Education vs training In general sense, the term training implies the act of imparting a special skill or behavior to a person, which is commonly offered to employees of operational level. It is not exactly same as education, which is a process of systematic learning something in an institution that develops a sense of judgment and reasoning in employees. It is offered to all employees equally, irrespective of their grades or level in the corporate ladder.
"The process of inculcating specific skills in a person is training. Theoretical learning in the classroom or any institution is education."
- Training is nothing but learning by doing.
- It is a well-planned program aimed at developing specific skills and knowledge of the manpower.
- It is a common concept of human resource development where an attempt is made to improve the performance, productivity and competency of the existing and potential employees through learning.
- The program is specially designed by the organization to achieve definite goals.
- Training helps in imparting job-related skills in the employees so that they can do the job efficiently and effectively.
- Training can be on-the-job or off-the-job, paid or unpaid, part time or full time, depending on the contract with the employer.
- At the end of the program, the employees are tested by observing, what they learned during training.
TRAINING = practice + client feedback + self effort + team work = COMPLETE DEVELOPMENT