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Entries for December 2013

Many training professionals struggle to gain support for training initiatives from key business partnersshutterstock_75592402
and stakeholders. 

They often find themselves tasked with providing a new training program to fix a problem that has not yet been considered or discussed thoroughly. After issuing their orders, these business partners disappear until it is time to see if the training "worked." 

Use this collection of our favorite resources for building business partnership to put an end to this cycle and generate training with true business value.

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Too often, training professionals make the mistake of considering their work finished as soon as the training event is over and the evaluation forms have been collected. In reality, this is when the most critical work begins.
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Use this collection of our favorite resources for driving on-the-job performance to learn what steps to take before and after a training program to ensure that your learners implement their new knowledge.

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Many training professionals erroneously view post-program evaluation from the perspective of a simple "smile sheet." iStock_000004844166XSmall

However, we endorse a much broader view of evaluation that begins long before the end of a specific training event. 

Review this
collection of our favorite resources for post-program evaluations with substance to learn how to achieve effective program evaluation with minimal resources and wasted effort.

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