This is the fifth and final blog in this series. The first four blogs discussed why learning retention is important and beneficial, how to develop learning retention programs, and the challenges of learning retention programs. Read previous blogs here (each about a 5-minute read).
This is the second article in a five-part series on learning retention. The first blog established the importance of learning retention to L&D professionals, learners, and their managers. This blog will discuss how learning retention can combat forgetting and encourage the application of new knowledge and skills in the workplace.
James is a dedicated L&D professional who just delivered a new training program. The training program was developed with input from subject matter experts, it integrated engaging teaching-learning techniques, and it was delivered by an experienced, knowledgeable, and caring facilitator. Assessments administered at the start and finish of the program demonstrate learning gains among participants. Evaluations from participants such as Maria demonstrate overwhelming satisfaction with the design and delivery of the learning event.