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If 2020 taught us anything, it was how to quickly adapt and learn new skills.  Executives, directors, and employees alike had to embrace and accept the digital transformation that was happening right before their eyes... Because of this, we have begun to see an increase in online training and learning.

The need for upgrading skillsets to stay relevant is a crucial ingredient to success. Firms and organizations that manage to thrive will be investing in their employees to expand their knowledge and embrace emerging tech. Progress and determination can fuel revolutionary developments that, in turn, make fields and industries stronger than ever before.

Here are the top three types of corporate training your company should consider implementing today for the future of your workforce:

  1. Cybersecurity Fundamentals

The rise of two-factor authentication and setting strong passwords has happened for a reason. Cyber threats of any kind can be detrimental to the infrastructure of an organization. Once a gate has been breached, it can be hard to rebuild after an attack. Taking the time to train your employees on cybersecurity guidelines could potentially save your company from a costly attack in the future. To protect your company, every employee should have a basic knowledge of:

  • How to identify malware
  • How to spot a phishing scam
  • How to protect and use wireless devices securely
  • How to set a secure passwords
  • How to safely browse the web and use social networks

Learn more about CyberSafe team training and how a half day could save your company time and resources!

  1. Leadership and Development

When you nurture and inspire your team, you give them the confidence to do their jobs well. You want to provide guidance and motivation while showing integrity and modeling the behaviors you want to see in your team. To continue down the pathway of advancement, organizations must provide employees training opportunities to learn fundamental leadership principles like:

  • Differentiating leadership from management
  • Improving your leadership skills by focusing on self-awareness, authenticity, and empathy
  • Enhancing your leadership communication

  1. Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

People have the unique ability to come together, collaborate, share experiences, and learn. This instinctive drive to form teams may be our most effective evolutionary trait, allowing us to achieve continuous improvements in the face of change. The modern workplace has a diverse collection of individuals who can bring talent and worldwide experience. Providing communication techniques to bring together teams from anywhere can help:

  • Build workplace relationships based on mutual trust and respect
  • Teams overcome cross-culture and virtual barriers
  • Collaborate effectively through influence and persuasion
  • Use terms that are politically correct and avoid those which are not
  • Identify ways of sharing thoughts and opinions constructively
  • Enhance interpersonal relationships

Finding the right training for your team can be easy when backed by professionals who have experience in making upskilling seamless. Talk to a training expert today to discuss what goals you have for your teams and how we can achieve them.