Facilitation Skills, Public Speaking

Facilitation Expertise


“There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.” - Dale Carnegie

"I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn." - Albert Einstein

"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Arthur Ward

4 key principles when teaching adults

- Adults are self-directed

- Adults are goal oriented

- Adults learn from experience

- Adults are interested in problem solving

Different Learning styles


Learn through seeing


Learn through listening


Learn through a hands-on approach

Tips from www.TheTrainingSpecialist.org

All through your career, you must have come across one training session where you were concentrating more on keeping your eye lids open rather than the training topic.

Ask yourself:

If the trainer is just going to read and read and read data from the slide, they might as well email it to you.

- Why have you been called for the training?

- Are you likely to attend another training by the same trainer?

A trainer’s presentation style makes a big impact on the outcome of the training. It’s not enough to be loud or articulate. The best trainers are those who are able to use all the elements of the training to deliver the presentation memorably and successfully.

A successful training delivery involves the following elements: