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How to Move Instructor-led Training to the Virtual Classroom

Posted by Rachael Jones on Sep 28, 2017 8:55:00 AM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY BEST PRACTICES

There are many good reasons for your company to move your Instructor-led Training (ILT) courses to a Virtual Classroom – saving money on travel costs, training geographically dispersed employees at one time, and recording sessions to use for future training.

But not all ILT programs are suitable for virtual delivery, also known as virtual Instructor-led Training (vILT). In others, some content may work virtually while other elements of the training will only work in-person. When adapting ILT courses for virtual delivery, here are the course elements you need to review.

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Topics: vilt, virtual classrooms, virtual classroom

Moving from ILT to vILT? How Contract IDs, vILT Trainers Can Help

Posted by Rachael Jones on Aug 24, 2017 10:43:26 AM

TOP TRAINING COMPANY BEST PRACTICES

When your company decides to convert some of the Instructor-led Training (ILT) courses in your training program to Virtual Instructor-led Training (vILT), a couple of key roles your learning and development team will need are Instructional Designers and vILT Trainers. But if vILT is new to your team, consider engaging a contract instructional designer and vILT trainer who specialize in virtual training. Here's how they can help.

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Topics: instructional designers, vilt, virtual instructor led training, vilt trainers, vilt training tips

Getting Interactive with Virtual Instructor Led Training

Posted by Nisha Amin on Apr 6, 2017 9:17:00 AM

TIPS FROM YOUR GLOBAL TRAINING COMPANY

As the workplace environment continues to change and technology brings us new methods of consuming content, the traditional classroom is something that learning leaders may need to reconsider or revisit as it pertains to upcoming learning initiatives.

Instead, more and more organizations are moving towards virtual learning. Currently about 32% of training is delivered using a blended approach and about 26% is delivered online via virtual Instructor-Led Training (vILT).1

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Topics: vilt, virtual instructor led training, vilt trainers

Top Tips to Keep You Sharp as a Training Consultant

Posted by Ashley White on May 27, 2015 3:04:00 PM

While living the life of a traveling training consultant can be rewarding, in many ways it can prove to be quite a challenge. The glamour of business travel slowly fades to a thing of the past. Flight delays and cancellations, traffic, rental car hassle, the noisy air conditioning at the hotel, getting lost finding your training location, your cell phone battery dying, or forgetting your hair spray on the morning of your first session can all put you on edge.

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Topics: training consultant, facilitators, contract training consultants, training company, vilt, facilitation, checklist

Corporate Training - Improve Your Supply Chain Management

Posted by Ashley White on Jan 9, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Many companies used to consider the supply chain management operations a necessary cost of doing business and not a key driver of financial results.  In today’s increasingly global economy, it’s becoming increasingly common for businesses to use international suppliers.  This adds to the already difficult execution process.  The importance of a top-notch supply chain management operation is evident and bottom-line performance has been shown to directly link to the effectiveness of the supply chain management. Many Fortune 500 organizations utilize instructional design firms to add value by supplying subject matter expertise and a variety of learning methodologies including Virtual Instructor-Led Trainers (vILT) to streamline their current supply chain operations.

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Topics: training consultant, corporate training, custom training, corporate consulting, training companies, vilt, virtual instructor led training, consulting services, contract training, Tips, Best Practices, supply chain management, training solution, global supply chain management

Top Five Tips for Training Employees on a New CRM

Posted by Ashley White on Jul 16, 2014 11:50:00 AM

With the help of a team of experts, we identified five top tips that can improve your next CRM implementation.   And make no mistake; CRM system training is extremely critical.

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Topics: training company, training companies, virtual training, virtual training tips, software trainers, vilt, virtual instructor led training, user adoption training, Tips, CRM Training, Best Practices, virtual instructor lead, sales enablement, salesforce training

Training Companies ask: Can vILT Really Be Effective?

Posted by Ashley White on Mar 26, 2014 9:35:00 AM

Training Companies ask: So, just how effective can Virtual Instructor-Led Training (vILT) really be?  This is a rising question that training companies and learning specialists ponder over when developing their organization’s learning strategies.   However, in today's global work environment and with an escalating amount of employees working remotely, the need for live virtual training solutions is increasing. For those new to this training format, some planning tips specific to vILT can guide your organization to create an effective vILT design.

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Topics: training company, training companies, virtual training, virtual training tips, software trainers, vilt, virtual instructor led training