Changing Workforce Training During a Pandemic
A world pandemic is challenging organizations to rethink their approach to training. But simply using turning a lecture into PowerPoint slides on Webex is ineffective, said Jim E. Guilkey. He is the author of M-Pact Learning: The New Competitive Advantage—What All Executives Need to Know. He also is president of S4 NetQuest, a company in Columbus, Ohio, that designs and develops learning solutions for Fortune 500 companies around the world. For online training, instructors have to first learn the capabilities of the technology they are using, he noted, and maximize features such as virtual collaboration rooms. You can find out more here.