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Compliance training is all about educating your employees and making them aware of the laws, rules and regulations they need to follow at work. Imparting training on applicable statutes and norms is beneficial to organizations and employees, as it helps prevent regulatory violations that can result in huge penalties and loss of reputation. However, in many cases, online compliance training courses are mere “page-turners” that fail to impress learners.
According to a joint survey by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA), human error is the main cause of data breaches. While the threat from hackers is ever present, the survey highlights the need for organizations to train their employees on compliance risks and set up adequate controls (Source: SCCE Press Release). So, what are the typical compliance gaps in the healthcare industry that are prone to human error?
Employees of any organization must comply with certain guidelines – industry regulations, international or regional regulatory policies, and norms. To ensure employees comply with these guidelines, organizations invest thousands of dollars in online compliance training. However, most often than not, these online compliance training courses turn out to be boring as they contain too much legal information with complex jargon. Also, they are mostly page turners as shown in the cartoon with no interactivities.
Compliance training is all about educating employees and making them aware of the rules, policies, and work ethics they need to follow in their work environment to avoid penalties. However, in many cases, employees don’t show interest in completing compliance courses because they include legal terminology which is usually boring.
Compliance courses are infamous for being the unavoidable training your employees need to undergo every year. Is there a way to remove the sting of boredom from compliance courses? Is there a way to make them engaging? Well, there are a few ways, which when considered, can make online compliance courses appeal better to your employees.
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.
Let’s admit it, ‘interesting’ and ‘exciting’ will not be the first words that come to employees’ minds when they think of online compliance training – so infamous they are for being boring and dry. When training becomes uninteresting, employees will not pay heed to most of the information being presented – they will simply click through the boring screens or take a nap during the countless videos featuring dry scripts. But, since it is mandatory for organizations to deliver compliance training, they cannot afford such a reaction toward it. Here are 10 commandments that will change the perception of your employees toward compliance training and make online compliance training engaging.
Compliance training programs are infamous for their boring nature. But, they are mandatory and all employees must attend them. So, making them engaging is very important. But how can you deliver the content of a compliance training program, which deals with laws and regulatory norms, in an interesting manner? I think I have a solution! Combine different training methods to provide learners a blended learning experience. Let’s see how.
Compliance training is very important in organizations. But employees find it difficult to attend these training sessions due to their tight schedules. E-learning works well for such situations because the time to complete an online course is pre-defined and does not exceed unlike classroom sessions. Learners can access the training according to their schedules anytime, anywhere, and on any device – without compromising on their deliverables.