Tag: L&D

Companies often struggle to help individuals realise meaningful organisational outcomes through learning and development

How HR can supercharge the potential of employees

Most organisations have competing values and priorities which ultimately inhibits their ability to help maximise the potential of employees and their individual and professional potential, according to a leadership and coaching expert. “Many businesses say they value their people as their greatest assets, yet many pivotal decisions are primarily bottom-line […]

Training and development needs to be more than just workshops delivering death by PowerPoint, with very limited effect back on the job

3 ways learning and development programs come unstuck

Most organisations are not translating the theory into practice with L&D programs, and there are three notable areas where most companies commonly fail in this area, according to an L&D expert. The first challenge of learning and development is engaging participants before and after face-to-face learning, so learning can be highly […]

Organisations should consult their learners in the training and development planning process

What do BYOD users want from mobile learning?

While there is a growing acceptance of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to work, there is a significant mismatch between what learners want and what organisations are providing, according to recent research. For example, users said that they would prefer training for relevant software and tools, leadership development and new […]

How can L&D develop the skills to drive performance?

The L&D function needs a much broader blend of skills than ever before in order to prepare organisations for technological growth, globalisation and an uncertain economic outlook, but there is a significant gap between the skills and capabilities L&D practitioners know they need, and what they actually have in-house. Although […]