Title Page

THE
BUSINESS
OF
LEARNING

How to Manage
Corporate Training
to Improve Your Bottom Line

A Practical Guide to Applying Business
and Economic Concepts to Learning

David L. Vance, Ph.D.

Poudre River Press
Windsor, CO

© 2010 David Vance. Printed and bound in the United States of America. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by an information storage and retrieval system—except by a reviewer who may quote brief passages in a review to be printed in a magazine, newspaper, or on the Web—without permission in writing from the publisher. For information, please contact David Vance at Poudre River Press, 2123 Cape Hatteras Court, Windsor, CO 80550; 970-217-4692.

Although the author and publisher have made every effort to ensure the accuracy and completeness of information contained in this book, we assume no responsibility for errors, inaccuracies, omissions, or any inconsistency herein. Any slighting of people, places, or organizations is unintentional.

First printing 2010

ISBN 978-0-9845853-7-3
LCCN 2010929142

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Dedication

This book is dedicated to my wife, Barb, to my son, Andy, and to my brother, Tom, for their unwavering support and love.