Professional dilemmas

first_imgProfessional dilemmasOn 1 Apr 2003 in Personnel Today Do you have an e-learning problem? Then ask our experts to find a solution.E-mail it to the address at the bottom of the page Q How can I ensure that my learning management solution helps improveorganisational performance, as well as track a learner’s progress? A Organisations must select a solution that enables them to customisethe training, make training flexible and provide a central database to trackemployee skills so employees are matched to the right tasks. The defining feature of learning management solutions is that they enableemployees to participate in a training curriculum that has been customised tothe skillset and role of the individual. Their capabilities extend beyond theexpertise of in-house trainers. They allow training managers to personalisetraining pathways to the individual needs. More traditional methods lack a customised approach because they involve employeesof different skill and education levels, requiring the trainer to generalisethe subject matter and miss opportunities to address issues specific to any oneindividual. Companies can also tailor the solution to align with incentive programmes,so employees could, for example, find out if there was a post-course salaryupgrade available online without having to ask HR professionals to researchthis information. Organisations must seek out a solution that enables employees to accesstraining sessions over their PCs at their convenience and preferred location.Many solutions today allow training for employees whether at work, home, oreven in another country. Companies must also look for a learning solution that monitors employees’progress and guides them towards developing individual talents and skillsrequired to be successful in their position. Some provide central informationon skills developed company-wide, allowing managerial access to reviewemployees’ knowledge sets and educational levels. Companies can put thisinformation to good use straight away by deploying staff members to specificprojects that call upon the knowledge recently acquired. Response from Lisa Clark, education services director for SAP UK andIreland Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more