Companies using eLearning see a revenue per employee
increase of 26%. eLearning can cover up to 5x the
material of ILT in the same amount of time.

(Knowledge Direct)

ILT-VILT and Blended Learning

In this day and age of virtual interactivity and multi-channel learning preferences, stand-alone classroom trainings or eLearning courses may not be good enough. A good blend of classroom training and ILT or VILT is needed.

We can help you deliver VILT or blended training with the following options:

Option 1: Virtual Instructor-Led Training or VILT

The primary training is facilitated or instructor-led.
The key highlights of VILT include:

  • Can be extended to reach a wider and geographically spread-out audience at the same time.
  • The sessions can be recorded and used as an online learning aid.
  • Supports interactions like polling questions, online questions and breakout rooms to conduct group activities.
  • Instructors can share online prep material in advance, obtain feedback quickly and track the learners’ performance easily.

Take a look at 5 examples of how you can effectively transform your ILT to Blended or online training.

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Our step-by-step guide can help you in transforming your ILT to a blended learning approach:

Step 1: Determine why blending learning is required

  • What are the triggers that are prompting the need to transform the training format?
  • Are there any challenges in the existing delivery that must be offset in the new format?
  • What are the expected gains from the new format?

Step 2: Validate the impact of the new approach (to arrive at the degree of blending)

  • Would the learners align to the new blended learning format?
  • Would the learners get an enhanced value?
  • Would the program mandate be met?

Step 3: Identify the required support

    Evaluate the options for delivery including:

  • Platform to offer VILT and LMS to offer online training.
  • Instructor and learner support.

Step 4: Identify the support required to handle change management effectively.

Step 5: Review the existing content to determine its suitability to adapt to a blended delivery

  • You need to do an effective mapping of classroom-based activities and exercises to online format.
  • You also need to assess the current Assessment strategy and determine how it should be adapted to a blended delivery.

Step 6: Once these aspects are covered, you are ready to go

  • Create a Blended Training program design.
  • Create an approach plan to implement it through:
    • Pilot.
    • Take feedback.
    • Re-deploy.
  • Feedback and further improvement: After a suitable time, poll the learners and business units to determine its impact. Based on this feedback, determine if we need to recalibrate the previous blend.

What are your options and how should you select the way forward?

Typical corporate training needs and how would they map to online conversion:

  • Induction and Onboarding training.
  • Tools or Application Software training.
  • Compliance training.
  • Professional skills enhancement training.
  • Soft-skills training.

Higher Education: For conversion of distance learning or campus programs to blended.

If we need our support to map the benefits of ILT/VILT and Blended Learning to your specific needs, get a free consultation from us.

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