Author: Kenneth

In With the New: Partnering With HR on Employee Onboarding

Managing change is hard. Whether the change is in organizational structure, personnel, benefits or systems, we’re familiar with the burden of overcoming the learning curve for the Next Great Thing. Across the nation, businesses are fighting to keep great talent and working hard to bring in better talent than they’ve had before. They are looking […]

4 Tips to Run Your Training Department Like a Business

Many learning leaders are operating consulting businesses of their own or operating training departments of one. If you’re one of them, here are four tips on how to run your training department as if it were a business of its own. Read the full article on This article was written by Kenneth Baucum, CPTM

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Understanding Training Needs

Learning professionals around the world seem to share many of the same struggles, at least on occasion. One of those struggles is understanding the underlying business needs that drive requests for training programs or events. We must do our best to understand the root causes of these requests in order to realize our impact on […]

A Spotlight on your Professional Development: An Open Exchange with Training Management Experts

Training professionals tend to prioritize the development of others, but their own professional growth is essential to the continued success of their training organizations. Join us for this complimentary Training Industry webinar, sponsored by the Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM™) program and hosted by Marisa Shapiro, director of professional development at Training Industry, Inc. […]

Sustaining Training’s Impact: A Learning Leader Challenge

The objective of any training program is impactful performance improvement and behavior change, as well as sustaining the impact of training. As simple of a task as that may sound, Training Industry research found that many L&D leaders find it challenging, and there are many elements that go into accomplishing such a goal. They include the effective evaluation […]