Effective Training Rollout Strategies Align with Desired Results
Too many practitioners underestimate the value of effective training rollout strategies. And, unfortunately, too many frontline leaders tell us that their training initiatives do not lead anywhere meaningful to the people or to the business.
They do not lead to skill development. They do not lead to behavior change. They do not lead to performance improvement. And they do not lead to tangible business results.
Three Training Rollout Strategies To Help the Transfer of Training
There are many obstacles to the successful transfer of training. But if you carefully consider the following three training strategies when rolling out a learning solution, you’ll be much more likely to achieve the results you seek.
Our Caveat for Success
The above three alternatives assume that you have already explicitly linked the training initiative to key business priorities, completed a training needs assessment, and designed the overall solution and training measurement strategies effectively. Additionally, be aware that within these three strategies, each option has advantages and disadvantages depending upon your specific workplace culture, budget, desired outcomes, and where you are on the learning maturity continuum.
Five Training Rollout Options
Four Main Training Participation Options
Two Training Participant Mix Options
The Bottom Line
Many clients puzzle over various training rollout strategies and options. They worry about trying to determine rollout options before they know where they are headed and the key obstacles they and their target audience face. Begin with clear, desired outcomes from a business and learning perspective. Once these are clear, it should not be very difficult to select the combination of training rollout options that will work best for your initiative.
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