It seems more and more like this recession will further enhance the position of eLearning amongst various training options an organization could choose from for their learning and development initiatives.
1) Employee training and development is a long-term strategy
The most compelling insight from the survey is that the notion of employee training and development being a long-term strategy and not a short-term fix is finally catching on. This is good news for learning professionals – training managers, HR heads, training providers, eLearning vendors, etc.
2) Leadership, Customer Service – getting most of the additional funds
Leadership and Customer Service training are getting large amounts of additional funds. The graph below depicts the same.
E-Learning For IT Training
Information technology has taken the business world by storm. The fast evolution of IT and ITES in recent years has, however, stimulated the need to train employees to better handle day-to-day work pressures efficiently. With industries across the world becoming acquainted with e-learning, the IT industry too relegated its corporate training needs to e-learning. It scored over conventional corporate training in cost and time efficiency, and also because it did not disrupt working schedules, and avoided dislocation of learners from the working environment, often for long periods of time.