7 Foundation Skills Development Mistakes To Avoid In Corporate Training

| January 1, 2019

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The question is really not whether you need Foundation Skills training, but rather how you ensure it’s effective and makes the right impact. Here are some common mistakes to avoid and help you get the most from Foundation Skills.Foundation Skills cover many of the basics of business skills. It’s easy therefore to imagine that everyone will eventually acquire them on the job by absorbing what they can from observing others or confronting challenges. There’s no doubt that active collaboration is a powerful way to learn and that learning by doing is an effective learning strategy. Nevertheless, if you leave training to chance, gaps will appear.Formal training is not just about passing tests, it’s about presenting information in a structured way so that people have the basis upon which to build. Also, it’s about standardisation – knowing what’s the right approach when – and then further, about enhancing and improving standards, and translating what you’ve learned into practice. If you want to improve performance, you need Foundation Skills.Providing training in Foundation Skills is a start, but there’s much more to introducing an effective training programme. Too often training can be a tick-box exercise for both employees and the organisation. It’s like the worst aspects of compliance training; you’ve completed the course, you’re certified and that’s that.

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