Web-based Training (WBT) is coming of age. Bandwidth issues are being handled with
wide spread availability of new data transmission capabilities,
instructional design strategies and breakthrough software.
outcomes are being achieved using "Accelerated Learning"
design and instructional methods. As a result, people are now getting
- Learning time is often
dramatically reduced over instructor led training while at the
same time getting results that are equal to and sometimes superior
to classroom learning
- You can learn at your
- Schedule learning
when its most convenient for you
- Have immediate access
to courses for reinforcement
- Have immediate access
to major reference modules
- Objection prevention
and response strategies
- Tactics to implement
each of the 53 steps in the major account sales process
Trainers benefit because they no longer have to invest large blocks of group
interactive time for participants to learn content. Rather, they
can now use classroom time for
high payoff activities such as Q & A, practice sessions and
structured group interactions with participants who have acquired
the foundation knowledge, skills and strategies to truly benefit.
Companies can save
a fortune when WBT is balanced with the right support mechanisms such as access
to experts and peers. Much of this can also happen over the Internet
- facilitated chat
- monitored bulletin
board style forums
- live instructor interactions
- travel costs are lower
or eliminated - travel, hotel, meals
- time based facilitator
fees are lower or eliminated
- knowledge development
is documented with end of module tests so you know your money
is being invested where you intended it to be.
22 great reasons to
choose Web-based training produced by Sales Training International:
- Courses clearly identify
the skill sets to be taught
- Courses are designed
to take abstract "soft skills" and make them concrete
- Courses are long enough
to teach the skills and short enough to motivate someone to want
to get online to get the training in .5 to 1.5 hours - know they're
not going to be sitting in front of the computer all day.
- Courses are engaging.
Learning activities on most pages.
- Focus on "how
to do" the skill rather than on just "what to do."
- Audio tape available
from a workshop conducted at the American Society for Training
and Development's (ASTD) International Conference discussing how
the customer service "soft skills" can be measured and
talking about the actual dollars saved as a result of the staff
learning these skills.
- Designated courses
meet the ASTD certification standards for design, interactivity,
engagement, navigation, etc.
- Downloadable job aides
also act as observation checklists to ensure the training transfers
back to the job
- Available in multiple
formats including Instructor Led, Train-the-trainer, Coaching
Guide blended with Web-based Training.
- Can be quickly customizable
- even the video can be scripted, shot and uploaded in hours,
- Private secure site
with your customized (or to be customized) courses in it can be
launched in a matter of a couple days. Thereafter, any and all
changes can be made to your designated set of courses without
concern for impact on the public courses.
- Current courses can
be rapidly modified to help emphasize points your staff feels
- Can be customized
to support current day long customer service orientation.
- Can quickly create
courses in support of initiatives.
- Narrow bandwidth requirements
won't overload your network.
- Low cost per student
- 12 month membership
enables students to retake courses as needed.
- Growing site with
new courses being added throughout the year.
- Courses continue to
be upgraded in all aspects from delivery, interactivity, design,
teaching methods, etc.
- Flexible licensing
arrangements including per person fee billed as they sign up or
prepaid bulk licenses based on percentage of total eligible.
- Your server (prepaid
annual bulk license fee applies) or ours.
- Simple "transcript
style" LMS. Shows who took what courses when and how well
they did on the tests. Group view for administrative personnel
and individual view for each student.