Which of your trainers are bored? The 3 tell tale signs…

Posted on June 4, 2017 by - CPD Sectors>News

Imagine (or maybe you don’t have to imagine) sitting through a training course where the trainer is just going through the motions… It’s not good for the trainer or their company and a poor experience for the paying delegates.

So here are the three tell-tale signs that a trainer is getting bored delivering a course.

  1. Talking about themselves
    It’s important that a trainer develops credibility with their delegates, but that can be achieved in a few minutes. The trainer that is still talking about themselves 15 minutes later is a real cause for concern.
  2. Dress code starts to slip
    You have a dress code for a reason, whatever it may be. If trainers are starting to “dress down” it’s another sign that they need a change.
  3. Trainer does not interact with delegates
    This is the big one. The trainer finishes a session, the delegates wander off to get a coffee and the trainer is still sat at the front of the room ignoring everyone. If they are not willing to network and engage with delegates during the breaks it’s a sure-fire sign that their interest is waning and it’s time for a change.

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