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Planning the Training: Early Stages


  • Decide who should help plan this training.
  • Decide who will be the presenters or trainers.
  • Find out how much time you have for the training.
  • Decide what topics can be reasonably covered in that time. Think in terms of topics? importance.
  • Assess which topics can be presented in an abbreviated fashion.
  • Decide how to sequence the topics.
  • Decide what you expect participants to do. For example, just listen, work in small groups or give feedback.
  • Decide whether you will distribute any handouts. What handouts? Who will be responsible for photocopying these? How many will you need?
  • Assess how much time you have to devote to questions and answers.
  • Decide what type of training evaluation you want to conduct.
  • Decide who will prepare the evaluation form and analyze the forms after the training.
  • Decide what action you would like to see come out of the training.