Training facilitation is a complex task that requires preparation, planning, time management, and execution. It's the facilitator’s job to guide and manage a session to ensure that the group's objectives are met effectively, with clear thinking, good participation and full buy-in from everyone who is involved. This can be a challenging task. HRDQ can help with a wide range of facilitation tools that enhance and strengthen the trainer's role as a facilitator.
Training Facilitation Tools
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The Challenges of Facilitating Sessions
Every team is different. Because of this, a facilitator may not know what to expect when beginning a training session. It could go in many different ways as people begin to learn and share knowledge. There are many challenges to leading a training course, including:
- People may be hesitant to change or grow
- Some participants may consider training “boring”
- Employees think they know it all already
- People aren’t paying attention
- Participants aren’t absorbing the materials fully
- Arguments break out when working as a team
Overcoming These Challenges
A facilitator can overcome these challenges by being prepared, outlining why the training is important, and keeping it fun and exciting for the participants. If the team knows the benefits of doing the training, they are more likely to pay attention and absorb the information.
Facilitation tools like the products featured here can also help in a big way. A well-prepared trainer can make the different between a successful program outcome and a poor takeaway. Find all the tools you need to help make your next training session a success!
Designed by evaluation expert Donald Kirkpatrick, the Kirkpatrick Express Evaluation Toolkit provides the resources you need to evaluate tr...View full details$133.75
If you were asked to facilitate a training session but you have no idea where to start, reach for the Facilitator's Toolkit. This collection compi...View full detailsfrom $106.00
Your participants return from lunch with a sleepy glaze in their eyes. Don't despair - energize them! The icebreakers in the Energizers Activity Bo...View full details$15.25
A picture tells a thousand words. This cliché is true even in the training room. Challenge your participants to expand their minds through drawin...View full detailsfrom $106.00
Create customized training courses using PowerPoint Training Games and Accessories. Each package in this program contains games with unique questio...View full detailsfrom $62.00
When it was first published in 1995, Mel Silberman's 101 Ways to Make Training Active became an instant bestseller. This revised and update...View full details$82.50
A terrific icebreaker and conversation starter; Thumballs are a universally appealing activity enlivening any training session. Simply tos...View full details$27.95
Based on best-selling author Mel Silberman's Active Training Program, Unforgettable Experiential Activities contains 75 original activities develo...View full details$68.50
When carefully selected and perfectly timed, music can dramatically enhance any training session; whether you want to: Create a welcoming atmosphe...View full details$31.25