In this course, you will learn how to measure training results using Donald Kirkpatricks four-level evaluation model. You will also learn about essential tools and techniques, including cost-benefit analysis and return on investment.
You will start this course by considering what training is, when it is necessary, and what other options are out there. Then, you will learn the ICE method for identifying needs, a seven-step model for instructional design, and tips for building an engaging program. Next, you will walk through the steps of program design, including setting learning objectives, identifying evaluation strategies, choosing learning methodologies, finding content, creating energizers, using assessment tools, developing supporting materials, and testing the program. You will also receive tips on creating a proposal for a training program and building rapport with company sponsors.
In this course, you will learn what facilitation is, skills that a facilitator should have, and the different skill levels of a facilitator. Then, you will learn some basic facilitation techniques, including ground rules, differentiating between content and process, bringing divergent and convergent thinking together, degrees of support, managing difficult participants, building sustainable agreements, and more. Supporting skills, such as communication, feedback, and team building, are also covered.
This course will give you the skills to develop a successful workplace Lunch and Learn Program. You begin by looking at exactly what a Lunch and Learn truly is and why to have one. Next the course guides you through the underpinnings of a Lunch and Learn and then into how to administer the program. You will get the chance to develop your own short program and wrap up the course by evaluating it.