Small Biz Tip: Training: Planning

Tips from October 19, 2009

The Small Business tips today discuss what to plan for when training new employees.

  1. Instructors: Have someone who's qualified and engaging do your training; they'll give good information and if they're engaging they'll hopefully be a memorable speaker.
  2. Materials: Have books, tools, pens and paper ready in advance. Make it so that trainees only have to worry about subject matter!
  3. Space: Choose a space that is quiet, comfortable, and promotes learning. Try a conference room or extra office.
  4. Timing: Outline who is talking when about what materials. Include breaks and time for a Q&A session.

Daily Overview: The success of training new employees really revolves around how prepared you are. Plan ahead!