At a recent gathering of training managers, one of them was heard commenting about her hectic work life. She said, “Work’s hectic! What with having to keep track of multiple training programs across four locations, keeping them up to date, and juggling trainings for want of space. And then there are the assessments and collation of those results; and tying up goals and achievements! And then, when it’s all done, I start all over again with the next batch of trainees – it never ends!”
Sales training can be tedious, especially when salespeople have to be trained on a wide range of products. It gets complicated when the sales team is geographically diverse and everyone has to be on the same page. This is where game-based learning can come to your rescue, as you will discover in the case study discussed below.
Are you looking at game-based learning to enhance your training initiative? Has the complexity or skill level required by your employees to perform a certain task compelled you to look beyond your usual training standbys? Do you feel that courses infused with game-based learning will have a better impact on your employees?
The main problem in the manufacturing industry is that most employers look for multi-skilled employees who can perform a range of tasks. In reality, many manufacturing workers are unskilled or have only been trained to perform a single job function. The manufacturing industry often faces a severe gap between the talent they need and what is actually available in the market.
If you are reading this blog, you are probably contemplating outsourcing your L&D functions. Your decision to outsource is an important one that will directly or indirectly affect your business. Outsourcing is not always the wisest choice, but when it is, it can benefit an organization immensely. I can’t tell you whether it’s the right thing for your company, but I can help you make an informed decision.
PowerPoint is a powerful tool. Let’s face it, everyone reading this has used it at some point in their lives to get their content and ideas across to an audience. Be it in the university presenting a project overview, or in an organization showcasing a new strategy, PowerPoint is our go-to tool when it comes to presenting content in a visually attractive manner, and for all the right reasons too.
In these fast and increasingly mobile times, organizations are adapting a dynamic work schedule, that is driven by the demands of the industry. The biggest challenge classroom learning faces in these changing times is getting everyone together under one roof for training.
It is a well-known fact that the manufacturing sector is one of the key components of the American economy. Manufacturing companies across the United States contribute a significant chunk of the nation’s economy and provide livelihood to millions of people.
When it comes to implementing training with e-learning, organizations are now looking for options beyond end-to-end e-learning, given today’s dynamic business requirements. This is because end-to-end e-learning is a lengthy process, involving several training challenges. Do you want to know what the challenges are?
For decades, the instructor-led training (ILT) format was the only medium through which companies could train their employees. As information technology evolved, desktop computers became commonplace and learning materials began to reach their target audiences on these devices, and thus the age of e-learning had begun. Revolutionary developments in the last decade have resulted in the emergence of smartphones and tablets, eliminating the need for learners to be “tethered” to desktops or carry cumbersome laptops to access online learning content.