The top two responses from students after training about their failure to implement training concepts and skills are: 1) I haven't had time and 2) management doesn't want to change what we do. The number one person responsible for effective application of training on the job is you – the manager or supervisor! Why do managers spend the money on training? What is the purpose of sending staff to training? How do you evaluate whether the money and time has been value added? Is training effectiveness primarily the role of the trainers you select? This half day session will explore the role of the manager in ensuring effective training and implementation on the job for performance improvements.
At the end of this half day session, using notes, provided resources, and insights from other participants in the class, participants will be able to:
Participants will be provided with a USB flash drive that includes the resources referenced or used during the class.
Identify the top issues you have as a manager in deciding who and why to send someone to training and your key challenges in ensuring performance improvements.
Students must be in attendance for the entire class and actively participate in discussions and activities.
Training managers and supervisors who want to evaluate training effectiveness
There are no registration fees for this class.
Georgia L. Harris,
Office of Weights and Measures
Phone: (301) 975 - 4014
Email: g.harris [at] nist.gov
NIST/Office of Weights and Measures
Class No. 5310
Event Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET (1 hour lunch break)
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 2, 2014
St. Louis Union Station Hotel,
1820 Market Street,
St. Louis, MO 63103