It is important for organizations to keep their employees up-to-date with new products, policies, and procedures to remain competitive. E-learning is a learning format that gives learners control of how and when they choose to learn. It also helps organizations reach out to a geographically dispersed workforce and has the potential to meet the changing demands of businesses at lowered training costs.
Employee skills fade with time, and there may be various reasons for this degradation. More often, it is due to the lack of regular usage of skills and/or employees choosing alternate methods. Whatever the reasons, refresher training is vitally important for organizations. So, what are the aspects you should keep in mind when designing refresher training?
Virtual training is fast gaining foothold in corporate training, as it allows employees to enjoy the benefits of a live classroom session without the associated costs. Learners and instructors can be at different places, across the globe, yet interact with each other. Learners can also answer poll questions, raise doubts, and discuss with peers.
Many organizations are tapping into the training potential offered by online simulations. Simulations are highly specialized, interactive programs that allow workforce to learn and practice real world activities in a controlled, secure, and risk-free environment. They are an ideal choice where people have to follow procedures or learn to use a new software application to be effective in their jobs.
Organizations today are looking to start e-learning to enjoy the benefits it offers. However, before starting e-learning, organizations need to check several readiness factors of which content readiness is very crucial. They need to check whether they have enough material to support the development of online courses or need to start from scratch.
2 years ago, when Steve Klein walked into ABC Bank as a new hire, he was all set to give the bank his best. He looked forward to his role as management trainee with the prestigious bank and arrived bright and early, eager to start his new career. Sadly, the enthusiasm quickly faded away, only to be replaced by disillusionment. The reason – bad, unplanned induction training.
The demand for technology-enabled learning solutions is growing at a feverish pace. A study by Markets and Markets reveals the market for e-training resources is likely to touch the $446.85 billion mark by 2020, up from $150.23 billion in 2015, registering a compound annual growth rate of 24.4%.
Most organizations, corporate companies, and educational institutions today are using e-learning to train their employees and students. A research conducted by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) reported that nearly one-third of all learning content made available is in the form of e-learning. This shows that e-learning is being accepted as a convenient method for organizations to train their employees. Why is e-learning being preferred over traditional learning? Well, check out our infographic below for the benefits e-learning offers.
Simulations are an ideal choice for any business organization to train employees on procedures or impart a new skill. They help learners experiment with real-life situations in a virtual environment.
Do you intend to train your people online, on technical aspects? Are you looking for ways to deliver good training on complex equipment and/or software, through e-learning? Well, you need to overcome two common challenges. Let us see what they are and how they can be resolved.