Management of training

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  • How to measure the success of learning: the 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    5 September 2012
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our research finds that line manager input can be key to the successful evaluation of learning at an individual level, but this is jeopardised where managers lack commitment.

  • Learning evaluation keeps housing trust's culture change on track

    Date:
    5 September 2012
    Type:
    Case studies

    Housing trust Central & Cecil embarked on an ambitious programme of culture change, with learning and development programmes at its core. Evaluation of learning has been an integral part of the process.

  • Employer approaches to training requests: XpertHR survey 2011

    Date:
    6 July 2011
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR research finds that most employers already process and grant requests for training and regard the employee right to make a request in relation to study or training as irrelevant. However, the new legislation has had a positive impact at some organisations and half believe that the law should be extended to SMEs.

  • How Virgin Media reduced training costs and increased efficiency

    Date:
    9 March 2011
    Type:
    Case studies

    Virgin Media has made significant savings in fees and has reduced time spent on the management of external training provision by using an outsourcing partner.

  • Branded management training at Ideal Standard

    Date:
    7 July 2010
    Type:
    Case studies

    Bathroom supplier Ideal Standard has created a branded in-house management training programme that has earned itself a strong reputation within the company and helped transform the organisation's culture. IRS examines how it is being implemented.

  • Stress management training: the 2010 IRS survey

    Date:
    8 March 2010
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Equipping line managers with good people management skills is considered the most important type of training intervention for dealing with stress at work, according to this IRS survey.

  • Evaluation of training: the 2010 IRS survey

    Date:
    3 March 2010
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    IRS research finds that the most effective ways to evaluate training are appraisals and follow-up conversations with line managers.

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