Training : Apex Business Conferences
"If you think education is expensive, try ignorance." In the business setting, that quote is taken to mean, "If you think training is expensive, try incompetence."
Training is not a 'recreational' luxury to be implemented when times are good, but is an essential survival tool when times are pretty rough. It is important to maintain an ongoing assessment of the internal training needs of the organization while anticipating the changes in the external environment that will dictate new skills and knowledge.
Apex Conferences comprehends the need to interact and actively engage our audience; where conferences become a learning process involving the complete participation of delegates as well as pre and post follow up analysis so as to measure the impact of the learning process whereby new strategies could be developed to enhance the knowledge up gradation process.
The unfortunate trend in short term cost cutting is to reduce or in some cases, completely eliminate the training budget. Embedded in that budget is skill training, knowledge acquisition and tuition reimbursement. All conventional wisdom supports the notion that training is critical to the efficient functioning of an organization, but the link between conventional wisdom and practical reality gets lost when the idea is to keep the ship afloat. The often translates into organizations having a bunch of highly skilled employees who are proficient in bailing water, but once the waters are calm and stability has been established, no one knows how to row the boat.
Leaders understand the importance of providing employees with opportunities to grow personally and professionally. It is critical that the type of training an employer provides meets the needs of the business and its employees.
You have to train people for the right reasons. Certainly, improved business performance is very important. Good training will yield higher profits, reduced costs, employee retention, improved production and many more tangible, positive results. When we invest in our employees by providing training, they feel better about themselves, they want to make a quality contribution, they often deal with personal situations in a more positive manner and they can mentor and help others. We all benefit.