The benefits of online learning are well documented in terms of accessibility, convenience, cost effectiveness and being available 24/7. But what can you do to make sure that you optimise the value of these courses? Here’s how project managers can get the most out of online learning.
As a project manager, there never seems to be enough time for training. Certainly if your experience is anything like mine, you move from one project to the next, often finishing one and starting another simultaneously. That means when you do make that commitment and schedule (pun intended!) time for training, you need to make sure it’s going to give you the knowledge and skills that you expect.
Fast-paced and more mobile lifestyles are changing the way people learn: we want to be able to access training when and where we want it. The world of project management is no exception. Next generation e-learning is taking a greater role in organisational learning due to its enhanced interactivity, speed, convenience and reduced cost in comparison to traditional training and educational channels, especially for remote workforces.
Also, the prevalence of digital devices, such as tablets, has prompted a 40% increase in the popularity of online enterprise training, according to the 2012 Digital Learning for Business report by the ILX Group. But not all online training is the same! So here are 10 top tips to help you get the most from online learning: