Can You Make the Business Case for Training?

Today’s Advisor gives you a wealth of valuable information and research to make your case to top management, including 10 good reasons training is a sound investment and 5 ways you can increase the return on your training investment even more.

Choose Your Training Format: Instructor–Led Classroom or Independent Online

Many companies with employees in a variety of locations across the country are relying on technology to deliver training. According to an American Society for Training & Development (ASTD, now known as Association for Talent Development (ATD)) “State of the Industry” report, companies are using a record level of e-learning, and ATD predicts that number […]

The ABCs of ASTD Becoming ATD

Here’s how the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) explained its recent name change, to the Association for Talent Development (ATD): This change recognizes the dynamic growth and influence the broader training and development profession has today and will in the future. The scope and global impact of the field has grown dramatically since […]

Can You Use E-Learning for E-Training?

In general, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) focuses its efforts on compliance rather than on the training process used to achieve compliance. (However, asbestos, lead abatement, and certain other highly toxic or cancer-causing material handling are exceptions for which the EPA has specific training requirements.) In some cases, the EPA specifies general types of […]

Is Learning an Integral Part of your Company Culture?

Continuous learning and development are high priorities at U.S. Security Associates—a fact that is evidenced by the firm’s many training awards and accomplishments of individual employees. In the fall, the Atlanta-based firm received an American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) BEST Award for the second time. The firm, which provides national security services and […]