Online training tips

Consultants' Consultant

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Impact-Based Corporate Training Design

LSA Global

Corporate Training Impact Why would any organization invest in professional development unless it believed that their training investment would pay off for their people and the business? Why do they neglect impact-based corporate training design?


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The Training Phase in Management Consulting

Tom Spencer

The first step starts with training, the learning of technical skills, soft skills, and time management skills. In consulting, your training, adapting, and professional growth actually never stop. Training enables you to meet expectations. Career Advice development training

Corporate Training: 5 Types Your Organization Needs

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Strategic planning communication Corporate TrainingAs the business world continues to change with relentless consistency thanks to new technology, economic conditions and political forces, many people and organizations are at risk of being left behind.

Why a Corporate Training Strategy is a Valuable Onboarding Investment

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Employees who have a great onboarding experience are nearly 70% more likely to stay with their employers for at least three years, making professional training firms well-worth the investment. culture training retentionOnboarding new employees is a massive investment for your company.

Is Your Staff Cross-Trained?

Peter Stark

With the pandemic, it brought out a need more than ever for employees to be cross trained with employees working in remote, in office, in quarantine, or out sick. Organizations that grasp the importance of cross-training reap the benefits and gain a huge competitive advantage.

The two train illusion

Seth Godin Blog

If you’re at the station, sitting on a train about to leave, you might notice that the train next to you is moving. But, perhaps, that train is sitting still and you’re moving.

Leadership Training Shouldn’t Just Be for Top Performers

Harvard Business

The case for a broader approach to employee development. Leadership development Organizational learning Leadership Digital Article

The First & Only Leadership Rule Video Training

Rick Conlow

So they empower the team, clear away obstacles, encourage and train them, and support them in any positive way they can. The post The First & Only Leadership Rule Video Training appeared first on Rick Conlow.

Tight training budget? Then focus on learning

The Management Centre

How to ensure people learn, develop and feel invested in – no matter how small your training budget is. The CIPD have released their latest learning report [1] , and whilst not entirely surprising, it highlights that charities and non-profit organisations have very tight training budgets.

Design your own training programme

The Management Centre

Choose the right training and it can help you improve productivity, achieve more goals and make a lasting difference to working life. In short, to build your own training programme. In this blog =mc Director Charlotte Scott looks at some considerations for tailored training, and shares examples of who it’s worked for. At =mc we regularly work with organisations to design training programmes that suit the specific needs of their teams – which can vary dramatically.

Is Your Corporate Training Sticky Enough?

LSA Global

Sticky Training. But insofar as corporate training is concerned, stickiness is a measure of training effectiveness. Is your corporate training sticky enough? Training Stickiness Best Practices. Training relevance certainly matters to the target audience.

The Client Wants Me to Train My Replacement!

David A Fields

A question I was asked: At the end of a contract a client asked me to train a guy they’re hiring to do what I was doing for them. Does training your replacement sit well with you? They even told me they wanted a full time employee because it’s less expensive for them than using me. I don’t want to damage my relationship with the client, but their request isn’t sitting well with me. How should I respond? What would you recommend to this consultant?

You’ve been a training consultant too long

Consultants' Consultant

The post You’ve been a training consultant too long appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consultants Consultant: I found these in an old document from the 2010s. They are mostly true.

Why Training Matters

Gina Abudi

Training should be a component of every organization’s strategic plan. Training provides significant benefits for organizations including: Providing employees the skills and knowledge necessary to move the organization forward Enabling for improved recruitment and retention of top talent Demonstrating to employees that the organization cares about them and [.]. The post Why Training Matters appeared first on Gina Abudi. It is an investment organizations must make.

Lean is *Not* a Training and Development Activity

Markovitz Consulting

A prospect told me recently that he wanted to work with me to bring lean/continuous improvement to his company, but first he needed to “integrate it into his Training and Development” plans. If you frame lean/CI as a training and development activity, you won’t get the of buy-in and commitment from staff that you need. And yes, some training is required to learn both those tools and the fundamental way of thinking. It’s not just a training and development activity.

Learning About the Strengths Communicator Training with Amy

Leadership Vision Consulting

In this episode, Nathan sits down with Leadership Vision's executive assistant, Amy, to discuss her recent experiences in our Strengths Communicator Training. We discuss her personal and professional takeaways from the training and what she's learned about herself and her loved ones.

Training customers

Seth Godin Blog

You're training them to wait. You've trained them to expect you'll yell if it's important. The way you engage with your customers (students/bosses/peers) trains them on what to expect from interactions with you. If you frequently run last-minute sales, don't be surprised if your customers stop buying things in advance. If you announce things six or seven times, getting louder each time, don't be surprised if your customers ignore the first few announcements.

What is Your Training Strategy?

Gina Abudi

Every organization needs a strategy around training employees. A training strategy provides a number of benefits. A training strategy enables for learning and development or human resource professionals to link training to organizational goals and to show the value of investments in training programs. A training strategy also helps to ensure that the right type [.]. The post What is Your Training Strategy?

Travel, Training and Mentorship

Tom Spencer

Three significant aspects in the life of a management consultant: travel, training and mentorship. Training. Consultants are the primary asset of a consulting firm, and top consulting firms invest a considerable amount on formal training and development programs. Consultants may spend as much as eight weeks per year attending formal training sessions and conferences. Management Consulting consulting formal training mentorship travel

How to Design Corporate Training that Works

LSA Global

It is Not Easy to Design Corporate Training that Works. It is much better aligned to his creative process and has helped many instructional designers to design corporate training that is effective. Sometimes, he generates several ideas for experiential training activities.

3 Ways to Make Training Fun in the Workplace

Gina Abudi

While we can all agree that training in the workplace is about learning and improving skills to get work done, it can still be fun. The post 3 Ways to Make Training Fun in the Workplace appeared first on Gina Abudi. Training fun and training training activities training gamesEven as adults we want to have some fun. We want to enjoy learning sessions. We don’t want to sit there while someone drones on and on about a [.].

Enable for Collaboration in Training Programs

Gina Abudi

Enabling for collaboration in training programs enables for increased interactions between participants and the facilitator and increased opportunities for learning. Many of my clients assume that to enable for more collaborative efforts, training has to be over a longer time period, for example a year long leadership program. The post Enable for Collaboration in Training Programs appeared first on Gina Abudi. TrainingA Mini Case Study.

Get More Value for Your Training

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Make the most of your training time and money by whipping your team into a state of joyful anticipation before it begins! Less than 10% of an ordinary training program actually transfers to the workplace. The post Get More Value for Your Training appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Articles by Cindy Tonkin Get what you want Manage others Training programs

Training Your Hiring Managers: The Right Questions to Ask in an Interview

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Recruiting top talent is never an easy task. It was difficult enough even before the world was turned upside down - and now with remote/hybrid work, it's become more complex. One of the many problems HR faces is the sheer amount of due diligence that must be done when scouting for talent.

Virtual Teams: Providing Training Opportunities

Gina Abudi

Providing virtual teams training requires a bit of creativity. The post Virtual Teams: Providing Training Opportunities appeared first on Gina Abudi. Team Building team leadership team training training for virtual teams virtual teamsAlthough if you can, getting the team together in one location is a great idea, it is not always possible.

“Your Training Workshop Was Difficult”

Gina Abudi

I was working with a client just last week to schedule training workshops for the 2015. The post “Your Training Workshop Was Difficult” appeared first on Gina Abudi. Training course development critical skills training education engaging learners engaging training leadership workshops learning programs Professional Development training workshops Hence…I Learned Something!

Training Events versus Learning Solutions

LSA Global

Training Does Not Always Makes Sense. Does training make sense” is an important question to ask. Let’s use sexual harassment training as an example to highlight Training Events versus Learning Solutions. Sexual Harassment Training. Most sexual harassment training occurs because the Supreme Court determined that for a company to avoid liability it had to show that it had adequately trained employees on its anti-harassment policies.

Using metaphor in training

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: The post Using metaphor in training appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Presentation Mastery Presentations and meetings

What Must Be True for Corporate Training Effectiveness

LSA Global

Corporate Training May Not Be the Answer. Far too many managers, all with good intentions regarding corporate training effectiveness, leap to the conclusion that corporate training will be the answer to their employees’ performance or behavioral problems.

Criteria for Selecting a Training Vendor

Gina Abudi

When selecting a vendor to provide training curriculum within the organization, consider the following criteria to enable comparisons between various training vendors: Content: How robust and complete is the content? The post Criteria for Selecting a Training Vendor appeared first on Gina Abudi. Training contract trainers criteria for selecting vendors human resources training suppliers training vendor criteria training vendors

How to Get Meaningful Sales Training Outcomes

LSA Global

Meaningful Sales Training Outcomes Require Meaningful Steps. If you are looking for real behavior change from your sales force (and you should), you need to change your view of sales training from a one-time event to an ongoing change process.

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Work Smarter: Training programs for Political Acumen

Consultants' Consultant

I run public training and in-house programs. We can customise your in-house training to suit your team, your budget and your outcomes. […]. The post Work Smarter: Training programs for Political Acumen appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Consulting Well Political Acumen Consulting skills Training programsConsultants Consultant: Political acumen is not something people naturally have.

How to Build a Better Training Assessment

LSA Global

We get asked by many learning and talent leaders about How to Build a Better Training Assessment. Getting training assessments right is an important topic because most training assessments are not only statistically invalid, but they are often implemented in a way that inhibits trust, decreases relevance, and wastes time. We believe that the fundamental purpose of a training assessment should be to answer the questions: “What is holding us back?”

Use Surveys and Interviews to Gauge Training Needs

Gina Abudi

There are a number of methods to determine training needs of employees. Training programs are not [.]. The post Use Surveys and Interviews to Gauge Training Needs appeared first on Gina Abudi. Human Resource employee training training programs training strategic training strategic plan

What to Do Before, During, and After Sales Training to Get Results

LSA Global

Frustrated by Disappointing Sales Training Results? If you are frustrated by the results of your business sales training investment, you are not alone. Only 1-in-5 sales training participants change their on-the-job behavior or performance from standalone sales training.

Virtual Training Best Practices – Logistics

Gina Abudi

Prior to the start of a virtual training session, send an email confirmation to participants with the following information: Logistics/Pre-Session Information Virtual session date(s) and time(s) Duration of the class Trainer/Facilitator name/contact information URL and Participant login in information and URL (connection details) Audio or conference call information Computer system requirements Technology checks to be [.].

When training is not the right answer

The Management Centre

Fresh from her session on assertiveness with Ruby Bayley-Pratt at this years Institute of Fundraising Convention, =mc Director Yvette Gyles offers insight into why training is not always the solution. When we get calls asking us to come in and provide mandatory training for all staff / managers / leaders in order to ‘fix’ them, I go a little cold. That said, the one-size-fits-all-and-all-must-attend training programme seems to remain a popular approach.

Using Case Studies in Training Programs

Gina Abudi

Training programs benefit employees when those employees are able to apply what they are learning in real-life situations. The post Using Case Studies in Training Programs appeared first on Gina Abudi. Training case studies leadership programs learning and development Professional Development workshopsThis is where case studies come in.

Double Your Training Take Aways

Leadership Planning with Liz Weber CMC

I, of course, love leadership training. However, I find it even more valuable when there's an easy way to double your training take aways without additional cost. At the conclusion of a leadership training project with a client recently, one of the senior managers said, "In order to keep this learning going, I'm going to pull my notes once a quarter just to see what else I should be working on." Leadership Development Effective Leadership Professional Growth Training