TrainingFolks Blog

Choosing Custom Training or Off-the-Shelf

Posted by Rachael Jones on Dec 28, 2017 11:23:01 AM

CUSTOM TRAINING TIPS FROM YOUR TRAINING COMPANY

When learning leaders are presented with the task of developing a new training program, the first step is a needs assessment. This assessment helps to identify the business objective of the training and the knowledge and/or skills gap it is addressing. A question that is asked early on in the process is whether the new program can be covered by off-the-shelf training or if custom training is the better choice.

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Topics: custom training, customized training, custom training solutions, customized training programs

How to Choose between Customized Training Programs & Off-the-Shelf

Posted by Rachael Jones on Jul 6, 2017 8:47:00 AM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY BEST PRACTICES

Have you ever sat in a training course and wondered why you were even there? The content was not engaging, the subject matter was not relevant to your industry, and the examples had nothing to do with your position. Chances are you retained little of the material presented and it did not have a long-term, positive impact on your job performance.

When implementing training in your organization, you can develop a customized training program or purchase an off-the-shelf course. But how do you choose? The best type of training depends on the needs of the organization and the target audience. 

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Topics: custom training, customized training, customized training programs

Corporate Training Includes Effective Meetings Management

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jul 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Tips from your CorporateTraining Company!

 

Which sounds more like a post meeting comment in your organization? 

“That was a great meeting everyone-we’re making alotof progress from these weeklies.”

“Well there’s an hour of my day I’m never getting back.  Why do we have these weekly meetings anyways?”

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Topics: effective meetings, TrainingFolks, custom training

The Impact of Poor Cross-Cultural Training

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jul 7, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Cross-cultural communication is defined as the field of study that looks at how people from differing cultural backgrounds communicate, in similar and diverse ways among themselves, and how they work to communicate across cultures.

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Topics: cross-cultural training, custom training, communication training

HOW DOES YOUR WORKPLACE ETHICS TRAINING STACK UP?

Posted by Nisha Amin on Jun 29, 2016 10:30:00 AM

It seems self explanatory.  An effective work ethics policy and training program ensures that employees are more aware of their actions and the implications of each action on the business.

Written by Nisha Amin, Director of Marketing, TrainingFolks

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Topics: ethics training, custom training

Training Consultants Reveal Top Tips for Change Initiatives

Posted by Ashley White on Jan 30, 2015 3:30:26 PM

Implementing important change initiatives can make even the seasoned change professional shudder, and often times training is involved too late in the process or becomes a mere after thought.  Many learning leaders question how their companies can be more effective throughout the transformation process, particularly when managing training for change initiatives. This infographic will reveal the facts and best practices of implementing and supporting training for important change initiatives brought to you by some of our top training consutants. Reveal training solutions for your organization:

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Topics: training consultant, contract trainers, custom training, best training companies, corporate training programs, managing change, Tips, Best Practices, training solution, infographic

Corporate Training - Improve Your Supply Chain Management

Posted by Ashley White on Jan 9, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Many companies used to consider the supply chain management operations a necessary cost of doing business and not a key driver of financial results.  In today’s increasingly global economy, it’s becoming increasingly common for businesses to use international suppliers.  This adds to the already difficult execution process.  The importance of a top-notch supply chain management operation is evident and bottom-line performance has been shown to directly link to the effectiveness of the supply chain management. Many Fortune 500 organizations utilize instructional design firms to add value by supplying subject matter expertise and a variety of learning methodologies including Virtual Instructor-Led Trainers (vILT) to streamline their current supply chain operations.

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Topics: training consultant, corporate training, custom training, corporate consulting, training companies, vilt, virtual instructor led training, consulting services, contract training, Tips, Best Practices, supply chain management, training solution, global supply chain management

Training Companies Mission: Effective Onboarding Checklist

Posted by Ashley White on Dec 4, 2014 8:30:00 AM

When it comes to building employee engagement, success and satisfaction onboarding is a crucial piece of the puzzle.  Our research has shown that there is a clear correlation between effective onboarding and improvements in employee performance and reductions in turnover.  Creating a robust onboarding program can be daunting and you may find you need to enroll the help of highly experienced training consultantsA review of our best practices suggests the following activities as a foundation for managers as they embark on the journey of creating an effective onboarding program for their employees.

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Topics: training consultant, custom training, contract trainer, training companies, custom learning solution, consulting services, corporate onboarding process, Tips, Best Practices, onboarding checklist, onboarding, onboarding program

Corporate Training For Social Networking Initiatives And Compliance

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

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

5 Questions To Assess Corporate Training For ICD-10 Deadline

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

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