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Why #TrainingDoneRight

#TrainingDoneRIght is an initiative to inspire trainers to embrace digital training. Not because they have to in order to please clients but because it is an effective way to change learners’ carreer for the best.

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Content

Week 1: Conducting and effective need analysis

Week 2: Creating a digital learning journey on a shoestring budget

Week 3: Delivering training online, creating a personalised learning environment online and achieving results

Week 4: Learning outside the classroom

Week 5: Measuring online training results

Week 1: Conducting and effective need analysis


It all starts with a needs analysis, so how is an online training needs analysis different?
Let’s start with a comforting thought: It is not fundamentally different from a face to face course, in fact, the principles are exactly the same:
  • Identifying who the learners are; what are their current professional issues, what is their work environment
  • Identifying some clear learning objectives based on a skills gap analysis and how it measures against corporate goals
  • Choosing a method of delivery: information based, workshop, long programme, skill validation such as certification

In what way is an online learning needs analysis different? read more - click here

Challenge 1 - Targeting Learners - click here

Challenge 2 - Scoring for Goal - click here

Challenge 3 - Online DOES NOT = Cheap - click here

Week 2: Creating a digital learning journey on a shoestring budget

The role of digital learning in the learning process
There are two things that makes digital learning unbeatable as a learning method the first is how easily it is to access and the second, the ultimate benefit, is that by  spreading out the learning you can really embed it into the work process.  This means that instead of squeezing 12 hours into 3 days you spread it across 6 weeks, allowing the learner to move more seamlessly from learning to reflection then application.

Based on the learner's profile you have previously established, as well as the results you want them to achieve, this second week will give you a clear method to adapt your content to a different delivery format, ultimately enabling learners to strive in their career.

Challenge 1 - Game Plan - click here

Challenge 2 - First LMS - click here

Challenge 3 - Finding Your Online Voice ​- click here

Week 3: Delivering training online, creating a personalised learning environment online and achieving results


Challenge 1: A group you cannot see - click here

Your 5 minute challenge is to imagine yourself delivering online. List anything that you are concerned about from technology to learners’ interaction and to post it as it comes to you on twitter @SyncSk #TrainingDoneRight (Feel free to post one at a time whenever they come to mind)

Challenge 2: A trainer’s journey - click here

Your 5 minute challenge to post on Twitter @SyncSk #TrainingDoneRight. Reflect on how frequently there should be activities in an online session to avoid losing participants’ attention

Challenge 3: Using breakout exercise - click here

This tutorial shows how to set up a breakout room. It may be a little bit beyond you if you have never presented online but you will be able to experience Adobe Connect interface and compare it to Webex which we used for “A trainer’s journey”

Your 5 minute challenge to post on Twitter @SyncSk #TrainingDoneRight. What do you think make or fail an online breakout activity?

Challenge 4: Creating ice breakers for online delivery - click here

Week 4: Learning outside the Classroom



Delivering a successful digital training is about finding the perfect balance between facilitated activities and self-study. In week 2 of #TrainingDoneRight, we created a game plan or learning path, In week 3 we started to explore how to run facilitated sessions online. Due to the propensity of learners to multi-task, it is best to avoid sharing information during a live online session and instead to focus on discussions, role plays, case studies and other group activities. However, there is of course still a need to access information in order to learn, so how are we going to tackle this ...

Challenge 1: From Workbook to Work-aide - click here

Challenge 2: Creating a content curation plan

Based on the article below, create decide on a weekly plan committing at least 1 hour a week to build up your content base. Set up a tagging mechanism in your browser to retrieve easily the different pieces according to their content: Leadership, communication, legal, ethic...

https://www.td.org/Publications/Magazines/TD/TD-Archive/2016/01/Diamond-in-the-Rough

Week 5: Measuring online training results


Delivering a quality course online does not mean having a professionally made library of video or e-learnings. It means first and foremost, the learners will be able to perform better, apply a new skill with confidence or step up into a new role. Training Guru, Kathryn Tyler shares with us how to design and develop a qualitative approach to training.


Your last challenge: Measuring online training results - Delivering the promised outcome - click here

It won’t take 5min but it is all worth it: Looking at your course, decide the frequency and type of quality assessment you will develop for the pilot and ask yourself how you will make time for it!

Your Programme Facilitator:

Gaëlle is a certified online facilitator and coach whose work for RICS received an E-learning Award in 2014 in the category “Best use of synchronous online learning/Virtual Classroom”.

Gaëlle founded SyncSkills to enable trainers and training organisations to transform and adapt their courses to the virtual classroom without compromising on quality or losing any of their individual course identity. Gaelle works with national and international organisations to design and implement unique, innovative learning strategies for commercial training organisations and membership bodies.

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