C3: running a half-day workshop

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Skill description ability to run a half-day introduction training of organizational structure and decision-making; does not have to be trained alone but can be part of a pair. Student has to be responsible for overall planning
How to acquire skill attend other’s workshops; get feedback on outline; get feedback from participants and use it to improve the session; practice in real life
Show skill Give a half-day workshop for at least 8 people; and show and tell the training design and your evaluation; take in feedback; include follow-up.
Measurement Written feedback from self and from two people from the presentation, based on the checklist below.
Checklist Self:

  • How did you structure the workshop?
  • How was your time management?
  • Did you use different channels and learning mediums?
  • Was your style (examples, wording etc.)  appropriate to the context?
  • Did you ask for feedback, and what did you learn?
  • Did you follow up with people? 

Other (2 people):

  • Was the workshop clear? 
  • How was time management?
  • Were all questions answered? (considering time)
  • Did the trainer seem competent and engaging?
  • Was the presentation appropriate to the context?
  • What would you ask to do differently next time?
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