Every organization has to adhere to rules and regulations while conducting business. On the ground level, it means that your employees conduct themselves and go about their daily activities in a certain way. Workplace ethics and compliance training basically refers to the process of educating employees on the laws, regulations, and company policies that apply to your business domain and thus to their day-to-day job responsibilities. This training aims to avoid any violations of your industry norms thus maintain a high quality final output and work environment.
Every organization has the responsibility of ensuring employees’ physical well-being. An increasing number of accidents in the workplace not only have a negative impact on employee morale but also on the company image. If an unfortunate accident happens at your workspace, it can become the talk of the town and tarnish your reputation. Finding good talent can become difficult, as people will deter working in a hazardous environment. Not to compare it with precious human life, but lack of safety can also cause potential damage to highly sophisticated and expensive machinery.
It is a well-known fact that products are the life blood of business organizations, and those in retail sector are no exception. Good training on products helps the staff of retail firms to provide customers products that are most-suited to their needs, thereby delivering the best value for their money. This, in turn, creates high levels of customer satisfaction, which results in loyal customers and increased revenues.
We all know “Health is Wealth”. In case of workplace accidents, organizations often shell out billions of dollars in compensation to workers who suffer injuries or illnesses. What can be done to prevent such accidents?
The only way is to educate and train workforce using technology-enabled learning on safety practices and procedures.
Your sales team is usually on the frontline of your business. They are the face of your organization that directly interacts with the customers to bring in new business and sell your products. That’s just half the challenge. Armed with the power of digital technology and social networking, today’s consumers gather all the required information on the product that is to be purchased, before they even speak with your sales team. Such an intelligent consumer will approach your sales team with difficult questions. Is your workforce adequately equipped to satisfy these advanced expectations of your customers and provide a trustworthy experience?
The companies in the pharmaceutical sector have to comply with a number of regulations imposed by various regulatory bodies. Penalties are often imposed on many organizations in this sector for violation of applicable rules and statutes. Training helps organizations prevent costly mistakes.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an agency of the United States Department of Labor. OSHA’s mission is to assure safe and healthy working conditions by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education, and assistance.
Adam is an L&D executive, in-charge of regulatory affairs training in a large stock broking corporation. Recently, his organization launched an online course on the guidelines prescribed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The content of the course was quite comprehensive, and Adam expected the course to be a grand success. However, to his dismay, the e-learning course received a poor response.
Employee onboarding happens frequently in all organizations, but is often not done well. Handing new employees a pile of forms and having a supervisor or HR professional walk them around the premises does not complete the onboarding process. This is not to say that paperwork is not important. It is, but if that’s how you begin your new hire onboarding program, it may not create a good first impression. Training managers in today’s corporate world need to focus on delivering a well-designed employee orientation program instead of sticking to a standard checklist.
In any organization, compliance training plays an important role in ensuring employees comply with industry-specific policies and regulations.
However, compliance training programs are drab and fail to engage learners. Even so, if the training is presented in the form of PDFs, will it help you get the desired outcome? The answer is a loud ‘NO’. So, what could be the ideal solution to this? The most effective way is to convert your existing compliance material into an interactive e-learning course.