Free Online Training of Trainers Course | Training Methods | Alison

Training of Trainers - Training Methods

Learn about effective training methods, group dynamics, and business games in this free online ToT course.

Free Course
This free online training methods course will teach you how to choose and tailor a training method to suit your training needs. Start the course and discover how training programs are delivered at global corporations; managing the dynamics of training groups; and the process of conducting business games in an organization. This course is ideal for trainers and anyone with an interest in training practices.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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Designed to teach you about training methods, this free online course is the third in the Training of Trainers suite of courses. The course begins by discussing the techniques of executive development and the various training methods. You will also analyze the criteria for choosing a suitable training method and case studies of training programs of global corporations such as McDonald's and Unilever.

Next, you will learn about the dynamics of training groups from the functional and dysfunctional behaviors in training groups, types of participants, and the roles of a trainer. Then, you will learn how business games can be designed and evaluated for training purposes including the importance of debriefing trainees.

Organizing in-house training sessions for employees is becoming a very vital and popular activity. This course on training methods will enhance your training knowledge and skills, and is ideal for students, researchers, professionals, trainers, and anyone with an interest in training practices. Start the course today and improve your training skill set.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the areas and techniques of executive development
  • Discuss the various training methods and techniques
  • Recognize the types of lectures as a presentation method
  • Incorporate videos into a training program
  • Analyze training methods and programs of different companies
  • Describe the dynamics of training groups
  • Recognize the importance of debriefing trainees in a business game
  • Identify the appropriate design and methodology in organizing a business game
  • Evaluate the outcome of a business game


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