Professional Development -Trainer's Design Workshop

Trainer's Design Workshop (TRN400)

Type: Instructor Led

Intended Audience: Those who design and deliver training classes.

Program Overview: In this workshop, the fourth session of a 4-part "Tools for Trainer's" series, participants will learn to define learning objectives, and design training sessions that effectively balance presentation, interaction/discussion, practice exercises, and other activities that aid in the acquisition of knowledge and skill. Participants will learn how to design a flow of activities that build on skills and abilities in an appropriate sequence, how to assess participant learning, and how to evaluate programs effectiveness in meeting objectives..

Objectives: Participants will be able to explain the activities involved in the ADDIE model of training design, describe four approaches to training needs analysis, write effective learning objectives, create a basic training design, and list four levels of training evaluations.


  • Analysis of learner needs;

  • Designing of training session;

  • Development of training materials;

  • Implementation of training initiatives;

  • Evaluation of results.

Pre-Requisite Activities: none

Instructor: Gabi Harmon

Additional Resources: The ASTD Handbook of Training Design and Delivery by George Piskurich, Peter Beckschi, and Brandon Hall (available in the Office of HR Organizational Development 's library for checkout).


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