Opening the Training
When starting your training, it is important to introduce yourself
and have the audience
participate in some warm-up activities.
The first contact a trainer has with training
participants makes a lasting impression and
sets the tone for the entire experience. To make this first
impression a positive one:
- Be sure to smile. Write your name
down, if possible, and include a business card
with participants’ handouts.
- Pronounce your name slowly
and clearly. If your name is unusual or difficult to
pronounce, you may want to talk about the origin of your name.
- Talk about your professional background. Be creative.
your expectations. You are there to teach, but you are also