subject matter experts
need training skills!
It's a common blind spot! Subject matter experts often feel that technical expertise is all they need to deliver training sessions.
Their default style is generally highly presentational, often 'death by PowerPoint'. This is ineffective for learning transfer, but SMEs rarely receive essential skills training themselves - do yours??
As is explained on the ROI page the total direct and indirect cost attached to just a single day's training by an SME exceeds £2,000...
...against that, attending any of the TAP Foundation courses costs
Think about it!
TAP courses for subject experts providing training or support for work-based learning
A range of TAP 2-day courses designed to provide subject matter experts with essential training skills are available, as shown below and in the sidebar. All courses may be enrolled on individually in a public schedule programme at Coventry, or may be run as in-company on-site events
The TAP Certificate in Supporting Work-based Learning comprises 3 core courses as below. Adding any 2 role-based modules (shown in the sidebar) can lead to the TAP Diploma in Supporting Work-based Learning
- see the booklet for details
An understanding of how adults learn
The Theoretical Basis of Learning
5-7 hrs online self-study course
The ability to engage with the learners
Engaging with Learners
The skills to coach rather than simply instruct
...to discuss the options for your SMEs, call us on 024 7641 1288