Did you know that 70% of training fails to produce a positive ROI(return on investment) when people return to their jobs?
Clearly there’s a problem with ensuring that learning is actually put into practice. One of the key factors for ensuring that learning is effectively transferred from the classroom to the workplace is the role of the leader. Line managers play a crucial role in developing and supporting their teams to apply new and refreshed skills and knowledge.
Another consideration is the partnership with your training provider – whether they are internal or external; this relationship is key to ensuring that training not only delivers on objectives but is effective in the workplace.
Here are our top tips to consider when looking for an external training provider:
Selecting the right training provider for you is the first step in making training work for you – they should support you in all of the above and conduct a thorough Training Needs Analysis to ensure that they design and deliver content that meets your specific requirements. Your training provider should be your business partner…you must work together to ensure that your training succeeds.
And remember that cost is not always the best reflection of value for money.