Train the Trainer


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  • Pros Good for large groups when reading/writing are not required

    Cons Elevation changes needed for large groups No writing surface Minimal group interaction
  • This layout style is often used for Board of Directors meetings, committee meetings, or discussion groups where there is a speaker, audio-visual PR is the most efficient set-up when the attendees will act as an audience. This set-up is not recommended for food events or if note taking is required.

    Used for
    discussion groups
    speaker will act as part of audience.

    Good work space
    Good interaction

    Not ideal for larger group; no more than 25

  • Used for
    hands-on classes
    long sessions
    Sessions with refreshments
    Pros Presenter can see all participants Accommodates large groups in less space Cons Minimal interaction possible Participants only see each other’s backs

  • Train the Trainer

    1. 1. Train the Trainer Presenter: Diana Silveira, Novare Library Services
    2. 2. Presentation Information
    3. 3. Agenda Creating a Course Effective Marketing Presentation Tips & Tricks Managing the Unexpected Presentation Skills
    4. 4. Creating a Course
    5. 5. Why create a course?
    6. 6. Rules of Thumb • Assume everyone is a beginner…. Unless you advertise the class as Advanced • Course Title and Blurb set expectations • Follow – Up and Additional Resources are essential
    7. 7. Activity Decide on a course to create during class
    8. 8. Decision Making Time
    9. 9. Hands-On v Lecture Device Availability Devices (pros and cons)
    10. 10. Source
    11. 11. Time/When How Long? Length of Workshop
    12. 12. Where On-Site – what room Online Remote Location
    13. 13. Creating Objectives  How long is the course?  Who is your audience?  What is their goal?  What 1 thing overall should attendees walk away with in this time frame?  Can this be broken down into points?
    14. 14. Activity Creating Objectives
    15. 15. The Presentation Introduction Key Points (3) Examples, Demonstrate Summarize Yourself Call to Action Next Steps Audience Challenge How to follow-up
    16. 16. Effective Marketing
    17. 17. Title  Denote Tone  Avoid cute names  Title should give an idea of course  5-7 words
    18. 18. Creating the description To the point – no more than 3-4 sentences Bullet Points Action Verbs Watch language for over-promises  “Learn” “Become an Expert”  They can “Listen” “demonstrate” “practice”
    19. 19. Marketing
    20. 20. Advertising  Where will you advertise?  Who is your target?  How will you advertise?  When will you advertise?
    21. 21. Creating the Advertising Title Time Location 1 sentence at most description How to get more information Visual Template or Not to Template
    22. 22. Image Sources Microsoft Office Creative Commons
    23. 23. Advertising What is your advertising plan?
    24. 24. Presentation Tips & Tricks
    25. 25. Room Set-up
    26. 26. Seating Chairs should face away from the door and windows if possible, to minimize distractions. Avoid having the sun in anyone's eyes or having glare interfere with their ability to see any visual materials.
    27. 27. What type of seating? Is the class hands-on? How many are expected? What style is the class?
    28. 28. Theatre Style
    29. 29. U- Style or Hollow Square Image from:
    30. 30. Classroom Style Image & More Tips from
    31. 31. How will you set-up your room? Why is this the best set-up for your class?
    32. 32. Making Slides Count
    33. 33. Minimize Words Image
    34. 34. Don’t Read Slides
    35. 35. Big and Clear Slides
    36. 36. Tell a story · Connect · Personalize
    37. 37. Classroom Tools
    38. 38. Creating Handouts
    39. 39. Factors with Handouts Yes or No? When do distribute? What is required on the handouts by the library?
    40. 40. graphics Bullet Points Contact Info Download this template at:
    41. 41. Managing the Unexpected
    42. 42. Creating a logistics pre-training checklist
    43. 43. Technology Plan A Plan B Schedule for testing each Tip: Offsite? Find out who is the tech guru at the location and talk beforehand if possible
    44. 44. Emergency Kit:  Screenshots or recordings of “Live” Demonstrations  Presentation on Flash Drive  Power Cords
    45. 45. The Technology Remember Plan B Take a short break if needed Move on – and regroup Humor
    46. 46. Strange Devices Image:
    47. 47. Managing the Unexpected Audience  Questioner  Side tracker  Side-talker  Distracted
    48. 48. Presentation Skills They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. – Carl W. Buechner Quotes from:
    49. 49. Golden Rules Know Your Audience Know Your Topic Bring Your Passion
    50. 50. Tips for Success Practice Be Prepared Know Your Material Get to a Room Early and “Own it” Visualize Success Know: Your audience wants you to succeed Don’t Apologize for nerves Focus on the message Dress Comfortable but Professional
    51. 51. Remember: You are the expert You are awesome
    52. 52. Be Confident  Try a Power Pose (before they see you)  Mingle More awesome tips at: Ann Cuddy:
    53. 53. Shake those nerves Practice Math Breathing Exercises Don’t forget to eat Regulate caffeine
    54. 54. Follow-Up This Course
    55. 55. Contact Information 877-816-9638 Diana Silveira Great for sharing slides 