Prepare Participants

Design, check. Delivery, check. Technology, check. You’re all set, right? Many training professionals would think so, but you’re still missing one key piece of the success puzzle: the participants! Every piece of the puzzle is important, but it’s the participants who make the complete picture. The emphasis placed on their preparation can be the difference between effective and noneffective programs.

This chapter puts participants at the forefront of your attention, where they should be when planning virtual training.

Importance of Preparing Participants

Participant preparation needs special focus for several reasons. First, virtual learning is a new experience for many of them. In a traditional environment, participants ...

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