Explain the WLPI program goals, the project and the mentoring process used throughout the program resulting in a clear understanding of the program purpose and process.
Describe all elements of the 2013 Competency Model.
Identify the role of the Training and Development professional and broader roles within WLP including performance consulting.
Complete a personal assessment of the WLP areas of interest and experience that result in a general direction of your career path and professional development.
Explain nine trends shaping the Training and Development profession and the impact those trends have on career development.
Recognize the most common adult learning principles, resulting in a greater understanding around the importance of knowing the audience and their specific learning needs and styles.
Interpret your individual Kolb Learning Style Inventory in order to apply these concepts and information when designing and delivering training.
Session 2: Human Performance Improvement
Define performance and performance improvement.
Identify the differences between a trainer and an HPI consultant.
Identify the major steps involved in the Performance Improvement Process.
Define analysis and explain why analysis is critical to the HPI process.
Identify three different types of interventions and when each would be appropriate.
Apply the principles presented throughout the module to real-life business situations.
Session 3: Instructional Design
Identify the correct phase of the ADDIE model with 80% accuracy, given a brief description of a phase or activity of ADDIE.
List 5 major adult learning principles with 80% accuracy.
Identify the criteria, condition, behavior, and action-verb, given a series of objectives or components of an objective.
Develop an objective containing a condition, behavior and criteria, given a basic task.
Identify the strategy that optimizes the objective, given an objective and a choice of instructional strategies.
Identify the appropriate level of evaluation to achieve the desired result, given a business need and overall learning objective (mini-scenario).
As part of a small group, identify a topic and develop a conceptual design outlining at least one objective and at least one instructional strategy to be used that addresses at least one adult learning principle (using the template provided); small groups will present their mini-module.
Session 4: Blended Learning and Materials Development
Define the following learning methods: e-learning, learning technologies, blended learning and experiential learning.
Define the five basic learning styles.
Create a blended learning experience.
Understand the important differences between developing an instructor-led classroom based training vs. an e-learning training.
Session 5: Training Delivery
Describe success factors for delivery methods available to the trainer
Identify three factors which contribute to setting an effective tone and environment for learning
Demonstrate effective body language for presenting information
Identify four principles of facilitation
Explain three facilitation skills required to maintain an effective learning climate
Give examples of four ways a facilitator listens and adapts to group dynamics to maintain a positive learning environment
Demonstrate an effective correct technique for handling difficult participant behaviors by responding in role-play
Select among and prioritize a variety of techniques to encourage participation in the classroom and via distance learning
Session 6: Evaluating Learning Impact
Choose from the principal theories and types of measurement and evaluation for your projects.
Use basic statistical theory and methods to conduct measurements, or to understand evaluations others do for you.
Apply key research design methods in your work.
Become competent in a number of analysis methods.
Interpret and report the data from your measurement or evaluation to key stakeholders
Session 7: Final Project and Certificate
Complete a project that provides practical application of the concepts covered in previous session modules.
Write a report that summarizes learnings from the project and their relationship to topics covered in the Institute. The report must be approved by their Project Coaches.
Deliver a 10 minute presentation and receive feedback.
Complete the requirements to achieve a WLPI certificate of completion.