University Modesto Yearly Training

Class Number: 112A
Title: Preparation for a Staff Report

OVERVIEW: Use the “Agenda Plus” program to prepare City Council Staff Reports and supporting Power Point presentations. Training will include proper staff report format, proper staff report writing format and proper Power Point Presentation formats.

LENGTH OF COURSE: 2 hours

TARGET AUDIENCE: All employees who prepare Council presentations

FREQUENCY OF TRAINING: Taught 4 times per year

METHOD OF DELIVERY: Lecture

TRAINING GOAL: To standardize and teach employees on the City of Modesto’s method of preparing City Council presentations.

LEARNING OBJECTIVE:

  1. Prepare Staff Report
  2. Use Agenda Plus program for submission
  3. Prepare Power Point Presentations

INSTRUCTOR PREPARATION:

1. Get student list for Training Division 4. Review curriculum
2. Receive PowerPoint presentation 5. Review PowerPoint presentation
3. Print Handouts 6. Rehearse for class

INSTRUCTOR TO STUDENT RATIO:

  1. 10-15 students – 1 instructor
  2. 15-20 students – 2 instructors

RESOURCES AND MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  1. PowerPoint presentation
  2. Curriculum Handouts (PowerPoint)

ASSESSEMENT: Assessment of this class will be accomplished through a Class Evaluation Sheet. The Training Committee will review all class evaluation sheets on a quarterly basis to specifically identify strength and weakness in both course content and instructor delivery and take appropriate action(s) to continuously improve content or instructor delivery respectively.

Developed by:
Mark Averell
Sep X, 2008

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