Training for Trainers: Designing and Facilitating Interactive Activities to Augment New Skill Development with Richard Barnhart
This workshop will emphasize the importance of applying and practicing knowledge acquired in training. It will teach trainers the strong facilitation skills needed to be able to put learners in practice situations and then effectively provide feedback on what was done well and what could have been done differently (better).
After attending this presentation participants will …
1. Comprehend the importance of providing learners with opportunities to practice newly developed skills.
2. Possess a list of generic, practice exercises, and understand how to use job task information to create organization-specific activities that can be used to practice skills.
3. Possess the basic training and communication skills needed to facilitate learning activities and help learners integrate new skills and behavior.
Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Collindale Golf Course CB&Potts, 1441 E. Horsetooth Rd, Fort Collins, CO
Costs: $15 NRC Members and Partners/ $25 Nonmembers
Richard Barnhart owns and operates his own consulting company, COMPET Consulting, in Fort Collins, Colorado. He started his own company in 1996. Compet Consulting specializes in working
with organizations to define their vision and mission, align work functions to better accomplish desired outcomes, and help staff develop the skills needed to be successful in the organization.
In addition to working in large organizations for over 20 years, he owned and managed a small retail business. He served as an officer in the U. S. Navy. He has been doing consulting in organizational
development for the past 19 years.
Richard has a Bachelor's degree in Sociology, a Masters of Social Work, and completed most, but not all, of the work on a Doctorate in Public Administration.
One of the accomplishments he is most proud of is the meta-analysis work he has done on a variety of jobs or positions. He has developed a process that can be used to quickly determine the core competencies in a given position, assess individual skill levels, collect multi-rater feedback information, identify training needs, and implement competency-based training programs.