Barriers to ongoing Continuing and Professional Development

MPrintany industries have Continuing and Professional Development  or CPD requirements.  Those in finance, accounting, legal all have mandatory training requirements that demand anywhere from 20-40 hours annually to be completed.  These CPD requirements are in addition to many product or specific product programs that many firms offer.

A quick Google search for ‘CPD requirements’ provides almost 7 million results.  CPD’s are serious business, yet many firms struggle with coordinating and delivering these programs to their staff.  The standard litney of reasons for why this is difficult is common to many.  Things like,

  • Time away from the office
  • Travel time to an event
  • Sometimes the cost of airfare and hotel accommodations contribute to the costs
  • Relevance of the training to the participant.

To me, there is a solution out there waiting to be discovered.  Something that is easy to participate in, easy to access, manageable from a time perspective and yet fully reportable and accountable for firms, regulatory bodies and associations.

Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson. All Rights Reserved.

Bryant Nielson – Managing Director of CapitalWave Inc.– offers 25+ years of training and talent management for executives, business owners, and top performing sales executives in taking the leap from the ordinary to extraordinary. Bryant is a entrepreneur, trainer, and strategic training adviser for many organizations. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual.

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Bryant Nielson is heavily involved in the Corporate Training and Leadership and Talent space. He currently is the Managing Director for CapitalWave Inc and the training division, Financial Training Solutions. He brings a diverse corporate experience of organizational development, learning and talent development, and corporate training, that also includes personal coaching of top sales individuals and companies of all sizes. For the prior 4 years, Bryant was the Managing Director and Leadership and Talent Manager for Lengthen Your Stride! LLC. In this position, Nielson was the developer of all of the courses for MortgageMae University (MMU), the Realtor Development Center (RDC), and of Lengthen Your Stride! (LYS). In that position, he developed material, refined over many years of use and active training, and condensed the coursework and training to be high impact, natural learning, and comprehensive. Bryant has over 27 years of Senior Management experience encompasses running his own Training and mortgage firm, in New York City. He strongly believes that the corporate training is not to be static but should 'engage and inspire' students to greater productivity and performance.

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