Corporate training solutions should never be seen as just a fad, and something that you pay lip service to as a company owner. There is always a call for certain off the shelf training for a business, but there should also be an approach taken that is tailored to your company, as each and every business is different to the next. Your staff members will face a very different set of challenges and problems to overcome than even your competitors who are working within the same industry.
The importance of bespoke training courses and materials to complement wider and more generic training courses has recently been outlined in a survey published by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES). The survey stated that British employers would be better served if they designed and tailored training courses that were ultra specific to the needs of their business.
For those organisations that want to push forward and drive very specific training programmes that teach individual team members important skills and processes, engages with on-the-job learning and promotes a culture of vocational education over the course of a career within the company, growth as a whole is inevitable. Standing still should never be an option for any right-minded entrepreneur and the correct training programme for your company needs is the perfect tool to engage with pushing forward and improving all aspects of a business and brand.
Training, when provided in the correct manner, helps your company in a number of ways.
Offer a Clear Career Path – The first thing that you’ll notice when you offer your staff specific training for their chosen role, is that there will be higher numbers eager to learn more. If a person knows that through training they can progress up the career ladder within your organisation, and can see that others have done so, they are more likely to be switched on, engaged and willing to improve their skills for the betterment of the wider team.
Improve Staff Morale – If your staff has been trained effectively and everyone understands their job roles and the tasks they have to complete, the process of work on a daily basis, and the minutiae of work, will become easier. When that happens there is a significant increase in staff morale. And a happy workplace is a more effective and productive one.
Increase Staff Retention Levels – With both of the above comes benefits not just relating to productivity and profits, but also benefits to staff retention levels. A happy workplace with a clear career progression will make your company one that entices people more readily and doesn’t have to convince staff members to stay, they’ll just want to!
Taking on board tailored training courses, that can focus on very specific processes relating to your industry and company, will help your company improve efficiencies, productivity and eventually profits as your team become better equipped to maximise their potential and drive the company forward. Paying closer attention to your training programmes, and not just hiring corporate training services that offer a generic only approach, could help your business to continue it
Dale Carnegie is the world leader in helping corporate leaders change their thought process from ‘I understand where this company is going’ to ‘I believe in where this company is going.’ If you would like to join the Dale Carnegie journey and allow us to assist you in the transformation of your company’s culture and training processes, we have a range of courses available for you.