It is Difficult to Make Learning Stick
Too many trainers, instructional designers and learners struggle with how to make learning stick after a training workshop is completed.
What is Learning Anyway?
Learning is defined as the acquisition of knowledge or skills through experience, study, or by being taught. When it comes to how to make learning stick, we believe it is all about the transfer of newly acquired skills and knowledge to the job in order to measurably change behavior and improve performance.
Some Alarming Learning Statistics
Unfortunately, by most accounts, corporations struggle to make learning stick even after they invest heavily in training and development. Here are some alarming statistics:
How to Beat the Odds and Make Learning Stick
If you want to make learning stick for your corporate training initiatives:
Then align the new skills with your performance management processes and understand that learning new skills takes time and practice.
Be patient and willing to let people make mistakes and to learn from them.
The Bottom Line
Too many trainers, instructional designers and learners struggle with how to make learning stick after a training workshop is completed. To make learning stick, begin by beginning relevant to the business.
To learn more about how to make learning stick and the transfer of training, download the The #1 Reason Training Initiatives Fail According to Executives
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