Online training is becoming the main way of passing information to employees especially during the past year, along with that many benefits been recognized. The cost is reduced because there is no need for hard copy books or paper, and a virtual course could be taken millions of times. The time it takes for people to be trained is reduced significantly, the mobility of online training allows employees to train outside of the work place. Training internationally is possible and there can be many more numbers of people training at once instead of five people at a time in the work place. Lastly checking how you are doing on certain parts of the training is right at your fingertips, there is always a person you can talk to if you have a question.
Most businesses try to be as cost effective as possible and if there is a cost that can be cut out with little to no performance changes. In many ways online training is better that in person training for companies just for the reason that it is cheaper. There can be more people online training at once compared to the time that it takes to train one person, and why waste time because time is money. While in person training could have travel involved, raising the cost of training, but doing an online course seems much more convenient.
The mobility of training online is very convenient, there could be people in two different countries doing the same training course and learning the material efficiently. Having the course on your phone a couple clicks away allows the individuals to complete the course even while they aren’t working. Videos and demonstrations are easier seen online rather than in a page to page book, visually seeing what needs to be done helps people understand what they are doing. This can all be done in the comfort of one’s home, in an airport, or anywhere with internet capabilities.
There are many ways to check progress and ask questions, online assessments ensure that the trainee is seeing and retaining the information they have been given. The online training is always making the trainee see new and interesting visuals that have been proven to stay in the trainee’s head. The community of people training online are very important because there can be question and answer chat rooms to help understand difficult content and use the information they have been given in the workplace.