Training is an essential element of the United Nations’ strategy to address the ever increasingly challenges of today’s world. In fact, a significant portion of UN system organizations’ financial resources are dedicated to the continued development of UN staff. Training is often also a key instrument in programs and activities to achieve UN goals such as developing national capacity
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able:
- Describe the role of the trainer
- Recognize differences among learners
- Identify various learning styles.
- Conduct a needs assessment
- Incorporate training methods to address varying learning styles
- Write action-oriented, measurable learning objectives
- Write an instructional plan
- Select appropriate instructional methods based on the content and objectives
- Determine training materials needed for a training application
- Describe typical visual aids and their use
- Deliver training in a positive and interactive way
- Manage a group of participants in the classroom
- Develop an evaluation plan
This course is delivered entirely online. It is a self-paced course that participants can start at any time and complete activities at their own pace. Once started, the participant is required to complete all activities within 3 months. When the participant has completed all required activities, a one-to-one coaching session will be schedule with the course instructor. At the end of the coaching session, the will be required to complete the end of course questionnaire and get a certificate. There is no weekly webinar in this course.
Topic 1: Role of a trainer and understanding adult learners
Topic 2: Conduct a Needs Assessment and Writing Learning Objectives.
Topic 3: Designing and Developing Training Programs
Topic 4: Developing Training Materials
Topic 5: Delivering Effective Training
Topic 6: Evaluating Training and Conclusion
Topic 7: Coaching session with instructor
This course is for anyone involved in organizing learning and training events to develop others. These include trainers, facilitators, managers, leaders, resource persons, instructors, etc.