Most enterprises have shifted gears toward virtual learning approaches and remote training delivery methods to sustain the business during the current times. Whether onboarding new hires or upskilling existing employees, digital learning will remain imperative to evolving trends in 2022 and beyond. In light of the ever-changing market conditions, ‘learning’ in itself may not satisfy the need to transform the workplace and the workforce. Organizations need to adopt modern training delivery methods to ensure learning transformation, focusing on maintaining a solid balance between the work done and results achieved in the future.
Organizations will continue to adopt the following methods to ensure adequate training delivery in 2022:
1-eLearning Will Remain Aligned to Business Outcomes
Due to the shift towards remote-first culture, changing business scenarios have forced companies to reshape their learning and development models. Organizations are now looking to adopt eLearning solutions aligned to the right business goals, help achieve the desired outcomes, and ultimately add value for their workforce. As per a recent report, 50% of organizations plan to prioritize their learning strategy to keep up with the interests of modern learners and changing environment needs . It is essential to embrace a continuous learning culture that incorporates employee upskilling and reskilling into the flow of work.
2-Virtual Training Will Remain the Key
Virtual learning is yet another effective training delivery method that is here to stay. It focuses on improved flexibility, self-paced learning, and more engagement. Virtual training can be more effective than traditional modes, thus decreasing instruction time by almost 60% and cost by 50%. Today, business leaders have realized the importance of virtual training in a remote environment and have embraced the new norm.
3-Continue Spending on Integrated Technologies
Today, organizations are looking to integrate new features into their existing digital learning platforms to increase user adoption and learning experience. Learning Management Systems (LMS) can be used as a course catalog to deliver customized training programs. Seamless training delivery involves integrating LMS with other existing systems such as CRM, HRMS, etc. Also, an LMS will continue to provide a Netflix-like user experience by sharing customized content anytime, anywhere, and on any mobile device. This integration ensures continuous and efficient training delivery for an exceptional user experience.
4-More Focus on Learning Retention through Gamification
Gamification is one of the effective training methods that will remain a popular choice for L&D teams in the future. As per a survey, 95% of employees enjoy having game-inspired elements embedded in their work environment. Gamification can improve learning retention by almost 90%. Different game mechanics like levels, badges, and scores help drive engagement and motivation, making learning more relevant and adaptive.
Businesses are undergoing immense changes, and the way they provide training will continue to transform learning in 2022. L&D teams should also prioritize which modern training delivery method to choose and then plan an effective learning strategy to succeed in the current world. You can also read an Instructor’s Guide to Deliver Virtual Training, which can help you develop the required skills to become an interactive virtual instructor and promises to deliver exceptional results.