Training is an investment, and building and sharpening an IT team's skill set is critical to the well-being of every enterprise. The good news is that there are lots of options out there, from expensive in-person seminars and trade shows to online classes. The bad news is that there are lots of options out there. Finding the right mix of training for your team isn't a simple undertaking. You must map out the goals, put a budget together and sell it to management — and that's just the beginning. This special report focuses on the ROI of online training, whether it's to learn a new skill, brush up on a new software version or obtain a professional certification. We asked readers to share their best tips on how to maximize training dollars and get the most out self-directed learning. Here’s what they said.
ROI of online training
Tips on how to justify a program to corporate decision-makers
Putting online training through its paces
Advice on how to research and evaluate a training program
How to pick the programs that can offer the biggest return
How to create a program that best suits your team’s needs