According to ASTD, companies spend $15 billion per year on sales training, an enormous number when you consider that people do not find sales training very effective. If organizations are spending this kind of money on largely ineffective training, there is a lot of value in figuring out ways to improve sales enablement efforts and
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Gone are the days when you have as much time as you need to deliver an effective training class. Few businesses are willing to dedicate the time necessary for people to learn new skills. After all, proper training is time consuming, expensive, and organizations need to operate as efficiently as possible. You have likely experienced this first
If you have been paying even the slightest attention to technology news or you get out of your house once in a while, you know that mobile is a staggering trend threatening to make desktop computers and even laptops obsolete. And while that may be a slight exaggeration, it is no exaggeration to say that
While the goal of any training program is primarily to make sure your trainees get the vital information they need to be successful, a secondary concern is to make sure that the same vital information does not make its way to anyone else. Organizations often are training employees and partners on material that is sensitive
There are plenty of “general” reasons to implement e-learning in your company. For example, you could deliver training to anyone in the world, people can complete training at their own pace, and you can provide a consistent message in your courses. These are just a few ways that you can benefit from e-learning, and there
One of the reasons that e-learning is so successful is that it solves a problem of delivering training to audiences that are dispersed across the country and even around the world. Our workplaces have never been more global and the more global organizations are the more scalable and efficient e-learning delivery can be. However, that
Services like Coursera, Venture Lab, and Udemy (to name only a few) make free on-line courses available to anyone in the world for free. What is even more incredible is that using these services, you can take a Stanford course facilitated by a Stanford professor on topics ranging widely from software programming languages to creativity.
Series Mindflash has recently updated and released a more robust Series feature. We have found that many programs including new employee training, sales training, and continuing education certifications rely heavily on Series. Because of Series’ popularity we decided we wanted to improve and enhance this feature. We spent months researching what pain points Trainers experience
Last year, I had the opportunity to evaluate an industry certificate program with the intent of making it available to employees as a skill development program. My evaluation included completing an entire series of courses, at the end of which I received a certificate of completion. The certificate was automatically generated, and I was able