Human memory tends to fail – what we learn, we tend to forget after a certain period. This calls for reinforcing what we learn. There are two ways to do this in e-learning, make your employees go through the same course again or create a refresher course. The first option may not get a thumbs-up from your employees because it is tedious to go through the same course again. On the other hand, refresher training, which usually consists of microlearning modules and job-aids, tends to get the approval of learners. These modules can:
Using on-demand video for an annual sales kickoff saved Oracle $10 million. Video-based learning (VBL) has proven to be an effective and scalable means of workplace training over time. It has become a reliable way to train sales teams working across the globe, in different time zones. VBL is ideal to address the challenges sales force always faces – tight timelines, low retention of training, and being constantly on the move.
Formal training will help your employees acquire knowledge and the much-needed skills to improve their performance at the workplace.
ERP or software training helps employees gain expertise in utilizing your newly-deployed software to the optimum extent.
Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans suffers from some form of disability? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 17.5 percent of persons with a disability were employed in 2015. The government has taken steps to cater to the needs of this group of individuals in the workplace, and Section 508 is one such provision.
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.
Training is a continuous process and nobody realizes this better than sales managers who need to constantly train their sales personnel on new products and improved sales techniques.
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?
As we all know, having strong product knowledge helps your sales force recommend the right products to customers, based on their needs. So, reinforcing training is very important if you want your sales force to have comprehensive product knowledge, wherein they will be able to enhance the buying decisions of customers effectively. Effective assessments help evaluate the sales force’s comprehension of the product. But, how can you develop assessments that will help assess your sales force efficiently? What are the aspects you need to consider to frame effective assessments for online sales training courses?
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.
How can you impart effective training on using software applications? What does it take to enable your people master a computer application? You can go in for simulations of the software.
Software training managers often look for a perfect screen recording, the feasibility to create a simulated environment, and expect to check learners’ understanding in a test environment. To your pleasant surprise, Articulate Storyline has all these features in-built, to develop effective software/ERP end-user training.