Employee Training and Employee Development has become two hot phrases of the learning industry. To survive in the evolving digital economy, companies are investing crores of rupees in employee training and development programs. But are employee training and employee development same?
In a nutshell, LXPs, function as learning enablers and enhancers and provide users of the platform with a more hyper-personalised learning experience. While learning management systems (LMSs) assist employees in locating relevant content within its repositories, learning experience platforms (LXPs) make it possible for employees to locate it even more afield and through a significantly wider variety of sources, resources, and mediums. And when LXPs are coupled with data analytics engines, they can deliver valuable insights into critical metrics such as return on investment (ROI), business results, and correlations between learning and performance on the job.
Summary: Learning and development should be an engaging journey for the employees. But most companies get it wrong. Their learning programs are often filled with irrelevant content, the sessions are boring, and the program is pushed toward the learners at the wrong time. L&D professionals also fail to measure the ROI of training programs to find out the impact it’s having on learners. This blog talks about how companies and L&D professionals can fix the above issues.
As skill gaps continue to be a rising problem in a rapidly developing IT sector, it’s time to embark on an upskilling revolution. Learning and development professionals need to approach skilling strategically in order to fulfill demands of the industry. To make this happen, learning and development needs to focus on skill development while making learning fun and engaging. Also, technology needs to be leveraged to allow for easy skill building.