‘Industry ready’ is a term we often keep hearing, but what does this actually mean? It is essentially used to indicate that a student is able enough to handle workplace projects even from day one. Companies prefer industry ready candidates as this would save them the cost on training and adaptation, and they would be hiring a candidate who can work with full efficiency right from the word go and would not require any further schooling except for proprietary tools or software.
Formal education systems offer a comprehensive curriculum that instills a great amount of knowledge in students. However, due to the sheer complexity of being continually updated as well as conforming to the need of providing wholesome education, it cannot teach college students everything that is needed to succeed in the current job market. This is where eLearning plays a vital role – in bridging the gap between what is required by the industry and the skill set that a formal education system endows an individual with. eLearning can supplement and complement classroom learning by teaching the students about things that they would not usually come across in their regular curriculum. And these are the skills that employers look for in their new hires! From teaching new technologies to soft skills, eLearning can effectively and efficiently do it all.
The advantage in using eLearning is the ‘e’ part. Students can learn anything they want, from anywhere they are, a guiding principle that LearnSocial embodies. For an avid learner and knowledge seeker, this opens up avenues of opportunities and a bevy of skills they can lap up on. These courses not only satiate their learning thirst, but also equip them with much sought after industry skills that make them more employable.
There are many skillsets across domains such as IT, Business, Development, Soft skills etc. that a student can easily acquire via the eLearning medium, and leverage that in his/her career and profession. One can choose to follow a learning path where one course leads to another related skill or choose to learn what one’s heart desires to build a repository of skills that add substantial weight to one’s profile and resumé. So eLearning not only helps in learning and knowledge gathering, but also helps in cementing one’s position as a skilled and industry ready individual.
If you seek to learn and gain knowledge further than what the traditional books offer, eLearning is your handy new tool and LearnSocial is your new best friend that can help you learn all that you seek. Go on, check out www.learnsocial.com and see the world of difference it can bring to you to become truly industry ready.
You have a bunch of new recruits coming in soon or have a group of employees that need to be reskilled for that shiny new project that is the hotcake of the company. You need people ready to bash on, so what do you do? Call on your trusted corporate trainer of course! While the trainees are munching on what is being taught, you are busy crunching the money numbers for the roundtable. “Quite an expense”, you tell yourself. Fret not, when it comes to higher performance and lower costs in corporate training, eLearning and online live instruction more so, is your superhero.
Though some traditionalists frown upon the idea of using eLearning for skill training, recent times have seen many companies utilize the potential of eLearning and laugh their way to success. With statistics indicating that nearly half of the Fortune 500 companies use eLearning tools regularly for their training purposes, it is clear that this fascination with eLearning is not just because it’s the new kid on the block. eLearning helps to substantially increase the return on investment (ROI) and also improves staff performance. Studies have shown that companies that use eLearning for their corporate training needs have reduced their training costs by as much as 35% and have seen a consistent improvement in the performance of all their employees.
eLearning is more consistent and also does not require additional resources to set up the meet and teach the skill needed. With live instructor led classes there is real time interaction as well as better retention of the learning due to the use of multimedia and expert instruction design that provides a rich learning experience. There is greater engagement as the interaction is more direct and a junior employee or fresher can comfortably speak and interact with more senior colleagues. The delivery is immediate and highly cost effective, with almost no expenditure on travel, cost of speakers, and facilities required. One can sign in right from his/her workstation, taking out the need to assemble in a huge group where a voice might be lost.
Another thing live training brings to the table is the fun element without which such a training is seen as drudgery on the senses lacks enthusiasm from the participants. Videos and games can be used to make the learning fun and at the same time ensure that the skill being taught is being lapped up properly. The takeaway from such an interactive class will definitely be higher than the regular training sessions. Live online training reduces the time for the training, coming down to almost 1/4th of what would otherwise be needed. The relevance of the content is better and is very convenient for anyone to be a part of it.
Did I mention that it also instills a knowledge thirst in the learners and they would be more enthused to sit in for the next training session or workshop? You will not only train them, but make them lifelong learners. Won’t that make them love you! 😀
Don’t you think it’s about time you embraced eLearning and online live training?
One of the major cornerstones of a successful E-learning marketplace is a strong instructor community. We pride ourselves on having industry immersed experts who bring to the table their immense knowledge and skill. LearnSocial works on the principle of providing its learners with the top class training they seek. We put our instructors through rigorous assessment to ensure only the well versed industry experts are available to satiate the learning requirements of each learner. Our primary aim is to give the learners a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the course so that they come out ready for the on-job challenges.
Our instructor community works with the goal of a collaborative relationship, where the instructors come with a passion and desire to give their learners a wonderful learning experience. Their primary motivation in teaching their courses is giving their learners the best possible resources to garner new and relevant skills. They aim to see their wards as industry ready workers and make them go getters who are smart and skilled. They definitely do not mind going above and beyond the regular teaching rigor to help the learners in any way they can. With all their know-how, they design the course in a manner which is most useful to the learners and ensure that there is enough practical teaching along with the drudge of theoretical concepts. They understand the needs of the learners and are open to feedback on points of improvement, if any.
They are from diverse academic and professional backgrounds and are knowledgeable in the applications of their skills. Each of our instructors has a different teaching methodology and style and brings a novelty with them. But what they all have in common is that their sessions are very interactive and engaging. They adapt as per the class requirements and ensure no one loses interest at any point. This translates to better understanding of the concepts, enabling the learners to complete the course successfully. Their proficiency enables them to maintain high standards of teaching practice.
Having worked in reputed MNCs, they have a practical approach and are efficient in teaching the core concepts. They are abundantly aware of the industry standards and requirements, and are well equipped to impart their know-how of the field in an engaging and efficient method. They have worked on several top notch real time projects and have seen how their technology actually works in the real world. In fact we have instructors who are highly sought after, as some of them have written and published books for renowned publishing houses and there are some who have pioneered the technology they are teaching. Some of them are corporate trainers who coach several professionals of various high profile companies.
While they teach, they also learn. They learn how to be flexible in their instruction, how to make sure the learners are getting what they seek, and how to make the entire experience beneficial. Their competence has given rise to many a success story where the learners swear by the instructor’s capability and knowledge.
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