TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE BUSINESS WORLD
In this day and age, innovation is crucial for staying competitive in business; and of course, the more innovation needed, the more knowledge required. It’s simple. This is why training in business plays a fundamental role. Training and development, therefore, is not a waste of time or an expense. It’s actually quite the opposite. It’s a medium and long-term investment for both employees and for companies.
Objectives and characteristics of training
Training and development is considered to be a strategic element within a business. It must comply with a series of objectives and characteristics that we will discuss below.
Some important objectives are making organizational changes easier, promoting improvement of professional performance and fitting employees with adequate job positions, maintaining cohesive corporate culture and reaching business goals in general.
Regarding characteristics, training must adapt to the company’s strategy and culture, adapting to the business. It must be continuous and must respond to a plan. It also has to be focused on the people and teams in the company and needs to contribute to individual personal development. Finally, it needs to have control systems that allow for constant measuring of results.
Benefits of training in the workplace
On the one hand, training is important for a company because it increases employee productivity, as well as employee motivation. This generates a higher level of confidence within the organization and creates a sense of adhesion and belonging. At the same time, it reduces the feeling of stagnation and increases employee retention in the company.
On the other hand, because of training, employees will see an increase in their job opportunities and, therefore, an increase in salary. It is insurance against unemployment, as the higher the training received, the better conditions employees have to develop their functions and access another job position.
- It increases employability of professionals.
- It improves job satisfaction.
- It improves the integration of employees.
- Democratization of opportunities.
- Development of knowledge and abilities of human resources of the company and, therefore, increases its competitiveness.
Training at AYMA
As in everything we do, the search for excellence in our results is part of our actions. In training too, of course. Our courses only make sense if they really add value. It’s not about adding color to your CV, handing out diplomas that certify you’ve spent a certain number of hours in a classroom. No, that’s not enough for us. What we want, work towards and achieve is to make our students better professionals.
We have carried out training courses centered on various topics, including negotiation tactics, mine ventilation, as well as internal CSR management and strategic planning of negotiations. Intensive courses where there is a real transfer of knowledge and where you can expand your network of contacts. Always with the goal of differentiating yourself from the competition.