Do you need to train your people, of varying experiences and proficiencies, on particular subjects, in detail? E-learning curriculums can be a very good option for you to explore.
There is an eLearning curriculum with multiple modules, and each module is roughly 20 – 30 minutes. These modules are a part of a certification program intended for new hires. The learners should have enough freedom and flexibility to take the modules in their own way. But, we should make the assessment criteria more stringent to ensure that the training is effectively imparted.
Do you remember how long you took to learn to ride a bicycle? How long did you take to be confident and comfortable driving a car, or learn to use a word processing program or software, learn to assemble a new product launched by your company, or for that matter learn to use your company’s new accounting software system? Chances are that you have put in 20 hours of practice before you got comfortable with any of these tasks. That is what Josh Kaufman says.
Happiness at the workplace has so much to do with workplace culture. A culture that nurtures employees’ growth, makes employees feel that their whole being is utilized and makes them happy. Stephen Covey in his book “The 8th Habit” says people’s basic needs are to live, to learn, to love and to leave a legacy. And to achieve this, you need discipline, vision, passion and conscience. Learning is a big component of our work life to help us achieve, to excel and to contribute to the fullest.
I am sure you will agree that launching an e-learning curriculum can be stressful, even to the most seasoned training manager.
Designing eLearning is a complex activity, involving multiple teams and stakeholders. Starting from getting the right content, design and technical requirements, there are many facets that you need to look at.
Curriculum is a list of courses to study that offer a particular subject comprehensively. Traditionally, curriculum was mentioned in the context of subjects offered in schools and colleges. Now-a-days, many organizations prefer training curriculum to be a part of elearning program instead of standalone eLearning courses.
As you all know, online learning saves time, cost and environment. It gives learners the flexibility of taking training everywhere, anytime and getting a certificate upon completion. Corporate training alone is a $200 billion industry.
If you still have not taken the advantage of eLearning or have started small but want to expand its reach, and get the best of your training budgets, here are three major strategies you can follow.