Fair PERSONAL2009 with its own training Hall in Munich currently 80 providers have for training and further education stands on the most important HR exhibition in southern Germany booked 48 were there last year. The language provider it recorded the largest gains. In addition to Berlitz now including further education institutions such as Wall Street and inlingua are on board. Also the eLearning provider CBTL and Copendia, as well as the German Federal Institute for vocational training (BIBB) belong to the newcomers in Hall 4. Also many Conference Hotels increase the exhibition space for training. \”In the past most of the companies in a crisis put the red pencil first of all at the human resources development\”, explains Alexander Petsch, Managing Director of the organiser spring Messe management. If you look into the petty cash is tempting, in continuing to reduce costs. But rather than short-term savings success companies have currently seems more the long-term return on investment with training in their sights.
The Mood downturns of the training providers and the reactions of the companies not so dramatically fail as in previous economic slowdowns\”so Petsch. One reason: Companies feared shortages and demographic changes over the current recession. \”Industry observers suspect that companies don’t cut their training budgets, but shift: the company take care even more than in the past on the quality of the measures\”, Eberhard Jung, head of consulting & sale of persolog GmbH is convinced. This would be primarily employees in executive positions and sales benefit from personal development. \”Danger for the further education sector threaten anyway, because many firms in terms of training more on insourcing\”: instead of external service providers to Commission awarded organizations their qualification tasks internally. With his talk of HR development in difficult times\”Eberhard Jung belongs to the speakers in the new practice forum for continuing education, with the Show your program upgrades.