Event Description

Session Design Workshop

Oct. 15, 2020

Core Course - QNET Certificate in Facilitation & Design (CFD) 
Optional Course - QNET Certificate in Management Development (CMD) 

8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Location: QNET - Suite 660, 175 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg; note that the workshop will be switched to a virtual / online offering if needed



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Do you design workshops, facilitated sessions, meetings, consultations or educational marketing events? No matter what type of session it is, design is a key factor in its success.

In this workshop, you will learn how to transform your knowledge and expertise into a captivating session by discovering different ways to move beyond the content to the all-important participant experience. You will use a practical process for designing sessions that meet the session goals, have clearly defined objectives, include appropriate activities, and incorporate an evaluation process.

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES:

  • apply theories of adult learning to session design
  • determine the context of your session and realize how it drives your design decisions
  • conduct an audience analysis to align the session with audience needs and expectations
  • select the right activities to meet session goals
  • apply a five-step model to design your session
  • add tools to help the audience retain information better and longer

DELIVERABLE: You will design a session of your choice using the techniques covered in the workshop.


Facilitators: 
Marie Antaya is the Director of Eclectic Communications, a highly recognized training and consulting company. As an international speaker, author of four books and adult educator, Marie has shared her expertise with clients in private, non-profit and public sector organizations leading numerous program and course development projects. Marie designs and delivers informative, practical online and offline programs tailored to the audience's needs. Marie has direct adult education training with certificates in Workshop Facilitation and Adult Education. She is certified to deliver workshops and one-on-one sessions using EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator instruments. Marie is also a Certified Training and Development Professional. 

Susan Portelance is an associate of Eclectic Communications and brings to the classroom over 10 years of training experience and four years of Toastmasters participation where she has honed her public speaking and leadership skills. Susan has completed training in adult education, presentation skills and coaching skills. Also, she is a Certified Training and Development Professional.

 

This workshop is:


Fees*:

- QNET Members: $399.00 + GST  QNET member list
- Event Partners (see list below): $399.00 + GST
- Non-Members: $469.00 + GST 
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*Above rate includes a comprehensive materials with job aids, checklists and other great reference materials.

Special rate is available if you register for all 4 CFD courses; details here.



Event Partners:
(Members of the following organizations receive the partner rate for this event)
- APICS Winnipeg Chapter (APICS)
Manitoba Aerospace


This session is also presented in partnership with:
- Manitoba Education and Training
- CAM:OE, University of Manitoba Extended Education 

 

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