Digital Upskilling: Closing the Cyber Skills Gaps

Recent events have exposed the digital divide and highlighted the importance of training people for the jobs of the future. Despite the challenges currently facing businesses across the U.K., Manchester’s tech sector continues to adapt and grow, bringing opportunities to other businesses and residents in the region. There are almost 8,000 digital and creative businesses...

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Four “Must Ask” Questions for Designing Effective, Experiential Learning Programs

In my last blog we described how “Experiential Learning is making a come-back”, by addressing the following  business needs”: Reskill or upskill our workforce confronted with new challengesEfficient, engaging learning solutions with the least possible impact on employees’ productivityCollect and analyze new data points from our learners, not only learning data but also talent and...

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Experiential Learning Is Making a Come-Back by Addressing these Critical Business Needs

Accelerating the Need for Change  “What we are seeing is a great acceleration of trends that existed before the crisis. For instance, online delivery’s volume increased by the same amount in eight weeks as it had over the entire previous decade” 1 This quote from Bryan Hancock and Bill Schaninger of McKinsey in their July...

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Part II: What is Effective Virtual Training?

The Things That Get Ignored In Part I of this series, we talked about the six things you can do to make VILT more engaging, and effective at transferring knowledge. In Part II, we look at the importance of moderators, and how to execute VILT when training requirements are not standard. An often overlooked, but...

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What is Effective Virtual Training?

Six Ways to Ensure VILT Is More Effective Than In-Person Training As the COVID-19 crisis continues, more and more companies are making the decision to transition their in-person classes to virtual delivery. A recent study from LinkedIn shows the scope of the change. LinkedIn surveyed 864 learning and development professionals in 21 countries1 and discovered...

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