THE BENEFITS OF IN-HOUSE TRAINING COURSES
AND HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT ONE
Many organizations provide their employees with in-house training courses as there are many benefits for the organization and the employees.
When an organization invests in training, the training provider must work closely with their client to fully understand the organization’s needs and goals, thereby ensuring that their employees receive the most appropriate and effective training,
WHY CHOOSE IN-HOUSE TRAINING?
In-house training allows employees to receive training more focused on their individual needs. However, there are many additional benefits as well:
- Cost Savings on Training
The training firm sends a trainer to you rather than setting up the training environment, therefore, the cost per trainee is usually significantly lower than for publicly scheduled courses. By saving their employees time and consequently money, as employees will not be required to take additional time off work to attend offsite training, savings are realized.
- Cost Saving on Travel
You are not responsible for the costs of transportation and hotel accommodation, and meals at the offsite training event. often located in large cities where lodging is most expensive.
- Specific and Concentrated Training
Public seminars and courses are frequently generic; offered to attendees from organizations of all sizes and sectors. Conducting an in-house training course for a single client, the focus of the training can be on the particular topics and skills essential to your organization or industry. In-house training focuses on issues and responsibilities relevant to your industry and organizational needs.
- Comfort and Convenience
It can be difficult to organize training for people with schedules and commitments. Some individuals may have difficulty travelling out of town for family and other reasons. Holding in-house training classes on your premises can make working around people's schedules easier by eliminating logistical concerns.
In-house training courses can provide your organization with flexibility that suits your unique schedule - avoiding peak operation times of the organization.
- Use of current work examples
Training in-house means that the programs may be tailored to address your specific problems using real-life examples specific to your industry, thereby ensuring maximum impact. Participants can work on cases and issues relevant to their positions rather than general examples.
- Team building opportunities
Having a room full of attendees from all departments and even different levels can help to foster collaboration and a sense of team. Through enjoyable and engaging Interactive training, staff rapport and team building are achieved. This often results in higher worker morale and increased awareness and comprehension of each other's jobs.
In-house training provides benefits to both your organization and your employees that are unavailable when a trainee attends an external training course or conference. Employees consolidate their learning by training other employees, which occurs more organically. All training companies are not the same. If you’re looking for value for money expended on training,
A good training provider will spend time determining the most appropriate way to accomplish the goals set by their client. This way, the client's needs can be understood more in-depth, which leads to a greater chance of a highly successful training experience. It is vital to choose a training program that is relevant to your organization and employees’ needs. Remember, too, that If you’re looking for value for money expended on training, it’s not always the cheapest training course that will provide the greatest benefit for your organization's short- and long-term goals.
Your training provider must have extensive experience providing the specific
training called for, and those individuals providing the training are academically qualified with many years of experience working with the target group selected for training.
At P.A. Douglas & Associates Inc., we have been offering in-house training for over fifty years. Our instructors have significant academic qualifications, many with Ph.D., MBA, and CMC qualifications. Our instructors also have an average of more than twenty years of providing training with our firm.
Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, governments, universities and healthcare providers. A partial list is provided below:
We would be honoured to bring one of our public seminars to your organization or design a program specifically to suit your needs.
Please get in touch with Sabrina at 1-800-222-4062 for full details on this opportunity.
Paul A. Douglas