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Presenter, Facilitator, Trainer or Experiential Trainer?

In recent years I have come to notice that many businesses don’t know the difference between a presenter, a facilitator, a trainer or experiential trainer. In fact, many still consider a training room to be an extension of a school classroom.  This is the same as believing that a team-leader, a supervisor and a manager all do the same thing... So to clarify: Who's who?  Facilitator: A facilitator is a person who makes the learning process easier. They often help a group of trainees to understand their common learning objectives and assist them to plan how to achieve these objectives. In doing so, the facilitator remains "neutral", meaning he/she does not take a particular position in the discussion. Facilitators don't necessarily need to have formal education in adult learning.  Presenter: A presenter is someone who performs a speech or presentation to a live audience, with less interaction with the learners. They are often subject experts an