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DACUM Occupational Analysis Training for Facilitators Workshop

Next Training:  TBD
► Registration Fee:  $749

DACUM Occupational Analysis incorporates the use of a focus group in a facilitated storyboarding process to capture the major duties, tasks, knowledge, skills, and traits of an occupation.  In this three-day training, trainees observe an actual panel of high performing incumbent workers as they create an occupational profile.  Throughout the workshop, trainees observe the panel, debrief with the instructor and participate in the panel’s process in a variety of ways that don’t interfere with the validity of the panel’s work.  This “fishbowl” method allows trainees to see real-life events as they unfold.  This allows trainees to see first-hand the exhilarating and challenging situations that can arise during meetings and how professionals deal with them as they arise. 

Topics Covered
  • DACUM Philosophy and History
  • DACUM Job Analysis Process
  • Storyboarding
  • Determining Panel Members
  • Role of Panel Members, Facilitators, Recorders, and Observers
  • Meeting Design and Preparation
  • Meeting Logistics
  • DACUM Facilitation
  • Facilitation Tools and Supplies
  • Developing the Occupational Profile Chart
Who Should Attend?

This workshop is designed for those who have experience with facilitation and want to broaden their knowledge and skills as facilitators.   Many professionals benefit from this training, including human resource professionals, managers, trainers, and educators.   This training is valuable for anyone developing a training or education curriculum, but it also has other valuable uses as well. 

When/Where Are Trainings Held?

This three-day training is conducted throughout the year in the Richmond, Ky area and advertised on our events page, as well as, through direct e-mail notification.  Workshops can also be arranged in other venues, if an organization has an existing group that would like to receive training.  When planning, it’s important to keep in mind this training involves conducting an actual DACUM Occupational Analysis.  The Center can work with clients to develop a panel and coordinate the logistics.  If you’d like to receive e-mail notifications about upcoming workshops, or would like more information about providing a workshop at another location, please contact us.

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