After considering the various benefits such as its 24/7 learning accessibility, consistency in training, and wider reach, you might have considered implementing e-learning in your organization. Great! But, the transition from one training method to another is never easy. So, what next? Will you start from scratch? What about those countless PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, and MS-Word documents you have created over the years and been using to train your employees? I’m sure all those documents are not so useless that you discard them. They have been helpful so far, so don’t ditch them. You can effectively convert these documents into online courses.
Even a couple of decades after e-learning’s introduction to the corporate training world, it’s uncharted territory for several organizations. They still wonder how to take the first step toward implementing online training methodologies. Are you among them? Do you wish to go in for e-learning as your training solution, but unsure how to proceed? It’s simple – no rocket science. Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. Wondering how to do that? Keep reading.
Mobile devices have become an integral part of our daily lives – this is nothing new. Organizations today have recognized how comfortable people are with mobiles and are planning to shift training material to mobile devices because they want learners to access learning material anytime, anywhere. There is no denying it’s a huge benefit for learners, but employee benefit is not the only thing to be considered for such initiatives. The question here is, do organizations benefit from this training method?
When e-learning was first introduced in the mid ‘90s, only 4% of organizations in the United States adopted it. But now, within a span of 2 decades, 77% of companies in the country offer e-learning in their professional development programs. If you aren’t one of them, the figures suggest that sooner or later, you will decide to implement e-learning in your organization too. When you dive into the implementation process, you’ll stumble upon the term ‘SCORM’ and wonder what it is and if it really matters.
December – the month we all love for bringing the festive season and the longest holiday season of the year. Christmas, Boxing Day, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and New Year, all come together. Each of us completely enjoys this month, hosting and attending parties, visiting family and friends, and shopping till we drop. We also buy gifts or cards for our friends and families as we want to bring a smile to their faces and make their festive season memorable.
We all know the success or failure of ERP implementation depends on various factors. The choice of the implementation approach could be one and the choice of the training strategy, another. You may choose the implementation approach based on your organization’s size and capabilities, but how do you choose a training strategy? That’s again based on the ERP implementation approach you choose. Wondering how?
It is mandatory for organizations today to make their e-learning accessible to all their employees, including employees with disabilities. They need to follow the guidelines of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and develop compliant e-learning courses. According to this section, organizations must eliminate barriers in accessing information technology, which also include online training programs, to people with disabilities such as blindness, low vision, color blindness, deafness, speech disabilities, photosensitivity, and combinations of these.
A woman walking into a pole while browsing through her social media app or a man failing to notice a wild bear approaching him, while texting have become common sights today. See this video here. Mobile devices have become truly addictive.We use mobile technology for almost everything – to wake up early, track the calories burnt, find routes to places, jot down important information, order food, book tickets, read news – the list is endless.This addictive nature of mobile devices can be leveraged to engage your employees with mobile learning bites in a classroom training program.
A fast growing pharmaceutical company with strong brand equity in multiple therapeutics recently implemented a new software application – a resource planning tool. They approached CommLab India, a global leader in crafting custom e-learning solutions, to develop end-user training on the software application. This post is an excerpt from the interview of an Instructional Designer (ID), who worked on the project. Let’s get to know how the team completed the project successfully within a short time span.
Abiding by the different rules and regulations is mandatory for employees of any organization. So, organizations are leaving no stone unturned to deliver compliance training. But often, these compliance training programs end up being lengthy and dry; so employees dislike taking them. And with great demand and necessity, comes the need for creativity to develop engaging online compliance training courses. Here are 3 super simple ideas to make your online compliance training courses engaging and stick for long.