How to select the best training delivery methods – Part 2

As your firm develops its training content, the delivery of that content is an equally important question. In fact, the selection of your delivery methods is probably a better first step, with content then built to suit. So let’s review the strengths and weaknesses of various training delivery methods as a starting point to building the ‘best’ possible training experiences.

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How to select the best training delivery methods – Part 1

As your firm develops its training content, the delivery of that content is an equally important question. In fact, the selection of your delivery methods is probably a better first step, with content then built to suit. So let’s review the strengths and weaknesses of various training delivery methods as a starting point to building the ‘best’ possible training experiences.

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4 tips for purchasing training for professional services firms

Many business owners or HR professionals who are responsible for purchasing training for their professional services firm are inexperienced with the process. The training industry is a fragmented industry, filled with large global vendors through to, literally, thousands of small providers. Like all industries, vendors need to make money and are trained to sell their wares. As there are typically no refunds in purchasing training, and training results can be difficult to quantify, selecting the right external training content can be a tricky task.

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Measuring training understanding Kirkpatrick Level 2 Learning

In part two of our examination of training success, let’s examine the measurements of understanding and learning (Kirkpatrick Level 2 measurement). We review thoughts behind using quizzes and assessments, as well as more sophisticated measures of reflection or activity.

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6 step training needs analysis for professional services firms

Any professional services firm delving into training and development of its staff should first learn how to identify and assess training needs properly.   It is counter-productive to offer training to staff who do not need it, or to simply offer the wrong kind of training. A ‘Training Needs Analysis’ helps to put your often limited training resources to the best possible use. This article outlines a six steps process for professional services firms to map out their training needs.

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Measuring training satisfaction and Kirkpatrick Level 1 Reaction

Training has long worried about justifying its existence. How do we measure training success? What are the critical outcomes of training? How do we know if the training is any good and if it is making any impact? Let’s begin with Kirkpatrick Level 1 analysis on initial reaction to training.

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The ultimate list of questions to ask training providers

When you are considering purchasing training, you need to ask a lot of questions to ensure the proposed training solution is going to be a good fit for your professional services firm. There are questions you should be asking internally to ensure training is a good solution, but also questions to be asking externally to potential training providers. In this article, let’s focus on the key questions to ask training providers.

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Boost employee retention with a knowledge sharing platform

Your professional services firm needs a knowledge sharing platform to capture valuable knowledge before employees leave your business. However, you can also boost employee retention with a knowledge sharing platform to create a ‘before and after’ solution for employee expertise.

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Steps to implement a knowledge sharing platform

To implement a knowledge sharing platform all you need is to follow a simple five-step process to define your knowledge sharing framework, select the right tools and then capture, share and track knowledge. With Tribal Habits, that process is even quicker.

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An online training platform is an investment, not an expense!

Is an online training platform an investment or an expense? This question continues to challenge professional services firms as they seek ways to grow and innovate. Let’s see how an online training platform can improve and accelerate training returns, while reducing training costs.

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