Investing in training and development is important to help your people, and your business, to thrive.
We would say that, of course, as we love developing people and watching them flourish, so we are slightly biased! But we are also realistic and clear on this: whilst learning can be a lot of fun, all training and development should have a positive impact all round, otherwise it can be a big waste of time.
It’s about your people and your business. And each is as important as the other.
For your people: You need to be very sure of what it is you need them to learn/develop, and how you expect it to positively impact on them and their teams. For your business: You also need to be very sure that the programme you chose is aligned with your business focus, and that it will add to and enhance that, rather than just add to the overhead.
Once that’s established, it’s a simple case of choosing the most appropriate programme and making the most of it.
Here’s a summary of our recommendations: