Blended Learning Integrating On-Demand Approaches Within Your Development Programs
October 01, 2008
Bersin case study looking at Learning@IBM Explorer, the IBM learning portal—which provides employees with access to almost every learning and development resource offered by the company.
The Why and the How of Effective On-Demand Learning
Companies are facing new challenges, forcing them to rethink their training strategies—including how they apply on-demand learning technologies to meet business goals and
In a recent Bersin & Associates survey, 83% of organizations revealed that they are dealing with major talent challenges caused by an aging U.S. workforce and influx of
The days of building static new-hire orientation programs and a curriculum of courses to meet employee training needs is coming to a close.
The truth is that structured learning programs alone are inadequate to meet the “in the moment” performance needs of the knowledge workforce. To be effective, training content must be delivered in the context of an employee’s job. Formal learning must co-exist with a wide variety of performance support programs and other “just-in-time” technologies.
Therefore, the Learning & Development (L&D) organization must “get out of the way” and create systems and environments that encourage and facilitate the networked organizational learning model.
But building on-demand learning solutions requires new sets
Rather than focus solely on building content and delivering blended learning solutions, it forces the organization to partner with IT to establish standards and tools for content development, search, and indexing that make it easy for employees to find just what they need.
And it demands a close understanding of employees’ real daily job roles in order to embed assistance as close to the moment of performance as possible.
In a nutshell, it forces the L&D organization to look at its role as a "publisher" and "enabler" not just a "developer."
What You Will Learn
In this Webcast, you'll discover some of the trends that are driving interest in on-demand learning approaches. And you’ll gain research-based guidance on what your organization must do to successfully integrate these new approaching into its development programs.
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