Return on Investment Archive

A return on investment from training is more than measuring how happy people were with the course and the instructor. It is about measuring the quality, quantity, time, and cost of the training against the organisational benefits or the difference it has made to the competence that people apply back at work

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Is your Training and Development Footprint Shrinking?

Is your Training and Development Footprint Shrinking? Learning professionals have always known that they should be measuring the return on investment from training and development or the contribution of their interventions in terms of business performance, but there has been very little external pressure on them to do so. As long as there was a demand for training coupled with the happiest of comments on feedback forms, then who would want to cause an upset by suggesting that some of this stuff wasn't necessary or useful? A recent Bersin & Deloitte study confirms that The Training and Development footprint continues [...]

Cost Effectiveness of Your Training Investment

Training can be an expensive proposition, when you factor in all direct and indirect costs, training can quickly become a huge expense. Think about how much your company is investing in employee training and development and consider the effectiveness of your existing strategies for obtaining as high a return as possible on this investment. This article considers the Cost Effectiveness of Your Training Investment. The Cost of Training & Development To get a complete picture of the impact of training on your company’s bottom line, it is wise to look beyond such direct expenses as the cost of the workshop and [...]

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