5 Tips To Effectively Address Foundation Skills In Corporate Training

| December 18, 2018

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Corporate training faces a constant challenge to keep up with the rapid pace of a changing business landscape. Pressure too comes from the increasing demands of employees wanting to develop their skills, so they can keep abreast of change and take advantage of new opportunities and new career paths.'Foundation Skills' is the name given to a core set of training resources that cover the fundamentals of business literacy and provide a broad base for development and learning. They include areas such as managing your own time and learning to manage other people and teamwork. There is topic-specific training available in areas like Finance, Health and Safety, Project Management, and Change Management. As the names of the topics suggest, these are key skills that would benefit any employee from newbies to new managers.But addressing these skills requires more than just directing people to the next training session or asking them to view an eLearning module. As we know, training that is unsupported and not aligned with business goals and employee needs is likely to fail to have the desired impact. So, how do you address the needs of these foundation skills and ensure that they’re effective and produce the right results?

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