Survival Skills for the New Trainer course is tailor made at Centre for Training and Professional Development, the training wing of Asian College of Teachers, to sharpen your skills to meet your needs. Professionals, who are considering becoming a trainer and want to know more about what will be helpful to become an excellent trainer, need to enrol in this trainer oriented course which has been specially designed. The course explores the necessities and essential skills required by a trainer in an interactive and fun environment. This particular program is aimed at individuals who are passionate about training and development and also for those who are experienced professionals.
Students will have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
Topics on background material, including principles of adult learning and what the word "trainer" means have been discussed.
Next, participants will learn how to create a professional image.
During this session, participants will explore what being genuine means.
Participants will explore the differences between passive, aggressive, manipulative, and assertive behavior. They will also consider why assertive behavior is important for a trainer.
This section will focus on open questions, closed questions, and probing. Participants will also have an opportunity to practice these skills in an exercise.
Participants will identify their listening strengths and weaknesses through a quick quiz. There will be exercises for participants to improve their listening skills.
In this section, we will look at ways to build rapport and how to use facilitative training. Participants will then evaluate themselves to see what skills they need to build in these areas.
Next, we will look at some potential problem situations and ways to defuse them before they start.
We will ask participants to complete a checklist of what attributes they feel makes a good trainer. This will also help participants identify areas for further training.
To wrap up the learning points, participants will discuss a checklist of dos and don'ts.
At the end of the day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions, complete an action plan and mail their queries.
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