Employee Learning and Development
What is employee learning and development?
Employee Learning and development are more comprehensive than training. Where training is a specific intervention to train people, learning is the continuous development of skills and potential. Learning is achieved through training, on-the-job and experiential development. A learning organization employs techniques to facilitate the ongoing learning of its employees. Learning is a mindset where training is an event.
When to define Employee Learning and development?
A learning and development strategy is defined when a company wants to grow its talent. It is part of its human capital strategy. It aligns employee development with business goals. It is forward looking and supports the achievement of a business strategy. The strategy is unpacked into plans and interventions that allow for learning.
what are the benefits of employee learning and development?
Successful learning leads to higher employee performance and job satisfaction. It translates to increased employee engagement and productivity. Engaged employees have lower visible and invisible absenteeism. Employees are more creative in problem-solving which contributes to the success of a business.
where we used employee learning and development?
- City of Cape Town
- Government (local and central)
- Oil and gas
- Retail and wholesale
- Supply chain