BUS 407 – Week 7 Discussion – Implementation of the Training Part 1 Prepare W

BUS 407 – Week 7 Discussion – Implementation of the Training

Part 1


Watch the scenario below to prepare for this week’s discussion:

  • Implementing the Training.
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From the given discussion preparation scenario, outline a plan for a one-day training program that follows the Experiential Learning Model (ELM).

Part 2

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Hello professor and classmates,

Based on the given discussion scenario and considering the training needs of Taormina, I have outlined a one-day training program following the Experiential Learning Model (ELM):


  1. Introduction (30 minutes)
    • Overview of the training objectives and agenda
    • Explanation of the Experiential Learning Model
  2. Understanding Communication Challenges (60 minutes)
    • Interactive discussion on common communication challenges in the workplace
    • Group activity: Identifying communication barriers and solutions
  3. Introduction to Simulated Learning (45 minutes)
    • Presentation on the concept of simulated learning and its benefits
    • Case study analysis: Reviewing scenarios related to communication issues
  4. Simulated Learning Experience (3 hours)
    • Participants engage in simulated scenarios using role-play and case studies
    • Facilitated group discussions and debrief sessions after each scenario
  5. Reflection and Application (45 minutes)
    • Individual reflection: Participants identify personal insights and action points
    • Group discussion: Sharing key learnings and strategies for applying new skills in the workplace
  6. Conclusion and Next Steps (30 minutes)
    • Recap of key takeaways from the training
    • Action planning: Setting individual goals for implementing new communication strategies
    • Closing remarks and distribution of training materials

Training Materials:

  • Case studies and scenarios related to communication challenges
  • Flip charts, markers, and presentation slides for interactive sessions
  • Role-play scripts and guidelines for simulated learning activities
  • Handouts with communication tips and strategies

Training Venue: Taormina’s conference room (Setup: Flexible seating arrangement to accommodate interactive activities)

Trainer: Deborah’s training specialist with expertise in communication skills training and facilitation


  • Pre-training assessment: Surveys or questionnaires to gauge participants’ current communication skills and challenges
  • Post-training evaluation: Feedback forms to assess the effectiveness of the training and identify areas for improvement
  • Follow-up: Scheduled check-ins to monitor the application of new skills and provide additional support as needed