Conveying Purpose - Effective Kronos Training

Dwain Lambrigger — Mar 2010

We just spoke regarding efficiency and what a truly efficient training plan is. So what is an effective training plan? How can effectiveness be ensured? Effectiveness and efficiency not the same thing. A training plan can be extremely effective, but not efficient. A good example of this would be a classroom-based training program. A great event solution for some training programs.  But what about learner scheduling? Is this still a great solution when no more than three or four learners can commit to any class. Is this an effective solution? Definitely. Is it efficient? Hardly. 

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Get It, Got It, Good - Increasing Efficiency with Kronos Training Zen

Dwain Lambrigger — Feb 2010

After reviewing the blogs, white papers and presentations that describe the philosophy behind Training Zen, now it is time to consider if it actually works for you and your organization. After all, the initial investment will be higher than other forms of training. What is in it for you and what makes this work? These two things will be covered today and in the next blog article, "Efficient and effective Training."

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Bang for Your Buck - The Kronos Database in Training Zen

Dwain Lambrigger — Feb 2010

Training is over. Your employees are back on the floor, ward, facility or department and they go to review the schedules for their department. Upon accessing the system, they note that the schedules they trained with aren't there. The jobs to match what they used in training, and the labor levels are completely different. Concern grows as users of the application become uncomfortable and somewhat confused using their live environment because what they trained on was completely different.  

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Kronos Training Zen is thinking about new stuff

Bryan deSilva — Feb 2010

As you know Dwain and I have been working on our custom training initiative for Kronos WFC Timekeeper and related products for the past several months. I think Dwain has been communicating what this is all about pretty well in the white paper, presentation and various blog entries.

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What Can You Do With This Stuff? - A review of common deliverables used in a Kronos Training Zen approach

Dwain Lambrigger — Jan 2010

Now that the training plan has been developed and the deliverables have been considered, (well, kind of), let's look at the different type of options for training deliverables using the Training Zen approach to your Kronos implementation. 

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Making Your Plan Work - Building a Training Plan for your Kronos Implementation - Part III

Dwain Lambrigger — Dec 2009

Welcome to the final installation on writing your training plan for a Kronos Workforce Central implementation. In this article, we will review the remaining sections that should be included in your master Kronos training document. 

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Work Your Plan - Building a Training Plan for your Kronos WFC Implementation - Part II

Dwain Lambrigger — Dec 2009

The information has been gathered and a Training overview document has been started. In this installation of our Kronos Training Zen blog series, we will complete the discussion about the creation of the training plan document; specifically, sections that should be included and the data each section should contain.

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