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Why Conducting a Great Training Program isn’t Sufficient?

Ever conducted a training program for your employees that you thought was well-designed and even well-facilitated but failed to deliver the desired results? In no time you realized that your staff went back to their old behavioral pattern and it left you wondering where you'd gone wrong? Well, the outcome of a learning program is [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Looking into ROE before ROI Determines the Success of Training

Why is ROE Important? When used correctly, Return on expectations (ROE) depicts the value of training in the terms desired by the stakeholders.  For this reason, ROE is refining the learning and development industry at a fast pace. If you're wondering how it works then, ROE is designed and executed in partnership with the people [...]

By |July 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Training Initiatives Fail: The Problem No One Wants to Acknowledge

Why do corporate training initiatives fail so often? Well, it’s because organizations indulge in training for the sake of it, rather than as a means to achieve specific business outcomes. Most companies have no strategic focus to their training. They don’t train employees in the skills relevant to the business’s stage of progress. They pay [...]

By |June 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beyond Conventional: Special Training Programs

In most cases, training is either technical or behavioural. However, there are also trainings that don’t fall under either of these categories. These are categorised as special training programs and are conducted with an agenda of improving the process of work within the organisation. A diverse work culture can both be a blessing and a [...]

By |May 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Creating a Gender-Balanced Workforce

Lately, diversity has been of much importance in human resources. With the world becoming more progressive by the day, creating strategies that initiate and promote diversity in all areas, such as sexuality, race, and age has now become more important than ever. However, even though organisations realize the need of creating a gender-balanced workforce, several [...]

By |May 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Technology Meets Training: Alternatives to Classroom Learning

Organisations are invariably trying hard to do as much as possible with the resources they have in hand. This involves trimming budgets and increasing productivity from existing personnel. While undoubtedly training still exists on the corporate agenda, training managers and HR professionals are being asked to find other efficiencies which outdo classroom training. This is [...]

By |April 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Training the Trainer

Training the In-House Trainers Trainers need two separate sets of skills and expertise. First, they need to know the subject on which they are conducting the training (subject matter expertise). Secondly, they need to know how to transfer that knowledge to the participants who are attending their session (instructional expertise). Both these skills are equally [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The New Era of Training: Microlearning

Although the term microlearning is self-explanatory, it is vastly different from a productive lesson or a short piece of content. Contradictory to the popular belief associated with length, microlearning can come in all shapes and sizes. However, the purpose behind it needs to be focused and consistent. When microlearning is directed towards a specific skill [...]

By |April 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using the Kirkpatrick Model for Evaluating a Training Program

What is the Kirkpatrick Model of Evaluation? After years of providing learning and development programs to employees, L&D professionals realised that it isn’t sufficient. It became evident that a way to measure its effectiveness was needed. By understanding this pressing need, a four-level model for evaluating courses was published by Donald Kirkpatrick in 1959. This [...]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Brain Dynamics- Workplace Psychology

We look at workplace behaviour rather too objectively. We expect people to behave “professionally” in a work environment, however, we forget that since each individual’s brain functions differently, they will respond differently to the set guidelines. So in that case, how is it possible to achieve a common objective when the level of diversity in [...]

By |February 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments