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Presentation, Facilitation and Consultation Skills for Statistical Trainers – Advanced course

 

Presentation, Facilitation and Consultation Skills for Statistical Trainers – Advanced course

Course Leader

Duncan MILES

Target Group

All those who are engaged in providing statistical training, giving statistical presentations, providing statistical consulting and facilitating group sessions with statistical and non-statistical audiences.

Entry Qualifications

  • Sound command of English. Participants should be able to make short interventions and to actively participate in discussions
  • Participation on the ‘Introductory’ programme is strongly recommended prior to attending this advanced course. Participants will be expected to prepare a couple of short training presentations prior to the course.

Objective(s)

To provide participants engaged in statistical, technical and other analytical training, presentations, consulting and facilitating group discussions with enhanced levels of competence and the expertise required to be effective in understanding and managing groups and individuals. It provides excellent insights into ‘statistical consulting’ which is frequently part of the statistical trainers’ role.

Contents

The course will focus on:

  • The theory of Group Dynamics
  • Personal impact and understanding processes to address situations which we find challenging
  • Methods and techniques for improving training, presentation, consultation and facilitation skills
  • Six insightful perspectives (lenses) of facilitation and training
  • Key strategies that will increase effectiveness, engagement and participation
  • Managing anxiety in ourselves and others
  • Strategies for managing upsets that occur
  • Developing an outline action plan to implement their learning

Expected Outcome

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand Group Dynamics theory
  • Enhance personal impact by understanding processes to address situations which we find challenging
  • Identify further ways of improving training, presentation, consultation and facilitation skills
  • Understand six insightful perspectives (lenses) of facilitation and training
  • Identify strategies that will increase effectiveness, engagement and participation
  • Understand how to manage anxiety in ourselves and others
  • Identify additional strategies for managing upsets that occur
  • Develop an outline action plan to implement their learning
  • Network and share best practice among different countries
  • Encourage both the theoretical and practical learning and development and encourage the exchange of know-how and experience
  • Harmonisation of approaches and methodology for presenting and training statistical and non-statistical client groups
  • Help meet the challenges of comparable statistics at European and international level by enhancing the way statistical information is communicated and presented
 

Training Methods

This highly interactive programme includes a variety of learning processes and techniques including: presentation / lecture, group work, self-directed individual and group learning, exchange of views/experiences on national practices, reading, presentation practice and feedback, and coaching. Teaching aids and methods will include a wide range of interactive training aids, tools and methodologies eg presentation, pre-prepared flip-charts; mind maps; notes; DVD recordings etc.

 

Required Reading

None

Suggested Reading

None. (Additional reading materials will be supplied post course to enhance on-going developmental opportunities and encourage on-going networking and support between participants. Free on-going verbal implementation of learning coaching will be provided by the trainers to participants).

Required Preparation

Participants will be expected to prepare a couple of short training presentations prior to the course. Further details will be sent to participants in advance of the course.

Trainer(s)/
Lecturer(s)

Duncan MILES (Inspire)

Denis GREER (Inspire)

Practical Information

When

Duration

Where

Organiser

Application  via National Contact Point

19–21.10.2021

3 days

ONLINE

ICON-INSTITUT Public Sector GmbH

Deadline: 24.08.2020