Trainers have a significant role to play in influencing companies and staff, developing a culture that embraces cybersecurity, rather than just paying lip service to it. But where do we start? Here are a few key areas that can help you develop a secure IT culture, and keep it that way.
Working remotely has its advantages: fewer distractions, no more commutes, and you can save money, time and the environment. All things considered, it’s a very healthy alternative to crowded offices and a great way to keep business continuity in times of disruptive events.
There are eight cultural profiles that can be found across all business environments. And we might add, identifying the cultural profile of a given organization is essential for designing adequate learning and development programs. Let’s explore the first four:
Bringing experiential learning into the organization can only be beneficial to all concerned – the staff will have an easier (and more fun) time while they learn and customers will benefit from the interaction with well-instructed, engaged representatives of the business.
Learning is an ongoing process that lasts a whole lifetime – teaching too. Whether it’s instructing an up training class for coworkers, taking people through team-building exercises, or leading an independent workshop, it’s valuable to understand how to most easily reach adult learners.
Slowly but surely the LMS is shifting from a management system to a learning system. A learning experience platform (LXP) takes things a step further by providing more ways for learners to direct and control their own learning experience. Here are a few examples of LXP features that can be a part of a business LMS:
High-trust companies manage to build and sustain a culture of trust, holding their employees accountable for their roles without micromanaging them. Ultimately, cultivating trust is about setting a clear direction, giving people what they need to see it through, and getting out of their way while they get there.
The spacing effect is a perfect example of how much more effective learning becomes once we better understand the human brain. It’s up to corporate learning specialists to harness the potential of these neuroscientific findings and use spaced repetition to turn learning from isolated events to ongoing journeys.
High-quality content is a must in any successful training program, but keep in mind that the means you use to deliver that content are equally important. Let’s see a few online tools that will help you design the best training materials and boost learning outcomes!
There is no perfect recipe for running a business, but there are patterns of success that you can draw from. If you look closely at most businesses that have achieved longevity, you will likely see they’re productive, efficient and have satisfied customers because they have processes in place that work.