Outsourcing e-learning development to India is one of the fastest growing trends in the corporate training world. Many organizations are hiring off-shore online course development firms in the south Asian country to meet their online learning requirements. This growth is primarily a result of cost considerations. Other factors such as faster turnaround times, excellent IT infrastructure, and a large number of English-speaking, skilled technology-enabled learning development professionals, and outsourcing-friendly policies are making India the preferred outsourcing destination.
Project management is the task of handling a specific project right from its start till its successful and timely delivery. Effective e-learning project management ensures your project is completed at the right time, within the estimated cost, without compromising on quality. How do you manage your e-learning project successfully? Here are some tips to help you.
Project management is the task of handling a specific project, right from its conception to its successful and timely delivery. Different projects are handled in different ways, but there are certain steps you need to follow for smooth execution. Excited to know the steps? Check them in our infographic.
Project managers handling e-learning projects are often faced with cost and time overruns; as a project manager, I’m sure you too have experienced this. Like you, they try to find the reasons and ways to deal with this pervasive issue. They want to know the causes for project cost overruns and schedule delays.
We all know that good project management is the key to the success of an outsourced e-learning initiative. Given this fact, how can you ensure that your online course development project is well managed? What does it take to create your web-based course without time and cost overruns? To find out, I talked to a project management expert at CommLab India, an organization that has been in the business of providing technology-enabled learning solutions since 2000. Rajesh is an e-learning veteran and has handled hundreds of online course development projects successfully. Here are excerpts of the interview.
For e-learning project managers, work revolves around executing projects successfully. Though each e-learning project is handled differently, there are certain steps you need to follow for smooth execution. The five steps explained in this blog will help you execute your projects efficiently.
Training modules developed for multinational organizations must meet global requirements. As a project manager, it is your responsibility to ensure the modules are developed on time, within the budget and of course, surpass the expectations of your client. To ensure this, expert execution of your critical role is necessary. This post explains how you can play your part well.
It is a well-known fact that effective project management plays a key role in the success of an e-learning project. Project management can make or mar your e-learning project. It ensures your project is completed at the right time, within the estimated cost, without compromising on quality. What does it take to manage your e-learning projects successfully? Well, check out our infographic below.
An e-learning project manager tends to feel like a juggler in a circus; he has to handle multiple projects simultaneously, co-ordinate with online course designers and developers, take care of the audio work, photo shoots, videos, and in some cases, translation of the technology-enabled learning content. He has to manage clients who may be spread across the country or across the world.
Being an instructional designer, I can understand how it feels when your project does not meet the client expectations at the final stage. This leads to complete rework of your project, which in turn causes substantial wastage of your time and effort. All this rework and failure to meet stipulated project schedules are the results of the lack of proper communication with your client.