Is Your Training Program Leaking Precious Budget and Resources?
Training budgets have always been under strain, but thanks to the pandemic, the situation has become especially challenging. According to human capital analyst firm Brandon Hall Group, at the end of 2019, only 13% of companies said they were facing a decrease in the L&D budget. However, in July 2021, 40% said they had seen […]
Why Subject Matter Experts Need to be Part of Your Capacity Planning
When learning leaders are analyzing their plans for training projects and whether their team has the capacity to fulfill the demand for training, it’s imperative to include more peripheral training project team members in the equation. Subject matter experts (SMEs) are essential to the creation of effective training solutions. In a time of increasingly high […]
How to Leverage Capacity Planning to Build a Flexible Training Team Schedule
Making the most out of your resources is a challenge faced by all teams, departments, and organizations. Reducing waste (whether that be budgetary or otherwise) helps to ensure the organization is doing all it can to meet performance objectives. In increasingly fast-paced markets where organizations need to be highly adaptable to survive, it’s more important […]
What is Rough Cut Capacity Planning?
Capacity planning is the process of weighing supply (availability and skillsets of project contributors) against demand (how many projects you plan to undertake in a given timeframe). Capacity planning is a higher level task that assesses demand and helps you understand how much work your team should be taking on over a given time period. […]
The 8 Secrets of Effective Resource Management in L&D
Effective resource management in learning and development is one of the most important elements in delivering training projects on time, on budget, and to the expected quality. But resource management takes a little bit more expertise than blindly assigning instructional designers and SMEs to whatever training project comes up next. Making the most out of […]