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A typical face-to-face training session consists of a presentation by a facilitator, followed immediately by an activity to apply the learning. There is little time for reflection or deeper analysis and, as a result, activities intended to deepen learning, like role plays, tend to be superficial. There’s a quick debrief and then on to the next topic. No chance to go away and experiment in the real world in situations where there is something at stake. At the end of the training day, you’re exhausted and any learning from earlier in the day is rapidly fading.
There is a limit to how much knowledge can be crammed into the human brain in a single day.
And then, when you return to work, you have to catch-up on all the stuff that accumulated while you were away. Often, you don’t even try to apply your learning – you’re too busy getting stuff done and within days the training is a fuzzy blur.
What a waste of your time – and money!
The content in The Edge Program would require 2 weeks of face-to-face training. And yet, the entire Edge Program will cost significantly less than just one of those days – and without added travel and accommodation expenses and time away from work.