For many organizations annual budget preparations are beckoning and consequently for Human Resource leadership considering what to allocate for professional and organization development. Whether it’s through a talent management review, succession planning or some fundamental training needs analysis justifying precious financial resources for training is never an easy task.
So once the overall budget is agreed the bigger challenge becomes who will actually be conducting the training? When selecting a training organization here are a few tips to take into consideration to ensure you have what is most important – the right fit.
Quality of Content
It may seem obvious but really pay attention to ensuring that there is good match between the needs of the organization, the people attending and the actual content provided. In addition, what opportunities does the program provide in terms of integration of learning so that it is a real “experience” rather than simply an “event”?