How to Improve Your ROI on Capability Development

According to the ASTD, US corporations spent over 150 BILLION DOLLARS on employee learning and development in 2011.  This figure translated into just under $1,200 per employee, which doesn’t include the costs of an average of 31 hours’ training time.  Unfortunately, while this money was being spent, US productivity DECLINED during the first half of 2011, with a modest second-half rebound and zero real growth for the year.  If I were a CTO (Chief Talent Officer), I would have a difficult time justifying this expense, with such a poor return.   At Teleos, we spend a lot of our time designing and delivering capability development solutions, and we expect those […]