Vital Insight Into Management Training Success

Expert Tips For Building A Strong Leadership Development Strategy

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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The Rise and Fall of MOOCs (and What It Means for Workplace Training)

The Massive Open Online Course (or "MOOC") has arguably been the hottest subject in education over the past two years. The New York Times proclaimed 2012 as "the year of the MOOC." Some particularly massive MOOCs enrolled over 100,000 students across the globe to listen to a single lecture. A slew of "ed-tech" start-ups arose, amassing tens of millions of dollars in venture funding to build MOOC platforms. There were more than a few passionate proclamations that MOOCs would soon change education forever.

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Vital Learning Gets a Brand New Look

Today we are officially releasing our brand new look and website and are bursting with excitement. Our new website is more than just an updated look – it represents the tremendous improvements that will result from the changes in systems and processes that all of us have been relentlessly pursuing over the past year. These changes will enhance the interactions, relationships and impact that we can have with our customers, partners, and colleagues.

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