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How To Future-Proof Your Virtual Training Transformation

This is my second eBook, written in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. From a temporary arrangement to offer Work From Home (WFH) for the employees, organizations are now realigning their approach to factor for WFH as a long-term approach.

eBook Release: Virtual Training Guide: How To Future-Proof Your Virtual Training Transformation
eBook Release
Virtual Training Guide: How To Future-Proof Your Virtual Training Transformation
Explore tips, best practices, and ideas you can use for your virtual training transformation.

The workplace of the future will need to have this flexibility and agility to dynamically align the workforce to the changing situation.

With working remotely, the associated aspect of what strategies should be adopted for effective remote learning comes in. Given the fact that classroom-based training may not be feasible for the near future, how should this be flipped efficiently into a remote mode that offers the same value? The answer lies in adopting virtual training.

In this eBook:

  • I provide insights ranging from virtual training basics (definition and benefits), approaches, tips, and strategies you can practically use.
  • I touch upon the implicit challenge of engaging remote learners as you move to the virtual training mode and share several best practices that will help you engage and train them effectively.
  • I outline several best practices as you undertake virtual training transformation in your organization.
  • I also highlight how you can create immersive virtual learning experiences that will help you deliver high engagement, sticky learning, and application on the job. You can also leverage virtual training to bring in a change in thinking or drive behavioral change.
  • I wrap up with how you can drive your virtual training transformation through a learning and performance ecosystem. This model helps you create learning journeys for your remote learners, facilitating continuous learning.

Here’s what Christopher Pappas, Founder of eLearning Industry Inc., has to say about my eBook, Virtual Training Guide: How To Future-Proof Your Virtual Training Transformation:

The last few months have been like witnessing a fast-forward leap to the future. Business transformation through change management and virtual training initiatives came earlier than expected for many organizations. But that's a good thing! Worry not, since this eBook offers valuable insights into how to handle the transition and prepare for the years to come.

More About The eBook

I have designed the eBook, Virtual Training Guide: How To Future-Proof Your Virtual Training Transformation, into 5 sections as shown here:

1. Embarking On Virtual Training Transformation

In the shadow of the pandemic, organizations are moving toward the model of not only working from home but also toward effective approaches to learning from home. In this endeavor, virtual training is the only approach.

In this section, I begin with the definition and benefits of virtual training. I then outline the key approaches to deliver highly impactful virtual training. I wrap up this section with tips you can use to transform classroom/ILT to virtual training.

2. Engaging Remote Learners

One of the biggest challenges that you face as you move from classroom/ILT to virtual training mode is keeping the remote learners engaged [1].

In this section, I first identify these challenges and then share tips and strategies you can use to engage your remote learners.

3. Adopting Virtual Training Best Practices

To succeed in your virtual training transformation, there are several best practices you can use.

In this section, I share best practices as you transition from classroom/ILT to a Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) mode, a blended mode, or a fully self-paced/online (eLearning/mobile learning) mode.

4. Creating An Immersive Virtual Learning Experience

The COVID-19 crisis, leading to changed workplace dynamics and remote learning, makes delivering immersive virtual learning experiences even more imperative.

In this section, I begin with the definition and benefits that immersive virtual learning offers. Then, I share several tips and strategies you can use to create immersive virtual learning experiences [2].

5. Creating Learning Journeys From A Distance

The challenge of learning remotely while working from home, dealing with distractions and uncertainty, is a tough one.

In this section, I share an approach that will help you engage your learners through our unique learning and performance ecosystem-based model [3]. This also ensures that a journey of continuous learning is established irrespective of the distance.

Do download my eBook, Virtual Training Guide: How To Future-Proof Your Virtual Training Transformation, and enjoy reading!

References:

[1] 5 Amazingly Effective Strategies to Convert Your ILT Program to High-impact Virtual Training

[2] Tips and Strategies to Convert Your Existing Training to an Immersive Virtual Learning Experience

[3] How to Leverage Our Learning and Performance Ecosystem to Create an Immersive Virtual Learning Experience

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