There is a wind of change relating to training. Despite huge sums spent on training – has the investment produced the desired results? Regretfully suppliers of training who deliver unstructured and out of date training have plagued the Industry. To make thing worse many of these organisations have no third party stamp of approval for organisations, this is so important to see the quality assurance-training vendor.
This year we have also seen another world economic issue, which for many organisations their only response has been to reduce training budgets. The skill set required for training departments to maximise the value of their training investment has changed. See how you get on with this small quiz. The answers and simply a yes or no reply:
- Can all training be evaluated? y/n
- Is performance based training the same as competency training? y/n
- Who should do Competency TNA. the training function? y/n
- Can the training function be a profit centre? y/n
- Can you calculate the financial ROI on training? y/n
Well I’m sure your keen to see how you have got on. The answers are as follows: 1.y 2.n 3.n, 4y 5y
If you have not got all the answers right it’s a good indicator that you need some training to maximise the benefit of what you do in the organisation. GLOMACS run a range of courses that cover all aspects of training from being a training coordinator to the latest techniques for formulating training strategy and putting organisational goals into action.
The competency scores from pre and post training are a significant indicator on the organisations quality and fit for purpose state. Make sure you play your pat and that you are up to date with all the latest techniques and approaches.