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Training professionals must be able to demonstrate training’s value to the organization. How does training impact business results?
If you define yourself as a training or learning leader, you have imposed a limitation that will make it difficult to be successful. Why?
Ask any executive what their biggest frustrations are and, invariably, they will answer, “Long-winded, unfocused presentations that pack in too much data.”
One way that learning and development (L&D) partners can help leaders demonstrate impact is through technology-driven measurement and evaluation of key development programs.
Kelly stared at the email she had just received from the divisional vice president. It said, “The top training initiatives going forward will be evaluated for effectiveness, with a report being submitted at the conclusion of each event.”
Data is not one-size-fits-all. It varies based on the audience it’s being served to and the analysis it’s undergoing, and in a business setting, it’s not always available to everyone. It can either be a helpful tool, or an enormous time sink.
Professional survival depends on education in today’s world of rapidly accelerating transformation. At the same time, for organizations to stay competitive, they must have a way to measure the success of that education.