Ascentis Workshops – Learning From Your Peers
“The best way to learn is to get in there and do it.” We’ve all heard that bit of advice at one time or another. The problem with that theory is it may take you awhile to figure it out on your own. In today’s world, time is valuable and the ‘trial and error’ method may be costly. Not to mention there are things you just don’t pick up on your own, or even worse, assume incorrectly.
Participation in a workshop is an excellent, inexpensive way to receive technical content, education and to meet with your peers. Whether you are a veteran who simply wants to supplement your knowledge or are a novice in a ‘sink or swim’ situation, research demonstrates that collaboration in small groups can facilitate learning and development.
What is a workshop?
Workshops are meetings where participants are involved in group discussions and are normally organized around one or more theme areas. Workshops allow participants with differing values and priorities to build a common understanding of the problems and opportunities confronting them.
The real value of workshop attendance:
• You can escape your workplace and your constant interruptions
• You learn the facts – no more wondering, “Is this right?”
• You hear how others do it and learn from their experiences
• You can provide input on future product enhancements
The Professional Services group at Ascentis works with clientele to deliver information to assist in the use and implementation of the entire line of Ascentis products. Twice a year the team provides a workshop venue across the country, usually coinciding with other HR and payroll industry related conferences.
The workshop leaders guide attendees through an agenda packed with useful tips and tricks. In addition to the group discussions and workbooks, a total “hands-on” experience is provided. The group is promised a 3-day breakout during which they can absorb, perform, interact and reflect. Sounds like the perfect combination of learning styles! The next Ascentis HR 3-Day Workshop will he held in San Diego, June 23-25, right before the SHRM Conference and Exposition. To find out more about the workshop, click here.