|Written by Liz McDermott
During uncertain times, it's vitally important to be able to convince your executive team that employee training is an essential part of the company's future.
With that in mind, we thought we'd share some sound advice from Gifty Abagre-Laryea in her great article "Gain a Seat at the Table: How to Show Training’s Value to Business Executives."
Gifty is an experienced learning and development manager for the U.S. programs division of "World Relief" - a global humanitarian resettlement agency that partners with almost ten thousand volunteers around the globe to help tackle the world's greatest problems.
The Value of Employee Training
Gifty's main takeaway:
"It is common knowledge that training is often the ‘target for sacrifice’ during uncertain economic times. Convincing executives about the value of training, though difficult, is crucial for your programs' successful implementation and sustainability. If executives are unwilling to give training a seat at the table, then training professionals must walk up to the table and pull up a chair."
Read the full article to find out how you can make the case for improving your employee training today.