What is a great training experience?
As we at Juice have learned from clients, the answer depends on whom you ask:
Unfortunately, most organizations’ training programs put much more emphasis on meeting business objectives than participants’ needs.
As a result, participants:
Shifting focus to participants
Here are three things to help increase the likelihood that your training will effect actual change:
The lesson here is: never assume you know the people you are training. Find ways to understand the needs of your participants, and then craft your content around those needs. Until you address those basic needs, you can’t address your own business objectives.
Striking a balance
Of course, in addressing the needs of participants, we can’t simply forget about the needs of the organization.
The secret to effecting actual change is simply in shifting the focus of the training so it’s appropriately balanced between the needs of the organization and its participants.
A small shift can make a huge difference. Try it—and share your success stories in the comments below!
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