Training of Trainers (ToT) for the Officials of Public and Private Institutions (16-18 Kartik, 2079) successfully completed

The Training of Trainers (ToT) organized for the Officials of Public and Private Institutions from 16 to 18 Kartik, 2079 in Mechi Hall, Mangal Sadan at Nepal Administrative Staff College has been successfully completed. The training was organized by Centre for Human Resource Management (CHRM), under Management Learning Group. This training was designed for 3 working days from 16 to 18 Kartik, 2079 (02 November – 04 November, 2022). Since the training was intended for both public and private institutions, the training included participants from various organizations and backgrounds. Altogether, the training included 9 organizations: Nepal Airlines Corporation, Nepal Rastra Bank, Shree Airlines Pvt. Ltd., Social Security Fund, Nepal Bank Limited, Nepal Oil Corporation, Guna Airlines Pvt. Ltd., Nepal Bank Limited, Sita Air Ltd. There were a total of 24 participants (17 male and 7 female). 

The training included mandatory contents that trainer should basically possess such as facilitation and presentation skills, training methodologies, systematic approaches to training and adult learning principles, use of innovative aids, session plan and such. The presentation skills and training tools and methods were the key highlights of the training. The opening event was remarked by the presence of Executive Director Dr. Rajan Khanal, Mr. Basanta Raj Sigdel – Departmental Head of Management Learning Group (MLG) and Mr. Uttam Acharya – Centre Chief of Centre of Human Resource Management (CHRM) along with Coordinators Mr. Nabin Chapagain and Mr. Anup Bhurtel. Mr. Bhurtel hosted the training. In the opening event, Mr. Acharya highlighted about the program and its importance to all the officers and managers stressing that ever manager is and should be a good trainer. The event was followed by the speech of Basanta Raj Sigdel brief about the premise of NASC as a fruitful learning environment and linked ToT as an essential life skills and managerial skills and the role of ToT to manage generational gap and convey the learning knowledge and skills. The program was then followed by the opening remarks of Dr. Rajan Khanal. Dr. Khanal linked three learning principles of ethos, legos and pathos linking the core concept of teaching-learning and ToT. Highlight adult learning as a difficult task and the requirement to convince others and possess the convincing skills, he explained the importance of ToT and with the belief that the training will bring positive changes in the profession of participants, he announced the formal opening of the program. The event was shortly followed by group photo shoot and high tea. 

The training smoothly conducted for three days as per the schedule in which the third day was dedicated to practicum of the participants. All the participants presented on a topic of their choice but following a round of consultation with the trainers. The practicum was divided into two groups of 12 participants each. Each participant was assigned 12 minutes to present their content and one of the participants volunteered as the time-keeper in each group. Following each presentation, presenter was given the opportunity of making a self-reflection of their presentation. Other participants were also given the opportunity to provide feedback on their fellow participants’ presentation. Lastly, two trainers assigned in each group provided feedback to them. The closing event commenced shortly after practicum and filling up of training evaluation form. Dr. Rajan Khanal – Executive Director of NASC, Mr. Basanta Raj Sigdel – departmental head of MLG and Mr. Uttam Acharya – CHRM Centre Chief were the respected dignitaries present in the closing event. The closing event was anchored by Nabin Chapagain and note-taking and photography was carried out by Mr. Anup Bhurtel. Mr. Chapagain briefly highlighted about the program and requested and Mr. Hari Krishna Upadhyaya to share his experience of the three days’ training on behalf of the participants. Mr. Upadhyaya expressed his excitement to be a part of the training. He shared that he was 100 percent satisfied and that this training added value for the lifetime. He explained that what is more important was how we reflect the learning in the personal and professional life. He thanked the entire team and Anup sir for his encouragement to take part in the training and for facilitating in the training. Thanking for the efforts to make the training more and more effective, he ended his speech. After that, Nabin sir requested Rajan sir for certification and give his valuable remarks and formally close the event. After certification, Dr. Rajan Khanal congratulated all the participants and stressed on the value of being certified. He reiterated how art of persuasion and public speaking as well as expertise in methodologies are crucial for a manager for which ToT is the key. He also added the important of persuasive skills in corporate governance and being able to explain the information as it is. He hoped that this 3-day training has made them able to deliver sessions and added that NASC certified them so that you can go out and be a trainer as NASC cannot be everywhere. He also shared that this 3-day training is just a beginning and more of such trainings are required for further improvements. He also stressed that sometimes we should be happy on small things, requested you to celebrate this achievement and hoped it would help in them in their career development. With these warm wishes, he concluded his speech and formally announced the closure of the program. 

This 3-day ToT is the second event of this fiscal year in which the first training was successfully organized from 21 to 23 Bhadra, 2079 in which there were 23 participants (16 Male, 7 Female) from various organizations such as Nepal Rastra Bank, Yeti Airlines Pvt. Ltd., Summit Air Pvt. Ltd., Guna Airlines Pvt. Ltd., Armed Police Force - Nepal, Nepal Telecom, Rastriya Beema Sansthan , Sabaiko Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd. And Nepal Police. NASC has been continuously providing such trainings to various fields acknowledging that both private along with public institutions show grow together for which human resources of every institution are one of the most important aspects and their managers should have the ability to train their sub-ordinates and colleagues to form strong team and stronger organization.