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Maximizing Training Value: How to Get the Most From Your Organization's Training Investment

In the ever-evolving landscape of business, investing in employee training is a crucial step toward maintaining competitiveness and fostering growth. However, it's essential to ensure that your organization's training dollar spend translates into meaningful outcomes and lasting benefits. In this blog, we will explore effective strategies to help your organization extract the maximum value from its training investments. ITSM Academy, Founder and CIO, Lisa Schwartz, recently presented a webinar on this topic, with practical advice about maximizing your investment once the decision has been made to conduct training - watch here Align Training with Business Goals: The foundation of a successful training initiative lies in its alignment with your organization's strategic objectives. Before investing in any training program, carefully assess how it contributes to key business goals such as improved performance, increased sales, or enhanced customer satisfaction. When training is

ITIL 4 and the New Requirement to Recertify

ITIL ® has long been one of the few professional certifications that did not require holders to re-certify or perform any sort of continuing education to maintain the credential. As of January 2023, that changed. Under PeopleCert's new Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program, individuals who hold certain credentials are now required to recertify or record professional development points to keep their certifications in good standing.   PeopleCert , the sole examination institute of ITIL, has designed this program to help candidates show their commitment to continuing professional development and be able to stay ahead in a competitive labor market. By recertifying, individuals can demonstrate their understanding and up-to-date knowledge of best practices to support professional development. Beginning January 2023, all Global Best Practice certifications will need to be renewed after three years. Here are answers to some of the questions you may have: Which certifications ne