TrainingPros Learning Highlights Blog

May
01

Training Coordination Service

Your learning department has been working incredibly hard on a large-scale training rollout. The program involves delivery to several company locations in multiple time zones. You have a learning management system to feed data into throughout the deployment along with shipping physical materials to the participants in advance. On top of all of that, you are running under a tight budget and time frame with little wiggle room for error – and your team is burned out from the program development! Where do you turn for execution?

Allow us to introduce the role of a contracted training coordinator. TrainingPros consultants that specialize in these roles are ready to expertly handle your large-scale program’s implementation needs. TrainingPros’ training coordination service can manage all aspects of your organization’s training programs. This service relieves the burden on your training delivery team and supports the direct learning efforts. These experts have extensive experience in managing all of the critical logistical and administrative details that training departments require.

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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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Mar
12

True Organization Development

Is Organization Development the same as Human Resources? Some organizations view both OD and HR as a single entity, classifying OD as a subset of HR. So, what’s the difference between OD and HR? Let’s define the two terms and the key responsibilities for each one. According to Wikipedia, “Organization development (OD) is defined as the study of successful organizational change and performance.” It incorporates the environment within an organization and its influence on their employees.

On the other hand, “Human resources is defined as the people who make up the workforce of an organization.” The role of an HR lead mainly revolves around the labor force which includes recruiting, onboarding and related activities. Although OD and HR are often coupled together, their purposes are distinct. While HR oversees employees, OD goes beyond to evaluate the core values, policies, and ideal structures and teams within a company. What are your views on OD and HR? How are they similar or different within your organization?

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Mar
07

Interview with Commvault’s Joe Ilvento

For several years, Joe Ilvento has served as the Chief Learning Officer and Worldwide Director of Talent Development for Commvault, a public company based out of New Jersey that leads the way in enterprise backup, recovery, and data management. We recently arranged for Joe to be interviewed by Business Radio X co-hosts Lee Kantor and Stone Payton on our TrainingPros Learning Insights Radio show. Joe Ilvento's interview can be heard on our SoundCloud channel, or we invite you to check out the highlights in this blog post.

Commvault serves a variety of industries around the world, so Joe’s CLO role is a challenging one that involves a great deal of global perspective and looking for the most effective training techniques. Joe starts with the business drivers – what various organizations are trying to achieve, what their objectives are, and how he and his team can meet those needs. On any given day, Joe will need to put on many hats – consulting, coaching, change management – as they go about setting strategy and looking at the best delivery methods.

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Mar
06

Upcoming Events: Spring 2019

Put some spring in your professional development step by attending one or more of these L&D conferences this season. TrainingPros will be represented at a few of them, so contact a member of the TrainingPros team if you plan to attend. We’d love to make plans to meet with you.

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