How eLearning can help to overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap?

In the next decade, almost three and a half million manufacturing jobs will need qualified professionals. However, the skills gap means 2 million of those jobs will remain vacant. Based on the 2015-2025 Skills Gap report from Deloitte Consulting, LLP and the Manufacturing Institute, the result of this shortage will be a major problem for […]

10 Strategies for improving Supplier Relationship Management

There is no doubt that strategic supplier relationship management is one of the most important means to drive competitive advantage for modern multi-national corporations. It is as important to extract the best from key partners as getting the best from employees. Let’s take for instance, companies like Toyota which excelled in supplier management, leading to a […]

Top 7 Supply Chain Elements for Business Success

Supply chain is undoubtedly a significant determining factor of competitive advantage. Usually, the part in which most companies face ineffectiveness is often the supply chain. It involves all of the products and raw materials that go into a company to the finished products that go into the consumers’ hands. Managing a supply chain effectively require planning, […]

How to make the most of your training budget?

It is vital to make strategic investments in employee development for empowering teams and ensuring the continued success of a company. In fact, training expenditures in the U.S. cost $70.65 billion in 2016. It has been noted however that a good amount goes to waste when employers don’t consider the specific needs of the company and employees of […]

Best Practices for Managing Strategic Suppliers effectively

Managing strategic suppliers effectively is essential to drive competitive advantage for modern global organizations. The key lies in the ability to extract the best from key partners. The presence of strategic vendors and suppliers is critical to provide products or services that meet your company’s major demand requirements and plays a vital role in your […]

Applying Spaced Learning for a more effective corporate training

As an innovative method of learning, spaced learning has been creating a buzz since the last few years. The technique includes a sequence of short, intense training sessions with increased learner involvement, separated by short pauses during which students do a totally different activity. A number of people are involved in the creation of this […]