Creating a staff development and training plan is essential for the growth and success of your organisation. Global can help you put together a well-designed plan will help employees acquire new skills, improve performance, and stay engaged in their work roles.
1. Assessing Your Organisation's Needs
Global starts by identifying the specific needs and goals of your organisation. Considering factors such as industry trends, technological advancements, and the skills required to meet your business objectives moving forward. Our staff can talk over your needs and help you to assess where you could best benefit from upskilling, apprenticeship positions, or improving the approach to certain areas of your work.
2. Setting Clear Objectives
We will help you to define clear and measurable objectives for your staff development and training program. These objectives should align with your organisation's strategic goals. For example, if your goal is to improve customer service, your training objectives might focus on enhancing communication skills or problem-solving abilities, but we also offer dedicated Customer Service upskilling.
3. Identify Target Staff
Determine who in your staff, or which departments, would benefit most from training. We will tailor your training plan to the specific needs of different employee groups. Consider factors like job roles, experience levels, and career goals . . . Make sure you keep your essential members of staff engaged and feeling valued!
4. Allocate Budget and Resources
Determine the budget and time available for training and development. Global loves to build in extra value to our offerings, so you may find your courses include First Aid at Work and other mandatory staff compliance training options for free!
5. Choose Training Methods
Selecting the most appropriate training methods for your organisation and employees is our goal – we want you to have the best fit for your business so as not to cause problems in the smooth running of operations. Common training methods include:
- Instructor-led, in person training at your place of business
- E-learning and online courses
- Blended learning, combining the flexibility of online learning and the depth of in-person training
6. Develop a Training Schedule
Creating a timeline for when training will take place and sticking to it! Considering factors like employee availability, project deadlines, and the urgency of certain skills development for your business delivery. You may always feel too busy, but we will help you to make a schedule and get things in place!
7. Offer Ongoing Development
Enhanced employee development should be an ongoing process. Provide opportunities for continuous learning and skill development. This might include additional training sessions, access to online resources, or encouraging participation in industry conferences and seminars. Making employees feel valued and part of the organisation can only help you to boost staff retention and get the best performance from your employees.
8. Review and Adjust as necessary
Regularly review your staff development and training plan to ensure it remains aligned with your organisation's goals and evolving needs. Make adjustments and improvements as necessary.
9. Celebrate Achievements
Recognising and rewarding employees who have successfully completed training and have demonstrated improved skills. We think it is valuable for business to be encouraging a culture of continuous learning and development in the workplace. Remember that a well-executed staff development and training plan can boost employee morale, increase productivity, and contribute to the long-term success of your organisations. It's an investment in both your employees and your company's future, and Global is here to help!