There is nothing like a good story! This practical program covers types of stories, characteristics of good stories and the benefits of using them in training.
A major focus is on the key elements for constructing impactful stories and the many different ways of using stories in training (and when not to use them).
The Power of Stories
- Experiencing a Story
- Why Stories are Powerful
Using Stories in Training
- Different Ways of Using Stories
- Harnessing Learner Stories
Telling Great Stories
- What Makes Stories Great
THIS FACILITATION PROGRAM CONSISTS OF FOUR PHASES:
As shown above, this online program consists of ten levels, which extend over nine weeks. Throughout this period, learners are encouraged to collaborate and share ideas through a program chat room.
Phase 1: READY
This phase comprises one or two simple preparation activities to help focus your initial learning and subsequent application.
Phase 2: SET
The two hour live facilitator-led workshop will provide you with practical, research-based concepts and principles to enhance your knowledge and skills.
Phase 3: GO
Transfer of learning to the workplace is essential to continue the learning process and obtain maximum benefits from the program.
This phase covers your application and exploration of the know-how gained during the virtual workshop and concludes when you commence Phase 4.
Practical activities in this phase are included for a number of purposes:
- Focus attention
- Stimulate recall
- Reinforce learning
- Encourage application
- Strengthen memory
- Guide action
These activities include for example; peer conversations, challenges, checklists, internet resources, specific facilitation techniques, scenario analysis, self-assessment and further reading.
Phase 4: SHOW
In order to complete the program and receive a Certificate of Achievement, you need to submit an achievement story.
This simply involves answering four questions about the learning you applied and what you gained from the experience.
Stories are a very practical tool for creating or reinforcing learning. This program will help learners explore different ways to use stories – either telling them or harnessing them from learners.
Courses are commencing on the following dates:
- 7 June 2019
- 16 September 2019