Sample Icebreaker

18 Jul

Training Program For Trainers

Any training program for trainers includes training on planning and execution of appropriate icebreakers. Icebreakers are group activities designed by trainers and executed at the beginning of a training session to break through the feeling of discomfort and unfamiliarity that exists between the trainees and help to achieve and enhance team bonding and inter-group communication skills. Icebreakers are of various sorts and a skilled trainer knows which one to use depending on the purpose of the training session and the backgrounds of each individual member of a trainee group.

Skill Training Course

A Skill Training Course is appropriate for training trainers and professional with training responsibilities on the appropriate usage of icebreakers. Amateurs executing icebreakers without proper knowledge of the required skills and techniques might adverse the situation and increase the distance and discomfort of a trainee group. Icebreakers like ‘True or False’ and ‘The Little Known Fact’ help in the initial introductory phase. ‘Positive reinforcement cards’ and ‘Calm down!’ are motivational icebreakers. There are different types of icebreakers for different moods and purposes and can be used at various stages of a training procedure to establish different requirements.

Corporate Training

Icebreakers like ‘Interview’ where participants interview each other in a limited time period and the person knowing the maximum amount of details after an interview is the winner, are very popular icebreakers for corporate training and helps in growing familiarity among a trainee group. ‘Problem solvers’ are yet another sort of icebreakers which help professionals to work together in a corporate setting and work out a solution by given problematic work scenarios and a follow-up discussion on the best ways of resolving a particular problem.  Icebreakers are very important in corporate training and help professionals to understand individual, team and organizational targets and the effort and skill required to achieve them through a proper corporate training course.


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