More Learning and Development Myths

Richard Nantel, Vice President, Enterprise Learning Solutions, Blatant Media | Absorb LMS

As a follow up to my post of last December titled “The Biggest Myths in Learning and Development,” I asked the following  question within various LinkedIn discussion groups:

What other learning and development beliefs do we hold to be true but probably aren’t?

Here are some of the replies:

Universities are embracing e-learning to extend their audiences to people who cannnot afford to attend their institutions. — Jean-Marc R.

L&D facilitators need to be subject matter experts on what they deliver. It’s their job. — Ray O.

We must evaluate all learning activities and show ROI.  — Ray O.

By sending people off to training, we will get them back in a more productive condition. — Anders B.

Train for knowledge, coach for performance. — Hannah T.

Most organizations that have embraced online learning have no idea what, if anything, their workforce is learning. — James M.

Organizations understand the learning & development needs of their people and organization! — Barry H.

Management training is directly linked to attitude and behavioural change and tangible results. — Graham W.

Training improves on-the-job performance. — Leon N.

Well-trained staff are essential for superior workplace performance. — Leon N.

Effective training is the result of good training courses. — Leon N.

Fascinating submissions, everyone. Thank you.