Millennials’ need for independence, flexibility and a great work/life balance means all learning programs have to allow them to move at their own pace and choose when and how they develop their skills and competencies. These programs should include both formal and informal learning, allow for mentorship within the organization and most importantly, be mobile friendly, micro-designed and gamified.
A global workforce need training too, and there are a few details that can make or break a training program for multilingual employees. Besides translating courses, localizing them, adapting them to the various cultural differences, the most important aspect when determining the success of a multilingual training course is its relevance and alignment with both individual and organisational learning needs.
With AI being so… here, it is bound to eventually impact corporate training. Odds are it will be a very positive impact. Not only will AI make learning more engaging than ever before but it will also provide truly personalized training and development material. AI has the ability to evaluate, learn, and adopt a dynamic strategy and this makes it the perfect solution for the future of corporate learning.
Designing good-quality, engaging e-learning content can be both an exciting and a daunting task. Pretty much all the design apps and tools available promise to be the most user-friendly, easy-to use in the world. Even though this is sometimes just a promise, some of these apps are exactly what their creators say they are and make the life of designers a lot easier. Here are our favorite four.
Oh how time flies! It seems like yesterday when I wrote about celebrating the first year anniversary of the MATRIX Blog. 2017 meant a bigger team, more diversity of voices talking about workplace learning and online training programs, more posts, more conferences, more… everything. The combined effort of the entire MATRIX team and all our readers made our blog climb in the first 7% of all e-learning blogs.
Competency-based online training centers on practicality and real-world application. Employees get the opportunity to master one skill, topic, or task before moving onto the next. This allows them to focus their full attention on talents and abilities they require in the workplace instead of having to absorb theoretical knowledge that fills up their mental schema, but doesn’t improve their productivity or proficiency.
Skills make the world go round. Well, at least the corporate world. Your employees must master the skills they need to navigate each new work day, from communication and lateral thinking to the fine art of negotiation and persuasion. But how do you know if your staff is building the skill sets their job demands? Here are 7 tips to track skill growth with the help of LMS reports.
Textbooks say that e-learning should have a personal approach, yet reach a lot of people. It sounds like a contradiction in terms but in reality this is one of the many up-sides of e-learning: the options are very varied and tech advances make more and more things possible all the time. Great instructional designers share a few common characteristics. Here are just 3:
In today’s dynamic and very challenging business world only the organizations that are able to adapt as they grow will thrive. Companies that fail to nurture good learning cultures experience high turnover rates among top talent and end up falling behind their competitors and disappointing their customers. Here are a few helpful tips on how to avoid that.
E-learning has many perks and moving learning online is the logical thing to do since all arguments made these days are in favor it. However, in spite of all the obvious benefits, it’s best if those in charge of the putting in place are also aware of the obstacles that can arise when such an endeavor is underway.