Measuring the impact of training
4 out of 5 companies do not get any significant impact from training employees or do not make any effort to measure and document whether the training has an impact. Yet, huge amounts of money are spent every year on sending employees on training courses where skills, tools and techniques are practised in a secure environment.
Tools and tips for how to create more dynamics, ownership and qualified results in group processes through intentional design.
Do you know the feeling of participating in training where you have been sitting all day just listening and looking at countless PowerPoint slides? Where the time between the breaks has been far too long? Where the involvement of the participants has been limited to a couple of questions from plenum at the end of lengthy presentations?
Action as a means of communication
The burning platform is a core concept in classic change management. The analogy originates from an oil drilling rig that caught fire, and where the only survivors were those who defied all regulations and leapt off the platform into a foaming sea 40 metres below. When asked afterwards why they had jumped, they answered that they felt they had no alternative.
Project management training
Your staff needs to have the right skills and training to manage projects effectively. However, training will only have an effect if it is closely related to your business.
Introduce more freedom and a few strict rules if you wish to increase the efficiency and quality of your development projects. This may sound like a contradiction in terms, but it works.
Leadership in project environments
How do you allocate resources for cross-divisional projects while still meeting your targets in the line? Most line managers recognise this dilemma. To resolve it, you need to make sure that line and project goals are aligned so that the organisation is not competing for the same resources.
Projects have become the standard way of bringing about organisational change or stimulating business development. To ensure successful results – on time and on budget – the project needs to be effectively managed.
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Successful execution of large projects depends on two things: an effective project management model and real commitment from top management.