Training of Trainers (5 days)

22-26 October 2017 Cairo, Egypt

22-26 October 2017 Cairo, Egypt

How to design, deliver and follow-up a training course

This course will be delivered in Arabic in Cairo and in English in Beirut.

Download the course leaflet in Arabic.

Course overview

Knowing a subject is not enough to train on it.Training adults requires specific competencies. This course provides methods and tools to ensure efficient learning process. It focuses on adult learning principles, and includes all stages of the learning cycle:

  • Training needs assessment
  • Methods, techniques and tools to properly design and deliver a training course
  • Training course follow-up.

Who should attend

The course will benefit in particular:

  • Trainers
  • Heads of training units
  • Human resources managers and other managers involved in training

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, participants have understood the basics of adult learning and are able to train a group in full respect of the methods, techniques and tools for adult learning.

Participants are also able to identify training needs, to design a training session and to ensure a proper follow-up of a course both for the clients (evaluation) and for the trainees (knowledge transfer).

Course Methodology

The training course is based on a series of modules, which can be adapted to the requirements of the course participants. The emphasis is put on practice and exercises rather than on presentations:

  • Group-work
  • Brainstorming
  • Questions and answers
  • Role play
  • Simulation
  • Short presentations


Day 1 – Concepts of adult learning

  • Adult Learning Cycle
  • Principles / notions of adult learning
  • The role of a trainer

Delivering a training course

  • How to start a course
  • Reasons and rules for “morning recap”

Day 2 – Delivering a training course (cont.)

  • Course Methods, Techniques and Tools
  • Facilitating discussions
  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Conducting end of course evaluation

Practical exercises: Preparing and delivering a session

Day 3 – Designing a training course
Practical exercises: Preparing and delivering a session (continued)

  • How to do a Training Needs Assessment (TNA): Concept and tools
  • Defining objectives and course structure- Setting up the evaluation system (satisfaction, learning, transfer and impact)

Day 4 – Supporting transfer and integration

  • A coaching approach: training / mentoring / coaching
  • Challenges and opportunities of transferring and embedding learning
  • Tools, techniques and skills for supporting trainees
  • Basic coaching model

Day 5 – Course follow-up
Practicing the model

  • Plan of action, implementation and support
  • Personal awareness, managing relationships
  • Supporting trainees / participants from a distance
  • Evaluation of course outcome


Rana Haddad Ibrahim SMALL

Rana Ibrahim Haddad has more than 15 years of experience in the field of public health and international development; she worked as a lecturer at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon; And she also collaborated with United Nations agencies, ministries and non-governmental organizations in the various countries in the Middle East. Rana has a distinctive experience in developing programs and doing educational and training materials. She conducts much training for both beginners and advanced courses, and has also participated in research projects.


Moutasem Mismar is a senior trainer in training of trainers, Micro-Finance and SME lending. He has over 25 years of experience in the banking and training sector in many countries in the Middle East, working for IFC-World Bank, CHF International and its microfinance institution, a development and humanitarian organisation (now Global Communities), and several commercial banks.

Locations & Dates & Languages

Beirut, Lebanon
26-30 March 2017
Language: English

Cairo, Egypt
22-26 October 2017
Language: Arabic


OECD: Swiss Francs CHF 1,950 / USD 2,000
NON-OECD: Swiss Francs CHF 1,750 / USD 1,800
Fee includes coffee breaks, lunch, handouts and course certificate

More information about exact location will follow

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For more information about this course, please contact us at courses[at] or call +41 22 731 76 66