Whatever business you’re in, you know what a spectacular pain arranging training can be. First, you’ve got to find a relevant SME (Subject Matter Expert). He or she probably doesn’t live in your city, so there’s transportation to arrange,schedules to juggle, possibly lunch to cater, and all the while, the various projects that your teams are working on are sitting idle. It can be a lesson in frustration. Is it any wonder that the whole notion of training has gotten a bad name?
Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be that way any longer.
The nature of education is changing. The Internet has given us a paradigm shift that too few small to medium sized businesses are taking advantage of. One of the pivotal elements in that paradigm shift is the webinar. If you’re not making extensive use of them to keep your people trained, you’re missing a huge opportunity, and needlessly complicating your life.
The best part? If you’re technically savvy, or have someone on staff who is, you can easily make your own, high-quality webinars. That matters because sometimes, it’s just not possible to find a subject matter expert who can teach your people anything new, especially if you’re dealing with new, groundbreaking innovations.
The main point though, is that webinars are a simple, cost effective, web-based way to handle training that removes most of the headaches and hassles involved with training. Your employees can take them at their own pace, whenever they can work it into their schedules, they are easily trackable, and you can even incorporate a testing element into them, in order to verify that the information was actually understood and retained.
There are a number of companies producing world class, high production value, web-based training content that are well worth looking into. If you’re not sure how to proceed, consult with a specialist today to see how they can help you get rid of headaches, handle training more efficiently and effectively and ultimately, get your team through it and back on the job.