Training in the workplace is crucial to a healthy workplace. Recently I have found with many new regulations in education, the higher education industries have cut back in training or developing as the funding is lower. When employees are not up to date on the industries they work in, it can become hard for them to be experts. The benefit to ongoing training is the lifelong learning and continues to help people professionally develop.
Here is an interesting article I found in which it discusses the advantages of lifelong learning, motivations, and maintaining knowledge and skill. Check it out if you have a minute.