Top 21 Training Room Essentials

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Top 21 Training Room Essentials

We like to think that we offer an amazing training facility here at Spark CoWork but don’t take our word for it!

We searched high and low to get the run down on the best training room offerings. And according to Mike Morrison here are the basics that set the scene for a great training experience…

Top 21 Training Room Essentials

  • Access to public transport *
  • Additional stationery if required, eg paper, pens, highlighters etc *
  • Air-conditioning/ fans/ heating that’s easily adjustable *
  • Catering – appropriate provision of refreshments/ lunch *
  • Cloakroom /Space for participants’ belongings *
  • Flexibility with room layout  with plenty of space to move around for games and activities *
  • Good acoustics and sound proofing *
  • Good room lighting with plenty of sunlight with blinds to block out if required *
  • Inclusive data projector, flip-charts (smart-board would be good!) & audio system *
  • Location – easy to find on a map, convenient location – with accurate navigation details *
  • Participant breakout spaces – inside and outside space with seats – a place where the trainer & participants can escape to real air during the breaks *
  • Parking, easy to find, close to venue and plenty of it *
  • Photocopying/printing/ email on demand from USB *
  • Plenty of power points (in the right places for trainer and participants without trailing cables!) *
  • Storeroom/ secure space for training resources and equipment *
  • Tables/ desks (for participants if necessary) *
  • Tea/coffee/water facilities available anytime *
  • Wall mounted clock visible by the trainer *
  • Wall space for hanging flip charts (and suitable magnets/ rail or blutack/ tape) *
  • Wireless and Internet access *
  • Fully disabled accessible, with induction loop facilities (we will work on the loop facilities!)

(* Spark CoWork has these)

About Mike Morrison

Mike is a consultant and change agent specialising in developing skills in senior people to increase organisational performance.