Overcoming Online Training Obstacles

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Overcoming Online Training Obstacles

Gaining operational and financial support for your online training can sometimes be challenging. That's why we thought we'd share with you this fantastic article by Ajay Pangarkar, who offers advice on overcoming resistance and taking your learning to the next level.

Ajay Pangarkar is a workplace performance strategist and the award-winning author of "The Trainer's Balanced Scorecard." His excellent piece, "5 Tactics To Get Operational Support For Learning", takes a deep dive into these five practical tactics to overcome operational resistance to online training programs:

  • Focus on helping the manager and employees meet their goals
  • Recognize that active managers manage the money and resources
  • Measure what matters to the operational leaders
  • Measure where you want to go
  • Find downtimes or slow periods


How To Propose Learning to Operational Management


Ajay's main takeaway:

"When proposing learning to operational managers, you've probably faced questions like "Why now?", "What will this cost?" or "How will it improve us?" to name a few. Remember, for operational leaders, it's not about the training. It's always about the results."

Read the full article to learn how to overcome online training obstacles in your workplace today.

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