What is In House Training?
The word in house refers to the set of activities conducted by the employees within the organization or the company irrespective of the workers outside the organization.
Training is the process of teaching people from all spheres of life a specific skill, behaviour and learning concepts on all technical and non-technical areas.
The main aim of the training is to enhance and polish the existing skills of a trainee and to teach new skills as per his/her needs.
It teaches a person how to do a job more effectively and efficiently in a more convenient way. It can also bring him/her new opportunities that can land him a career-boosting job.
The concept of In House Training is increasing in a wide range of topics including HR/Administration, Management, Accounting, Project management, Sales & Marketing and much more so we thought to highlight some of the advantages and disadvantages.
We’ve also highlighted the Disadvantages to increase your awareness regarding these and to make possible actions to reduce the effect.
The Advantages and Benefits of In House Training
Training Cost saving – cost per delegate is less compared to public training houses for the same number of people.
Travel Cost saving – The employees are not required to travel any further than their offices and spend additional costs.
More specific – Conducting a course for a single client makes it easier to focus on specific topics and areas that are causing issues occurring inside the business.
Customized training- These trainings helps in addressing the business needs and learning objectives of our clients. Forming a group allows the training to be more focused on the company and real examples can be discussed more conveniently.
Convenience – The working schedule for staff is set as per their convenience at a location they come every day.
Team Building – Delegates from different departments and skills set can foster the great teamwork, recognition and understanding of each other’s roles. It can enhance the relations, communication and interaction with each other.
Capacity Building – Training inculcates Capacity building activities that are designed to improve and enhance the skills to prosper in the fast-paced world.
The Disadvantages and Costs of In House Training
Extra administration burden – Make sure you have a suitable venue (training room), devices, equipment’s, course materials.
Not taken as seriously – There is a possibility that employees might attend the training out of their interest or just to have a break from their job. They might not show up on the second day.
Training going stale – There is no room of improvement if the running courses are using internal sources.
Not up to speed with current best practice- Passing on nonproductive information leading to poor business practices.
If you need to hire an internal or an external trainer make sure you meet them and discuss the training agenda briefly before the training commences.
The Rule of thumb is to make sure all our trainers are on the same page from commencement to closure.
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