the last year, i had to reject all the classes scheduled for me because of my tough pregnancy. this year, i had become a trainer for two sessions already. i really enjoy being the trainer. it is fun to see the way the adults, most of them are way older than i am, turning into students.
i am proud to say that i know for sure that they enjoy my sessions. i treat them like school children, have very informal sessions and give them real and funny examples. apply risk management theories in life. after all the theories and concepts, i divide them into groups and tell them to come up with a risk profile for a chosen business. they also need to create the risk profile in the system and present as a group.
the way i conclude my sessions really brings the fun learning process to its heights. it is filled with teasing, fun and laughter. i make all of them stand up and conduct an open book quiz. i post a question, many of them who know the answers would raise their hands up, i choose the one whom i think raised his/her hand up first to answer. if the answer is correct, he/she gets to sit otherwise continue standing. We end the training session after all of them answer questions correctly.
i reflect back and to think that i really didn't want to become a teacher when i was a child, it is such an irony.