Gone are the days of lengthy e-learning courses. Today, most organizations across the world are delivering learning content to their employees in the form of 3-7 minute online nuggets. The growth in the use of microlearning is primarily driven by its suitability to meet the short attention spans of the 21st century workforce. Furthermore, bite-sized courses can be accessed seamlessly on mobile devices, which has become the order of the day. Microlearning modules help learners retain information better and are very useful to provide high quality just-in-time (JIT) knowledge support.
We all know that properly trained sales reps are adept at closing deals effectively, and thereby, augment companies’, improve their bottom line. Effective training enables salespeople to understand the needs of customers and offer the right solution to meet the needs. This, in turn, ensures the loyalty of customers and brings in more revenue.
We all know that one of the key aspects of ensuring the smooth functioning of companies in the manufacturing sector is seamless supply chain management (SCM). Effective management of supply chains plays an important role in making the right decisions pertaining to forecasting demand, procurement, logistics, production, etc., to ensure timely delivery of the finished product and reducing cost. These decisions play an important role in enhancing operational efficiency and thereby, improving the bottom line of manufacturing organizations.
Video – a learning medium creating ripples in the corporate training world. Organizations across the world are adopting video-based learning to impart knowledge and skills to their employees, and the trend shows no signs of slowing down. Learner engagement is the primary driver for the growing adoption of videos by companies. Videos help learners connect instantly with the learning content and enable them to retain information for long periods.
Jim is the product sales training manager of a large pharmaceutical company. The company is planning to release a new antibiotic, into the market, in the coming fortnight. Jim’s boss asked him to develop an online course on the drug for training the organization’s medical reps. The short time window for the development is giving Jim sleepless nights.
People learn effectively when they are engaged in the learning process. In classroom training sessions, the trainer interacts actively with learners to capture their attention and ensure they remain focused. How can this be accomplished with e-learning courses, which are self-paced? Well, you can ensure that online learners “stay on track” using web-based learning interactivities.
The job of a pharmaceutical sales representative is tough. He must explain the features of his products to medical practitioners who are more knowledgeable than himself in a convincing manner, so that doctors prescribe the products.
Infographics are a powerful microlearning asset used to transfer knowledge and gain the attention of learners. I’m a big fan of infographics and strongly believe in their ability to convey the intended message effectively. They help present text-heavy content in a visually appealing format, making them ideal tools for learning reinforcement. They can be used as “standalone” learning resources or as part of an online or a blended learning program. They can be accessed seamlessly on all devices and are useful for providing just-in-time (JIT) learning support.
Gone are the days when people accessed the Internet only through desktop and laptops. Today, a wide variety of tablets and smartphones are used to perform various activities online, and these include learning. Many organizations are adopting mobile learning (m-learning) methodologies to deliver knowledge and skills to their workforce. In this blog, we will look at 6 growing m-learning trends that are transforming the corporate training world.
It is a well-known fact that good sales training plays an important role in enhancing bottom line of companies. Salespeople, who are trained properly, can interact with customers better and help address their issues faced by the latter effectively. The e-learning format is ideal to impart training to these busy staff members because online courses allow them to draw convenient learning paths and acquire knowledge and skills without affecting their tight work schedules.