Types Of Training Managers Can Leverage For Rapid eLearning Courses
Our rapid eLearning eBook has an entire chapter dedicated to helping you understand what rapid eLearning is, how it can help you offer blended learning solutions and save SME time. And yet, as a training manager, it is also important for you to know when rapid eLearning is a better option than conventional eLearning. Here are 3 training areas where rapid eLearning development should be your first choice.
Corporate Training Examples Using Rapid eLearning
1. Employee Onboarding
Employee onboarding training is the first step of introducing your new employees to your organization, offering them a glimpse of your mission, values, and culture. To be effective and create an impactful first impression, onboarding training needs to help learners:
- Acclimatize into their job roles quickly so they can transition smoothly from being a trainee to a productive employee.
- Know how to perform common tasks – daily logging into the company portal, approaching HR, applying for leaves, etc.
- Understand and comply with basic guidelines such as workplace safety, fire safety, Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH), cybersecurity, etc.
All this can be accomplished through a blended learning approach. With rapid eLearning, you can cut down the time learners have to spend inside the classroom, delivering part of the training virtually through eLearning courses (videos, watch-try-do simulations, scenarios, etc.) to introduce them to key ideas and processes they need to know as part of their job roles.
You can conduct virtual classrooms where new hires meet and greet their peers to promote collaborative learning and help them better understand your organizational culture.
Using rapid eLearning development, you can quickly create introductory videos and different microlearning assets that can be part of the blended learning curriculum. These assets can also work as performance support to provide learners with just-in-time training. As new hires can belong to different functional units or departments, rapid eLearning can be used to deliver role-based training as part of the employee onboarding that’s customized to different roles and departments.
You can leverage video-based modules to introduce new hires to the company culture. These videos can include recordings of welcome messages from the company leadership.
2. Sales Training
Any successful business focuses first and foremost on training its sales staff on the art of up-selling and cross-selling. And since each organization has its own unique buyer persona, employees will need to understand target customers’ needs and requirements to succeed.
For a successful sales training program, you need:
- A mobile-accessible training plan because most sales representatives work off-site
- Soft-skills training to help learners understand and communicate better with customers
- Performance support tools to help them access information at their time of need
Rapid eLearning development can help create custom training materials quickly to train your sales personnel. You can design and develop:
- eLearning courses on sales processes
- eLearning curriculums – on your product portfolio
- Microlearning courses on ancillary products or accessories
- On-demand digital performance support tools in the form of infographics, interactive PDFs, comparison charts, how-to videos
- Courses with scenarios and dialogues to better understand customer interactions
- Simulation-based courses to get familiar with the software
- User-generated content or videos from top performers in the field
3. Compliance Training
In today’s business world, the rules of the ‘best way of doing a job’ are constantly changing. Every industry is governed by laws and regulations, not to forget the different regulations that apply to the different parts of the globe you operate in. And any business that wants to stay afloat needs to play by these rules and stay compliant. But the problem is that:
- Compliance rules are constantly being revised and employees need to stay up-to-date and certified on the latest guidelines.
- Compliance training topics are usually dry and technical and not always interesting.
Rapid eLearning can help:
Create and update courses very easily using authoring tools.
Provide up-to-date training for employees that reflects changes in industry regulations, policies, or market trends.
Leverage new-age learning strategies such as scenarios, storytelling, personalization, and even gamification to make the dry and technical topics of compliance training more interesting and engaging for learners.
Use microlearning quizzes to test learners at regular intervals and help them beat the forgetting curve.
Probably the best part of rapid eLearning is how versatile it is in adapting itself to support different training types. But while theorizing about how it can fit into different training types is easy, real-life examples will go a long way in helping you understand it better (which are covered in our rapid eLearning eBook).
Want to learn more about how to use rapid authoring software to develop engaging content for your team? Download the eBook Unveiling Rapid eLearning Design And Development – A Guide For Corporate Training Managers to find the right tools and ID strategies to launch a rapid eLearning development program today. It even features rapid eLearning success stories. You can also join the webinar to put an end to disruptive training…the rapid eLearning way!