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Did you know that more than $160 billion have been spent on designing or purchasing training programs in 2017? Meanwhile, studies show that only 10% to 20% of employees apply on the job what they have learned through formal training activities. At the source of this problem lie deep-rooted misconceptions about learning, as well as a widespread lack of sustainment activities reinforcing new skills and improving knowledge transfer in corporate settings.
In this workshop, you will discover the common pitfalls that hinder most adult learning programs. You will also learn what methods will allow you to enhance employee performance and yield better returns for each dollar invested in training.
21st Century Learning Problems
- About the “School Model”
- Economies of Scale and “One-Size-Fits-All” Programs
- The Great Void or: What Happens Between Training and the Job
- Show Me the ROI, Jerry!
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
IN THIS SESSION, YOU WILL LEARN TO:
- Avoid the common, costly pitfalls of formal training activities in corporate settings
- Leverage findings in cognitive science to design efficient training programs, focused on solving actual business problems
- Implement simple tools to set up retrieval practice activities and maximize knowledge transfer on the job