For the past several years, organizations have been subtly shifting from the role of Training Director to Chief Learning Officer. Those simple words belie the dramatic transformation of a key function. This is a change that, I’m willing to bet, no one really notices or cares about except those in the field of learning. Ah, but they should.
Let’s start with training versus learning. Training implies a passive role; you train me to do something you already know how to do. On the other hand, learning requires both a decision to learn, and active participation in the learning. If the goal is to change behavior, training will rarely accomplish the goal.
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According to the American Society for Quality, Six Sigma guidelines suggest three conditions are essential to the success of a quality program: clear quality vision, alignment of company goals, and commitment from leadership
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Establishing quality starts with passionate people. You can train people on processes and [...]
MDI Group, a national IT staffing and recruiting services provider, has announced that it will be offering a new training program targeted towards Java development in the Atlanta, GA labor market. The program is named FastTrack’D, and the company claims to be the first to deploy a program of this kind in the region. the program is designed to help increase the supply of in demand skill-sets currently lacking in the local market.
“Java has been a top programming language for years, but for every 10 Java development jobs available, there is currently only one person qualified to fill the position,” said Richey Brownfield, CEO for MDI Group. “There is a clear need for this [...]