When you create a course, it’s important to understand if your learners have retained the knowledge you want to convey, and if you are being effective in sharing that knowledge. Usually, in online training, this means including an assessment chapter at the end of the course. This final evaluation can also be the basis for the student to receive a course certificate.
According to most dictionaries, we know that when there is something missing from a situation that prevents it from being complete or satisfactory, we can say there is a gap. A knowledge gap is a difference that is related to expertise, skills and know-how. It occurs when there is a significant disparity between what an organisation needs and the current capabilities of its staff.
When someone’s pursuit of knowledge is “ongoing, voluntary and self-motivated”, it can be called lifelong learning. Lifelong learning takes a holistic approach to education and development, actively encouraging people to learn throughout their entire lives while enhancing their human potential as a whole. Lifelong learning is different from continuing education of job-based skills development: it has a broader scope and more creative outlets, such as online tools and courses.
Engagement is a fundamental part of making sure the knowledge you want to convey in your courses is retained by your partners. In this article, we are sharing some tips on how to increase your partners’ engagement with your courses.
When your partners do a great job, everybody wins. They are representing you, and their performance has a direct impact on your business. Making great training available to your partners is key in helping them be better at what they do. It’s a win-win situation when your partners are well versed in your product, standards, and can improve their skills to be at the top of their game.
The popularity of working remotely had been growing steadily, but somewhat slowly, in the last decade. In the last few years, hyper-mobility brought new opportunities to flexible working hours and more meaningful (and productive!) working lives. But today, the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a massive and imperative change: to comply with social distancing norms, employees are encouraged to stay away from their traditional workplace as much as possible. This means more companies need to adopt a “working from home” mindset as the new normal.
Keeping your audience aware and engaged with your academy is crucial to the success of your training programme, and its business objectives. If you’re not in marketing or communications, creating a communication plan can seem like a daunting task. In this article, we share a simple 8-step process to create an effective communication plan.
Regardless of numerous benefits of training, managers are being pushed to do more with less money and fewer resources. In this article, we will look at how to prove the value of learning initiatives over its costs, as well as different ways to ensure that you can get more bang for your buck when it comes to training.
Creating a dedicated learning academy for your customers has a double purpose. On the one hand you can teach users how to make the most out of your product or service with product and skills training, making them expert users. And you know that expert users are more likely to remain loyal customers and be valuable brand ambassadors. On the other hand, by sharing high-quality industry-related content you are adding significant value to your brand and positioning your company in the market, attracting more leads, and generating more sales.
Sharing knowledge, training, and keeping your team in the loop of important information is very important. However, as your company grows, it can become a bit of a challenge to scale this in an effective way. In this article, you will find 6 helpful tips.