Many companies have started to incorporate a learning and development program for their employees. Being able to offer training is win-win for the employer and the employee.
A good place to start is to identify the gap between how your employees are performing now and how they need to be performing in the future. You might not need to design a whole new training program, it could be that your current programs could use a refresh.
What the heck is just-in-time training? You have a workplace issue that requires immediate attention, and you need your employees to have access to the information they are looking for at an exact moment—how can you make that possible? That is where just-in-time training (JIT) comes in! Just-in-time training is excellent when there is content […]
So what, you ask? Many organizations have Social Procurement Programs – that means that they are making a strategic effort to ensure that they are purchasing their products and services from a variety of businesses, with different types of owners. This could be women-owned and operated businesses (like in our case), businesses owned by specific […]
Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Mixed Reality (MR) – where to begin? Don’t worry, that is why we are here to help! As learning professionals, it is our job to keep on top of our skills while keeping our eyes on the future…sorting through the fads and gadgets to see what will be […]
Micro-learning solutions are short (usually around 3-5 minutes but may be as long as 8-10 minutes in total). They are chunks of content that address ONE topic, and complete ONE learning objective. Period. They have the power to effectively provide employees with just-in-time training.
Most often used in the field of e-learning, is a big buzz-word, but actual application is relatively under-used. Microlearning refers to relatively small learning units and short-term activities, often just meeting one single learning objective. Say you are putting together a course on Workplace Safety. The course will encompass many topics including hazardous materials, evacuation […]
A Learning Management System (LMS) is an online space that allows you to organize and track digital courses and training. Depending on the LMS implemented, you may be able to facilitate learning communities—which are like online discussion groups, but with a focus. You could also have shopping-cart capabilities built-in, so you can attach a fee […]
Augmented Reality is proving to be a very useful tool for providing employees (and customers) with just-in-time training on products and services. AR brings some elements of the virtual world into our real world and in doing so, enhances the things that we see, hear and feel. Want to have some fun? Go to your App store and download the […]