When you are working in a company, how do you value training? Or how do your company value training? Many people and many companies are still thinking training is a cost center. Yes, it’s true. Training is a cost center, however it’s a cost center to prepare the people to face the future challenges. Studying and training is something we will continuous doing in our life.
A manager in a company should think like a general in the army, navy or air force. Why? Because as we know even though in the peace era every soldier should have a proper training and continuous training in different area such as forest, city, dessert, beach, etc. These trainings are to prepare and equip the soldiers to the knowledge of each of the situation and skills how to survive and win the battle in the different condition. Therefore, if a emergency situation happen not only war but could be in a form of natural disaster then these soldiers are ready as the first line to help.
So, training is same like practice…it’s to make you good at it or perfecting your skill and knowledge.
The question that will be arise is, in the time of a company want to expand or in the time of crisis are your people ready to face it? Do you have enough skilled and knowledgeable people? The answer will be on you.