Workshop in the modern era of today can be best explained as a room or building where tools and machinery are provided for learning the topic of relevance. They are the base for all industrial revolutions and industrialization.
Workshop is intended for a small number of participants allowing personal attention and one to one interaction. Often designed for people working on the same topic or similar fields. They are conducted by experienced professionals having amassed knowledge in the respective field. Here participants are the influencers. Healthy discussions, time limited and self contained topics lead to better understanding of the topics.
All workshops are carried after intense planning, structured diagrams of explanations and execution of these topics of choice. Understanding the purpose of the workshop is essential for delivering a good workshop. Frame out a presentation that includes Facilitation, Consistency Involvement and Variations in activities.
Plannings, Preparations, Implementation, Substance of workshops, Closure and Follow ups. Planning includes creating blueprints, diagrams, charts and detailed blocks of information.
Planning is followed by preparations for organizing the workshop. Preparations include building on all topics of relevance, arranging all data as well as equipments in place, attractive materials and handouts to help participants learn with ease. Don't be over prepared for the topic, lest it may seem that you are over confident. Implementing all the topics is necessary to gain better structured output.
Substance of a workshop is maintained by keeping track of time, matching the theory and practical aspects of a workshop. Presenting materials in different ways. Activities maintained are informative and entertaining. Building on reality of objects, allowing ample time for discussions in all activities.
Signing up and review of agenda is critical. Revisit all expectations and give candidates to sum up on the expectations. Feedback on ideas, technicalities and collecting evaluated forms. Followups are necessary for timely info and regular updates. Thus workshops are effective and successful if planning, preparations and implementations are punctually followed. Workshops enhance a trainers guidance skills and knowledge on subject of matter explained.