    Introduction to Designing a Training Program

    • Key words and phrases
    • Key concepts in action
    • Training terminology
    • Glossary of training terms
    • Samples of design documents

    Gathering Information on Training Needs for Designing the Program

    • Understanding the importance of Needs Analysis
    • Information needed to design the program
    • Best sources available for the information
    • How and whom the information is given

    Preparing the Program Specification Document

    • Documenting the information about training needs using the design document as a checkpoint
    • Specifying factors
    • Executing the program document specification

    Conducting the Design Meeting

    • Preparation for the meeting
    • The design meeting

    Preparing the Design Document

    • The overall flow of the program and arrangement of units
    • The objectives of the program and of each unit
    • The methodology and activities to be used in each unit
    • The timing of each activity
    • Enough detail about the activities to enable others to identify the materials needed and to prepare the materials

    Gathering Information for Program Materials

    • Preparation for the interview
    • During the interview
    • After the interview

    Writing Materials

    • Preparation
    • Writing
    • Preliminary testing

    Reviewing Materials against the Design Document

    • Review the written program materials against the design document for intended function
    • Review that materials meet the specification of the design document
    • Review for general quality of writing and interest
    • Review that the materials fit the design
    • Review and identify possible problems with the materials
    • The nine step procedure to review materials

    Conducting the Material Test

    • Before the materials test
    • During the materials test
    • After the materials test

    Holding the Pilot Program

    • Preparation for the session
    • During the session
    • After the session

    Course Methodology

    A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

    • (30%) Based on Case Studies
    • (30%) Techniques
    • (30%) Role Play
    • (10%) Concepts
    • Pre-test and Post-test
    • Variety of Learning Methods
    • Lectures
    • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
    • Group Work
    • Discussion
    • Presentation

    Who should attend

    • Training & Development Managers
    • HR Managers

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    Design, Assess & Implement Your Training Modules Creatively at ICTD International Centre for Training and Development


    Sep 13—17, 2020

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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