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Oxford Management Centre

Train the Trainer

Dec 8—12
5 days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 4950
USD 990 per day

How it works



This exciting and innovative course will provide participants with the latest scientific and best practices in workplace training and presenting. This course is paced, challenging and highly rewarding. Delegates will learn about adult learning, review design and delivery and have the opportunity to participate in a highly interactive and engaging programme.

The highly skilled course leader will lead from the front, demonstrating the techniques and allowing delegates to experience them first hand. Coaching will be provided to all delegates as an aid to self-development but also as a tool they can transfer to their own training sessions.

  • A focus on adult learning & training principles
  • Focus on the latest techniques and strategies for effective workplace learning
  • Understand your own and others learning style
  • Practical steps in developing a presentation with the minimum of difficulty
  • Understand the limitations and appropriate use of PowerPoint™ and other training technologies
  • How to manage nerves when presenting or training


By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate training techniques used in presenting (evaluation)
  • Describe the training cycle and its application to training and development (knowledge)
  • Discuss andragogy in relation to adult learning (comprehension)
  • Differentiate between the varies methods of evaluating training (analysis)
  • Calculate a training cost benefit (application)
  • Design a training outline utilizing Blooms taxonomy for educational objectives (synthesis)


Participants to this course will receive a thorough training on the subjects covered by the seminar outline with the Tutor utilising a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. Seminar methodology includes stimulating presentations supporting each of the topics together with interactive trainer lead sessions of discussion. Role-plays, small group work, videotaped presentation exercises and feedback will be used to facilitate learning.

There will also be two practical sessions where participants will give a presentation and receive immediate coaching and feedback from the Tutor and the group. These presentations will be given to the participants on a USB drive to take home and use for further reflection and evaluation.


By attending this exciting course you will be investing in your future, the future of your Department and the future of your Organisation.

  • Add value to the department and the organisation as a whole
  • Participants will be left with a range of skills and competencies to train staff effectively
  • Incorporating taught skills and techniques into work behaviour, participants will demonstrate practical training skills
  • Attending this course will allow delegates to understand precisely how to train others
  • Participants are encouraged to take new ideas and strategies back to their workplace for discussion with their managers
  • Following this course the organisation will have an enthused trainer


  • Participants on this exciting course will develop their skills and knowledge of training. You will leave the course with:
  • Detailed knowledge of training, learning & development
  • Improved confidence and self-assurance
  • A greater appreciation of the psychology of adult learning
  • The ability to handle nerves when presenting
  • A greater awareness of adult learning & training principles as it relates to your work
  • An increased ability to design training programmes

Day1 - The Role and Function of a Training

  • Why do we need to train anyone?
  • The role of training
  • The training cycle
  • How adults learn: andragogy
  • The Conscious Competence Model
  • Practical workshop: assessing your personal learning style

Day2 - Exceptional Presentation Skills

  • Presentations without fear
  • Stylistic elements of presenting
  • Audiovisual techniques
  • Cultural issues
  • Handling questions
  • Practical workshop: Videotaped presentations, coaching & feedback

Day3 - Training Needs Analysis (TNA) & Learning Objectives

  • What is training needs analysis?
  • Identifying and meeting learning needs
  • Step-by-step guide to building a presentation
  • Understanding learning objectives
  • Learning strategies
  • Practical workshop: Writing objectives using bloom’s taxonomy

Day4 - Advanced Presentation & Training Skills

  • Restricting PowerPoint™ to enhance communication
  • Communication is not all about body language
  • Our brain cannot cope with too much information at one
  • Practical workshop: use of small groups in training
  • Brainstorming: you may have been doing it wrong
  • Practical workshop: Videotaped presentations, coaching & feedback

Day5 - Writing Training Materials & Training Evaluation

  • Writing Training Materials
  • Steps in the writing process
  • Material (Facilitator, Trainer & Presentation)
  • What is training evaluation?
  • Kirkpatrick’s Levels of Evaluation
  • Practical workshop: Calculating a Cost-benefit

Who should attend

This course is for anyone involved in training planning, delivery or those who wish to develop their training and presentation skills. It is suitable for a wide range of people but will particularly suit:

  • Those working in or transferred to a training, learning and development role
  • Managers wanting to develop staff and their training
  • Experienced training, learning and development staff who want to refresh their skills
  • Anyone responsible for the training of others
  • Anyone involved in talent management, Nationalisation programmes, business partnering or skills transfer
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