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Critical Thinking And Conflict Resolution For Managers

Posted by Jody Raines on Dec 18, 2012 9:01:00 PM

Critical Thinking And Conflict Resolution For Managers

Conflicts can be resolved more easily if critical thinking skills are utilized.

Conflicts result in social and economic costs. Conflict resolution by managers can reduce wasted expense and streamline processes.  Training managers in critical thinking skills can result in more successful conflict resolution. For example, using mediation for conflict resolution can result in reduced litigation. Training conflict resolution techniques involves using critical thinking skills to circumvent escalation and prevent additional issues.

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Topics: corporate training, corporate training program, corporate consulting, conflict resolution, critical thinking, training conflict resolution techniques

The Value of Management Training Consultants: Mergers & Acquisitions

Posted by Jody Raines on Dec 12, 2012 1:56:00 PM

The Value of Management Training Consultants: Mergers & Acquisitions

Management training is an ongoing and complex challenge. Especially during a merger or acquisition, there can be battle lines that arise based upon the pre-existing entities.  For any company or organization, if not handled appropriately this can be deadly. Regardless of industry or size, all companies have something in common - they survive by maintaining satisfied customers through their employees and managers. The importance of developing, training and rewarding a company's people through management training cannot be over estimated, and having a third party management training consultant who can be impartial and objective can provide much needed expertise and guidance through choppy and difficult times. 

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, Instructional design, contract trainers, corporate training, change management, managing change, merger integration

Tips For Maintaining An eLearning Program

Posted by Jody Raines on Nov 8, 2012 2:44:00 PM

Tips For Maintaining An eLearning Program

Corporate training programs include eLearning initiatives as a valuable tool to share information among remote workers.  Using technology has made creating the program much easier than it had been in the past, yet there are opportunities to reduce the expense of change when it comes to maintaining the eLearning program.

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, Instructional design, corporate training, eLearning program, eLearning change management

Change Management: 3 Steps To ReSkilling Employees For A New Economy

Posted by Jody Raines on Oct 30, 2012 2:36:00 PM

3 Steps To ReSkilling Employees For A New Economy

User Adoption Strategy Tips From Top Training Company


Change management means assuring that your workforce is continuously trained for new competencies that are needed to keep pace with organizational initiatives.

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Topics: change management, re-skilling employees, organizational change

How Merger Integration Impacts Banks And Financial Institutions

Posted by Jody Raines on Oct 23, 2012 1:25:00 PM

How Merger Integration Impacts Banks And Financial Institutions

Bank mergers require integrating two financial organizations and their processes, technologies and personnel into one unified, new institution. This requires an understanding of the environment and culture of both organizations, as well as training for the new infrastructure.

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Topics: training consultants, managing change, merger integration

Corporate Training For Social Networking Initiatives And Compliance

Posted by Jody Raines on Oct 18, 2012 8:47:00 AM

Corporate Training For Social Networking Initiatives And Compliance

Corporate training for employees about social networking and how to use social network sites can be tricky.  Of course you want to be sure to comply with NLRB guidelines with regards to employee rights, yet you also need to be sure to protect the company.

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, contract trainers, corporate training, corporate training program, custom training, corporate consulting, corporate training trends, re-skilling employees, organizational change, hiring a training consultant, compliance training

5 Questions To Assess Corporate Training For ICD-10 Deadline

Posted by Jody Raines on Oct 10, 2012 9:11:00 AM

5 Questions To Assess Corporate Training For ICD-10 Deadline

Revised: See our Health Care Training industry page for further informationg. Corporate Training for ICD-10 implementation has a new deadline. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended the deadline for implementing the new ICD-10 coding standard to October 1, 2015. What does this mean with regard to implementation of new ICD-10 training?

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Topics: training consultants, Instructional design, corporate training, corporate training program, custom training, corporate training trends, corporate training tips, hiring a training consultant, compliance training, HIPAA compliance training, HIPAA 5010, ICD-10 training, healthcare

Corporate Training Tips For Effective Positive Reinforcement

Posted by Jody Raines on Sep 18, 2012 10:01:00 PM

Corporate Training Tips For Effective Positive Reinforcement

Corporate Training Programs are initated to provide a learning experience for workforce changes. To assure adoption of new programs, using positive reinforcement can strengthen and encourage performance along the lines of the desired outcome.  Most individuals react to positive reinforcement during corporate training initiatives by contributing and being more receptive to the program.

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, contract trainers, corporate training, corporate training program, custom training, corporate consulting, business consulting, corporate training trends, change management, corporate training tips

Inc. Magazine Unveils America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Posted by Jody Raines on Aug 23, 2012 11:48:00 AM

TrainingFolks Named to the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 List, with Strong
Three-Year Sales Growth

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, Instructional design, experiential learning, contract trainers, corporate training, eLearning program, corporate training program, custom training, corporate consulting, instructional designers, curriculum design, change management, organizational change, managing change, hiring a training consultant, hire training consultant, compliance training, hiring contracts trainers, performance consulting, eLearning change management, fastest-growing private companies, sales training

Resources List For HIPAA 5010 Training And Finding Contract Trainers

Posted by Jody Raines on Aug 1, 2012 10:47:00 PM

Resources List For HIPAA 5010 Training And Finding Contract Trainers

TrainingFolks Healthcare Performance ImprovementInsight : With changes to HIPAA encompassing HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 there is a requirement that healthcare providers are in compliance.  The regulation change includes:

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Topics: training consultant, training consultants, Instructional design, contract trainers, corporate training, corporate training program, custom training, instructional designers, re-skilling employees, organizational change, managing change, hiring a training consultant, hire training consultant, compliance training, HIPAA compliance training, HIPAA 5010, ICD-10 training, hiring contracts trainers, healthcare

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