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Ongoing trends towards more globalization and outsourcing require companies to become more sophisticated and efficient in managing a more diverse work force in different locations across the globe. This 31-slide presentation looks at one aspect of global personnel management: Training, Learning & Development of International Employees. The study findings will help executives compare, improve or extend current international learning programs based on the best practices identified at benchmarked companies.
- Methods to Transfer Knowledge Effectively (Learning Channels, Translation, Customization)
- Program Management & Cost
- E-Learning Trends
- Program Effectiveness Measures & Impact
- Lessons Learned in International Learning Program Management
Sample Key Findings:
- The majority of benchmarked companies spend less than $500 per full-time equivalent employee (FTE) regardless of the region.
- On average, 75% of U.S. learning initiatives have a corporate focus and half of the programs for Europe and Asia are country-specific.
- 62% of benchmarked companies translate learning material from English into the local languages either through a local company resource, a contracted agency, or on an ad hoc basis through local employees using English learning material as a basis.
Best Practices, LLC conducted an internet benchmarking exchange survey with 24 international/global companies across different industries. The study was completed for a Global Benchmarking Council member.
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