Sending your best and brightest employees off to spend an unspecified amount of time training apprentices can put a strain on any business. Without a proper plan and idea for the trip, there is no way of knowing if all goals have been accomplished in the time they spent there. By setting clear goals and having each hour of their trip planned, you can maximize your employee’s valuable time as well as create more knowledgeable and better trained new employees.
No trainer should travel to a new place without a clear, concise list of goals to guide them in teaching the new apprentice. If you don’t already have a clear understanding of what your apprentice needs to learn, there will be wasted time figuring that point out. Identify which skills should be learned before your trainer boards the plane and create a knowledgeable, ready pupil for him. [Read more…]