Attending events like the Craft Brewers Conference offers a wide variety of opportunities for learning more about the business and craft of the brewing industry. These programs only scratch the surface of what comprises professional development, however. Long-term success and growth are correlated with developing the skills and flexibility at both the individual employee and organizational levels. This presentation will explore the concept of ongoing training opportunities, from cross-training to conferences, and how to put them into practice to enhance the operational resiliency of breweries and taprooms.
- Explore and understand the full scope of Professional Development as a concept Learn how to expand on initial employee training programs to further develop day-to-day job skills Think through how to prepare for future growth by identifying changing requirements and recognizing opportunities to advance skill-sets and functional depth within teams Discover a broader range of professional advancement opportunities both within the brewing community and beyond Prepare for long-term success by emphasizing the spread and retention of knowledge throughout teams and putting these lessons into practice