individual benefit? What is the relevance of the seminar to the organization's goals,objectives and strategy?
Learning outcome, what is your topic, what will people learn as a result of this presentationand discussion, how does it relate to the organization's goals objectives and strategy?
Prepare a series of questions that will help participants make links between their ownexperiences and what is being presented and use these to guide the development of your program.
How will you use the time allocated to the seminar, how will it be proportioned between?
Activity or exercise.
The answers you wrote in relation to 'Designing the seminar’ will help you develop your seminar plan. In particular, 'What is it that you want people to learn?' and 'How can you help them to knowthat?'
Developing interest in the seminar
would people be interested in attending?
would be interested in attending?
will you tell them about the event?
can you let them know about the event?
Answers to these questions will enable you to prepare a statement about your seminar. You wantpeople to come so make it brief but interesting, remember to include date time and venue.
E-mail is a good way to get in touch with people, you may wish to post a notice on your staffelectronic bulletin board or drop a note in colleague's pigeon holes. Remember to follow up keypeople personally, the best publicity is word of mouth, get people talking about it so there is a senseof anticipation and people are looking forward to the event. Invite your Head of Organizationpersonally.
Implementation: Running the seminar
This is where you set the tone for the seminar. It is important to strike a balance betweenseeming well organized but not determined to control the program too tightly. An overheadthat announces the topic and the session plan can be displayed as you welcome people andoutline your objectives for the session.