Training is boring…Isn’t it?
‘I never learn anything new’
‘Death by PowerPoint…’
‘It’s not specific to my role’
‘It’s a chance to get out of the office/off the phone for the day, that’s all’
You may have heard these and many other negative comments about training in the past. Indeed, you may well have said something similar yourself!
It’s not about sheep dipping your entire workforce if they don’t need it, it’s about honing the skills of those who do. So who should we choose to train our workforce?
We suggest choosing a training consultancy, which will provide you with the right training for your people, after all it’s about you and your organisation. Courses should be targeted packages that include bespoke tailored solutions, incorporating face to face workshops, participant workbooks, hand-outs and pre-course work, providing the relevant resources to address your training needs.
Delegates need to be fully engaged in the training solution. As Benjamin Franklin said “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn”, courses should include participative learning, hands on, learning by doing.
Using modern techniques such as window panes, chunking and SAVI , learning should be in an environment that is interesting, creative, fun and relevant, so delegates can take the learning back into the workplace to ensure it is embedded long term.