Understanding the Need for Additional Training in the Oil & Gas Industry

by Tracy Cox January 26, 2015 Oil & Gas

An organization’s training strategy, curriculum and processes impact how well that company meets industry regulations and compliance requirements. This is particularly evident in the oil and gas industry, as evidenced by a recent study of 304 oil and gas professionals, conducted by Douglas-Westwood with Raytheon Professional Services (RPS). Respondents ranged from drilling engineers to procurement […]

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Utilizing E-Learning in Your Corporate Training

by RPS January 23, 2015 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Training Industry Incorporating Real-World Experiences in E-learning by Kerri Simmons Performance improvement professionals are naturally curious about how individuals learned their profession. How were they trained? […]

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Planning Your Learning and Development Goals for the New Year

by RPS January 16, 2015 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. CLO The Future of the Learning Function by Thomas Handcock, Warren Howlett, and Jean Martin Today’s learning leaders have to be prepared to change. At some […]

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What Matters Most to the Training Industry in 2015

by Dave Letts January 15, 2015 Training

  As we kick off another exciting year at Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) we are focused on what will matter most to the training industry in the coming months. In order to determine some key areas of emphasis for 2015, we assessed market conditions, our customer needs, technology advancements and workforce demands. Here are five […]

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New Year, New Leadership Lessons: How to Manage Better in 2015

by RPS January 9, 2015 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. CLO Look on the Bright Side of Learning by Cushing Anderson Chief learning officers are constantly adjusting their tactics by mixing and matching content topics and […]

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Bridging the Gap to Civilian Careers

by RPS December 30, 2014 Automotive

In our latest infographic we highlight the power of our Shifting Gears: Automotive Technician Training Program in helping U.S. Army soldiers transition to civilian life. All participants in the first two classes of the Shifting Gears program were recently offered jobs in the GM dealership network. We are pleased to be involved in such a […]

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Learning BPO: Meeting and Exceeding Client Expected Benefits

by RPS December 23, 2014 Training

According to analyst and advisory firm, NelsonHall, there are several criteria to consider in terms of expected client benefits when implementing Learning Business Process Outsourcing (LBPO) including: cost savings; timeliness; employee self-service; support for new business units and country entry; integration of acquired companies; linking learning to talent management; measuring learning effectiveness and analytics. In […]

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Developing a Strong Team with Training and Leadership

by RPS December 19, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Training Industry Learning’s Missing Piece: The Importance of On-the-Job Training by Viren R. Kapadia Employees are often trained away from where they work, whether it’s down […]

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Training for High Consequence Environments and Minimizing Disruption

by Tracy Cox December 12, 2014 Global Perspectives

This week, on behalf of Raytheon Professional Services (RPS), I had the honor of hosting a webinar, in partnership with Energy Central, on a topic that is really important to us. The event was titled: Training for Disruption – The PG&E and Con Edison Stories. The approximately 200 attendees got to hear how two organizations […]

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2015′s Key eLearning Trends and How to Become a Great Leader

by RPS December 12, 2014 Friday 5

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Forbes 6 Key Steps to Influencing Effective Knowledge Transfer in Your Business by Chris Cancialosi Before lifting a Black Hawk helicopter off the ground, the pilot […]

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