Is the fast food approach to learning and development working? Last week I was at the annual CIPD conference for Learning and Development professionals. Whilst much of the content of the paid for conference sessions was about ensuring training and learning activities were effective, the mood on the exhibition floor was different. Off the shelf or bespoke? Every provider that offered off-the-shelf learning solutions also offered bespoke solutions. But the emphasis for may was the off-the-shelf, … [Read more...] about Is the fast food approach to learning and development working? #hrblog #cipdLDShow
Is the availability of free training materials really a free lunch? One of the increasing trends I have noticed over the last few months are people asking on professional forums, groups and networks for "free corporate training materials". This is in some ways a good thing and in many ways a real worry. Why is this good? For some time now there has been a decline in the amount of training (or learning and development activity) taking place in organizations. This is bad for … [Read more...] about Free Corporate Training Material – worth the investment?
Off-the-shelf customizable training courses PRESS RELEASE New product launch. As we draw towards the end of the financial year for many businesses, budgets are getting tighter and tighter. Increasingly managers and training departments are having to find creative ways of doing "more for less". Today RapidBI launch the first batch of "ready to use", off-the-shelf training packs which are fully editable and licensed for unlimited use within the purchasing organization. Now available are the … [Read more...] about Launch of ready to use training materials