How to convince your boss to invest in training and development

Participants at a training workshop hosted by Beyond Access. Photo by: Beyond Access / CC BY-SA

When Nick Martin founded TechChange in 2010, he thought most course applicants would be individuals straight out of graduate school and interested in technology.

Six years later, that proved not to be the case. Most of the people who’ve taken TechChange courses are mid-career professionals between 35 and 45 years old with 10 to 15 years of experience, who are “hungry” to learn more, according to the CEO.

About the author

  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.