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Icebreakers and Energisers for Effective Training

Icebreakers and Energisers for Effective Training

Suzy Siddons


Over 60 activities that trainers can use for all aspects of a training course to ensure fresh, engaging and truly effective training.

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About the book

Icebreakers and Energisers for Effective Training contains over 60 highly practical activities for anyone wanting to enlivening their training, engage training delegates and make their training as effective as possible. It is packed full of ideas, hints and tips to ensure that training doesn't become repetitive and stale, and each tool is directly linked to learning.

Activities cover a whole range of topics including ice breakers, motivators and remotivators, reinforcements, introductions, group bonding exercises and testing learning and support each stage of a training course, from opening to testing and reinforcing learning at the end. They can be adapted to any type of training course and are guaranteed to reinvigorate any trainer's repertoire, ensuring that training is always fresh and effective.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Preparing the Learning Area;
    • Chapter - 02: Introducing a Course;
    • Chapter - 03: Pre-Course Activities;
    • Chapter - 04: Presenting the Agenda;
    • Chapter - 05: Introducing Yourself - The Trainer;
    • Chapter - 06: Collecting Objectives;
    • Chapter - 07: Introducing the Attendees to Each Other;
    • Chapter - 08: Attendees Introducing Themselves;
    • Chapter - 09: Handling Logistics;
    • Chapter - 10: Preparing the Mind for Learning;
    • Chapter - 11: Introducing Exercises;
    • Chapter - 12: Changing Activities;
    • Chapter - 13: Livening up the Classroom;
    • Chapter - 14: Introducing Role Plays and Allocating Roles;
    • Chapter - 15: Preparing Attendees to Observe;
    • Chapter - 16: Dividing a Group into Teams;
    • Chapter - 17: Bonding a Group;
    • Chapter - 18: Encouraging Discussion;
    • Chapter - 19: The Dead Hour;
    • Chapter - 20: Reinforcing Learning;
    • Chapter - 21: Testing Success;
    • Chapter - 22: Closing a Course

Book Details

  • Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
  • EAN: 9781843982142
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 25th November 2008
  • Loose-leaf
  • Format: 310x267
  • 392 pages
  • Series: HR Toolkits

About the Author

Suzy Siddons specialised in the psychology of communication. Since founding her own training company in 1987, Suzy worked with a wide range of clients in a wide range of markets.

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