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The Group Trainer's Handbook

The Group Trainer's Handbook

Designing and Delivering Training for Groups

David Leigh

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A practical and instantly applicable guide to training in groups, regardless of size. Includes course design and development, handy tips, checklists and quick reference guides.

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About the book

Organizations succeed when staff are doing their jobs effectively. For this to occur, employees must be well-trained. Group training, involving two or more people, enables a collaborative approach to working and problem-solving, and ensures that participants share best practice and a consistent learning experience.

Now in its third edition, The Group Trainer's Handbook is a condensed source of practical advice for anyone involved in group training. Updated with the latest thinking in group training methods, it is particularly useful for managers who are responsible for a team's professional development. It breaks down the stages of designing and developing a successful training course and all the key skills needed to deliver effective group training.

Formerly published as Designing and Delivering Training for Groups .

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
  • Section - ONE: Design and development;
    • Chapter - 01: Introduction to the training process;
    • Chapter - 02: Setting objectives;
    • Chapter - 03: Developing a lesson plan;
    • Chapter - 04: Training methods;
  • Section - TWO: Delivery and training skills;
    • Chapter - 05: Questions and responses;
    • Chapter - 06: Managing difficult behaviours;
    • Chapter - 07: Building rapport;
    • Chapter - 08: Using your voice;
    • Chapter - 09: Giving and receiving feedback;
    • Chapter - 10: Non-verbal communication;
    • Chapter - 11: Coping with stress;
    • Chapter - 12: Visual support;
    • Chapter - 13: The training environment;
    • Chapter - 14: Evaluating training;
    • Chapter - 15: Checklists

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749447441
  • Edition: 3
  • Published: 3rd June 2006
  • Paperback
  • Format: 234x156
  • 192 pages

About the Author

David Leigh is Director of his own management and training consultancy Prospects Unlimited. He is a qualified barrister, trainer and writer.

David Leigh