April 2016
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Preparing SMEs To Be Trainers

Friday, April 1, 2016

The cover article in this month's issue stirs up some great debate in the world of workplace training: Subject matter experts as trainers or talent development professionals as trainers? There is no right or wrong answer, but there are some critical best practices that should be followed if you're thinking about using SMEs to bring your content to life.


According to authors Greg Owen-Boger and Dale Ludwig, reliance on SMEs to be facilitators in the classroom "brings risk. Although t

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