Chapter 4. Developing a Training Plan

What are the skills, measures, resources, and dates needed to do the job?

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The training plan is perhaps the most important tool in the entire book. If you take advantage of only one idea, I hope it will be this one. In my experience, it has the greatest potential to get apprentices on the right track quickly. Remember the First Meeting discussion in Chapter 1, “Roles in Peer Mentoring”? I suggested that you say “We’ve been thinking about you and we have a plan to help you get up to speed.” This chapter covers that plan.

With the foundation that comes from thinking about Air, Food, and Water and the Big Picture, ...

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