Given the responsibility of eLearning budget, you start wondering how to spend the money on the right things, in order to make training a success. And with so many changes and options out there, a lot of questions pop up in your mind. What training should we start first? What learning technology should we choose? How much should we spend on different training functions, and so on? If you are in such a pinch, then this blog is for you.
Many times, as instructional designers and developers, we are asked to create highly interactive courses, within tight timelines and budget. It’s a big challenge, right? So to make it work, you need to be ready with resources that can be easily leveraged.
When it comes to training in organizations, eLearning is still seen as the new kid on the block. But with changes in employee preferences of how and when to learn, eLearning is growing as a viable and necessary method of training. So if you are among those who wish to know about eLearning, this blog is for you.
Designing a course in the online format is different from learning delivered in a classroom. Many factors are involved in creating an engaging, interactive, and learner-friendly online course. This post talks about instructional design and discusses why it is important for the design of online courses.
Whatever your industry, you need skilled employees. So investing in training and development has become the strategic priority for improving the company’s bottom line performance.
But the question here is, between their everyday tasks and busy schedules; will your employees be able to remember the key takeaways of training for long? Research says that people tend to forget 80-90% of what they have learnt in just one month after the training. Shocking, right?
Sales reps are critical to the success of any organization. In today’s dynamic market conditions, selling has become hard with Millennial customers, complex and multiple products. So it’s important they become experts on the products they sell, identify buyer challenges and offer appropriate solutions – all of which calls for effective training programs.
The Telecom sector has witnessed exponential growth in the last few years. According to a report by Infonetics Research, telecom operators have generated around $2 trillion in revenues globally in 2013. In order to win the battle for more subscribers and customer loyalty, telecom companies keep coming up with innovative network technologies and initiatives that deliver better customer experience.
The job of Pharmaceutical sales representatives is unique compared to the sales reps of other industries. They have to spend most of their time educating physicians and pharmacists on new medicines, prescription drugs, and medical equipment. And the hard part is, physicians and pharmacists possess more knowledge on the diseases and medicines than these reps.
In the last 10 years, Social Media has become the base of communication. Even in business settings, it is playing a vital role, enabling employees to stay connected with vendors and customers. According to iMedia Connection, 90% of companies now use social media for business purposes.
Due to increasing competition and changing customer demands, only one-third of sales reps are meeting or exceeding targets and according to a survey by Bridge Group, sales productivity is the number 1 challenge for 65% of B2B organizations.