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Training Tips from the Technical Communications Team

Optimize your training

To get the most out of your limited training budget, plan ahead. Before deciding what training to go to:

Identify your learning goals. Ask yourself:

Ensure the training program meets your needs. Share your goals with training officers and representatives of the training company. Ask:

Prepare. Read recommended literature ahead of time, if possible. Check out their website. Pinpoint questions you want to ask.

During the training, the more you can focus on what is going on, the more you will retain--and use--later:

After the course, keep using the material. Strategize by asking:

Next, act on what you have learned:


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