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The Fortune 500 and other cutting-edge companies are using microlearning to change the way they approach training and development. By focusing on short, relevant, engaging content, they are simultaneously gaining more employee buy-in and better overall results. The How to Master Microlearning Infographic shows how you can make your training programs more engaging and effective with this learning strategy.
What is microlearning?
Microlearning involves the process of reorganizing your training program into several short courses.
Why does it work?
This approach allows your employees to learn a job-specific concept and apply it immediately.
Why is there such a high demand for microlearning?
- Advances in technology. (Twitter, YouTube, Vine, etc.)
- It’s essential to get employees up to speed quickly. A need for shorter, more relevant training methods.
- When compared to traditional training this method saves time and saves cost.
Who is using it and why?
- Companies with 5,000+ employees and/or a global workforce.
- Employees love it. They learn something they can use now and… they feel more in control of their training.
- Corporations love it. Engages and reinforces for greater sustainment.
How does rich media fit in?
- It reflects the way people get information today.
- It tells a story.
- It can convey a lot a lot of info in a short amount of time.
- Visuals are processed 60,000x faster in the brain than text.
- It streams anywhere. (computers, phones, tablets, etc.)
Will it work for my company?
- Do you have salespeople or resellers who need product & sales training?
Get them confident and customer-ready fast!
- Do you have employees whose performance would improve with short training segments?
- Give them frequent opportunities to refresh their skills!
How do I get started?
- Prioritize. Bring the most task relevant content to the forefront.
- Have a curriculum road map and ensure your microlearning is part of it.
- Determine how to incorporate rich media and other engaging learning elements.