Bespoke Professional Training Trends in the UK
According to Findcourses.co.uk, in 2015, the average group size for training requests has increased slightly from 8.7 delegates per request to 9.01 after a 118% boost from 2014. Eight hundred and fifty-three companies chose the Findcourses quote request service during 2015 in lieu of contacting specific training companies to source their training.
What kind of bespoke training are professionals looking for?
Counted by number of delegates, quote requests for executive education and in-house training were most popular, followed by online training and open courses.
The most popular categories for bespoke training requests in 2015 were:
- Business & Management
- Leadership Development
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Communication Skills
- Logistics & Transport
- Human Resources
- Purchasing & Procurement
- Risk Management
- Management Development
Who is looking for bespoke training?
Managers, Directors and CEOs took most advantage of the quote request service followed by individual employees with a diverse set of job titles, from engineers to physicians to logistics officers. Personal assistants and secretaries appear to play an important role in sourcing training representing almost 10% of quote requests and are often tied to large numbers of staff.