More than just at an operational level, investing in employee training is extremely relevant to their motivation, engagement and retention. A good corporate training :
- Improves the organizational climate: Investing in training for your employees makes them feel more important and valued within the company. Thus they are more motivated by their work and the organization itself.
Increases Productivity: An employee who knows exactly how to do his job and is instructed to improve it will take less time to do it, can avoid errors and reflections and therefore produce more.
Encourage innovation: Employees, who master their activities, understand the current context of their work and their area of expertise and work with what’s new will be better able to critically analyze processes, propose improvements and bring innovation to the company…
Create More Confident Employees: Good training, as it creates a sense of employee belonging to the company, also makes them feel more confident in giving their opinions, making decisions, and proposing improvements to the organization.
Decreases employee turnover: When employees are trained, do their jobs easily, can think of innovation, and feel an important part of the company, the chances that they want to leave are much smaller and you avoid the loss of turnover.
How to set up training?
Now that you have a basic sense of what business training is and how important it is to organizations, it’s time to think about how to fit this strategy into the reality of your corporation and reap the benefits. However, if you are not familiar with business training yet and have no idea where to start building yours, no problem. Here you will find a step by step to build quality training and get your employees to get the most out of them.
Planning Corporate Training
The first step is to understand that training is not a quick meeting for shallow knowledge transmission. Quite the contrary: it must be well thought out, planned and executed so that you can reap theft later. Therefore, the first step in creating training comes down to a lot of study and goal setting. It is these concerns that will guide you through the rest of the process and ensure the effectiveness of what is being invested. Let’s divide this first step into three basic steps:
Study and understand your audience.
To create truly effective training, the first thing you have to do is identify and understand the audience to whom it will be directed. What is the sector of the company? What activities do employees perform? What is your demographic and behavioral profile? What are your pains and potentialities? How could training help them?
All of these questions will help to understand who is going to receive the training and also to define other details such as the approach during class, the type of content that should be worked on and what should be the focus of each.
Find out what the business needs are.
Knowing the individual or group that will receive the training in this first step, it is essential that you conduct a thorough survey of the educational needs and professional needs of these people and the institution.