Chapter . Create Effective Workshops

Workshop training can save an organization time and money, and offers long-term performance benefits because of the special emphasis on practicing skills and transferring them to the job. More efficiently than many other methods, workshops can close the gap between desired and actual job performance, and are most valuable if practical and relevant to both organizational and individual training needs. They concentrate training within a minimal time frame of 40 hours at most.

What's the key to creating an effective workshop? Designers and facilitators should focus on jobspecific objectives benefiting both employee and employer, and should always include participants as resource persons in both the planning and ...

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