Topic 1 How to plan a training event

PLANNING AN EFFECTIVE TRAINING EXPERIENCE REQUIRES A FEW BASIC STEPS:

Preliminary analysis of training recipients

It is important to know the characteristics of the participants and their training needs. The toolkit materials are subdivided according to target group profiles but within each category needs may differ, and it is important for the trainers to know who they are addressing.

Establishing learning objectives

Knowing the participants makes it possible to select and establish which specific objectives one wants to achieve through the training, also according to the needs of the organiser.

Planning the training content

The content of the training will be selected and determined from the carried-out analysis.

Image by rawpixel.com on Freepik

Organising the training – online or offline

Timetable, mode and venue or virtual space will be arranged according to the needs of participants and organiser and depending on logistical and organisational availabilities.

Holding the training

Realizing the training according to the plan but also allowing flexibility for last-minute changes according to the groups’ needs.

Evaluating the training

Establishing the effectiveness of the training intervention allows the trainer and the training provider to become aware of weaknesses and strengths and to take the necessary measures for improvement.

DURATION OF THE TRAINING PROGRAMME

The total duration of the programme for each main target group should be approximately