10 reasons to use customised training

Lansdell, Jon
June 2004
IT Training;Jun2004, p34
Trade Publication
The article focuses on reasons to use customized training. Jon Lansdell said that tools that modify off-the-shelf courses can help cut costs and make learning more relevant to users. Meeting the training needs of everyone across an organisation is becoming an increasingly difficult task and one that often can't be met by off-the-shelf e-learning and scheduled classroom training courses. Every company is different, with its own set of custom applications, operating system versions and internal business processes. Every company is different, with its own set of custom applications, operating system versions and internal business processes. Working with a training provider to create a completely bespoke training programme may be the best way to meet unique requirements. However, for many organisations, this is simply too costly In these circumstances, customising existing training material is an approach worth considering. For classroom training, the customised route might involve creating the training manuals from existing courseware, adapted to corporate look.


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