How do I calculate the cost of training per trainee in our vocational center? Which items should I include? For example, do I include the cost of buildings, equipment, salaries and training materials? I’m trying to make a standardized model for calculating the training cost per trainee in my organization, which incorporates many such centers.
Companies are increasingly using the Web—already the realm of Googling and online matchmaking—to pair employees eager to grow and willing to counsel. Companies including Dow Chemical and Abbott Laboratories say the approach is a vast improvement over paper-managed programs, creating better matches and saving money in the process.Read More
How could we upgrade our Web-based training? We aren't sure where to begin since there are so many options.
Our e-learning curriculum includes 100 courses across a broad spectrum of fields, all developed by content specialists. Why aren’t more of our employees enrolling to take these courses? Despite monthly reminders, participation remains low. If it doesn’t increase soon, we’ll have to scrap funding for it.
Companies are increasingly seeking systems and services to streamline the basics of human resources administration, manage competencies, deal with performance and boost learning. Making them work in concert remains a huge challenge.Read More
Minnesota Life hires well-rounded college grads, not "techie-geeks," trains them intensively, gives them work/life balance and reaps the benefits in skill and loyalty.Read More
Like most other e-learning companies, Ninth House promotes the blended-learning approach.Read More
You remember e-learning: expensive, frustrating, disappointing. And yet, even companies that were burned by their first encounter haven't given up. Spending on e-learning was up 22 percent last year, as companies treat e-learning strategically, with a greater attention to ROI and more awareness of how to use it--and how not to use it.Read More
A chart showing how training expenditures affect revenues and profitability.Read More
One company found that it could spend far less than if an outside training company had done all the training.Read More