Employee Training and Development: The 70:20:10 Model Theory

What exactly is 70:20:10?

In business, learning, and adult development, 70:20:10 or 70–20–10 as a working model is a theory about the percentage ratio of how people learn. Its break down theorizes that 70 percent of adult learning is informal and occurs through actually doing a particular job or having access to a particular experience. 20 percent of learning is instructional and typically is learned from a coach, mentor, boss, co-worker, etc. 10 percent of their learning is formal, occurring through academic classes, online…