Training education and development
We get only 25% or less of what we use in our jobs through formal learning. Yet, most of an organisation’s budget is focused on formal structured training events. The net result is that we spend the most money on the smaller part of the equation. (David Grebow, IBM Institute for Advanced Learning)
Your taskBelow is a list of activities. Identify those that you would consider to be ‘training’, those that you would consider ‘education’ and those that might be considered ‘development’.Why did you separate them as you have?
- a. A team leader showing a team member how to operate new equipment
- b. A colleague showing another colleague how to operate equipment
- c. An instructor lecturing a group on how to operate new equipment
- d. A team member attending a local education centre on a day release scheme
- e. A technician spending a week on a residential course on new procedures.
- f. A manager briefing his/her team.
- g. An expert giving guidance to a team leader on good practice and limitations of the new equipment
- h. A manager watching a receptionist dealing with a difficult caller
- i. Police recruits practising firearm skills via a drill
- j. A new sales person accompanying another experienced person on sales visits
- k. Attending an evening class for ‘Holiday Spanish Conversation’
- l. Attending a pre-natal child care course
- m. A group of students attending a graduate course in English literature
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