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Presentation, facilitation and consultation skills for statistical trainers – Introductory course

 

Presentation, facilitation and consultation skills for statistical trainers – Introductory course

Course Leader

Duncan Miles

Target Group

Designed for all those who are engaged in providing statistical, technical and analytical training, giving statistical, technical and analytical presentations, providing statistical, technical and analytical 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
  • No previous knowledge is required for attendance of this course.

Objective(s)

  • Designed for all those who are engaged in providing statistical, technical and analytical training, giving statistical, technical and analytical presentations, providing statistical, technical and analytical consulting and facilitating group sessions with statistical and non-statistical audiences. Courses will provide attendees with the competences required to be effective when training/teaching colleagues in statistical, technical and analytical topics. Specific details can be seen under ‘Outcomes’ below.

Contents

The course will focus on:

  • Principles of adult learning
  • The training cycle
  • The key principles of effective course design, delivery and evaluation
  • Understand how to manage your own anxiety
  • Engaging participants/trainees
  • Identify strategies for managing upsets that occur
  • Develop of an outline action plan to implement their learning including on-going areas for development

Expected Outcome

  • Understanding of the key principles of adult learning and staff development
  • Understanding the different learning styles and learning theories
  • Understanding the training cycle
  • Understanding the principles of an effective needs’ analysis
  • Implementation of the key principles of effective course and presentational design, delivery and evaluation
  • Creative thinking and delivery methods
  • Strategies to help manage your own anxiety and anxiety in others
  • Strategies to ensure participation of trainees
  • Strategies for managing upsets that occur
  • A network of international colleagues to support / coach and challenge
  • Training presentation skills practise and individual feedback
  • An outline action plan to implement their learning including ongoing areas for development
  • Networking and sharing of best practice among different countries
  • Encouraging both the theoretical and practical learning and development and encouraging 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

09–11.02.2021

3 days

Cologne, Germany

ICON- INSTITUT Public Sector GmbH

Deadline: 15.12.2020