The business landscape is forever changing. Sometimes it seems like you can complete one training program, and within the next hour, everything you know is already obsolete. This is why it’s important to emphasize continuous learning among your team. However, it’s entirely possible to create programs that don’t need to be continually updated and reworked. There are many ways to learn how to design a training program that keeps your employees up to speed in an ever-changing environment.


Today’s blog draws inspiration from our podcast with Andrew Aebersold, CEO of Mediaura. Andrew discusses the necessity of reassessing his workforce composition and skill sets in light of technological shifts. He aims to navigate the transition to a future where AI holds a significant role in business operations, all while ensuring competitiveness and adding value to clients in an evolving landscape. Keep reading to discover actionable strategies for continuous learning in a business world of frequent innovation.

The employees who cultivate and maintain a strong sense of continuous learning will become some of your most valuable assets in the coming years. They are oftentimes the ones who will be best equipped to leverage new technologies and systems to keep your business on the cutting edge.


In the upcoming years, your human capital will be your most valuable asset. It’s minds that cultivate innovation and drive industries forward. But, they can’t do that unless you provide them with the knowledge base they need to succeed. Here are some ways to build a strong training program for your team:


First Step: Begin with the Knowledge that Technology is Constantly Changing


The optimal tool for yesterday’s tasks may not hold up today. It’s crucial to bring employees up to date on new policies and procedures as your business evolves. Achieving this demands effort from the business owner, necessitating staying abreast of technological changes within the industry.


Also, it entails being receptive to suggestions and feedback from your team. If an employee presents a new idea, technique, or technological advancement relevant to your business, a responsible business owner should consider it. You don’t have to adopt every suggestion—in fact, discretion is key. However, remaining aware and open to new concepts fosters innovation and adaptability within your business.


Second Step: Establish Goals for Your Training Program


What is it that you hope to achieve? One of the biggest points of frustration that many employees have is that the training and meetings they’ve been subjected to either could have been an email, or they don’t see any benefit to their workflow. You should never engage in building a training exercise simply to have one. It should be a thoughtful, considered process with a tangible goal in mind.


Some Good Goals to Consider Might Be:


  • Changes in workflow efficiency, or other directly measurable metrics.
  • Customer retention.
  • Keeping up to date on new regulations.



The point is that you should know what the reason behind the training is, and that reasoning and its benefits for the employee should be the center focus.


After establishing goals, you can begin building your employee training plans. This plan shouldn’t be static; there should always be room for continual growth and education and be updated annually. Take stock of your training, and make adjustments where you need to.


Last Step: Track and Improve Your Process


If something isn’t working, scrap it! The point of the exercise is to improve your employees’ knowledge base and adapt your business, not to get stuck into one way of doing things. This is very easy to do if your trainings are centered around achieving measurable results. If you haven’t achieved them, it’s time to go back to the proverbial drawing board.


Are you looking to amplify your training process within your business? Any business owner can do it. But, not all of them are willing to take the steps they need to achieve success. If you’re brave enough to take the first step, a qualified business coach can help you design a training program centered on achieving lasting success.


If you’re ready to get unstuck & thrive by building a successful training program for your team. Contact us today for a free coaching session to learn more!


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