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Top Blended Learning Benefits for Corporate Training

Top Blended Learning Benefits for Corporate Training

We all know that the competition is stiff in the corporate world and in an attempt to stand out from the crowd, it is imperative to develop an employee’s skill sets. The corporate training companies in India are combining traditional and online training methods to give flexibility and bring about a positive change in the employee’s performance. If you aim at enhancing the performance of your employee and boost the overall productivity levels of the organization, blended learning strategy is the solution for you. Read on to know more about the top benefits of blended corporate training!

  1. Get the Best of Both Worlds –One of the primary benefits of the blended corporate learning is flexibility to the personnel. Apart from giving you the best of offline and online training strategies, it gives the employees the space to learn at their pace, increase the motivation and engagement levels. The online self-study and face-to-face interactions culminates the unique benefits of each into one. The digital and real world together helps in fostering a critical thinking and inculcating problem solving skills in an employee.
  2. Blended Training is Cost-Effective – As noted earlier, blended learning brings the best of both worlds. The corollary of the statement is that it reduces training costs. For online training, necessary materials need to be developed. However, you can keep the costs low by using the free educational technologies that are available today. By providing materials online, you can do away with imparting training the traditional way which will save the employee’s travel time to reach the training center.
  3. The Employee Has Full Control over His Training – Blended training allows personnel to read materials at their own pace. They can go through the materials online using a mobile phone or their laptops. The additional links will further simulate them to go through the resources as and when they have time. However, this is not possible in the traditional way. However, the traditional nature of face-to-face interactions gives them the opportunity to put the knowledge learnt into practice.
  4. Soft Skills –Businesses today have become global! The modes of communication have changed immensely. To connect with clients miles apart, people resort to video and voice calls, online meetings and tele-conferences. In such a scenario, your employee should be able to communicate a clear, concise and right message. The blended learning will help your employees to develop this skill virtually. As a consequence, the employee will be able to share, connect, and communicate the message effectively.
  5. Effective Corporate Training Feedback – Gone are the days when the organizations used to collect feedback physically. Today, the employee under training is tested at regular intervals which enable the managers to keep a track of his performance. The employee on the other hand, will come to know his gray areas and he can use that information to bring a change in those areas. Thus, an employee would know his strengths, weaknesses and overall progress with these regular online tests and quizzes.

Roshini Bahal is a specialist in the corporate training industry with operational experience of running a training division. Worked in diverse sectors like Finance, IT, BPO, Telecom, Manufacturing & the government. Handled clients like RBS, Accenture, Wipro & Thomson Reuters to name a few.

About Tresha Moreland

Tresha D. Moreland, MBA, MS, SPHR, SSBBP, founder of HR C-Suite, is an HR thought leader in Human Resource Strategic Management. She has held key human resource leadership roles for over 20 years in multiple industries most recently a senior vice president in the healthcare industry. Tresha is the founder and publisher of HR C-Suite (www.hrcsuite.com). HR C-Suite is a game changer results-based HR strategy website. It is a first-of-it's-kind site that organizes HR strategy based on desired business result. She has developed a business philosophy of integrating human resources with business strategy, thus creating a hybrid HR leadership approach. This approach enables the leveraging human resources to achieve business results.

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