Vital Insight Into Management Training Success

Expert Tips For Building A Strong Leadership Development Strategy

Why It’s Important to Train New Managers, Too

New hires typically receive some type of training. Entry-level or slightly experienced employees need training to learn how to handle their responsibilities and become acquainted with business operations. Senior managers who have a multitude of important responsibilities also receive additional training to improve their own management skills and to enable them to better oversee their respective departments.

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Why You Need More Than One Employee Training Delivery Option

It’s a frustrating experience to choose a workplace training program and not see the improvement in employee productivity that you were expecting. Many programs promise to cover important subjects, but are they engaging enough to hold your team’s attention?

Online learning is on the rise with new and exciting resources for optimizing employee training programs. With the insurgence of smartphone usage, mobile learning is also gaining popularity. But, as many teachers will tell you, there’s often no replacement for classroom learning.

So, how do you decide which option is best for your professional development training program, ensuring that employees are engaged and have convenient access to learning materials? The good news: You don’t have to choose just one.

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Need A Leader? 4 Management Skills To Look For In An Employee

Do you find yourself struggling to find an effective manager? Recognizing winning talent doesn’t have to be so stressful when you know what to look for. Evaluate your candidates based on these four essential management skills.

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Is Your Current Management Training Slowing Internal Promotion?

Are you struggling to develop your employees into managers quickly enough? After you invest in a management training program, you want to see the investment pay off – and your employees put those skills into practice.

Promoting from within your team comes with a number of benefits, including:

  • Preexisting familiarity with your corporate culture and processes
  • Higher job performance in a shorter time frame
  • 18-20% lower compensation cost
  • Cost savings on internal training and orientation
  • Incentive for other team members to work hard for promotion
  • A display of team loyalty, which promotes employee retention

With so many advantages to internal promotion, choosing the right professional development program is paramount. To evaluate the state of your current training program, ask yourself these three questions:

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The 6 Critical Elements Of Effective Professional Development Programs

When you’re baking a cake, you need every ingredient in the recipe for your dessert to turn out just right. Look at your potential professional development program the same way. You need a training program that encompasses all the elements you want to nurture in your managers.

To choose the most effective training courses for supervisors and managers for your company, focus on these six areas.

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Where Is Your Management Training Program Falling Short?

Managers are on the front line of your business. They deal with the day-to-day operations of your company and directly impact the productivity of your employees. You want a team of effective leaders running your organization, and providing them with proper management training is the key to achieving that.

What’s your current management development program? A set of old VHS tapes? Maybe you have a new system, but you’re not seeing results. If your managers aren’t excelling, look to your management training program to diagnose the problem.

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Five Tips to Boost the “Stickiness” of Employee Training

What is “stickiness?” In the context of workplace training, stickiness tracks the level of learner engagement and knowledge retention. A “sticky” training course means that lessons taught in the course are well engrained in the learners’ memory and are likely to actually be applied on the job. So the outstanding million-dollar question: how do we make training stickier? There are many ways to make training more engaging and more memorable and Vital Learning’s courses offer plenty of guidance, but here are a few tips to get started:

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