What level of training attendance should you aim for?

Long queue for training session

When speaking to L&D managers recently, a common issue seems to be low attendance on training courses. One colleague said that she had to cancel a course when only 4 of the 8 that had enrolled actually showed up. Speaking to others, attendance seems to range from 30-90% depending on the organisation and nature of…

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Don’t wait

Don't wait

“If you defer investing your time and energy until you see that you need to, chances are it will already be too late.” – Clayton M. Christensen

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Low attendance on training courses fails employees

Low training attendance fails employees

Back in 2008, I was working as a consultant, supporting the HR and L&D function within a major organization. They were in trouble. Every time they delivered something that had the potential to be great, they sold it short. The content was there. They genuinely had the ability to change help their employees to grow, and to…

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Poor training attendance causes a downward spiral for L&D

Empty training session

If you are reading this, you are probably responsible for the development of employees at your organization. Not only that, but you probably care a lot about whether or not those employees are growing, learning, getting better. You intentionally spend time and money on making sure this happens. When it doesn’t happen, particularly when employees…

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