Small Biz Tip: Various Approaches to Training Employees

Tips from October 22, 2009

The Small Business tips today discuss different approaches to training employees.

  1. Orientation: for new employees to understand their new place of employment. Include the goals, purpose and role of employee.
  2. Lecture: use for a large amount of material to communicate with a group of people. Cost-effective, but possibly unproductive.
  3. Audiovisual: TV, films, and video clips show real world situations in action with a constant, perfect presentation to all employees.
  4. Programmed Learning: computer-aided instruction. Employees learn at their own pace and a supervisor is not necessarily needed.

Daily Overview: Various methods cater to different businesses. The right approach depends on your business and your employees.