In recent years, companies have increasingly paid attention to training their employees, and this trend can be traced globally. It is no longer enough just to conduct business, you need to be in constant development, to adapt to the conditions dictated by the present, to acquire and apply new knowledge.
Why corporate training is so important
Many factors are influencing changes in business. Our whole world is changing, and with it a huge technological leap and even the current epidemiological situation are forcing companies to change and rebuild. To adapt to current realities and develop further, corporate training is needed. Firstly, it will give great advantages over competitors, and secondly, it will increase employee loyalty and reduce staff turnover.
Trends in corporate training
Let's consider the main trends in corporate training, and what technologies can be used
- Online education and webinars. This year, due to the pandemic and the lockdown, this amount that people spend on education, and especially additional education, has increased significantly. Webinars - online training sessions or corporate online meetings, help to reduce the cost of travel, rental and preparation of venues, etc.
- Micro-learning. The constant lack of time forces us to learn a little by little. Micro-learning breaks down the subject into highly specialized topics or topics that help to assimilate the material point by point in a short time. In other words, it allows you to train an employee without interrupting work, or with minimal loss of time.
- Learning by practicing
Practicing new knowledge is way more effective than theory. We often have years of learned theory from university and little practical training. Now people started to understand that the modern education should be aimed at the ability to apply the knowledge gained.
- Gamification and coaching. Gamification means the introduction of a game element into the learning process to make it more fun, and mentoring helps employees gain knowledge faster and more successfully.
- Personalized approach to learning. All employees in the company have different areas of activity and tasks. Accordingly, training must also be adapted to the needs of a particular person. Artificial intelligence and chat bots are used to personalize training. For example, in preparation for training, in order to analyze the level of training of an employee and compose personal educational content, the chatbot asks the appropriate questions, and the AI analyzes the answers. As a result, we get a personal training module.
- Digital adoption of learning
Digital adoption is a process of learning with modern digital platforms and corporate systems through built-in interactive tips and instructions. Thus, you no longer need to study a tutorial before working in the program, distract a colleague with a request for help, or call technical support. All tips are already integrated into the workflow, the system will teach you how to use it.
- Podcasting. The use of media resources (audio or video) of a certain topic - podcasts, allows you to most effectively convey useful information to the employee. It is very convenient - podcasts can be listened to / watched at home, in the car, on the road, at work.
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Alessandro Rocco Pietrocola is an entrepreneur and investor based in London and operating mainly in Europe, Asia and Oceania with main focus on UK, Baltic Countries, Russia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Middle East and New Zealand as area of interest! At the moment is the CEO of Astorts Group. He is an UK FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) Approved Person and is has great experience as director of regulated companies. He uses to dedicate part of his life to inspire others and help them achieve the most out of their life. Since he was 20, he had successfully founded and managed several companies operating in the field of management consulting, wealth management and fintech. He loves travelling, he is a cigars lover, an amateur golfer and a dapper man.