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Techniques for the Successful Transfer of Skills After Training

Posted by Beth Brashear on 4/22/19 10:02 AM

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Nothing is more frustrating than spending hours on the design and delivery of training, only to find out the skills are not being applied back on the job and, therefore, not making a positive change in the workplace. So, what can we do as instructional designers and trainers to ensure the transfer of skills occurs after training?

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Topics: instructional design, make your training stick, new trainers

Who is Responsible for Ensuring Training Success?

Posted by Lynne Koltookian on 9/17/18 8:00 AM

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When I deliver Langevin workshops, I often share with clients that it takes a triple play at an organization to ensure training success. What do I mean by this? For training to be successful, every organization needs three groups of people working together to ensure positive results. The three groups responsible for ensuring training success are: managers, training professionals, and employees. Each one of these groups has specific responsibilities to ensure training works for everyone.

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Topics: managing training, make your training stick

How to Secure Buy-In and Support for Training

Posted by Langevin Team on 6/11/18 8:00 AM

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Action! “I don’t know why they have me attending this training. They don’t even believe in it themselves!” And scene! Let’s face it, we’ve all heard this statement a thousand times. If we’re honest, we’ve probably said it a time or two ourselves. There are many things that affect the attitude of our learners, and one of the big items is feeling like they don’t have the support of the leadership team.

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Topics: marketing training, make your training stick, buy-in

Building the Training Partnership

Posted by Langevin Team on 12/4/17 8:00 AM

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A major challenge that many training programs face is getting support from management and being a priority within the organization. Being a priority may be obvious to us as trainers, but we shouldn’t assume everyone understands what training truly means or the value we add to the organization. Unfortunately, for some, programs are defined simply by putting up PowerPoint slides and calling it training. We know we learn by doing. This means, as members of the training department, we must become proactive in educating the organization about what training is and what it is not. Building a training partnership will support you in this process.

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Topics: make your training stick

5 Tips to Make Training Stick

Posted by Marsha Weisleder on 8/24/15 4:00 AM

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I hear it all the time…how do we sustain the learning? How do we get our participants to apply what they’ve learned back on the job? How do we transfer the learning from the classroom to the real world? Let’s face it, if they don’t use it, they’ll lose it! When you think about how much money it costs to train people, we better see some type of improvement back on the job.

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Topics: make your training stick

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