Posts by David Verville

How to Run a Successful Training Program
Many employees are working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Online training providers such as Udemy, EdX, Coursera, Shaw Academy, Allison, and others report record enrollment.  Employees clearly are interested in acquiring additional knowledge to further their skills and increase their promotion prospects.  The training topics include everything from how to become a better listener to pursuing a degree in Data Science.  Many of us want to learn and the avenues for doing so are greater and easier now than ever before.  Online training content continues to improve and is becoming cheaper in the process. Why do organizations continue to struggle to offer and deliver training that is meaningful to individuals and strategic to the organization? Why do training programs fail? Alignment of training initiatives to strategic objectives and metric/Key Process Indicator (KPI) performance,  Disassociation between training content and application in work,  Lack of Coaching or Mentoring follow-up,  Lack…
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