There is no doubt education is next in line, in particular, higher education and professional development. The EdTech movement is here and is forcing incumbents and players in the ecosystem to react and adapt. And corporate training is affected by this shift.
Let’s explore how three key trends are affecting corporate training today:
It should be simple: pay people fairly, treat them well, give them meaningful work, and they'll be loyal and productive employees for years to come.
Here are some insights on the factors contributing to Professional Growth and Development:
1. Tertiary Education Works
I saw someone today carrying a notebook that said: “I am an early adopter!”... Why is this a genius move for change effort? Let’s find out.
Mark De Stadler from Dale Carnegie discusses the main drivers of employee engagement. He discusses Dale Carnegie's research in this area, and the outcome which identified 3 key areas for employee engagement:
- Relationship with immediate supervisor
- Belief in senior leadership
- Pride in the organisation
Mark discusses how the relationship with your immediate supervisor is the most influential on employee engagement, emphasising the importance of training and developing brilliant managers to encourage your employees.
Paul Matthews discusses the biggest waste in the training industry as the way we spend the training budget, instead of investing it in people. He continues to look at why people ignore training, or lack thereof, and pass blame to avoid responsibility. The importance of seeing an ROI on learning and development is integral to the bottom line and organisations need to look at how to implement training as a programme, not an event.