Franchise TEA, a newsletter about the three behaviors that differentiate high performing franchises from low preforming franchises, got an opportunity to ask a series of questions about the training practices of Little Kickers.
Little Kickers, an International soccer program for youth, started in the UK in 2002. The focus was on building a brand around “fun first,” while developing soccer skills in at a young age. Programs were created that deliver high quality soccer skills, combined with important pre-school learning concepts such as color and number recognition, sharing, following instructions and using imagination.
In a recent Capterra Training Technology Blog article, Corporate LMS vs. Academic LMS: What’s the Difference?, gave a deeper look at the different LMSs. In this article the needs for an LMS were broken down into two groups: Corporate vs Academic. However, there is another category which was overlooked... Extended enterprise, aka partner training. Making the mistake of training employees with the traditional business model when in fact it is necessary to train with the extended enterprise model can hinder an organization's training outcome. Knowing the difference is the key.
Extended enterprise training is the training among associates or franchises.
The following is a reprint from Franchising World, February edition page 81-82.
By employing the "extended enterprise" concept, franchises could enjoy leaner inventories, need less working capital, gain earnings and productivity, and deliver better customer service.