Consider me your accountability coach. I’m here to challenge your thinking . . . specifically, to challenge you to give yourself the same energy you give to your learners.
Your materials are prepped. You’ve practiced the content inside and out. You’re ready to deliver a best-in-class training program. No matter how prepared we may feel, our profession is guaranteed to present us with the unexpected. So how do we pivot when faced with learners who don’t see value in the program, who don’t buy in to this timely investment? How do we train the untrainable?
By The HR Observer Yuvakumar Ramchander, Vice-President-Learning & Development at Mashreqbank, shares his thoughts on the changing nature of L&D in the region while we caught up with him at the HR Summit & Expo in Dubai in November 2017.
Some may argue that the marketing industry and the learning industry have little in common. The two industries have their differences but share an underlying goal: to influence how others think and behave.
Keeping staff fully trained in all aspects of their role not only allows for greater workplace synergy and greater productivity, it also gives employees a tangible sense of progression and achievement. As they learn new skills and take on greater responsibilities, they feel more satisfied…
The challenges training professionals face at work are akin to a pilot flying in the dark without air traffic control. What I uncovered is shocking, widespread, and downright disabling to a trainer’s success.
Are you using brain science to leverage corporate learning practices and facilitate effective learning transfer?
Are your learners using cell phones during discussions, coming back from lunch late, reading email during breakouts, and having side conversations while the trainer is talking? Jonathan Halls discusses the best ways to deal with disruptive participants.