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Online workshop: Strategies for training and knowledge exchange with a consulting perspective

Join this workshop if you are interested in:

  • learning evidence-based best practices for teaching
  • how to create a positive environment for learners at your workshops
  • how to provide opportunities for you to practise and improve your teaching skills.
  • how to survey people’s training needs
  • learning how to get the most out of any consulting possibilities you offer
  • how to effectively manage tasks and projects
  • how to initiate new projects and how to prioritise
  • learning how to balance consultancy, training, and IT tasks

Registration deadline: June 7, 2024

Date: June 25, 2024 - June 26, 2024, From 09:00 to 16:00 (CEST)

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General information

  • Registration deadline: June 7, 2024
  • Date: June 25, 2024 - June 26, 2024, From 09:00 to 16:00 (CEST)
  • Location: Online
  • Fees: Free


This hands-on workshop will introduce you to essential training theory, needs assessment techniques and effective delivery strategies in training and consulting, followed by an introduction to consulting with a focus on bioinformatics. You will explore the theory of learning, emphasising how people learn, followed by practical teaching techniques, learner-centred instruction, and creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental training theory, including principles of adult learning and effective instructional design.
  • Apply needs assessment techniques to identify training gaps and tailor learning experiences to meet specific learner needs.
  • Implement diverse teaching strategies and learner-centred approaches to create engaging and inclusive learning environments.
  • Utilise hands-on teaching methods, constructive alignment, and formative assessment techniques to enhance learning outcomes.
  • Provide valuable feedback to learners to support their skill development and promote continuous improvement.
  • Integrate effective task tracking and project documentation practices into your consultancy workflow
  • Establish follow-up procedures and criteria for determining when to conduct follow-up sessions.
  • Make informed decisions on task delegation based on project requirements and resource availability.
  • Allocate time effectively among consultancy, exploring new initiatives, and providing IT infrastructure support, with the option to track time spent on each activity.
  • Define the boundary between consultancy and research involvement to ensure clarity and focus in project engagement.

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