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Study Lunch and Learn Online Course; How to Run Effective Casual Meetings over Lunch and Engage Staff

Make learning fun and more productive by turning your next ‘Lunch and Learn’ not only into a great time to train but also to socialize. Get our comprehensive Lunch and Learn Online Course and take full advantage of this little-known but highly effective training and development sessions.

Our Lunch and Learn Online Course will educate you about the full benefits of a well-organized work environment and how it could help you achieve your business goals. Taking the course will also dispel some of the common misconceptions about working lunches among employees.

Lunch and learns should be engaging and enjoyable. If done right, this provides you with a wonderful opportunity to create a light and fun atmosphere to improve employee satisfaction and the quality of employee training.

At Courses For Success, our training programs have been carefully developed by leading professionals and validated by industry experts to guarantee you are getting the most up-to-date experience. By enrolling in this course, you can be confident you are getting the best education possible. 

What you will learn with our Lunch and Learn Online Course

  • Understand what a lunch and learn is and is not
  • Be able to set up and break down
  • Create new content
  • Address difficult situations and people
  • Create useful takeaways
  • Use feedback to improve future lunch and learns

How will the Developing a Lunch and Learn Courses be delivered?

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Developing a Lunch and Learn Courses - Requirements

The Developing a Lunch and Learn Courses is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and only takes 8 hours of study to complete.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 8 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Developing a Lunch and Learn Courses
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Lunch and Learn Online Course Outline

Introduction

The working lunch can create a negative reputation among the company’s employees because it often involves people with low blood sugar trying to stay awake. Lunch and learns can be enjoyable and fun when it is hosted correctly and may improve the employees’ satisfaction and the quality training present.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand what lunch and learn is and is not.
  • Be able to set up and break down.
  • Create new content
  • Address difficult situations and people
  • Create useful takeaways
  • Use feedback to improve future lunch and learns.

The Prep Work

It is necessary to have prep work for the success of every endeavor; that is why the success of lunch and learns solely depends on the prep work. Planning the details needed for gathering requires more than a specific time and date. It requires finding the right location and setting up everything ahead of time.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Finding the Best Location
  • Finding the best location is the most important prep work to be done because this will be determined by the needs of the lunch and learn program that will be facilitated.
  • Setting up the Location
  • The learning process itself will help in determining what the things needed to set up ahead of time are.
  • Focus Group
  • It is vital to accommodate the desires of the audience, and conducting a focus group is useful in doing so.
  • Practice
  • Lunch and learns are often relaxed atmospheres; that is why they are useful.

Creating the Content (I)

Conducting lunch and learns are more than social activities because these are often used to convey critical information that's why the content of it is essential. The content that must be given should be focused and relevant.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Picking the Right Topic 
  • It is essential to choose the right topic for lunch and learn, such as topics that can be covered in a short period.
  • Hands-on Works Great
  • Lunchtime may not be an easy time to hold the attention of the audience that is why it is essential to be responsible for engaging with them.
  • Stay Focused
  • Staying focus is vital because it avoids confusing the audience, and this part needs to practice before giving the presentation.
  • Keep It Informal
  • It is essential to be reminded that when presenting information at lunch and learn that it is not a traditional classroom setting, and it is vital to keep it informal and at the same time practical.

Creating the Content (II)

The content needed for lunch and learn must let the audience engage with each other. It is essential to keep the presentation interactive and tailor it in accordance to the needs of each group. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Make It Interactive
  • For a presentation to be successful, it needs to be interactive.
  1. Interactive Activities
  2. Games 
  3. Round Tables
  4. Stories/ Testimonials
  • Review It Thoroughly
  • Reviewing a presentation thoroughly is essential because it enables the person to present all the information necessary for the audience to know.
  1. What to Review 
  2. Basic Points
  3. Time 
  • Creating a Customized Presentation
  • It is crucial to customize every presentation per the audience. 
  • Back It Up!
  • Backing up the presentation is essential just in case the information might get lost.

During the Session

Doing prep work is essential for having a successful presentation. It is essential to remain flexible during the presentation because the ability to adjust quickly can mean the difference between success and failure.

Topics to be discussed include:

  •  Ground Rules
  • It is crucial to establish basic ground rules before the session begins because this will set the tone of the meeting.
  • Quick Opening
  • The opening of a presentation establishes and builds a connection with the audience.
  • Parking Lot
  • The parking lot can be an invaluable tool for conducting a lunch and learns because this can be very limited on time.
  • Adjusting on the Fly
  • Being prepared for any unexpected events is crucial, and it requires a person to be flexible and can adjust on the fly.

Food and Facilities

Besides the presentation, food and facilities are also essential to take into consideration. It is essential to make informed decisions about the good and making sure to take into consideration everyone's needs. It is essential to also consider the cleaning needs before and after the meeting.

Topics to be discussed include:

  •  Providing Food?
  • Providing foods for the participants may be more comfortable if there is a chosen caterer for the event.
  • People Bringing Their Own
  • It may be more comfortable for some people to bring their food.
  1. Allergies
  2. Smell
  3. Mess
  • Eat During or After?
  • Allowing to let the audience eat during the presentation addresses the problem of them getting hungry due to the distraction caused by the smell of the food. On the other hand, it can also be a distraction for the audience and the speaker.
  • Clean up or Teardown
  • Cleaning up and tearing down is the responsibility of the host.
  1. Cleaning before
  2. Set up
  3. Teardown 

Take Away Material

Take away materials can be in help when summarizing or when following up is necessary.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Handouts and Take Away Material 
  • These are useful tools that help participants to follow along with the presentation and allows them also to take down notes.
  • Quizzes or Self-Tests
  • These are staples of the business world because often whenever people take quizzes and self-assessment, they get inspired by their results.
  • Websites with Minutes and Session Notes
  • Minutes and session notes are official records of everything that occurred during the presentation and the information presented.
  • Reference Material or White Paper 
  • It is vital to provide also reference materials because some participants want to consider what they have learned and want to research further about the topic.

Difficult Situations for People

There are various types of people that the host will encounter during a lunch and learn. There can be a possibility that it can make the job difficult that is why it is crucial to learn and know how to handle difficult situations or people before encountering them.

Topics to be discussed include:

  •  Disruptions
  • Disruptions can be annoying because it can take away the time allotted for presenting important information, and it causes people to lose focus.
  • Food Issues
  • It is essential to consult first office building and offsite locations regarding their food policies in order to avoid having food disruptions during the event.
  • Senior Management Buy-In
  • The buy-in of senior management is useful for any business endeavor because when they are involved, the participants can view the event as credible.
  • People Not Participating?
  • The dilemma of participants not participating is prevalent for everyone who has ever presented.
  1. Improving Participation
  2. Be Interesting
  3. Create Environment
  4. External incentives

What a Lunch and Learn Is Not

Lunch and learns that often fail are the ones that do not meet the criteria. For lunch and learn to be successful, it is crucial to define what lunch and learn genuinely is and what it is not. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  •  Heavy or Serious Topics
  • Lunch and learns are not the appropriate settings for heavy or serious topics because of the amount of time it requires.
  • Replacement for Traditional Training
  • These are not replacements for the traditional training sessions because they should be a way of introducing a new topic.

Best Practices (I)

It is essential to find what works best and what suits best for lunch and learn. Implementing the best practices can help in improving the event, and gathering feedback from the participants can increase the success of a lunch and learn.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Obtain Feedback and Tweak
  • Feedback can allow a person to lead the best lunch and learns possible because it helps in improving the presentations.
  • Utilize Star Employees
  • Internal employees are wonderful sources of specialist knowledge and technical knowledge.
  • Provide an Agenda Ahead of Time
  • It is still essential to have primary agendas even though lunch and learn can be a casual setting.
  • Keep the Session Casual and Loose 
  • It is found that conducting a lunch and learn in a relaxed setting can increase its success and effective rate.

Best Practices (II)

Another way of implementing a successful lunch and learn is being able to recognize when they will be the most effective. It is important to remember that lunch and learns are not useful in every training endeavor.

Topics to be discussed include:

  •  Use It as a Refresher
  • Lunch and learns can be used as refreshers since it is impossible to address complex topics during the duration of time given.
  • Networking Opportunity
  • They are more than learning opportunities since they can also be and useful tool for networking with other people.
  • Upper Management Q&A Session
  • This is a valuable opportunity generated for upper management to connect with the rest of the company and explore the plans.
  • Put It on a Regular Schedule
  • Lunch and learns can be more effective when they are scheduled regularly.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

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Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - The Prep Work

  • Finding the best location
  • Setting up the location
  • Focus group
  • Practice

Module Three - Creating the Content (Part 1)

  • Picking the right topic
  • Hands on works great
  • Stay focused
  • Keep it informal

Module Four - Creating the Content (Part 2)

  • Make it interactive
  • Review it thoroughly
  • Creating a customised presentation
  • Back it up

Module Five - During the Session

  • Ground rules
  • Quick opening
  • Parking lot
  • Adjusting on the fly

Module Six - Food and Facilities

  • Providing food
  • People bringing their own
  • Eat during or after?
  • Clean up or teardown

Module Seven - Take Away Material

  • Handouts and take away material
  • Quizzes or self-tests
  • Websites with minutes and session notes
  • Reference material ot white paper

Module Eight - Difficult Situations or People

  • Disruptions
  • Food issues
  • Senior management buy in
  • People not participating

Module Nine - What a Lunch and Learn is Not

  • Heavy or serious topics
  • Required training
  • Replacement for traditional training
  • Just a free lunch

Module Ten - Best Practices (Part 1)

  • Obtain feedback and tweak
  • Utilise star employees
  • Provide an agenda ahead of time
  • Keep the session casual and loose

Module Eleven - Best Practices (Part 2)

  • Use it as a refresher
  • Networking opportunity
  • Upper management Q&A session
  • Put it on a regular schedule

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Average rating 4 out of 5 stars

Portia Moshwene

9 June 2020 07:43:12 AM

The lunch and learn is indeed more than a social activity. It plays an important role in the company.It create a learning and comfortable environment in which participants interacts and provide a useful feedback.

Amanda Coverdale

27 February 2020 12:27:20 AM

Great COurse

Claire Prince

16 August 2019 12:58:58 AM

Very easy to understand written welk

Claire Prince

4 February 2019 01:29:56 AM

This section was easy to understand

Zena Brampton

10 July 2018 05:10:38 PM

Learning gives me the opportunity to improve my skills

Kristina Anne King

22 June 2018 01:06:05 AM

Excellent!

Anna Maria Locsei

23 May 2018 08:22:54 PM

It is a pleasure to learn with you! Thank you!

Anna Maria Locsei

23 May 2018 08:15:37 PM

It is a pleasure to learn with you! Thank you!

Anna Maria Locsei

23 May 2018 08:15:25 PM

It is a pleasure to learn with you! Thank you!

Ellie-mae Carter

14 May 2018 11:47:21 PM

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Omran Gheddah

27 April 2018 11:23:18 AM

Great course i actually learned a lot from this one because we do training events sometimes in my line of work

Claire Prince

22 April 2018 10:13:29 PM

Great easy to understand

Roksolana Kozevych

17 April 2018 01:08:59 AM

It was very interesting module. A lot of information, cases and advises. I have implemented this info in life, and continuing improving lunch&learn at my company

Teelesia Martin

7 April 2018 01:28:28 AM

This course was very helpful

Tiffany Tatum

26 March 2018 09:29:23 AM

I learned a lot of information on how to conduct an effective lunch and learn session. Thanks.

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About this Course

Study Lunch and Learn Online Course; How to Run Effective Casual Meetings over Lunch and Engage Staff

Make learning fun and more productive by turning your next ‘Lunch and Learn’ not only into a great time to train but also to socialize. Get our comprehensive Lunch and Learn Online Course and take full advantage of this little-known but highly effective training and development sessions.

Our Lunch and Learn Online Course will educate you about the full benefits of a well-organized work environment and how it could help you achieve your business goals. Taking the course will also dispel some of the common misconceptions about working lunches among employees.

Lunch and learns should be engaging and enjoyable. If done right, this provides you with a wonderful opportunity to create a light and fun atmosphere to improve employee satisfaction and the quality of employee training.

At Courses For Success, our training programs have been carefully developed by leading professionals and validated by industry experts to guarantee you are getting the most up-to-date experience. By enrolling in this course, you can be confident you are getting the best education possible. 

What you will learn with our Lunch and Learn Online Course

  • Understand what a lunch and learn is and is not
  • Be able to set up and break down
  • Create new content
  • Address difficult situations and people
  • Create useful takeaways
  • Use feedback to improve future lunch and learns

How will the Developing a Lunch and Learn Courses be delivered?

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Developing a Lunch and Learn Courses - Requirements

The Developing a Lunch and Learn Courses is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and only takes 8 hours of study to complete.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 8 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Developing a Lunch and Learn Courses
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Lunch and Learn Online Course Outline

Introduction

The working lunch can create a negative reputation among the company’s employees because it often involves people with low blood sugar trying to stay awake. Lunch and learns can be enjoyable and fun when it is hosted correctly and may improve the employees’ satisfaction and the quality training present.

The learning outcomes for this module are:

  • Understand what lunch and learn is and is not.
  • Be able to set up and break down.
  • Create new content
  • Address difficult situations and people
  • Create useful takeaways
  • Use feedback to improve future lunch and learns.

The Prep Work

It is necessary to have prep work for the success of every endeavor; that is why the success of lunch and learns solely depends on the prep work. Planning the details needed for gathering requires more than a specific time and date. It requires finding the right location and setting up everything ahead of time.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Finding the Best Location
  • Finding the best location is the most important prep work to be done because this will be determined by the needs of the lunch and learn program that will be facilitated.
  • Setting up the Location
  • The learning process itself will help in determining what the things needed to set up ahead of time are.
  • Focus Group
  • It is vital to accommodate the desires of the audience, and conducting a focus group is useful in doing so.
  • Practice
  • Lunch and learns are often relaxed atmospheres; that is why they are useful.

Creating the Content (I)

Conducting lunch and learns are more than social activities because these are often used to convey critical information that's why the content of it is essential. The content that must be given should be focused and relevant.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Picking the Right Topic 
  • It is essential to choose the right topic for lunch and learn, such as topics that can be covered in a short period.
  • Hands-on Works Great
  • Lunchtime may not be an easy time to hold the attention of the audience that is why it is essential to be responsible for engaging with them.
  • Stay Focused
  • Staying focus is vital because it avoids confusing the audience, and this part needs to practice before giving the presentation.
  • Keep It Informal
  • It is essential to be reminded that when presenting information at lunch and learn that it is not a traditional classroom setting, and it is vital to keep it informal and at the same time practical.

Creating the Content (II)

The content needed for lunch and learn must let the audience engage with each other. It is essential to keep the presentation interactive and tailor it in accordance to the needs of each group. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Make It Interactive
  • For a presentation to be successful, it needs to be interactive.
  1. Interactive Activities
  2. Games 
  3. Round Tables
  4. Stories/ Testimonials
  • Review It Thoroughly
  • Reviewing a presentation thoroughly is essential because it enables the person to present all the information necessary for the audience to know.
  1. What to Review 
  2. Basic Points
  3. Time 
  • Creating a Customized Presentation
  • It is crucial to customize every presentation per the audience. 
  • Back It Up!
  • Backing up the presentation is essential just in case the information might get lost.

During the Session

Doing prep work is essential for having a successful presentation. It is essential to remain flexible during the presentation because the ability to adjust quickly can mean the difference between success and failure.

Topics to be discussed include:

  •  Ground Rules
  • It is crucial to establish basic ground rules before the session begins because this will set the tone of the meeting.
  • Quick Opening
  • The opening of a presentation establishes and builds a connection with the audience.
  • Parking Lot
  • The parking lot can be an invaluable tool for conducting a lunch and learns because this can be very limited on time.
  • Adjusting on the Fly
  • Being prepared for any unexpected events is crucial, and it requires a person to be flexible and can adjust on the fly.

Food and Facilities

Besides the presentation, food and facilities are also essential to take into consideration. It is essential to make informed decisions about the good and making sure to take into consideration everyone's needs. It is essential to also consider the cleaning needs before and after the meeting.

Topics to be discussed include:

  •  Providing Food?
  • Providing foods for the participants may be more comfortable if there is a chosen caterer for the event.
  • People Bringing Their Own
  • It may be more comfortable for some people to bring their food.
  1. Allergies
  2. Smell
  3. Mess
  • Eat During or After?
  • Allowing to let the audience eat during the presentation addresses the problem of them getting hungry due to the distraction caused by the smell of the food. On the other hand, it can also be a distraction for the audience and the speaker.
  • Clean up or Teardown
  • Cleaning up and tearing down is the responsibility of the host.
  1. Cleaning before
  2. Set up
  3. Teardown 

Take Away Material

Take away materials can be in help when summarizing or when following up is necessary.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Handouts and Take Away Material 
  • These are useful tools that help participants to follow along with the presentation and allows them also to take down notes.
  • Quizzes or Self-Tests
  • These are staples of the business world because often whenever people take quizzes and self-assessment, they get inspired by their results.
  • Websites with Minutes and Session Notes
  • Minutes and session notes are official records of everything that occurred during the presentation and the information presented.
  • Reference Material or White Paper 
  • It is vital to provide also reference materials because some participants want to consider what they have learned and want to research further about the topic.

Difficult Situations for People

There are various types of people that the host will encounter during a lunch and learn. There can be a possibility that it can make the job difficult that is why it is crucial to learn and know how to handle difficult situations or people before encountering them.

Topics to be discussed include:

  •  Disruptions
  • Disruptions can be annoying because it can take away the time allotted for presenting important information, and it causes people to lose focus.
  • Food Issues
  • It is essential to consult first office building and offsite locations regarding their food policies in order to avoid having food disruptions during the event.
  • Senior Management Buy-In
  • The buy-in of senior management is useful for any business endeavor because when they are involved, the participants can view the event as credible.
  • People Not Participating?
  • The dilemma of participants not participating is prevalent for everyone who has ever presented.
  1. Improving Participation
  2. Be Interesting
  3. Create Environment
  4. External incentives

What a Lunch and Learn Is Not

Lunch and learns that often fail are the ones that do not meet the criteria. For lunch and learn to be successful, it is crucial to define what lunch and learn genuinely is and what it is not. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  •  Heavy or Serious Topics
  • Lunch and learns are not the appropriate settings for heavy or serious topics because of the amount of time it requires.
  • Replacement for Traditional Training
  • These are not replacements for the traditional training sessions because they should be a way of introducing a new topic.

Best Practices (I)

It is essential to find what works best and what suits best for lunch and learn. Implementing the best practices can help in improving the event, and gathering feedback from the participants can increase the success of a lunch and learn.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Obtain Feedback and Tweak
  • Feedback can allow a person to lead the best lunch and learns possible because it helps in improving the presentations.
  • Utilize Star Employees
  • Internal employees are wonderful sources of specialist knowledge and technical knowledge.
  • Provide an Agenda Ahead of Time
  • It is still essential to have primary agendas even though lunch and learn can be a casual setting.
  • Keep the Session Casual and Loose 
  • It is found that conducting a lunch and learn in a relaxed setting can increase its success and effective rate.

Best Practices (II)

Another way of implementing a successful lunch and learn is being able to recognize when they will be the most effective. It is important to remember that lunch and learns are not useful in every training endeavor.

Topics to be discussed include:

  •  Use It as a Refresher
  • Lunch and learns can be used as refreshers since it is impossible to address complex topics during the duration of time given.
  • Networking Opportunity
  • They are more than learning opportunities since they can also be and useful tool for networking with other people.
  • Upper Management Q&A Session
  • This is a valuable opportunity generated for upper management to connect with the rest of the company and explore the plans.
  • Put It on a Regular Schedule
  • Lunch and learns can be more effective when they are scheduled regularly.

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The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

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Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - The Prep Work

  • Finding the best location
  • Setting up the location
  • Focus group
  • Practice

Module Three - Creating the Content (Part 1)

  • Picking the right topic
  • Hands on works great
  • Stay focused
  • Keep it informal

Module Four - Creating the Content (Part 2)

  • Make it interactive
  • Review it thoroughly
  • Creating a customised presentation
  • Back it up

Module Five - During the Session

  • Ground rules
  • Quick opening
  • Parking lot
  • Adjusting on the fly

Module Six - Food and Facilities

  • Providing food
  • People bringing their own
  • Eat during or after?
  • Clean up or teardown

Module Seven - Take Away Material

  • Handouts and take away material
  • Quizzes or self-tests
  • Websites with minutes and session notes
  • Reference material ot white paper

Module Eight - Difficult Situations or People

  • Disruptions
  • Food issues
  • Senior management buy in
  • People not participating

Module Nine - What a Lunch and Learn is Not

  • Heavy or serious topics
  • Required training
  • Replacement for traditional training
  • Just a free lunch

Module Ten - Best Practices (Part 1)

  • Obtain feedback and tweak
  • Utilise star employees
  • Provide an agenda ahead of time
  • Keep the session casual and loose

Module Eleven - Best Practices (Part 2)

  • Use it as a refresher
  • Networking opportunity
  • Upper management Q&A session
  • Put it on a regular schedule

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Portia Moshwene

9 June 2020 07:43:12 AM

The lunch and learn is indeed more than a social activity. It plays an important role in the company.It create a learning and comfortable environment in which participants interacts and provide a useful feedback.

Amanda Coverdale

27 February 2020 12:27:20 AM

Great COurse

Claire Prince

16 August 2019 12:58:58 AM

Very easy to understand written welk

Claire Prince

4 February 2019 01:29:56 AM

This section was easy to understand

Zena Brampton

10 July 2018 05:10:38 PM

Learning gives me the opportunity to improve my skills

Kristina Anne King

22 June 2018 01:06:05 AM

Excellent!

Anna Maria Locsei

23 May 2018 08:22:54 PM

It is a pleasure to learn with you! Thank you!

Anna Maria Locsei

23 May 2018 08:15:37 PM

It is a pleasure to learn with you! Thank you!

Anna Maria Locsei

23 May 2018 08:15:25 PM

It is a pleasure to learn with you! Thank you!

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14 May 2018 11:47:21 PM

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Omran Gheddah

27 April 2018 11:23:18 AM

Great course i actually learned a lot from this one because we do training events sometimes in my line of work

Claire Prince

22 April 2018 10:13:29 PM

Great easy to understand

Roksolana Kozevych

17 April 2018 01:08:59 AM

It was very interesting module. A lot of information, cases and advises. I have implemented this info in life, and continuing improving lunch&learn at my company

Teelesia Martin

7 April 2018 01:28:28 AM

This course was very helpful

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26 March 2018 09:29:23 AM

I learned a lot of information on how to conduct an effective lunch and learn session. Thanks.

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