It’s all about Sticky Learning – isn’t it?

Posted by Kyran on 15/10/2015 3:55am

Sticky learning is a new buzzword in the training lexicon. It is turning up quite a bit in tender documents and elsewhere. Google searches pull up many pages indexed to that term. One entrepreneurial training provider even claims trademark registration for it – so others might need to be a...

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How Healthy is Your Learn >> Change >> Improve Results Value Chain?

Posted by Kyran on 13/08/2014 10:25am

All organisations have a reason for being. Smart organisations are clear about what that purpose is and have strategies in place to achieve it, and measures in place to tell how well they are doing. Some organisations engage in *Organisational Development* (OD) – aligning all of the elements of the organisational...

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The PEAR Approach to Training

Posted by Nicky on 22/07/2014 8:54am

We've known for a long time that simply attending a training course is not enough to make a difference at work. Participants need to start the learning cycle before attending a workshop, and they also need to be supported after a workshop to apply what they've learned. We know that if...

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Andrew Brickell

Posted by Nicky on 17/04/2014 12:00pm

Andrew Brickell We're very fortunate to have Andrew Brickell amongst our pool of specialist presenters. He is highly respected both nationally and internationally in his field as a consulting civil engineer, project manager and construction contract specialist advisor and arbitrator. Andrew has had extensive experience with the development, use and recent...

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Short Course Changes

Posted by Kyran on 03/03/2014 11:11am

As many of you will know, we've made a number of changes to our Short Courses over the last year or two. We've been responding to new needs by offering new (and shorter) workshops and responding to evidence that Short Course participants who are not supported after a workshop are...

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Achieving Desired Business Outcomes

Posted by Nicky on 22/01/2014 11:10am

How do you achieve desired business outcomes from training? This is a central question for any organisation and the answer lies in analysis, planning and design of learning solutions in conjunction with an experienced learning and development specialist. At one end of the spectrum, you can simpply send individuals to ad...

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It's all about Culture and Climate

Posted by Kyran on 06/11/2013 12:52pm

The holiday period has given me the chance to review all of our ODI training deliveries over 2013, and it has been quite a ‘special’ review because for the first time we have real evidence from our participants’ workplaces about the changes made there as a result of our work. This...

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How you can Fix your Application Bridge

Posted by Kyran on 05/11/2013 1:02am

Our Kirkpatrick tools and methods, and I think common sense also, tell us that if organisational training and development do not result in new skills or behaviours applied at work they are simply waste. In my many engagements with organisation clients and learners I have never been offered a counter-argument...

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How our Kirkpatrick Certification can Help You

Posted by Kyran on 24/09/2013 3:51am

Training is big business. It costs money and time, both of which are covered mostly by the employer, and only sometimes by the employee. Some organisations spend as much as 2% of their annual payroll on training; that is the equivalent of an extra week's pay for everyone. Participating in training...

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