Ask any school-kid, the consensus sways towards a general apathy towards exams and tests. But moving on from our school days, do we really look forward to assessments in corporate learning as well? If our assessments are immersive and successfully capture learner-interest – Then, yes, your learners too can look forward to assessments. Here are a few innovative ways of….
Let me start with a question – how many of you remember the story of the movie Avatar? My fair guess would be that most (if not all) of you would remember outline of the story, and some of you may even remember the dialogs! Next question, how many of you remember content of the training that you attended 6….
I came across this very interesting study done by Robert Kelly, Carnegie Mellon University where he analyzed how much information an average knowledge worker can retain while doing her job. This is what he has found out – As you can see the amount of knowledge retention has rapidly decreased from over 75% in 1986 to just around 10% in….
Learning in the corporate world is strongly driven by the objective of developing skills and applying them in the course of work. Skills are best developed by ‘doing’. In an ideal scenario, a learner should then find adequate opportunity and space to learn and practice on the work-floor. This however, is not a practical solution, as the repercussions of potential….
Learning management systems have evolved over the last decade from their initial administrative purpose of managing learners to the all-encompassing purpose of managing learning. This shift entails the LMS to take up diverse responsibilities – content development, content delivery, learner evaluations and assessments, creating digital repositories, providing an interactive platform for collaborative learning and much more. To successfully deliver as….
The pharmaceutical industry is governed by a variety of laws and regulations to ensure the safety and efficacy of its products. In addition to SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) training, cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices) training and Safety and Environment training are also made mandatory to make certain that employees are equipped to work within the industry guidelines. Since the training….
Innovation and technology adoption have been the basis of the tremendous growth in the world’s Banking and Financial Services sector. Leaders in Learning & Development (L&D) have also been at the centre of the growth wheel, continuously aligning people skills with aggressive growth strategies. The Islamic Finance industry, particularly, is experiencing a phenomenal growth rate. Today, Islamic Finance can boast….
Recently I visited one of my neighbors, whose son, an electronics engineer, had recently joined an electronics manufacturing company in Bangalore. He was excited about his job. Out of curiosity, I asked him about his training, and he showed me his training material. While browsing through the material, I found that the publishing date on the training material was almost….
As we work more in mobile learning and content delivery space, my belief is strengthening that instead of current model of writing native apps, web apps are going to become favorite medium to deliver m-learning for mobile devices. Here are my reasons – This is what the current mobile operating system landscape looks like (Courtesy StatCounter): So right now we….
For decades corporations and governments – and the training industry – have relied on competent trainers to train their workforces. This system works effectively for small organizations that work in a specific domain from one or two locations. For large organizations that work in multiple domains and have branches in several cities across the globe, creating a training infrastructure that….