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

Course Methodology

Course Methodology: 

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.

Course Contents

Course Contents: 

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

Target Audience

Target Audience: 

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.

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