As technology evolves, modern workplaces are changing too. The ability for employees to adapt and learn new skills is increasingly critical, particularly for companies operating under challenging regulatory constraints. Firms rely on compliance training providers to ensure that their employees understand the specific rules and requirements around compliance. It’s a good investment! The costs of noncompliance can be staggering. Savvy compliance officers are always looking for ways to optimize their enterprise training programs. Here are four reasons why they might choose one e-learning provider over another. 1.
The first step to preventing harassment in the workplace is knowing how to recognize it when it occurs. This guide will help employees recognize the signs of harassment in the workplace, and understand that harassment is always unacceptable. Let’s start with the basics. Harassment is any unwelcome conduct received in the workplace that is based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, or disability.
Creating custom, targeted, engaging compliance training does not necessarily mean starting with a blank slate. In fact, you have ample opportunity to customize off-the-shelf learning solutions to meet the needs of your learners, in direct alignment with your organization’s culture. Perhaps you have an impending need to implement compliance training without the time or expertise to create new content, or without the funding to develop quality interactive learning solutions.
Once upon a time there was a training program that cultivated a thriving culture of compliance throughout an organization. With minimal resources, skills, and bandwidth, a dynamic and creative learning design team triumphed against the odds and created an effective and compelling learning solution in alignment with the goals of the organization. Complete fairy tale? Not quite – it can be done! In compliance training, we can engage and motivate our learners with stories – through the characters, relationships, conflicts, resolutions, pathways, and insights that bring the most memorable stories to life.
Your learning and development team has been tasked with designing an organization-wide global compliance training rollout. Since you are looking for a solution that’s available to all employees worldwide and is easy to track and monitor, you’ve decided to go with e-learning. Given the global reach required, this is certainly the best choice – right? Not so fast. It might meet your efficiency and tracking requirements, but it may not be the only solution.
“Great designers are great empathizers. It’s what separates a design that has soul from one that’s simply well-realized.” – Industrial designer and design educator, Paul Backett The modern era of training and e-learning is often characterized by the learning coma – a phenomenon in which learners are lulled into a semi-conscious state of boredom and ennui, all the while trying to care, but in reality, suffering from a serious motivation gap.
With 2018 coming to a close, we have compiled a list of the new necessities for compliance training. It would be ill-advised to make your business’s next move without a plan based on what is offered, as well as what is needed. Businesses must supply employees with compliance training that prepares learners for their day-to-day roles, and not just training for the sake of training. It is important to step into the new year fully prepared to meet your compliance training needs by knowing the top six trends for 2019:1.
“Conducting an accurate cost-benefit analysis requires a holistic approach, one that incorporates costs … and also accounts for how participants are doing after they leave the program.” – Ali Jaffer & Mona Mourshed, Harvard Business Review What do you think of when you hear the words “compliance training”? Does this conjure up images of an ethical, almost utopian workforce, one that has come to espouse company values through an effective culture of compliance?
The word “engagement” is a buzzword often used in the compliance training industry, but what does this really mean? Is it about making “gamified” courses that are fun to use? Having slick, sophisticated graphics and animations to impress your audience? Or maybe it’s simply about developing courses that are as short as possible – so that your learners aren’t bored to tears! Certainly, these are important considerations for compliance learning design, and learners may indeed find some of these factors engaging.
Unless you’ve recently arrived on planet Earth or have awoken from a long slumber, Rip Van Winkle style, you’ve heard of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For the aliens and sleepers among us, the GDPR, a boring-sounding acronym, is a digital privacy regulation that was introduced on 25 May 2018. It standardizes a wide range of privacy legislation across the European Union (EU) into one set of regulations that will protect all EU citizens.