Ed is the L&D manager of an auto component manufacturer. A month ago, his company decided to go for a new Learning Management System (LMS) to meet its burgeoning training management needs, and Ed was entrusted the responsibility of purchasing the LMS. However, to his surprise, the company reduced its training budget by 10%.
Today’s workforce is performing in a highly competitive environment, and organizations must review and restructure their training strategies periodically to stay in the game, ahead of competition. They must come up with innovative and impactful methods to provide superior knowledge and skills to their workforce.
Cloud-based authoring technologies – a radical development that has made e-learning development cost-effective and hassle-free. Cloud-based tools eliminate the need for expensive IT hardware and are simple to use. All that a course developer needs to access a cloud-based authoring tool is an Internet connection and valid login credentials.
Articulate Storyline is one of the most widely used tools to develop e-learning courses. It is one of the best tools in the market to convert online learning content, developed in Adobe Flash into mobile-compatible resources. The rapid authoring tool can be used to recreate most effects of Flash. The rapid authoring tool can also be used to develop highly interactive e-learning courses. Articulate Storyline is also a good choice to develop scenario-based learning materials for the web.
The pharmaceutical industry is inarguably the most heavily regulated sector of the economy. Penalties are often imposed on many organizations in this sector for violation of applicable rules and statutes. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 691 Form 483s to drug makers in the year October 2015-September 2016.1 Companies may face huge penalties, and in certain extreme cases, may have their license to operate annulled, if they don’t comply with the norms specified by drug-regulatory authorities.
Good customer service plays a key role in providing customer satisfaction of high quality. This, in turn, goes a long way in creating loyal customers and increasing sales revenues. How can you serve your customers effectively? What does it take to ensure that your customers “stick” with your organization? Among the various aspects you need to consider, training your customer-facing staff is the most important. Proper training helps your employees hold good interactions with customers, resolve their issues, and provide the best value for their time and money.
The job of a pharmaceutical salesperson is difficult. He must convince physicians, who have more knowledge about medicines than himself, to prescribe his products. How can a medical rep sell the benefits of his drug to doctors? He must be trained to be as knowledgeable as medical practitioners themselves.
Every year, companies pay billions of dollars in compensation to workers who suffer injuries or illnesses at the workplace. How can firms prevent accidents at work? What does it take to ensure a safe workplace? They need to educate their people on the risks and train them on the required safety practices and procedures to mitigate risks.
Companies often try to fill vacant posts with people “inside” the organization, and their training managers are asked to impart training to staff members, in order to enable the employees to assume new responsibilities.
How can organizations provide effective training to support career progression? What does it take to ensure employees have the knowledge and skills to perform well in their new assignments? You need to follow a five step process.
Jack is a senior online course developer in a large manufacturing company. A few months ago, his company initiated the implementation of SAP, and Jack’s boss assigned him the task of developing online courses for training the company’s workforce on the enterprise software.