According to Expertus, almost half of responding companies said they spend less than 10% of their annual training budgets on training delivered to employees outside of home countries. Additionally, 37% of responding companies said employees outside of home countries receive less training than employees located within home countries.
Fifty-seven percent of responding companies said all employees in all countries have access to e-learning. The survey also revealed 33% of respondents said training staff is located at corporate headquarters only, and 42% said they have training staff in multiple US and non-US locations. Over 35% of companies said they outsource training delivery.
The most common types of training delivered globally by responding companies was company-specific training (68%) and management or leadership training (65%). Ninety-six percent said training was delivered in English, while Spanish came in next at (39%).
Budget constraints (48%), content localization and translation (40%), effective learning delivery (39%), and maximization of e-learning (34%) were the top global training challenges cited by survey respondents.
Survey responses were collected from 268 companies. Approximately 31% of survey respondents had between five and 50 locations outside of home countries and almost 20% had more than 50 locations outside of home countries.
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