TrainingPros Learning Highlights Blog

Apr
24

New Tools for L&D Measurement

John R. Mattox II, Ph.D., principal consultant with Metrics that Matter, a Division of Explorance, recently spoke to a group of Atlanta-area learning leaders about how to measure learning programs for impact and the new technologies that are available to help with the measurement process.

“Training programs should have a measurable impact on learning, application, performance and business outcomes,” Mattox said. “There are many ways to measure these outcomes, but the two most effective ways are impact studies and comparison to standards.”

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Apr
19

Off-the-Shelf Training

The trends in training have been moving away from instructor-led, classroom programs that are developed for a broad audience. Most commercial organization today deploy the majority of their training in eLearning modules that are brief and highly customized. Significant investments are made for on-the-job and just-in-time learning that suits our global and rapidly changing work environments.

So why would TrainingPros continue to offer off-the-shelf training programs? Because these courses give companies of various sizes the solution they may need for a particular need. And the biggest need that gets filled is budgetary. TrainingPros' course catalog has instructor-led training that is proven, high quality, and ready to deploy right away from entry level to management to leadership ranks. And because they are consistently produced and delivered, the per person and course cost is very low.

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Dec
11

What the Dickens? L&D Ghosts

We're in the season to celebrate the holidays and welcome in the new year. It is also time to evaluate where our learning & development industry has been, where we currently are and what the future holds. This reflection is important so that we understand, as L&D leaders, where the opportunities are for incorporating new learning strategies that can help your business and, as L&D professionals, whether you have the skills, experience and credentials that will make you valuable to the marketplace.

TrainingPros has lived the past with our clients, seen the strategies they have implemented in the last couple of years and hear the direction they are going in the future. We also actively participate in the industry observing the prognostications of the industry luminaries. Based on these observations let’s enjoy a visit from the ghosts of L&D past, present and future.

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Dec
07

Onboarding For Success

As a specialized staffing firm, TrainingPros deploys a unique approach to pairing our clients with consultants that are the best fit possible. We differentiate ourselves in the industry with our proprietary Onboarding for Success methodology. This approach carefully matches the right candidate to the right project and provides the tools needed to start each project seamlessly. In other words, both the client and the consultant are fully aware of what to expect before the work begins.

Our experienced Relationship Managers use various tools to evaluate each consultant and ensure that they are the right fit for a particular client. The insights from our methodology have led to countless successful relationships and projects with various clients over the years. This effort demonstrates our attention to detail in how we fulfill the needs of our clients -- rather than passing on a pile of resumes. At TrainingPros, we focus on quality rather than quantity, which speaks volumes about our superior talent base.

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Aug
14

Spotlight on Microlearning Done Right

Quality microlearning doesn’t just happen. After I shared a few months ago I about how to create a great microlearning event, people expressed interest in seeing more examples of great microlearning. To that end, we decided a microlearning competition would provide just the right venue for the experts to show us how they do it.Let’s take a quick look at each of the winning applicants’ best practices.

Grand prize winner, David Neun, produced a high quality and engaging 3-minute learning segment about Behavioral Styles. Following is a brief description of his submission:

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