Anyone who has ever been involved in selecting training providers will know that it can be a stressful and confusing task. How do you know that you have the best option from the thousands of training providers out there? Are they going to deliver great training and offer the best value for you and your company?
We have put together 5 top tips for you to consider when making any selections based on how we select training providers and trainers. We aim to only work with the best and the below ensures that we weed out the weak.
T – Track record
Who have they worked with and how recently? Will they understand the culture of your business? Can they “talk the talk” when dealing with delegates? If you want a sales trainer then make sure he or she has a successful sales background. Work with training providers will understand your business and the culture. Would an Investment bank want a trainer who has only ever worked in the public sector and vice versa? Probably not.
Always ask for the trainers’ cv and/or profile so you can check out their history. Also ask for at least two clients references and then contact them. Don’t just ask if the training was good; ask them what the provider was like to work with, how was their customer service, did they have good ideas, were they flexible? [read more]