Archive for category: Business Acumen

How much is your free training costing you?

07 Aug
August 7, 2014

For many organisations, internal training is rather like the UK’s NHS – free at the point of delivery – but like the NHS, your internal training has costs and the training you thought was ‘free’ could be costing you far more than you ever thought. I recently wrote a post for the good people at chat2lrn where I talked about the need for L&D professionals to have a good level of business acumen. In this post I’ll be looking at one of the issues I mentioned – and that’s cost Read more […]

Why L&D needs business acumen

24 Jul
July 24, 2014

Business acumen – who needs it?  There was a time when the average L&D manager needed to understand a bit about training delivery and be able to spout on about one subject or another in front of a bored audience – but no more.  Now, more than ever before, L&D managers need to be skilled in a range of subjects – and top amongst them is business acumen. This post has been written specially to support the great team who run the chat2lrn blog site and Twitter feed.  You can read all Read more […]