Evaluating Learning Programs

In the February issue of TD magazine (Talent Development by ATD), my article: “5 Signs that a Learning Program Needs to Go” was featured.  Here is the link to the article.

Only 5 signs made the cut in the article, but I wanted to share a few more that were left on the cutting room floor. (more…)

Let’s Train the Trainer!

Train the Trainer

Tell me if this sounds familiar: Your company has staffed its training department with experienced subject matter experts (SMEs) who have the knowledge required to train highly effective employees, but there is something getting lost in translation. Ask yourself: what’s missing? Did your company take the time to work with those SMEs to develop the critical platform skills needed to become highly effective trainers?  The effectiveness of SMEs who are new trainers without a formal ‘Train the Trainer’ program often lacks facilitation skills that limit the development of their adult learners.