Developing a Lunch and Learn

Human Resources


Hosting a Lunch and Learn session is a low cost training option. It is a great way to introduce a topic or give a small demonstration on a new product or service. They are usually voluntary, thus attendance can sometimes be an issue, but with this workshop you will be given the knowledge to work through this issue and others.

Our Lunch and Learn workshop will give your organization a quick and useful tool to add to its training department. Your participants can also to use it as a follow-up or refresher to previous training sessions. It doesn’t have to be just about a learning event, it can also involve collaboration, networking, or sharing best practices between employees.

Developing a Lunch and Learn Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
Workshop Objectives
Action Plans and Evaluations

Module Two: The Prep Work
Finding the Best the Location
Setting up the Location
Focus Group
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Creating the Content (I)
Picking the Right Topic
Hands on Works Great
Stay Focused
Keep it Informal
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Creating the Content (II)
Make It Interactive
Review it Thoroughly
Creating a Customized Presentation
Back It Up!
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: During the Session
Ground Rules
Quick Opening
Parking Lot
Adjusting on the Fly
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Food and Facilities
Providing Food?
People Bringing Their Own
Eat During or After?
Clean Up and Tear Down
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Take Away Material
Handouts and Take Away Material
Quizzes or Self-Tests
Website with Minutes and Session Notes
Reference Material or White Paper
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Difficult Situations or People
Food Issues
Senior Management Buy In
People Not Participating?
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: What A Lunch and Learn is Not
Heavy or Serious Topics
Required Training
Replacement for Traditional Training
Just a Free Lunch
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Best Practices (I)
Obtain Feedback and Tweak
Utilize Star Employees
Provide an Agenda Ahead of Time
Keep the Session Casual and Loose
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Best Practices (II)
Use it as a Refresher
Networking Opportunity
Upper Management Q&A Session
Put it on a Regular Schedule
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

  • Quick Overview - Developing a Lunch and Learn
  • Tutorials & Quizzes
  • Developing a Lunch and Learn
  • Activities & Resources
  • 01-Set up
  • 02-Practice
  • 03-Demonstration
  • 04-Informal
  • 05-Interactive
  • 06-Customize
  • 07-Opening
  • 08-Adjustment
  • 09-Food
  • 10-Handout
  • 11-Self-Test
  • 12-Disruptions
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever