Updated: Jul 14, 2020
Experiential learning supports employee engagement and employee development by building knowledge and skills and offering a path for successful application in the workplace. When they learn by doing, individuals learn how to change their behaviour in order to improve performance and have a greater impact on the workplace. Another benefit of experiential learning is that individuals remember as much as 90% of what they learned, compared to only 5% for traditional learning. This degree of retention helps individuals apply more of what they learned, even long after training has taken place. Here are four ways experiential learning supports employee development.