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
Training Materials for Trainers Do people need "off the shelf" ready to use training materials? With the (re) launch of the store on TrainingZone recently, and the background work we have been doing preparing ready-to-use training materials, this trend got me thinking. Do we need such resources? Is there a market for this material? If so why is there a market? History In the past many trainers attended train the trainer courses which built up a level of skills and awareness, and in … [Read more...] about Training Materials For Trainers