The past several months have been unpredictable, to say the least. There were surprises at every corner for the corporate world that forced organizations to adapt to the rapidly changing business models. And to facilitate this, training approaches needed to be re-looked at, in order to develop training programs quickly and cost-effectively.
While all of this seems too quick and too new, a lot of companies have already adopted alternative training approaches and are now reaping the benefits. As a training manager, you might be wondering about all your options regarding employee training this year. And to help you with that, we have curated a list of the top 5 eLearning infographics. Here goes.
Top 5 eLearning Infographics to Check Out while You Still Can
1. Alternatives to Classroom Training during COVID-19
Classroom training was the norm for most corporate training until recently when companies had to ditch it for other alternatives. Training disruptions due to the COVID-19 lockdowns have led corporate L&D to finally break the status quo and move towards a digital world, migrating towards online training approaches.
Organizations that had already adopted online training approaches had the advantage of having alternatives readily available. But for those companies that haven’t implemented online training yet, there’s no need to panic, because ‘better late than never’, right?
If you’re one among them and want to know what alternatives to classroom training your organization could use in the present scenario, look at this infographic with 3 alternatives to classroom training to make learning accessible for your remote workforce.
2. Tips for Successful Virtual Training
You have found alternatives to classroom training. Now it’s time to know how to shift from classroom training to virtual training. The corporate L&D is abuzz with virtual instructor-led training (VILT) as it is an efficient training strategy to deal with training disruptions during the pandemic. It is also a convenient way to make the transition from classroom to online learning.
VILT is a very viable alternative to classroom training. And since corporate workforces are geographically dispersed, it is most conducive to being incorporated into your training strategy to overcome training disruptions.
For some useful tips for successful implementation of virtual training, head over to this infographic.
3. Make a Difference to eLearning Development by Saving SME’s Time
The subject matter expert (SME) is one of the most important persons in the process of eLearning design and development. SMEs are responsible for providing the inputs for eLearning, and help instructional designers present the content accurately. They are also required to review the eLearning during the different stages of development.
But SMEs are very busy people who sometimes cannot spare time for eLearning reviews. And who can understand this better than you? As a training manager, you are constantly looking for ways to develop training courses in the least amount of time. So, how can you reduce the time for SME reviews and make them more amenable to review your courses? This infographic shows you how.
4. Are You Ready for Rapid eLearning?
Rapid eLearning puts the ‘rapid’ into eLearning design and development to deliver training courses quickly and cost-effectively. The development time is reduced significantly by focusing on the essentials and cutting down on the fluff. And it does this without compromising on the course quality, as it follows the fundamental principles of instructional design.
Currently, rapid eLearning design and development appears to be a very good option as companies are running short on budgets and require training courses to be delivered quickly.
But you cannot implement rapid learning out of thin air, you need some prerequisites. You need to have the content ready, you need to have an SME on board, and more …
Head over to this infographic for a 4-point checklist that you can use to assess your organization’s readiness for rapid eLearning.
5. What will Change in Corporate Training Post COVID-19?
Now that you have skimmed through organizing corporate training in a COVID-19 world, let’s look at corporate training post the pandemic. You would not want to scrap all your new online training approaches, and there’s no need to. In fact, online training will only become the norm of corporate training in the future.
A report from Training Industry shows an 88% increase in traffic on its articles on the advantages of eLearning, and a staggering 8,135% increase on topics related to remote learning, virtual instructor-led training, and leading through adversity and change. This shows organizations are ready to move to a completely digital training world, more than ever before. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it? And what more should you be expecting to see in the future? Head over to this infographic to find out!
To Sum it All Up!
The corporate training world has been hit hard due to COVID-19, causing all kinds of training disruptions. We hope you found these five infographics on training options beyond the classroom, tips for successful VILT and saving SME’s time, a checklist to assess your organization’s readiness for rapid eLearning, and what to expect in corporate training after the pandemic useful and informative.
Here’s hoping that 2021 will usher in better times to all of us.