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2013 Global Trends in Training Part 4: Death of the Classroom?

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Mark Twain once famously said, “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” As we begin 2013, the same can probably be said for the classroom training experience and the role of the professional instructor. While technology continues to bolster the value of training and improve the classroom experience in high consequence industries such […]

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2013 Global Trends in TrainingPart 2: SMEs to the Rescue

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The concept of transferring knowledge from experts in a particular field to a new generation of workers is really the base upon which training programs are built. Subject matter experts – or ‘SMEs’, as they are known in the training industry – are in high-demand as they play a critical role in the development of […]

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5 Considerations When Selecting a Corporate Training Partner

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5 Considerations When Selecting a Corporate Training Partner More PowerPoint presentations from inkhouse

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Did You Learn What You Needed to Know?

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There are all sorts of metrics and formulas to evaluate the success of training programs, but perhaps the most effective method is by asking one simple question: did you learn what you need to know in order to complete the job? For bottom line businesses such as automotive service departments where there are no areas […]

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Five Reasons to be Thankful for Corporate Training

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As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we thought it would be a fun exercise to look at some of the top reasons why we should be thankful for corporate training and, by extension, training professionals. It can be easy to sometimes forget about training as we become absorbed in daily operations and focused on getting […]

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Certified has Become the Name of the Game in the Automotive Industry

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Manufacturers and car dealerships recognize the importance of the driver-technician relationship as it relates to the repeat buying of a brand. That’s why those who sell cars and trucks often go to great lengths to promote the competence of their service departments and technicians. Today, “certified” is the buzzword dealers use to convey excellence in […]

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