Unicorn Training, an Access Group
Technology and regulatory compliance are
two things that don't stay static. So, whether
you have a relevant training strategy or not,
here are a few hints and tips to help you stay
• Culture is top down. If your senior leaders
don't support L&D, nor will your
management team or the rest of your
workforce. Your call to action is to
• Recruitment and induction. Is training and
learning mentioned? This is a great time to
influence your firm's culture and ethos.
Link to your firm's values or even consider
setting a companywide KPI (key
performance indicator) on the amount of
continuous personal development
• Succession and career development
plans. These are another great way to
promote L&D. Do you know who your
future managers and leaders are?
How will you get them ready for the
Next let's look at how you deliver training.
There are many options… face to face,
internal, external, e-learning or a blend of all.
Don't use e-learning? Here are some points to
1. Ease, effectiveness and increased
Moving training online is a great way to
increase ROI and improve efficiency as it
reduces admin time for your L&D teams.
Typically, completion rates increase when
moved online. Mobile and blended
approaches are easy to deploy and cost
effective. Completion rates are a primary way
to evaluate effectiveness and a great starting
point when considering how implementations
can be improved.
2. Learning and retention
If you are using e-learning, most good quality
courses have elements of gamification,
quizzing, audio, video and case studies. This
allows your employees to directly engage with
the topic thus increasing retention rates.