We provide two specialist programmes for HR, trainers and those who lead on people and capability transformation.
CPD-Accredited* Professional Development Workshop in Learning Excellence (PDLE)
CPD-Accredited* Professional Development Masterclass in Designing Transformational Training (PDDTT)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP.
This flexible CPD-Accredited* Professional Development Workshop is made up of a blend of learning units chosen to suit your specific group and their learning needs. Delivered as a 2-day programme, successful completion earns participants a Professional Development Certificate in Learning Excellence (PDCLE)
Since 2002, many of these learning units have been delivered to learners in 36 countries on five continents, in global corporates across many industries and sectors including: Oil, Gas & Energy; Pharmaceutical; UK & International Public Sector; Government; Higher Education; Charity; Telecoms, Software, Media, Logistics, Retail, Financial Services and the UK Armed Forces.
Who it’s for
Uniquely designed for multi-disciplinary groups of up to 15 in-company learners who, as part of their role, take some responsibility for recruitment, management, talent development and people transformation across the organisation, and who want to learn how to help them engage with new capabilities and ways of working to build future-focused skills.
The aim is to encourage creative thinking about how to enable excellent individual, team and organisational learning that actually makes a real measurable difference to the way that the workforce performs. The content includes case study-based facts, grounded theory in learning and excellence and applied practice with assessment points built in along the way.
Learning outcomes ~After the workshop learners will be able to return to work and:
- Create a learning culture and workforce mindset that produces tangible results
- Explore ways to encourage thought-leadership and innovation in the way business unit teams learn
- Identify business-critical learning priorities and provide the right content to meet these
- Introduce ‘invisible yet integral’ learning opportunities to nurture business talent pipelines
- Combat complacency and waste of potential talent, creative ideas and innovative practice in the workplace
Workshop content & format
The 18 ‘‘Flexi’’ learning units can be blended together to make up any combination to meet the needs of the group. Completion of the learning units make up our unique Professional Development Certificate in Learning Excellence (PDCLE).
Choose four learning units and we’ll deliver them over two days. Alternatively, you can extend the workshop with as many learning units as you want using the ‘2-in-a-day’ formula. Your days can be run consecutively or be spread across a time break to ensure high impact learning transfer. The learning units are designed to challenge and sharpen existing knowledge and participants are expected to use the learning to change things back in the workplace.
- Presentation Skills (fundamentals)
- Scrum Master Presentation Skills
- Facilitation Skills
- Facilitating Action Learning Sets
- Train the Trainer
- Mind the 'Training' Gap
- Designing Traditional Class-Based Training
- Live Online Learning & Self-Paced Digital Learning
- 70-20-10 Blended & Flexible Distance Learning
- Recording a Training Podcast
- Designing a TED-Ed Lesson
- Using Storytelling in Training and Lecturing
- Utilising QR Codes and NFC in Training
- Cut Your Training Budget and Increase Learning
- Using 4C-ID in Training
- Applying Action Mapping to Training
- Integrating MOOCs, SPOCs and LAPs into Training
- Hybrid Public Speaking at Conferences
For those who are just starting out as presenters and want to learn how to structure a presentation; choose visual aids such as PowerPoint, Prezi and Padlet to support a clear and consistent message; explore different presentation styles and approaches and some breathing techniques to calm nerves.
For project owners and team leaders who are also ‘Scrum Masters’ running daily Kanbans, weekly sprints, retrospectives and forward planning, who have to both present and facilitate group discussions live and online.
For those who want to learn how facilitation can support team development. Discover how to gently, yet assertively, open yourself and others to the possibilities of change. Get involved and share experiences and how they shape behaviour and attitude. Move away from hierarchy towards a more creative way to facilitate in a variety of situations.
Learning how to adapt your knowledge of how to facilitate and use to support Action Learning Sets (ALS) in your workplace. It’s a powerful tool that can influence and support the ALS process.
For new and aspiring trainers who want to learn how to create focused, structured and transformation training events. Working through a challenging case study and exploring a myriad of ways to develop training that will make a difference in the workplace.
For the existing trainer who wants to learn techniques for company data collection as part of a training needs analysis and then collate and review data, present findings and design a clear aim, training objectives and learning outcomes. Included in this training are approaches to building in evaluation methods that can be applied before the training even starts.
Knowing how to design traditional class-based training sessions is still very much in demand by many organisations. This course teaches participants the key requirements, effective skills, models and knowledge that they need to design training that is factually correct and context specific. You will also learn how to package your training in a way that is easily understood and makes the most impact upon your learners.
Effective live online learning and self-paced digital learning is so much more than just uploading video or slide decks into a learning management system (LMS) or putting in place simple memorisation tests through random testing. For digital learning to be successful and have the most impact it needs to be created using a robust, yet adaptable, framework that follows proven research-based design principles and learning theory. We’ll look at different online delivery options and discuss how to build branched e-learning scenarios.
The 70-20-10 phenomenon is not new, yet many still struggle to understand its principles and why flipping the way training is provided to a more blended approach can create amazing results that can be shared with the Board. Learn how to make more effective use of technology, class and work situations throughout the learning, and how to involve and engage managers in the process.
Creating a podcast for training purposes is becoming popular; yet it requires decent equipment, extra software and knowledge of how to record and edit audio files. Come learn the basics in this short introduction (maximum 6 people).
TED-Ed can be used to create original lessons using TED videos, questions, discussion topics and other supplementary information. Free to use, it can be adapted (FLIPPED) by users to meet their needs. A great way to introduce new topics to learners in an exciting, curiosity-inspiring way.
Storytelling can be powerful when used as part of a presentation or in public speaking to get really important messages across. It can also be used in training sessions to help learners understand difficult concepts and remember complex information. It allows trainers and facilitators to share their own personal anecdotes in a fun and interesting way, using an easy formula for story creation.
A QR code is a fixed two dimensional code that can hold 000’s of characters of information, text, images or a website links. Easily generated and easily scanned with a QR reader. NFC (Near Field Communication) can enable people to collect digital information from smart tags, and digitally exchange other pre-programmable (and changeable) data, with just a touch. Both can be fully utilised in training, come learn how.
This is an exciting approach that will help you to cut your training budget, yet still increase the amount of learning that is obtained, and used, around the organisation, with even greater results.
4C-ID is a Four Component Instructional Design Model, used for designing excellent training content, based upon cognitive learning theory and is great for complex cognitive skills and task-specific skills.
Action mapping is a streamlined process to design training in the business world. Its goal is to help designers identify the best solution to the performance problem, using challenging simulations as opposed to information presentations.
MOOCs, SPOCs and LAPs are a valuable addition to your traditional training course; many are free and can influence your overall training plan. Learn how to get the most from their extensive content to enhance your learning provision.
For those who want to find their own professional voice to speak publicly in-person and as a hybrid speaker at conferences.
CPD Learning Hours
Run in-company over a customised time frame + 3 additional online support sessions (3 hours) + one online follow up session after month 1 (1 hour) and month 3 (1 hour) = Professional Development Certificate in Learning Excellence (CLE)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MASTERCLASS.
‘‘DESIGNING TRANSFORMATIONAL TRAINING’’
The content in this CPD-Accredited* Masterclass has been delivered to 000’s of learners in Universities and organisations around the world since 2005. Annually updated, it covers all the fundamentals needed for participants to learn how to design, deliver and evaluate effective training and learning activities using a variety of class-based, live online, self-paced digital, flexible distance or blended 70-20-10 learning approaches.
Who it’s for
Suitable for those who have been in their current professional role in the company for 24 months or less. Building upon the existing knowledge base it provides essential foundation learning topics that fast-track those who want to further their professional career path as an HR professional, trainer, facilitator, team leader, manager, project co-ordinator or change agent. Delegates from across different functional areas from within your company can come and learn together as a multi-disciplinary group.
Delegates attending cover a variety of content across our four integrated elements:
DESIGNING training content that changes behaviour back in the workplace
DELIVERING training using any mixture of 47 different delivery methods
TRANSFORMING the learning mindset for when back at work
EVALUATING the impact of the training in measurable terms to report to the Board
CPD Learning Hours:
Run in-company over a 3-day period (21 hours) + 3 additional online support sessions (3 hours) + online follow up sessions after month 1 (1 hour) and month 3 (1 hour), so in total 26 hours of CPD learning = Professional Development Certificate in Designing Transformational Training (CDTT)
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YOUR PROFESSIONAL TRAINER JÓZEFA FAWCETT ~ IN HER OWN WORDS.
“I don’t just develop people’s training, facilitation and speaking skills, I’m a digital learning designer as well as being a regular keynote speaker/MC at business and executive education conferences, so far I’ve spoken in 34 countries on four continents! When I’m not speaking in front of audiences, I am speaking behind a microphone doing voice-over recordings for promotional videos, online tutorials and audio books and I’ve also been a frequent guest on Radio Leinehertz 106.5 in Hannover, Germany. Here in the UK, I also produce and host my own online monthly broadcast JFI Radio ‘LIVE’ ~ so as you can see speaking, training and facilitation really IS my business, and like most professional trainers and coaches I’m committed to my own ongoing learning and CPD”